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Cloud computing and mobile technology are the top technologies to watch in education, according to this year's K-12 Horizon Report, an annual publication from the New Media Consortium that highlights developing trends in ed tech. And this year, the report suggests, they could go mainstream.
ConnectEdu will integrate CoursEval, its online course evaluation software with, Canvas, Instructure's open, cloud-based learning management system.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association has released a report, Transforming Data to Information in Service of Learning, to help education leaders understand how to support the use of data personalized learning.
Collier County Public Schools in Florida has replaced its traditional disk-based storage area network (SAN) equipment with flash memory arrays that speed up its SQL Server applications while reducing costs.
Edgenuity has launched enhanced professional development services aimed at helping teachers make the most of online and blended learning programs.
The Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning in Texas is replacing textbooks with digital open educational resources (OER) for its math and science classes using iPads.
An organization that focuses on advancing professional development for educators has said that it's time for state education leaders to reform their training efforts to address the transition to the Common Core State Standards.
EnGenius Technologies, a provider of long-range wireless voice and data solutions, has launched a free product trial promotion for qualifying private and public K-12 schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.
Devon IT has unveiled Ceptor, an ultra-compact device that converts any HDMI-capable monitor or TV into an interactive zero client.
A new paper out from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) takes a proactive stance in warning policy makers not to use too heavy a hand in regulating data usage.
A Missouri school district that began using a hotline to allow students to report bullying reported a 92 percent drop in student discipline cases.
An unnamed school district in Northern California will be testing a free system that communicates the location of students whose families have opted into the service.
Amity Regional School District #5 in Connecticut will streamline its community education registration process.
Eighty-five percent of educational institutions allow instructors or students to use their own devices on institutional networks according to a new survey from Bradford Networks.
PBS LearningMedia has launched new free resources designed to help preK-12 teachers address curriculum gaps.
California's Clovis Unified School District has completed the first phase of a solar photovoltaic system that will span 21 sites and save the district an estimated $2.4 million each year.
Given the unique challenges faced by preK-3 teachers, teacher effectiveness at those levels should not be evaluated on student reading and math achievement alone but should also account for how young children actually learn, according to a new report.
Adobe has released Connect Mobile 2.1, an update to the conferencing and collaboration tool for iOS and Android.
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Public Schools in central Nebraska plans to implement more energy efficient heating, cooling, lighting, windows, and electronic controls, and switch to a renewable energy heat source.
Libraries that utilize the Library PressDisplay newspaper and magazine Web portal and its companion PressReader application will now be able to offer the mobile service free of charge to their patrons.