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2013-05-24 23:00:49

Congratulations to San Marcos Unified School District for winning the Classroom of the Future Foundation's 2013 Innovate Award! The award recognized the district for using web conferences to cost effectively provide professional development. SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Congratulations to San Marcos Unified School District for winning the Classroom of the Future Foundation's 2013 Innovate Award! The award recognized the district for using web conferences to cost effectively provide...

2013-04-26 23:00:25

Library of learning activities ideal for large or small group instruction using interactive whiteboards. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 The non-profit Waterford Research Institute announced today the launch of Classroom Advantage, an instructional tool aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and aimed at the US school market. Waterford president Dr. Benjamin Heuston noted: “Technology provides a key way for teachers to implement the CCSS in their classrooms....

2013-03-22 23:01:10

Create new formations for collaborative learning groups in flexible arrangements with Quint´s space-efficient footprint–exceptional for smaller classrooms. Quint–essential for progressive classroom design using iPad, Kindle, touch screens and more! Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 First exhibited at the LEXPO 2013 in Orlando, Florida, Quint Collaboration Tables bring fresh approaches to classroom design for K-12, University and business collaboration spaces. The...

The Next Generation Of School Desks
2012-11-23 09:41:44

Durham University Researchers designing and testing the 'classroom of the future' have found that multi-touch, multi-user desks can boost skills in mathematics. New results from a 3-year project working with over 400 pupils, mostly 8-10 year olds, show that collaborative learning increases both fluency and flexibility in maths. It also shows that using an interactive 'smart' desk can have benefits over doing mathematics on paper. Using multi-touch desks in the new classroom, the...

2012-09-18 02:36:30

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced the availability of the SMILE Plug, the first cloud computer designed to transform a traditional classroom setting into a highly interactive learning environment. Beta versions of SMILE Plug are currently being piloted in more than 20 countries worldwide in classrooms ranging from early elementary levels to graduate level programs. Marvell has also expanded its collaboration with Stanford...

2012-08-23 10:53:40

With nearly 55 million students, teachers and school staff about to return to elementary and secondary school classrooms, scientists today described a new hand-held sensor “• practical enough for wide use “• that could keep classroom air fresher and kids more alert for learning. They reported on the device at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, being held here this week. The sensor...

2012-08-14 06:25:48

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Educreations, the creators of the Educreations Interactive Whiteboard app, announced today the completion of a $2.2 million Series A financing round from Accel Partners and NewSchools Venture Fund. The financing will enable the company to expand its rapidly growing mobile learning platform and continue pursuing its vision of making personalized learning available to everyone. Educreations was founded by former RockYou product manager Wade...

2012-07-26 23:01:06

The safe social learning platform from Lightspeed Systems receives honors for the second year in a row. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Lightspeed Systems is honored to announce that My Big Campus was named one of the 50 Best EdTech Tools by eSchool News readers. The Reader's Choice Awards recognize educational products and tools that make a real impact in classrooms across the country. The award recipients are both nominated and voted upon by eSchool News readers–educators,...

2012-07-21 23:03:02

The educational technology company works alongside IT Staff to help districts establish learning goals for the upcoming school year. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Lightspeed Systems is excited to partner with schools to improve the overall education experience. Helping districts set, meet, and exceed their learning goals is a priority for the educational technology company. To assist schools with implementing their upcoming edtech plans, Lightspeed Systems recently announced the Top...

2012-06-25 23:03:30

MimioBoard's Dual-Purpose Feature Incorporates Interactive and Dry-erasable Surface for Writing and Projection; Gives Schools Greater ROI from Integrated Technology Investment San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 Mimio is putting a new twist on conventional interactive whiteboards with its MimioBoard, a fixed whiteboard powered by the award-winning MimioTeach interactive technology. Designed to give new schools and those institutions that want to upgrade their technology offerings an...