Technology

10/25/2012

10/25/2012

Inteconnex, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa headquartered IT and Physical Security integration company designed and implemented a high definition (HD) security solution for the Linn-Mar stadium in Marion, Iowa.

10/25/2012

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) has implemented GuideK12 geovisual analytics to build stronger communities and examine student needs.

10/25/2012

Preferred Meal Systems, Inc., a national supplier of healthy, well-balanced component meals, announces that it is supporting Food Day 2012 with kick-off activities to be observed on Wednesday, October 24.

10/25/2012

ALEKS Corporation, a leading provider of mastery-based learning and assessment solutions, is proud to announce the release of the first phase of its iPad and tablet-ready mathematics courses.

10/24/2012

10/24/2012

Strong and steady won the race for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, which recognizes large, urban school districts making gains in student achievement.

10/24/2012

For Apple's iPad and its tablet rivals, there are three major markets:

10/24/2012

When it graduated from Imagine K12′s edtech accelerator last year, Goalbook was tapping into the excitement over technology’s ability to personalize learning by embarking on a mission to give every student a single, shared lesson plan.

10/24/2012

Following a comprehensive evaluation of national vendors, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) selected Netchemia LLC to provide its TalentEd Perform cloud-based teacher evaluation software in response to the Virginia Department of Education’s new teacher evaluation requirements.

10/24/2012

School Improvement Network, the leader in teacher effectiveness resources and training, released the results of the company’s latest national survey titled, “Top 5 things Parents Should Know to Ensure Student Success.”

10/24/2012

EPS, a division of School Specialty, launched its first eBooks for reading intervention today at the Virtual Schools Symposium in New Orleans. All 120 Illustrated Decodable Readers in its S.P.I.R.E. Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence) reading intervention program will be available December 2012 for use on iPad, Kindle and NOOK.

10/23/2012

10/23/2012

In spite of the fact that states and districts spend $5.5 billion a year in core instructional content, many students are still using textbooks made up of content that is 7 to 10 years old.

10/23/2012

An interview with John Martellaro over at The Mac Observer, an Apple focused e-zine, has Christopher Dawson of ZDnet Education thinking ... why can't we get this right?

10/23/2012

Amazon.com Inc. has launched a service to help schools and workplaces manage Kindles used by students and employees, sending out e-books or blocking certain types of activities, for example.

Google chief evangelist for education Jaime Casap delivering keynote presentation the District Administration Leadership Summit Sept. 20, 2012.
10/23/2012

On Sept. 20, Jaime Casap, senior education evangelist at Google, Inc., gave the keynote presentation at the District Administration Leadership Institute Summit at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Ariz. Casap had the audience thinking about the meaning of true educational vision and where we need to be in the future with regard to creating a learning environment that brings out the best in every child. A summary of his keynote is below.

10/23/2012

eBOARDsolutions announces a major update to the eBOARD Evaluation module. The Evaluation module, created to help streamline and align leadership evaluations now accommodates a wider variety of leadership evaluation templates including complex models that include rubrics and multi-layer evaluations.

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