Technology in the Classroom

Top LMS Offers Array of Handy Features

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:10
It can offer rich learning and collaboration experiences.

A Comprehensive Keyboarding Solution for All Ages

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:00
Thorough typing program takes students from hunt-and-peck to mastery

Native American Heritage Month

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:10
This multimedia resource celebrates the history, art, and tradition of Native Americans both past and present.

2017 Awards Of Excellence Winners

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:14
Honored products from this year include innovative applications that break new ground as well as those that added significant enhancements to proven education tools. A panel of T&L advisors who teste..

Boost Student Social Skills With Free Top Pick

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 06:52
Guided lessons focus on the brain, encourage a growth mindset

Girls Who Code Launches Paid 2-Week Summer Courses

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:27
Girls Who Code will be reaching an additional thousand girls this summer with accelerated versions of its coding lessons. "Girls Who Code Campus," as the new program is called, will kick off in six cities for middle and high school students.

Youth Radio Offers Kids' Take on Current Events

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:10
A stellar take on the news from diverse kid journalists

Turnitin Encourages Writing Across Content Areas with Historical Analysis Resources in Revision Assistant

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:19
New features and prompts for Turnitin Revision Assistant. EdTech for writing instruction in social studies and other content areas beyond ELA.

CoSN Calls on FCC to Continue Lifeline Program Modernization

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:17
The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is urging the Federal Communications Commission to uphold the 2016 Lifeline Modernization Order, aimed at bringing broadband to low-income households by providing discounts for services to qualifying individuals.

Browser Extension Helps Identify Fake News Accounts on Twitter

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:09
As the software creators explained, they undertook the work specifically to address political propaganda bots, which are intended to weaken and subvert American political discourse. These bots are automated or semi-automated Twitter accounts that live behind the façade of a real person and that often retweet other content instead of tweeting their own, especially fake news.

'Great Thanksgiving Listen' Induces High Schoolers to Interview Elders

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:51
Although the work adheres to Common Core standards for English language arts, the organizers reported, it's appropriate for any number of courses, including American history, social studies, journalism, drama, English as a second language, media and technology.

Support Healthful Eating With Videos, Music and Games

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 06:48
Professor Fizzy and crew make it fun to be healthy

Google Contest Exposes Students to Open Source Coding

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:40
Google is opening its eighth-annual Code-in Nov. 28. The challenge calls on pre-university students aged 13 to 17 to complete coding tasks on open source projects, with the aim of exposing teenagers to open source software development.

Georgia District Deploys 36,000 1-to-1 Devices in 2 Months

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:10
Henry County Schools began its rollout of 1-to-1 technology in grades 3-12 in mid-August 2017, taking an average of two hours per school across the 53 elementaries, middle schools, high schools and academies.

Georgia College Kicking Off Robotics Program for Middle Schoolers

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 13:23
Georgia students in grades 5 through 8 will have the chance to compete in an upcoming robotics challenge, under a new program just launched by Georgia Highlands College (GHC).

Krystal Foundation STEAM Grants Open Through December

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:29
The Krystal Co. wants to be known for more than just its burgers and fries. Through its nonprofit foundation, the oldest quick-service restaurant chain in the South recently launched the third iteration of its STEAM grant program, Squaring is Caring.

February TCEA Conference Drawing Thousands to Texas

T.H.E. Journal News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:04
Alongside an estimated thousand other presentations, two media stars and activists will headline next year's TCEA conference and exposition, taking place in Austin, TX from Feb. 5 through Feb. 9.

History of Western Philosophers

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 00:10
Recent Modern Philosophy includes the Enlightenment, Kant, Idealism, and Pragmatism among other things.

Digital Music Making App Focuses on the Beat

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 00:10
Loop beats like a pro with stellar music-maker