For years now, we have been hearing about how the cost of classroom materials was putting a real pinch on the learning process. States like California looked to put a ban on purchasing new textbooks, hoping to squeeze out a few extra years with...
by Perna Gupta, Tech Crunch As technology continues its march toward the Singularity, transforming the way we work, socialize and play at an increasing rate, there is one very important aspect of American society that lags behind: education.
Yesterday, I wrote a post entitled "Alternatives to Google's web services and apps" in which I listed a variety of services and apps that do what Google's tools and apps do for people who may not want to use Google's.
This then is the first post in a series of contributions forming part of the participation in the Educational Technology Creative Collective. Initiated by Colin Maxwell, this project. is a collaboration of educators investigating and ...
The GuardianComputer skills are the grammar of the 21st century, says Ed VaizeyThe GuardianVaizey's cabinet colleague Michael Gove, the education secretary, will lay out plans to encourage greater engagement with technology in a speech in London on...
We begin the New Year with an economy that is teetering on the verge of a recession, the good news is that we can count on continued strong growth in the Canadian educational technology space — education, in our ...
image If you have a Kindle, an iPad, an iTouch, iPhone, or Android device, and use the Kindle Reader software, Amazon has released a tremendously helpful mini-program. Their new “Send to Kindle” software allows you to ...
There are a lot of course management tools available for educators, including Blackboard and PowerSchool, that allow educators to do attendance, grading, post and organize resources and lessons, and interact with students.
Teenagers are endlessly fascinating, strange balls of neurotic/sexual energy. What company isn't interested in collecting data points about teens' behavior toward technology? (If you can think of one, please tell me in the comments.
One of Google's earliest YouTube employees is now leading a new charge at the company: Trying to figure out how to make YouTube a better service for social good - focusing on nonprofits, education, and free expression/activism.
Today I am sharing with you a bunch of awesome file sharing tools. These tools are practically useful to teachers, educators, and students who are the primary targets of my posts here but anyone else can use them too.
by UK Virtual College E-learning has been given a significant push in India and other parts of the world as more and more schools consider the implementation of mobile technologies in their curriculums.
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