Technology in the Classroom

What to do after you change your Apple ID email address or password

Apple Ipad Support - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:47
After you change your Apple ID email address or password, you might need to update your sign-in information with any Apple services that you're using.

If you don't see your connected device in iTunes for Mac

Apple Ipad Support - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:06
When you connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to your Mac with OS X, you should see your device in iTunes. If you don't, try these steps.

How To Build A Meaningful Vision of Education For Your School

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:58
The Science Leadership Academy (SLA) in Phila­delphia has gained a national reputation for being a model of inquiry-driven, project-based learning. This whitepaper series presents the nuts and bolts ..

Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million to STEM Programs for Low-Income Students

T.H.E. Journal News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:03
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.

Kids' Daily Lives Explored Through Stories, Games

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:40
Engaging stories, activities introduce kids to peers around the world

Discovery Ed To Host Free Professional Development Day

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 16:09
Discovery Education will hold its yearly Spring VirtCon April 25 in Silver Spring, MD.

Microsoft Launches Azure for Student Developers

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 14:46
Microsoft has released Microsoft Azure for student developers, a free version of the company's development tool for Web sites and Web apps.

Barracuda MDM Now Supports Android Operating Systems

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 14:00
Barracuda Mobile Device Manager allows users to configure, manage and monitor Android devices from one centralized portal.

Sally Ride Science Launches New STEM PD Course

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 13:48
Sally Ride Science has launched a new professional development course focused on teaching STEM subjects using the 5E model.

New Data Tool Exposes Size of Funding Gaps for Students in Poverty

T.H.E. Journal News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:00
Two weeks after a report from the Center for American Progress explained how a calculation loophole in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) results in Title 1 schools receiving about $1,200 less per student than comparable schools, a new report confirmed the size of the gap from a different angle.

BBC: History: Women's Rights In Victorian England

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 05:40
Students can learn about changes in women’s rights in Victorian England from 1840 through 1929 by answering true and false questions in the areas of divorce, job, study, money, vote, and children.

Report: Smartphones To Account for Nearly 4 of 5 Smart Connected Devices by 2019

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 17:08
The combined market for smartphones, tablets, 2-in-1s and PCs will grow from the 1.8 billion units shipped in 2014 to 2.5 billion units in 2019, with smartphones continuing to take the vast majority of market share by the end of the forecast period, according to a new report from market research firm IDC.

Drop User Names To Improve Security, Says Dartmouth Research

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:24
The focus on coming up with unusual passwords for getting into secure sites is probably misplaced, particularly when those passwords are accompanied by user names that are all too guessable. That's what a joint academic and industry research team has come up with after nearly a year of working together on the problem of authentication.

Student-Centered Learning with a Learning Platform

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 13:06
Student-Centered Learning with a Learning Platform In a student-centered learning environment student voice and choice should be a central focus. Teachers must find ways to apply learning to the thin..

Pilot To Test In-home School Readiness Program

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:58
A pilot program will test a new in-home school readiness program for preschoolers from rural families in South Carolina who are English language learners.

Sherpa Adds E-Discovery Module to Information Governance Platform

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:11
Sherpa Software has added an e-discovery module to its information governance platform, Altitude IG.

Finland Ditching Single Subjects in New Ed Reform Push

T.H.E. Journal News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 08:50
Perennial PISA darling Finland is taking a new approach to education by eliminating individual subjects like math and language and instead integrating them into broader contexts.

Be a Citizen Scientist With Project Noah

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 07:40
Contribute kid research to stellar crowdsourced field guide

Smithsonian NMNH: Ocean Portal, You Navigate

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 06:20
Discover the sea through media gallery videos while exploring ocean life and amazing ocean photos.

Carroll County Public Schools Adds Digital Math Texts

T.H.E. Journal News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 17:49
Carroll County Public Schools has decided to expand an existing relationship with a private partner to adopt a new digital math book for middle and high school students across the district.

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