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Educational Technology Open Source

Back to School with Open Source Software

Note: This article was originally posted on opensource.com, Red Hat’s community hub for all things open source. For parents: Shopping for back-to-school supplies, textbooks, clothing, and other accouterments can be frustrating and expensive. To help take the sting out of this ritual, students and parents might consider turning to free, open source software and tools […]

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Android Educational Technology Nexus 7

Back to School Apps For The New Nexus 7

As the sultry days of summer rolled by, Google introduced a hefty refresh to their already solid Nexus 7 tablet. The new Nexus 7 (2013) sports a resplendent HD display, faster processor, upgraded ram, better power efficiency, and a sleeker design. Also included is a rear facing 5MP camera, which should satisfy those who longed […]

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Android Educational Technology Nexus 7

Nexus 7 Classroom Launch

A mini one-to-one tablet project recently powered up at Penn Manor High School. Students in Mrs. Rottmund and Mrs. Sheerer’s Family and Consumer Science have begun using Google’s Nexus 7 in support of financial literacy, nutrition and child development instruction. The Nexus 7 tablets were funded via a Discover Pathway to Financial Success grant. Using grant funds, the department was […]