Technology in the Classroom
CEV Multimedia has added a Career Cluster Interest Inventory tool to its cloud-based career and technical education platform, iCEV.
Shipments of Apple tablets, including iPad and iPad Pro, dropped nearly 25 percent in the last quarter of 2015, leading an overall decline in the tablet market. Meanwhile shipments of detachable tablets — devices that include removable keyboards — actually doubled in the same period.
Superplus has updated its SuperSpeak vocabulary skill-building iOS app for students with special needs to include a new play feature designed to improve student engagement.
Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School has completed installation of a 178-kilowatt solar energy project.
JibJab Bros. Studios has expanded StoryBots with StoryBots Classroom, a free resource featuring hundreds of activities, videos and books for use with tablets, laptops and interactive whiteboards, as well as StoryBots Math Skills, a new collection of math lessons and games for kindergarten students.
Dremel, a company generally known for manufacturing tools, has developed a STEM education program to integrate 3D printing into the classroom.
Bretford has debuted a new charging and storage cart, the CoreX, for mobile devices and another line, featuring the new "MiX Module System," for MacBooks and iPads.
Walker County Public Schools in Jasper, AL has implemented a personalized learning system to support students in need of remediation or more advanced coursework.
A 35,000-student district in Ontario, Canada will be adding a cloud-based learning management system to expand its communication and collaboration among teachers, students and families. Simultaneous with the deployment announcement, Edsby also said it would soon be available on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft's enterprise-grade cloud platform.
Pearson Education has introduced myPerspectives English Language Arts, a new blended print and digital curriculum for grades 6-12 English language arts.
Members of the National Association of School Psychologists can now attend free PresenceLearning live webinars to earn continuing professional development credits.
Great sharing features help parents, teachers support piano practice
A new study in the journal Sleep has confirmed the idea that there could be positive outcomes if high schoolers were able to start school later in the morning.
Solution Tree has updated Global PD to provide searchable access to professional development resources and support for sharing content playlists.
Lets kids copy masterpieces and make them their own.
Bretford has launched a new line of classroom furniture designed for active learning spaces.
Students of all ages can now do math in an interactive 3D virtual environment, thanks to a partnership between GeoGebra and zSpace.
Performance Matters has introduced PM Nation, a new addition to its Unify assessment platform.
Computer-maker Samsung Electronics has teamed up with two education technology companies to make systems especially targeted for STEM and collaborative learning scenarios.
Pearson Education has updated two popular K-12 products, Schoolnet and GradPoint.