Announced in January 2013, the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 platform is the third generation of LEGO Education robotics technology designed for classroom use. It is a full teaching solution developed with educators ...
B-BP Looking to Shore Up Library Programs, Enhance Technology Patch.com Bayport-Blue Point school district leaders are examining how to enhance library programs and are hinting about expanding staff and boosting computer technology at the...
Interestingly, the guidelines our grade 4 students created last year were just as applicable to middle (and high) school as they were for elementary. We ended up using almost all of the guidelines from last year, with just a few minor re-phrasing issues and consolidation.
SchoolInfoApp helps schools embrace a mobile-first strategy with its custom mobile apps.
Principal: Every school will soon have a mobile application Stenette Byrd, principal of Smithfield High School in Smithfield, Va., predicts that every school will have its own mobile application in the next few years. Byrd's school launched its own app, using SchoolInfoApp, at the start of the 2012-13 school year. The application saved the school $2,000 in printing costs by offering its student handbook digitally, and the program also helps the school raise money through in-app sponsors, Byrd reports. EdTech magazine
Over the last few years I've done a lot of work developing writing and redeveloping online courses and course materials. In the initial rush to get learning online many organisations got themselves a Moodle platform and then attached a whole load of PDFs and .docs, added some forums and the odd video clip and called it an online course. It's no surprise then that drop out rates for online learning courses have been so high.
The advent of Web 2.0 though, brought a whole bunch of new tools that course designers could take advantage of to make content more social, interactive and engaging.
Here are some of the tools I've been using recently to embed a bit more interactivity into the courses I work on.
Globe and Mail Technology will change universities as it changed the music industry Globe and Mail They are pushing us to make more use of blended learning, which involves a varied mix of technologies outside and inside class time.
iPads, laptops for Clinton district students further enhance technology Clinton News This fall — after two years of planning, research and preparation — we are putting new technology in the hands of every student in our schools.
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