Technology in the Classroom
Telecommunications giant AT&T overcharged two Florida school districts for phone service and should have to pay about $170,000 to the U.S. government to settle the allegations, the Federal Communications ruled this week, as reported by Ars Technica. AT&T disputes the charges and will contest the decision.
Educational assessments can help students before they fall through the cracks
After a two-year hiatus, Texas A&M University's SMaRT Camp for high school math students is back.
Flexible presentation tool lets kids create, iterate, and share
The learning management system market is expected to grow from $5.22 billion in 2016 to $15.72 billion by 2021, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets, an India-based market research firm. That increase represents a compound annual growth rate of 24.7 percent.
The Simon Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has concluded its 12th annual LearnLab Summer School, a week-long intensive course that teaches graduate students, working professionals and researchers about CMU-developed tools that merge education, data and technology.
MasteryConnect has launched a new mobile app that will allow teachers to take advantage of its digital assessment platform as they move around the classroom.
Poll Everywhere has updated its clicker-free response system, also dubbed Poll Everywhere, to include live surveys.
A company that provides online training for engineering and design topics has opened up its school grant application process for the 2016-2017 school year.
Time to put another ISTE in the books—both literally and figuratively.
How can technology help re-engineer our education system? Project RED, a national research and advocacy plan, is seeking to answer this question through its large-scale national studies.
The SIIA’s 2016 report focuses on online professional learning (PL) and provides insights on how educators are taking online PL courses, why they take them, and which courses they’re choosing.
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PowerSchool’s national teacher survey, an independent third-party survey of 800 U.S. teachers and administrators, explores educators’ pain points and needs as they relate to educational technology for the classroom.
ISTE Roundup! Resources from Denver Whether or not you were at ISTE, you can link to all of the resources from Monica Burns’ presentations and sessions—how-to’s on QR codes, Book Creator, apps galore, and more.
Don LaBonte, co-director of Convergence Academies—a three-year initiative through the Department of Education to test theories around connected learning to enhance curriculum—chats about the benefits of creative learning spaces.
It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the ISTE data overload, between the content-filled sessions, the keynotes, the poster and playground spaces, and the endless conversations.
Tech&Learning interviews the movers and shakers of ISTE.
One thing is clear: “sit and get” has got up and gone.
The Iowa Department of Public Safety has launched a program that allows the state’s law enforcement officers to park their patrol cars outside schools and access secure, high-speed WiFi Internet service.