Technology in the Classroom
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Demand for enterprise storage systems has grown nearly seven percent in the last year, according to tech research firm IDC.
A southern California school district is gradually introducing the use of reclaimed water for irrigation as part of a $110 million capital projects and technology bond initiative.
Westmoreland Intermediate Unit 7 Crossroads School has adopted radio frequency identification (RFID) pendants, citing a desire to better protect students and staff and deescalate altercations.
Blackboard has acquired X-Ray Analytics, a predictive analytics tool for education, and plans to integrate it with its Moodlerooms and Moodle Enterprise learning management systems, among other products.
New readers who focus on sounding out letters rather than learning whole words tap into that part of the human brain best wired for developing reading skills.
LocknCharge has introduced four new devices to charge mobile phones and tablets: a cart that can handle 20 devices at a time and three charging stations of various sizes.
Ohio has become the latest state to bail out of PARCC, one of the two major state consortia focused on developing Common Core assessments. That leaves just 10 states, plus the District of Columbia, as participants.
Trident Case has introduced a new cover designed to protect laptops and Chromebooks up to 11.6 inches in size.
Columbia Public Schools in central Missouri is updated its Wi-Fi infrastructure to improve speed.
Edgenuity has partnered with Scantron to integrate Scantron Performance Series data with Edgenuity MyPath in a move designed to allow districts to use data previously gathered in the delivery of personalized instruction.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth-largest school district in the United States, is acting on its vision of technology equality for all students by putting a Meru wireless network in all 365 schools.
"When you have a platform that kids absolutely love — parents can't peel them away from it — and when it's one that can also be used to provide bona fide educational experiences, it would have been criminal of us not to use it," according to Aaron E. Walsh, founding director of the Immersive Education Initiative.
Schools are seeing much more positive results from the use of digital tools than even a year ago, according to the annual Speak Up report produced by Project Tomorrow and Blackboard.
Pearson has introduced upgrades to two of its flagship software programs, one designed to help teachers with assessment, aimsweb, and another, WriteToLearn, designed to aid students with their writing skills.
Educational institutions in higher ed and K-12 are making slow but steady progress toward instructional and operational goals, such as improved use of student data, through use of technology, according to a new report from the Software and Information Industry Association.
The Touchjet Pond Projector, which will fit in the palm of your hand, can project an 80-inch image on any surface.
A new content marketplace for educators that is currently being tested in beta will be fully available later this fall.
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