Technology

8/28/2013

8/28/2013
With the app, Chegg is matching the key functionality of the site to students' mobile devices, allowing them to access the information they need anytime, anywhere.
8/28/2013
This report projects that the smart classroom market will grow by 13.9 percent over the next five years from $31 billion in 2013 to $59 billion by the year 2018. It forecasts revenues and analyzes trends in more than 50 sub-markets, including interactive whiteboards, projectors, and audio systems.
8/28/2013
The FY2013 State School Aid Act, section 99h appropriated $3,000,000 for the 2013-14 school year for competitive grants to districts that provide pupils in grades 7-12 with expanded opportunities to improve mathematics, science, and technology skills by participating in events hosted by a science and technology development program known as FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics.
8/28/2013
The AT-HDDA-2 and AT-HDDA-4 distribution amplifiers are ideal for small- and medium-sized TV showroom and digital signage applications that utilize cutting-edge Ultra HD resolution.
8/28/2013
Learning management systems can help high schools through the process of offering more dual enrollment and online classes. These systems can be used to develop courses, provide online training, manage class registration, test students, and more.
8/28/2013
For schools that have tablets, laptops, and desktops at their fingertips, planning is challenging, especially if the school or district's goal is to have a device in every student's hands. To guide this inevitable shift, edtech planning and implementation provider BEYOND Technology Education released "5 Steps to Prep for One-to-One", a document based on the SWIMGrid (School-Wide Integration Model).
8/28/2013
TeacherCare, which matches parents with qualified teachers and child development specialists for learning-centered childcare, is extending its brick-and-mortar business with TeacherCare Online. The new offering focuses on connecting education-minded parents with teachers for in-home childcare, tutoring, and lessons.
8/28/2013
Pew survey results show that the percentage of Americans with home “high speed broadband” connections has increased from 66 to 70 since April 2012. Pew calls this a “small but statistically significant rise.” The report also notes that 32 percent of people without home high speed broadband connections (or another 10 percent of Americans) have a smartphone.

8/27/2013

8/27/2013
The latest version of the Net Texts solution includes a variety of upgrades and new features that allow teachers to more quickly and easily create and deliver lessons, units and complete courses using free, high-quality open educational resources (OER).
8/27/2013
Located on the Alcuin School's north Dallas campus, the upper school will feature curriculum from the International Baccalaureate, a world-renowned college preparatory program created to serve the families of the diplomatic corps. The IB Programme emphasizes collaborative learning and student initiative through an interdisciplinary academic core of math, science, humanities, English, foreign language, technology, arts and athletics.
8/27/2013
The companies, which represent two of the most innovative brands in the educational services industry, will collaborate to deliver a unique curriculum bundle to schools across the country.
8/27/2013
The grant will fund the development of RPOs around major themes, including environment, government, economics, and technology and society with a culminating focus on argumentative writing.

8/26/2013

8/26/2013
Built on Strategic Design, a backward lesson design methodology, myCore offers teachers on-demand support in creating and customizing rigorous, engaging, standards-aligned lessons. With the library of units and lesson now available, myCore users can pull them from the cloud-based platform and customize them for their classrooms as part of their myCore subscription.
8/26/2013
The DMP 128 Series offers a configuration approach to DSP that simplifies mixing, routing, conferencing, and room optimization. Quick and intuitive configuration using the DSP Configurator Software allows the DMP 128 to be installed in very little time, with easy-to-learn adjustments that can be heard in real-time.
8/26/2013
The shift toward using personal devices or school-distributed technology in today’s classroom is called 1:1 learning, meaning that each student has a tablet, smartphone or computer for multimedia instructional resources, to complete assignments, to explore the Internet and to collaborate with peers.

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