Technology in the Classroom

The Giraffe Heroes Project

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:00
The motto for the Giraffe Heroes Project is Nobis Est, So Stick Your Neck Out.

Netop Debuts Classroom Workflow App for iPads

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 15:13
Netop has released a new classroom workflow management app, Vision ME, in an effort to make teaching with iPads easier.

U.S. Schools To Help Double Chromebook Deployments This Year

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 14:09
According to a new report, unit shipments of Chromebooks are likely to double this year, with the bulk of deployments happening in the United States, driven mainly by strong demand in schools, particularly elementary schools.

Triumph Learning Launches Waggle for Smarter Balanced

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:00
The personalized learning platform now includes 26 new item types, including Part A and Part B problems and performance tasks.

Mimio Rolls Out Interactive Touch Boards for Classrooms

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:22
Mimio this week launched a pair of interactive touch boards. The new MimioBoard line includes 78-inch and 87-inch models, each offering six-point touch.

Microsoft Beefs Up Azure

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:30
Determined to set his company's cloud platform apart from the competition, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella called a press event in San Francisco to unveil several upgrades for Azure, including beefed up virtual machines and storage and a marketplace where cloud-based providers can promote their services.

Video Tutorial: Pages 2013 - Fundamentals Training

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:00
This online training series will bring you through the basics of Pages to some if its more advanced features.

Carnegie Mellon Hosts Security Contest for Middle and High School Students

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:39
The second annual picoCTF competition dares students in grades 6-12 to "reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt or do whatever it takes" to solve computer challenges.

Collect And Review Student Work on Your iPad

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:00
Paperless solution to getting organized and sparking student creativity

Industrial Life: A Game

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:00
What a great way to teach the impact of industrialization on society in the early 19th century!

CoSN Survey: Only 9 Percent of Districts Have Adequate Bandwidth

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:30
Results from the Consortium for School Networking’s 2nd Annual E-rate and Infrastructure Survey reveal gaps in U.S. school districts’ broadband and technology infrastructure.

About the security content of iOS 8.1

Apple Ipad Support - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:08
This document describes the security content of iOS 8.1

New Castle SD Converts Old Netbooks to Thin Clients

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:40
New Castle School District in Indiana has cut costs and improved the user experience by repurposing its old netbooks as thin clients rather than buying new thin clients.

Queen Elizabeth High School Deploys Classroom Observation Cameras for Teacher PD

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:35
Queen Elizabeth High School in Wales is using a video-based professional development tool called to help teachers analyze their teaching and share best practices with colleagues.

Simpson College Adds Online PD for Teachers

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:30
Simpson College has teamed up with a private partner to offer 17 continuing education courses for preK-12 teachers across Iowa.

Maryland District Adds 7,500 Solar Panels

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:25
Maryland's Cecil County Public Schools is installing a 2.5-megawatt solar photovoltaic project designed to meet approximately 92 percent of the district's energy needs.

Comprehensive Resource For Shakespeare's Sonnets

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 19:00
Collection of all 154 sonnets includes text, audio, and video, along with a wealth of commentary.

Casualty Challenge Paramedic Game

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 19:00
Your are given three tasks to do in order for the accident victim to survive and get to the hospital.

Canon Debuts WUXGA LCoS Installation Projector

T.H.E. Journal News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:41
Canon has added a new high-resolution, high-light-output installation projector to its REALiS line of LCoS-based projectors.

Samsung Unveils Intel-Powered Chromebook 2

T.H.E. Journal News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:40
Samsung has debuted a new Chromebook 2 model that offers speeds of up to 2.58 GHz and sports an 11.6-inch HD display.

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