Digital Media


5 Tips for Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom

While we shouldn't stop teaching children how to say "please" and "thank you," and bullies will still exist in the face-to-face world, it is vital that we treat online safety and digital citizenship with the same amount of seriousness and attention.

New Ratings System Assesses Educational Apps, Websites, and Video Games

To help parents and educators contend with a profusion of digital media marketed as educational, nonprofit Common Sense Media has begun a new ratings initiative to evaluate the learning potential of websites, video games, and mobile apps.

Maintaining Content Standards in a Digital World

A textbook follows an arduous process to get approval for use in the classroom. So who vets the curriculum when a teacher can simply pluck a learning object off a virtual shelf?

Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens

Schools have always been charged with the task of producing good citizens. But how has our definition of a "good citizen" changed over the ages?

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta Released

Photoshop CS6 adds 65 new user-requested features and includes new video tools, enhancements to the paint engine, and improved performance.

Kaltura Updates Video Extensions for Blackboard, Moodle

Kaltura, provider of an open source online video platform, has launched new versions of two of its learning management system extensions, Kaltura Video Package for Moodle 2.x and Kaltura Video Building Block 2.0 for Blackboard 9.x.

One-Fifth of K-12 Teachers Think They Have the 'Right Level of Technology' in their Classrooms, Survey Finds

PBS LearningMedia released the findings of a national survey of grade preK-12 teachers about the role of technology and barriers to digital resources today at the Florida Education Technology Conference in Orlando.

New Panopto Adds Recording to iOS Devices

Panopto has come out with a new version of its media capture and management application, which will shortly be available with an app version for the Apple iPhone and iPad.

5 Illinois Schools Implement Streaming Media

Bartonville Grade School District 66 in Bartonville, Warren Elementary School in Warren, and Westchester School District 92.5 in Westchester have deployed CCC! Streaming Media, created by New Dimension Media, which is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

5 K-12 Ed Tech Trends for 2012

As the new year begins, education technology experts look at what's ahead for learners and educators.

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