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Ed-Tech Bett Digital Guide 2020 Now Available

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 21:18
The Guide offers exclusive interviews with keynote speakers and select exhibitors, insight into the latest trends in education technology, the best new laptops and Chromebooks, new edtech being shown for the first time at Bett, and MUCH MORE!

CirQlive, Sibme Announce Partnership for Real-Time, Remote Teacher Coaching, Training and Mentorship

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 21:01
CirQlive and Sibme today announced a partnership that will allow real-time video training and coaching by districts, continuous education programs, or mentors and coaches.

Free "LabXchange" Science Education Platform Launched By Amgen Foundation, Harvard FAS

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 20:29
LabXchange gives students access to a library of educational videos, interactive simulations and personalized instruction to aid them in their scientific discovery.

CoderZ’s New Cyber Robotics 102 Curriculum Engages Students in Coding and STEM

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 20:00
Cyber Robotics 102 has students work in an online virtual environment that features a new robot called Ruby and that accurately mimics real-life physics and a physical setting.

Raspberry Pi on Steroids: Boolean Girl Tech Lights, Camera, Sensors

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 05:49
When it comes to getting the most out of a Raspberry Pi computer in the classroom, Boolean Girl Tech’s Lights, Camera, Sensors kit comes into its own.

Distance Learning Field Trip: WWII Museum @WWIIMuseum

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 05:26
Schools can take advantage of four distance learning programs as follows:

Chromebook Preview: Flipping Out in the Classroom

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:53
Acer’s TravelMate Spin B3

Curated Content Decreases Teacher Planning Time

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 05:50
Teachers love the new curated content channels.

How It’s Done: Tech’s Gone Country - AR/VR in Rural Ed

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 05:34
One rural district opened the world to their students using augmented and virtual reality elements to enrich core subjects and prepare them for the future.

Acer Announces the TravelMate Spin B3 Convertible Notebook for K-12 Classroom

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 05:28
Acer today expanded its line of TravelMate notebooks with the convertible TravelMate Spin B3 and clamshell TravelMate B3, devices intended for the K-12 education market. The portable 11.6-inch notebooks are designed for use both in and out of school. 

Over 40 STEAM Resources: Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 05:21
STEAM brings out the skills of creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication that are so important.

Acer Chromebook 871 Introduced

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 04:56
The new Acer Chromebook 871 (Chromebook 712) was designed for the education environment and features a durable design (MIL-STD 810G, mechanically anchored keys, spill-resistant keyboard, certification of two leading toy safety specs) and the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors to provide students with the performance they need for coding, video editing and more. Additionally, the 12-inch display has 3:2 aspect ratio for better vertical viewing and less scrolling. The Acer Chromebook 871 (Chromebook 712) will be available in North America in March, starting at USD $329.99.  

Edlio Partners with Livingtree to Expand its Family Engagement Tools

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 19:58
Edlio has partnered with Livingtree to add a family engagement solution to its suite of tools connecting schools with communities.

50 Sites & Apps for K-12 Education Games

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 06:48
Game-based learning is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom while engaging kids with real learning.

Printmakers A to Z

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 05:26
Check out the etchings, lithographs and woodcuts featured in the virtual exhibition from Georgetown University's collection.

Storillo: Great Platform for Group Writing Projects

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 05:13
Storillo is a group writing tool that allows multiple students to simultaneously contribute to a single piece of writing.

LEGO® Education Announces LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime

Sun, 01/19/2020 - 22:00
LEGO® Education is celebrating its 40th birthday with the worldwide launch of its newest educational solution, LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime.

Free Martin Luther King Day Resource for Teachers, Parents

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 16:10
The Character Tree, which provides online video lessons on character development, is offering a free video lesson on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

FETC 2020 Next-Gen Ed Tech Preview

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 05:27
Our favorites from the show floor

How It’s Done: Put the PD in Podcasting

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 21:00
After brainstorming ways to peer coach, two virtual charter school teachers use their affinity for distance learning tech and podcasting to reach fellow educators around the country.