Technology

10/19/2012

10/19/2012

This week, Baltimore County school officials started distributing hand-held metal detectors to school resource officers to help in the effort to keep weapons off campus. At the same time, Anne Arundel County made an app for students to submit tips about possible threats available on iTunes and Google Play. Parents who are worried about the rash of weapons incidents in area schools this year may be inclined to think Baltimore County is taking the more significant step, but research and recent experience suggest otherwise.

10/18/2012

10/18/2012

Pearson NYSE:PSO), the global leader in education technology and services, announced today that Manhattan Beach Unified School District has selected PowerSchool as its new web-based student information system (SIS).

10/18/2012

Praised by educators around the world as the “next big thing in ed-tech,” Nearpod unveiled the next generation of its all-in-one solution for the synchronized use of iPads to support teaching and learning.

10/18/2012

ScholarChip is pleased to announce an update to its classroom attendance solution, part of its School Safety and Operations System (SOSS): a smart card-based classroom attendance service that assists schools in complying with new mandates as they relate to APPR (Annual Professional Performance Review).

10/18/2012

Using the iPod and iPad in special education is a growing trend. But how do you get started, what is the potential, and what strengths do students need in order to be successful users of this technology?

10/18/2012

Amazon.com Inc announced an initiative on Wednesday to get its Kindle e-readers and tablet computers into schools, entering a market that has been particularly successful for rival Apple Inc and its iPad device.

10/17/2012

10/17/2012

Each year audiovisual professionals celebrate the AV industry during a week-long event in October, known as AV week.

10/17/2012

ez Write, the researched and engaging handwriting program for young children, has completed its second year with strong growth in both the preschool and elementary markets.

10/17/2012

Alert Solutions, an expert in cloud-based multi-channel messaging communication and Pearson PowerSchool partner, is excited to announce the launch of Speak Up!, an anti-bullying monitoring and management platform for K-12 schools.

10/17/2012

In order to ensure compliance with the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s (OSSAA) policies and rules, Tulsa Public Schools (TPS) has implemented the TIPS platform from Awareity.

10/16/2012

10/16/2012

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools showed significant gains, nearly doubling their growth in math proficiency between 2010 and 2012, with MIND Research Institute’s ST Math®, a visually based instructional software program featuring the animated penguin named JiJi, which fits naturally into a blended learning environment.

10/16/2012

Adapt Courseware, the provider of comprehensive online curriculum resources that individualize the learning experience for each student, is working with innovative colleges and universities throughout North America as its Introduction to Psychology courseware gains traction.

10/16/2012

Job opportunities continue be scarce for teachers and many don't know where to turn for work – but Varsity Tutors may be just the place to look.

10/16/2012

GuideK12 participated in the first Education Datapalooza, hosted by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education on October 9th 2012. 

10/16/2012

A San Francisco nonprofit plans to announce a $25 million fund Monday to create Bay Area schools focused on "blended learning," the concept of coupling traditional teaching with online resources to improve student performance.

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