Technology

11/20/2012

11/20/2012

South Madison and Frankton-Lapel Community Schools have each received $30,000 technology planning grants from the Indiana Department of Education's eLearning office.

11/20/2012
iPads ready and headphones in place, Elizabeth Docken's fifth-grade class is in position for the hunt.
11/20/2012

Initial reports indicate that only 60 percent of eligible voters cast their ballot in last week’s presidential election. Key to growing citizen participation in   elections and other activities that will maintain a strong U.S. democracy is an increased emphasis on civics education in schools.

11/20/2012

iPads ready and headphones in place, Elizabeth Docken's fifth-grade class is in position for the hunt.

11/20/2012

This is SETDA's ninth annual report on select educational technology activities from across the nation. This study provides unique details on what state leaders are doing to leverage federal, state and local education programs.

11/20/2012
Kevin Moorhead fires up the computer for his honors investing class at Champlin Park High School. He has a powerpoint ready to go as students filter in and grab their laptops.
11/20/2012

More technology in the classroom is the most common request Grants Management and Professional Development Director Joseph Reyda receives from teachers. New state teaching standards make accessible technology more important than ever.

11/19/2012

11/19/2012

When Chapman School Principal Conrad Woodhead heard a presentation last year by Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, on the benefits of using Apple’s iPod Touch in classrooms, he wanted to know more.

11/19/2012

On Tuesdays at Centennial Elementary School in Firestone, Colorado a MESA (which means she has to figure out how to teach Math, Engineering and Science all at once) educator named Sarah Bloms teaches fourth and fifth graders various basic aspects of physical computing, which is not your standard elementary school material.

11/19/2012

A draft bill prepared for Gov. Rick Snyder would fundamentally change K-12 education in Michigan, allowing students to choose school districts, make greater use of online learning and earn financial incentives of $2,500 per semester for completing high school early.

11/19/2012

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, The UPS Store and Marine Toys for Tots Foundation are launching a READ EVERY DAY holiday campaign to promote the love of reading and encourage all families to help give books to kids who need them most, including those who lost books due to Hurricane Sandy.

11/19/2012

Award-winning Reading Eggs has launched its new Tap the Cat app in the United States. The app features 9 different activities that aide children in learning while enjoying educational games.

11/19/2012

Limited resources, evolving academic standards and new technologies are reshaping how learners interact in the classroom and engage with their learning, and redefining the very idea of what teaching and learning can be.

11/16/2012

11/16/2012

SMART Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:SMT) (TSX:SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, announces the upcoming release of the world's first fully-integrated touch-enabled interactive projector.

11/16/2012

The Reading Assistant™ program from Scientific Learning Corp. (OTCQB:SCIL) was named a winner in the 30th annual Awards of Excellence by Tech & Learning magazine.

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