Kajeet: At-Home Educational Broadband for Students

Last year at ISTE, one of our favorite companies was Kajeet. While they do have a great product, or interest in the company has much more to do with their mission. Kajeet is on a mission to offer educators - be it an individual teacher, a school, or even a school district - a means [...]

Osmo: Incorporating real-world objects into gaming

One of the things that we were most looking forward to seeing at FETC was Osmo. It not only met our expectations, but easily exceeded them. In a nutshell, Osmo is a gaming accessory/add-on for the iPad. The Osmo system blends the real-world with the digital world in 3 different exciting games: Each Osmo kit [...]

Lightning Grader: Grading Made Lightning Fast

Throughout the course of the last year or so - during our visits to FETC last year, AETC, ISTE, and NAESP - we have spoken with hundreds of teachers and administrators. We make it a point to ask these educators what they need and what is wrong with the education industry right now. As you [...]

C.A.R.E. – Augmented Reality for Education

There were a lot of great companies and products at this years FETC. That said, for the most part, these products and companies weren't really showing off any groundbreaking new products. That is, except for C.A.R.E. - Core Augmented Reality Education. C.A.R.E. has built an awesome set of augmented reality challenges and lessons: C.A.R.E.‘s product suite [...]

Cool Cleveland Tech Company Heats Up At Florida Educational Technology Conference

For the second year in a row one of Cleveland's coolest companies, Lightning Grader, is exhibiting at the Florida Educational Technology Conference in Orlando Florida. The Florida Educational Technology Conference is the second largest (depending on who you talk to) educational technology conference in the country, only behind ISTE and to most, tied with TCEA. [...]

FETC Kicks Off EdTech Season Here At Techfaster

We're off to the races here in Orlando Florida at the start of the 35th annual Florida Educational Technology Conference. The FETC is it's affectionately known, is the second largest ed tech conference in the country, tied with the TCEA. The annual ISTE show is the largest of it's kind and will happen this summer [...]

Logitech To Show Off Educational Products at FETC 2015

With CES out of the way it's once again time for educational conference season. The Florida Educational Technology Conference, one of the top five education technology conferences in the country, kicks off next week in Orlando Florida. Many companies who spent last week on their feet at the Las Vegas Convention Center for CES, have [...]

My Awesome Publishing Company To Tackle Writing Challenges For Kids With Technology FETC 2015

The most recent US Department of Education Assessment has revealed that "Only 24% of students currently write at 'proficient' level in eighth and twelfth grades." While some may find that statistic shocking and disturbing two big names in educational technology have teamed up to do something about it. Fablevision has been a leader in the world [...]

How Wireless Technology Is Empowering Parents, Teachers, And Students

How Wireless Technology Is Empowering Parents, Teachers, And Students Technology is pushing the world forward at an accelerated rate. In the workplace, it’s a given that technology is essential for processing workflow, improving productivity, reducing overheads, and stimulating profits. However, in schools, it’s still considered something of a revolutionary concept. Critics, usually an older generation [...]

EdTech: Usernames and Passwords Are Easier To Manage With Tools4Ever FETC 2015

New York user and password management company Tools4Ever has a solution for problems plaguing school system's administrators everywhere. Sure managing usernames and passwords can be an enormous undertaking for any enterprise but when you put into the mix school age children as users, an extra element of headache can be had for the school and [...]