Technology in the Classroom

Mac Basics: AirDrop lets you send files from your Mac to nearby Macs and iOS devices

Apple Ipad Support - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 15:40
AirDrop makes it easy to send files wirelessly from your Mac to other Mac computers, and with OS X Yosemite you can also share with iOS devices.

Researchers To Study Student Achievement at Virtual Schools

T.H.E. Journal News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:10
Researchers from University of Michigan, Stanford and University of California, Davis have received a $1.6 million grant to conduct a three-year study of virtual schooling.

Classic History Game Oregon Trail Goes Mobile

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 08:30
Strong pioneer simulation game with secondary emphasis on history.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Adds New Developer Portal

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 19:24
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched the HMH Developer Portal, a new online interface where developers, designers and educators can access the company's newly exposed application programming interfaces (APIs) to create new learning applications and integrate them with HMH applications.

Colorado League of Charter Schools Turns to Nonprofit To Improve Assessment

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 16:35
The Colorado League of Charter Schools has teamed with a private partner in an effort to improve student assessment at charter schools across the state.

New Charging Carts Introduced by Trident Case

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 14:37
Two new charging carts have been introduced by Trident Case, including one that will charge up to 30 tablets at one time.

Kramer Intros BYOD AV Control in the Cloud

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:53
Pro AV vendor Kramer has launched K-Touch 3.0, a cloud-based platform for room control and automation via any Android or iOS device.

Washington Students Learn Computer Science Through Game Development

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:28
A half-dozen students in Washington are learning computer science skills at the local headquarters of a game developer.

Invictus - Nelson Mandela Interview

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 06:00
This is the last known interview with Mandela before he was arrested and imprisoned a little more than a year later.

Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiatives Are Top Priority for State Teachers of the Year

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 19:32
The top three funding priorities for student learning are anti-poverty initiatives, early learning and reducing barriers to learning, according to a new survey of the State Teachers of the Year.

Fayette County Schools Selects LMS To Boost Engagement, Achievement

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 16:03
Fayette County Public Schools has adopted a learning management system in an effort to improve student achievement and increase engagement with students, parents and the community.

Going One-to-One with Chromebooks and Hapara

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 14:00
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3P Learning Launches Online Science Program

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 13:11
3P Learning’s IntoScience incorporates 3D environments, real-time gaming and structured activities for students in grades 6-8.

Van Andel Institute Offers Free Trial of STEM Platform

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:30
NexGen Inquiry is a cloud-based science investigation organizer built by teachers for teachers.

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space Launches Online Essay Coaching

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:17
Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.

Charter Organizations Developing Their Own Teacher Training Programs

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 17:12
A new report from a research organization focused on disruptive innovations has examined how charter management organizations (CMOs) in K-12 have created their own teacher education and certification programs to help create the kinds of teachers they want to hire for their schools. Their reasoning: "Teachers who graduate from most traditional teacher education programs lack the skills needed to teach successfully."

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

Apple iPad News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 16:52
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 - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 16:52
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.

Alabama District Adds Mobile App for Emergency Response

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 14:34
Alabama's Houston County Schools has adopted a new platform and mobile app in an effort to improve student safety.

Harvard Graduate School of Ed Debuts Free Online Library of Student Work

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 13:03
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has launched the Center for Student Work, an online collection of exemplary student projects.

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