Schools are using a variety of social media tools to help students connect and work together.
Adapt Courseware is augmenting its adaptive online curriculum courseware with new social learning tools designed to promote online interaction and collaboration.
- By Sharleen Nelson
The ePals free Global Community has received several upgrades and enhancements, with a heavy emphasis on collaborative social learning.
BenQ today launched Classroom IQ--a line of smart classroom tools including projectors, software, and apps designed to bring interactivity and efficiency to instructors, IT managers, and administrators. The launch was announced at the FETC 2013 National Conference, held this week in Orlando, FL.
Florida Virtual School (FLVS) and GromSocial.com have partnered for a new social networking experience designed specifically for children ages 6 through 14 years.
Kathy Schrock guides educators through the process of building a personal learning network and organizing a constant flow of information.
- By Christopher Piehler
Richard O’Malley, the superintendent of the Edison (NJ) Township Public Schools, recounts how Edison became the first district in the country to use Promethean ActivTables for middle-school classrooms, and how the new technology has helped his students.
Parents and community leaders debate the pros and cons of charter schools in online forum.
Educational social network Rocket21 has partnered with non-profit SEM Link to connect students with experts from the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
Although similar, macro- and micro-blogging differ from one another in important ways. Recognizing those distinctions can help instructors find new ways to engage learners and improve outcomes.