Featured Education Content

  1. Education IT News For VARs — November 6, 2014

    In news this week, one article highlights the digital resources available to integrate arts education, and a sweepstakes brings technology to two schools And in higher ed, two-thirds of  teachers don’t know about open resources.

  2. What Your Education IT Customers Need To Offer “Blended Learning”

    Blended learning is generally applied to the practice of using both online and direct instruction when teaching, blending technology and traditional practices.

  3. Google Glass Provides Education, Healthcare Opportunities

    Campus Technology reports that The State University of New York Cobleskill has a new pilot program that uses Google Glass to provide point-of-view video to students in their paramedic and animal hoof health training programs.

  4. Wi-Fi In Schools Requires Special Attention To Security

    Access to Wi-Fi in schools can enhance student learning, but addressing the security risks is imperative. The importance of Internet and Wi-Fi security is already standard practice in many arenas — business, government, retail.

  5. Education IT News For VARs — October 30, 2014

    In news this week, universities are facing growing challenges by changes in technology, including preparation for the Internet of Things (IoT) and digitizing media.

  6. Education IT News For VARs — October 22, 2014

    In news this week, a learning management system is locking horns with one of its clients in legal battle, developers compete for $20 million in Gates Foundation funding, and Stanford’s president talks technology.

  7. New Web-Based Program Offers Virtual Field Trips

    An innovative new LiveDiver device from Reach-In is now installed at the Aquarium of Boise, according to eSchool News.

  8. Education IT News For VARs — October 15, 2014

    In news this week, education technology issues are appearing on state election ballots, a data mining project raises student privacy concerns, and a new Google Glass pilot program allows students to watch paramedic and veterinary procedures from a new perspective.

  9. Education IT News For VARS — October 8, 2014

    In news this week, Clayton Christensen addresses the role of disruptive innovation in education, Carnegie Mellon is investigating the science of education, and D2L has launched a Web accessibility MOOC (massive open online course).

  10. Students Increasingly Consider Online, Social, Mobile Technology As Essential

    According to results of its annual survey, Vital Source Technologies, Ingram Content Group’s e-textbook solution, college students value online, social, and mobile technology more and more. The survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, an independent research consultancy, polled than 500 currently enrolled college students.