Penn State's new mobile app puts all academic resources in one place
The new mobile app is "bringing everything together" for students' convenience, said university leaders.
Texas starts showing students how much they'll make with each degree
Amid record-high student debt levels, a new bill in Texas arms prospective students with better compensation data related to their chosen majors.
University tech presents growing privacy concern for students, educators
The benefits of technology are often publicized, but educators are increasingly questioning whether student surveillance is getting out of hand.
Google Earth's creation tools help students tell stories with maps
The new creation tools allow students to build visual narratives and engage with learning on a deeper level, one teacher told EdScoop.
Florida schools turn to emergency tech after campus shootings
Osceola County School District joins other Florida public schools, plus Florida State University, in adopting a high-tech solution in the event of active shooter situations.
Educators struggle to find solid research on edtech
The vast majority of educators rely on general web searches for edtech information, but they are skeptical about how reliable that information is.
Report: Teachers are the nexus of technology decisions and purchases
A recent analysis by MDR Education finds that teachers can and do wield significant power for observing technology trends in their own classrooms.
Walmart's back-to-school app asks users to trade information for convenience
Though the platform — which provides access to school supply lists — promises convenience, privacy experts say students and parents should be skeptical.
Microsoft announces smaller, more affordable Surface device
At 1.15 pounds and 10 inches, the Surface Go is made to fit comfortably in a backpack but offer the full performance of a laptop.