Amplify's Middle School Content: Learning Is Beautiful Amplify just unveiled their digital ELA curriculum for grades six, seven, and eight. “It took a long time in gestation because it is unlike anything anyone has ever done in public education,” said Joel Klein, CEO of...
Mar 3 2014, 6:21am CST
Ed Tech Is Poised to Go Mainstream By Sari Factor Nearly three hours a day. That’s how much time the vast majority of children ages 3 to 7 spend using digital devices, according to a study by the Sesame Workshop. These are “digital natives”, a generation...
Feb 28 2014, 3:36pm CST
Julie Young: Disruptive Innovator For Students Julie Young’s guiding vision for the Florida Virtual School (FLVS) began in 1996 as she wrote the word “student” at the center of a piece of paper and then asked a series of questions of the team gathered around her....
Feb 10 2014, 8:52am CST
Baltimore: The right ingredients for an Edtech Fortune You can’t move out of New York without having to answer a barrage of questions seeking to justify such a move. People don’t just leave New York. It’s got everything you could need in the five boroughs…and...
Feb 5 2014, 6:56am CST
Raspberry Pi Supercomputer - This is why the Raspberry Pi is Sold Out The low-cost Raspberry PI credit-card sized computer is in high demand. If you order today you have to wait 11 weeks to get one. When something is so cheap there are people who grab many to make something big. In this case a Raspberry Pi super computer.
Sep 13 2012, 8:36am CDT
Engineers Create Sweetest F1 Racing Simulator Ever I am a really big fan of racing simulators. Especially the type that takes into account more than just force feedback for the steering wheel. I want motion as well.
Some engineers have taken a robotic arm that would be...
Aug 9 2010, 7:02am CDT
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