Technology in the Classroom

AUGUST 2009 Table of Contents

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 19:28

FEATURES Textbook Deathwatch The question it seems is no longer “if?” but “when?” Read why some sort of digital curricula is the next inevitable step for any school looking to do right by its students. By Judy Salpeter Eight Ways

MARCH 2009 Table of Contents

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 19:22

FEATURESThe “Blended” Classroom Revolution Virtual Technology Goes to SchoolWhile virtual schools, which currently serve only a tiny fraction ofthe nation’s 48 million K12 students, get all the buzz, a muchbigger, largely untold story of online learning is unfolding inAmerica’s brick

July 2009 Table of Contents

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 18:43

FEATURES FOLLOW THE MONEY PART 3 Read the last in a three part series on what the stimulus package means for education technology in America’s classrooms. Go online to techlearning.com for the full series. Smart Money By Ellen Ullman From

Use AirPlay to wirelessly stream content from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Apple iPad News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 16:09
With AirPlay, you can stream music, photos, and videos to your Apple TV, or stream music to your AirPort Express or AirPlay-enabled speakers. And with AirPlay Mirroring, you can display your iOS screen on your Apple TV.

Use AirPlay to wirelessly stream content from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Apple Ipad Support - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 16:09
With AirPlay, you can stream music, photos, and videos to your Apple TV, or stream music to your AirPort Express or AirPlay-enabled speakers. And with AirPlay Mirroring, you can display your iOS screen on your Apple TV.

New York City Area High School Teams Win Cornell U Programming Contest

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 14:35
Teams from New York City-area high schools aced the second annual Cornell University High School Programming Contest, in which the teams were asked to solve problems by writing their own computer programs.

118-Year-Old Distance Ed School Goes Online

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 13:24
The American School will now offer complete high school programs that students can take online, in addition to its paper-based courses.

LAUSD 'Extremely Dissatisfied' with Pearson and Apple, Demands Refund

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 13:11
The story of Los Angeles Unified School District's beleaguered $1.3 billion 1-to-1 iPad program has taken a new twist: The district is now demanding a refund from Apple and has told the company it will not spend any more money on the Pearson software installed on the devices.

South Carolina Adopts Data Management System for Special Education Data

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:05
The South Carolina Department of Education has implemented a special education data management system in an effort to reduce the time and cost associated with the process of collecting and reporting on special education data.

OK District Puts Video Surveillance into 4 Schools

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 18:56
A school district in Oklahoma has gone public with its implementation of video surveillance, which it put in place after mopping up from vandalism that cost between $20,000 and $30,000.

PC Market Continues Decline Despite Growth in Mobile PC Segment

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 17:12
Global PC shipments continued their decline in the first quarter of 2015, totaling 71 million units, according to a new report from Gartner. That total represents a 5.2 percent drop compared to the first quarter of 2014.

New Fellowship Aims To Help Superintendents Implement Personalized Learning

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 15:22
The Lexington Institute is a public policy think tank that focuses on issues dealing with the intersection of technology and education, national security and energy.

iNACOL To Host Free Webinar on Hybrid Learning

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 13:14
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a free webinar focused on the rotational model of hybrid learning.

Get help finding missing information in iCloud after restoring an iOS device

Apple iPad News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:57
Follow these steps if information seems to be missing after restoring your iOS device from an iCloud backup.

Get help finding missing information in iCloud after restoring an iOS device

Apple Ipad Support - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:57
Follow these steps if information seems to be missing after restoring your iOS device from an iCloud backup.

Baltimore County Schools Upgrades Network To Support Mobile Learning

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:05
Baltimore County Public Schools has implemented a new wireless network districtwide to support its mobile learning objectives.

New Canon Projector Requires a Single Ethernet Cable for HD Video, Audio, Serial Control

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:00
The new REALiS WUX500, equipped with WiFi, can also project from multiple computers wirelessly, as well as allow the projection of JPEG images without a computer.

Explore Forest Biomes With Cutting-Edge Digital Textbook

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 06:00
Amazing digital science textbook for a range of abilities

Swivl adds live conferencing to collaborative cloud platform

eSchool News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 02:00

Robotic telepresence will help students, teachers in classrooms and homes

Ed-tech video provider Swivl announced on April 14 the debut of its new live conferencing solution with robotic telepresence, Swivl Cloud Live.

Swivl’s robotic video capture solution, the Swivl Robot, and online content platform, Swivl Cloud, are in use in classrooms across the globe. Now, the company takes the next step toward bridging the gaps between home, school and the real world.

Initially available this month through closed beta, the new live video conferencing solution provides teachers with a means to connect with remote viewers, such as chronically homebound students, planned absentees, distance learners and even mentors or coaches. In some cases, attending with a live connection is a requirement for receiving class credit or meeting evolving requirements for students with disabilities, making this a necessary and compelling addition.

Next page: How Swivl Cloud Live enables lesson content sharing

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