Technology in the Classroom

Quick Channel Bridge Brings Recording, Streaming, Media Management to Pexip Infinity

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:29
Abiliteam has Quick Channel Bridge, a platform that integrates capture, streaming and media management capabilities directly within Pexip’s Infinity collaboration solution.

Howard U Middle School Gets Augmented Reality Sandbox for Science Classes

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:28
The University of California, Davis recently brought an augmented reality (AR) sandbox to students at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science to help them learn about Earth science and watersheds.

ThingLink Launches VR Editor for Schools

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:48
ThingLink, provider of an interactive media platform, has unveiled a new multimedia editor designed to allow users to annotate 360-degree images and videos and view them in virtual reality.

CSTA Launches Cybersecurity Professional Development Program for Teachers

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 07:02
The Computer Science Teachers Association has launched the Cyber Teacher Certificate professional development program designed to train teachers in cybersecurity education.

Infosys NSF DonorsChoose Partner on Computer Science Professional Development Initiative

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 07:01
Infosys Foundation USA has partnered with the National Science Foundation and DonorsChoose.org to launch the Computer Science [CS] for All Community Giving program, which will provide as many as 2,000 teachers with professional development in computer science education.

Missouri District Designated as CyberPatriot Center of Excellence

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 07:00
Just days after becoming a CyberPatriot Center of Excellence, two student teams from Lee's Summit R-7 School District in Missouri also claimed top awards at a CyberPatriot national competition.

PBS LearningMedia: The Abolitionist Map of America

Tech and Learning News - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 01:10
Using an interactive map populated with over 1,000 unique historical photographs, archival materials and video clips pinned to locations, explore the diverse stories of the many people involved in one of the most important civil rights crusades in America in the 19th century.

Wearable Technology Expected to Flourish in Classrooms

T.H.E. Journal News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 20:08
Classroom wearable technology in the United States is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 46 percent over the next four years, according to a recent report released by Research and Markets, a Dublin, Ireland-based market research firm.

ExploraVision Winners Solve Future Problems

T.H.E. Journal News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:57
Student teams that created a magnesium-infused bulletproof vest and an edible water bottle were among the eight winners of this year’s annual ExploraVision competition.

EDITOR’S NOTE: WHEN SCIENCE FICTION BECOMES FACT

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:59
Covering the edtech space is never dull.

NEW RULES TO MAKE BROADBAND MORE AFFORDABLE

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:59
The FCC has modernized and reformed its Lifeline program to help low-income consumers afford Internet access.

CLASS TECH TIPS

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:59
Personalized Literacy Support with Clicker 7 In this word-processing space with speech support, a word predictor, and a painting program, as well as word banks and activities, students can also organize text and images and create concept maps.

Easy-to-Use Calendar App Keeps Kids Up to Date

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:10
Empowering calendar tool alleviates transition anxiety

Truenorthlogic Introduces New App to Track PD Attendance

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:31
Truenorthlogic has launched a new mobile attendance app that’s designed to save K-12 teachers in professional development time and paperwork.

Global Smartphone Growth Flattens Out, Chinese Vendors on the Rise

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:39
Worldwide smartphone shipments leveled off during the first quarter of 2016, marking the smallest year-over-year growth on record, according to preliminary data released today by IDC.

14 Steps to Making a Successful EdTech Purchase

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:02
The use of technology in schools has increased so rapidly that many education leaders today do not have first-hand experiences to draw from as they work with their teachers to integrate the latest te..

MathWorks and The Discovery Museums Bring Hands-On STEM Workshops to Schools

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:30
The two partners will continue to bring interactive STEM workshops to students throughout New England.

Tablet Market Slides Worldwide, Though Detachables See Continued Growth

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:13
Worldwide tablet shipments slumped 14.7 percent during the first quarter of 2016, according to preliminary data released Thursday by IDC, a market research firm. Shipments of Apple tablets dropped 18.8 percent in Q1 2016.

Updated Smart kapp iQ Has All-in-One Capability

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:33
Smart Technologies has introduced the latest version of its Smart kapp iQ display board, this one with software built into the interactive display so that users have no need for an external computer.

A District Shares Best Practices for Mobile Device Management

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:00
A District Shares Best Practices for Mobile Device Management Event status: Not started ( Register ) Date and time: Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Change..

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