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App Friday’s Back-to-School Twitter Party

  App Friday’s Back-to-School Twitter Party Attention parents and teachers: Join us for a Twitter chat August 7, 2015 to chat about the best family-friendly educational apps to help kids get ready for back to school. Summer learning loss, also known as “summer slide” is a serious problem for students –  especially for lower income […]

40 Teacher-Reviewed EdTech Tools At ISTE 2015

Are you attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Philadelphia this year? There are nearly 600 educational technology companies exhibiting at ISTE and it can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start. We’ve put together this handy list of the ISTE educational technology companies that are featured on edshelf.com. Edshelf is a […]

Drawp for School Debuts Classroom Management App for Google Chrome

    K-12 Creativity and Collaboration Tool Launches Today in the Chrome Web Store SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Drawp for School, the popular classroom management app, is now live in the Chrome Web Store. Responding to the demands of the more than 1.2 million Chromebook users in U.S. K-12 classrooms, Drawp for […]

Google Launches New App Kickstart Guides

Teachers should check out the new App Kickstart Guides from Google Google recently launched a series of App Kickstart Guides for teachers. These useful slide presentations with how-to videos help teachers get up to speed in less than 15 minutes with the best educational Android apps. The first wave includes these popular educational apps below and […]

Kidaptive’s Learner Mosaic App for iPhone and iPod Touch Gives Parents Personalized Insights About Their Preschooler

Learner Mosaic provides real-time data into child’s learning progress and customized, research-based tips and activity suggestions to help them thrive. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Kidaptive, an early-education and technology company, today announced the launch of Learner Mosaic, a free parenting app for iPhone and iPod touch, available for download on the App Store.  Although it […]

Protecting Our Children’s Privacy: What Schools Need to Know About COPPA

By Rose de Fremery Privacy is a serious concern for everyone, from school administrators to parents. Simply clicking “I Agree” or signing up for a new service can mean that you are consenting to provide a company with a wide range of your personal information without a clear understanding of what they will do with […]