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Panorama Education Launches Panorama Student Success

Bringing together academic, attendance, school climate, and social-emotional learning data, Panorama's platform allows schools and districts to track and support the holistic progress of groups and individual students in real time.
Posted 20 Apr 2017

ASCD Introduces ASCD Student Growth Center and the Center’s First Product, GoalWorks

GoalWorks, a progress-monitoring solution for students with learning differences, was developed in response to schools' need for meaningful goal setting to support student growth.
Posted 24 Mar 2017

Logitech Introduces Rugged Combo for the New 9.7-inch iPad

The Rugged Combo helps protect iPad from drops and daily wear and tear, and has a detachable keyboard offering a secure and approved solution for testing and exams.
Posted 21 Mar 2017

New Enhancements to Discovery Education’s Digital Services Boost Educators’ Ability to Connect with Peers and Differentiate Instruction

Discovery Education has unveiled two new enhancements to its digital services. These features, added to Discovery Education's Streaming and Techbook services, support educators' efforts to network with their peers and differentiate instruction.
Posted 20 Mar 2017

Follett Now Offers Haese Mathematics as Part of International Baccalaureate Content

Haese initially launched its mathematics textbooks in 2004 for IB Diploma Mathematics courses and they were greeted by an overwhelming response from teachers in 2,000 schools from more than 120 countries.
Posted 15 Mar 2017

EBSCO eBooks Reaches One Million Title Mark

EBSCO strives to provide the most e-book options and the best integrated platform user experience possible, continuing its commitment to libraries to continually grow their selection of best-selling, front list and award winning e-book titles, according to its announcement.
Posted 10 Mar 2017

myON Launches myON News Powered by News-O-Matic

The exclusive partnership provides daily multimedia news articles for K-8 students in many languages and at a range of Lexile levels. myON News will engage K-8 students to help them become informed global citizens and connected to digital fiction and nonfiction books—a first-of-its-kind feature for classrooms.
Posted 07 Mar 2017

Flipped Learning Global Initiative Researchers Confirm Flipped Learning Methodology Advances

A task force identified five factors that signal the start of a new era in flipped learning, as the FLGI hosts the Flipped Learning 3.0 webinar series to brief education stakeholders worldwide.
Posted 03 Mar 2017

Curriculum Associates Launches Ready Central Online Portal

Ready Central is designed help teachers successfully and seamlessly implement Ready Mathematics as part of their core mathematics program. The online portal offers 600-plus resources, including training videos, implementation tips, planning tools, best practice examples, and more for using Ready Mathematics together with i-Ready as a blended core learning program.
Posted 02 Mar 2017

Discovery Education Announces Dates for 2017 Day of Discovery Tour

A series of no-cost, full-day, professional development opportunities, the Day of Discovery Tour helps teachers and administrators learn more about integrating digital content into their curriculum, provides opportunities for participants to share strategies that are working, and connects attendees to their most valuable resource: each other.
Posted 02 Mar 2017

Follett Challenge’s Semifinalists, Video Winners Span the U.S.

Sponsored by Follett, the sixth annual Follett Challenge - an advocacy program that rewards groundbreaking educational programs - will reward $200,000 in Follett products and services to the most innovative K-12 programs teaching 21st-century skills to students.
Posted 01 Mar 2017

New White Paper 'Digital Citizenship: a Holistic Primer' Released at Digital Citizenship Summit 2016

The paper, produced by Impero and the Digital Citizenship Institute, takes an in-depth look at educating children on living in a digital world and offers guidance for schools.
Posted 28 Oct 2016

OpenEd Partners with Pearson Realize to Provide Open Educational Resources

OpenEd resources are now seamlessly integrated within the Pearson Realize learning platform. This integration allows teachers to browse OpenEd's standard-aligned, efficacy-ranked resources and assign them to their students with just one click.
Posted 27 Oct 2016

Learning Upgrade Launches New Mobile App to Serve ELLs on the Go

The app, created as part of the Adult Literacy XPrize Competition, delivers literacy instruction for a wide range of English learners.
Posted 26 Oct 2016

Mojo Learning/Reading Kingdom Releases ASD Reading 2.0 for Children With Autism

The new ASD Reading update includes a number of enhancements and the addition of a new comprehension format called Query Quest.
Posted 04 Oct 2016

ThinkCERCA Launches Online Resource for Teaching the Election

The web-based election center is designed to help teachers get students thinking critically about the 2016 presidential election.
Posted 04 Oct 2016

Capstone Launches Webinar Series on Integrating Technology into Upper Elementary Classrooms

Capstone's pivotEd offers an online professional development series featuring digital learning thought leaders.
Posted 28 Sep 2016

PBS Series NOVA Launches NOVA Black Holes App for iPad

The app?, available for free from iTunes?, challenges players to hurl stars through the universe at celestial targets in a quest to earn a star that?'s big and bright enough to go supernova and collapse into a black hole.
Posted 26 Sep 2016

Gale Brings Smithsonian Treasures to Middle and High School Classrooms

Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History provides online access to curriculum-aligned primary sources.
Posted 22 Sep 2016

Ideaphora Classroom Empowers Students to Construct Lasting Knowledge from Digital Content

New online concept mapping environment makes students' thinking visible as they interact with digital content to support formative assessment, personalized learning
Posted 15 Sep 2016

Lightsail Partners With Antares Reading to Build Student Literacy

To fulfill a global need for more high-quality digital non-fiction content for early readers, LightSail's Antares partnership will provide access to 850 original titles of digital books, in English and Spanish, for K-6 students.
Posted 07 Sep 2016

Discovery Education Adds Inquiry-based Projects, Virtual Reality Experiences, and More to Its Digital Services

All new, inquiry-based projects from GlobalLab help students around the world develop creative, communication, collaboration, and critical thinking skills.
Posted 01 Sep 2016

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access Debuts the Smithsonian Learning Lab

The Learning Lab is an engaging online toolkit that enables everyone to find, customize and share digital museum resources with others.
Posted 20 Jun 2016

Scholastic to Launch Horizon, A New Multiplatform Series Led by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Scott Westerfeld

The new adventure combines books with a fast-paced digital game that allows readers to test their survival skills.
Posted 10 Jun 2016

Gale Contest Calls on Libraries to Share 'My Library Pic'

Gale's photo contest highlights the role of local libraries in leveraging technology.
Posted 10 Jun 2016

Turnitin Integrates Formative Writing Tools into College Board Programs to Support Student Practice

Turnitin and the College Board will partner to provide students with productive writing practice opportunities and help develop college ready skills.
Posted 02 Jun 2016

Follett Launches New Makerspace Bundles for K-12 Libraries

The new kits make it easy for schools to partially—or completely—transition to a makerspace.
Posted 25 May 2016

Edgenuity Introduces New Suite of Courses

Available as part of Edgenuity's Instructional Services, the new career and elective courses will enable students to pursue unique areas of interest - from archeology to social media.
Posted 23 May 2016

itslearning Partners with Gooru to Enhance LMS Platform

The partnership is designed to enhance itslearning's platform with open educator-curated content and successful practices for personalized learning. The alliance will initially give teachers up-to-date avenue to find, remix and share collections and courses of open content designed for future-ready learning.
Posted 23 May 2016

LearningExpress Announces PrepSTEP High School Edition

PrepSTEP High School Edition is an extensive collection of academic, college preparation and career-related resources that supports college-, career- and military-bound students.
Posted 19 May 2016

myON Launches Summer 2016 Reading Challenge ‘Get in the Game and Read!’

Since 2012, myON has provided a turnkey program to help educators encourage students to read "just right" books during the summer months. Last year, 4.5 million students nationwide read 4,732,169 books over summer vacation.
Posted 17 May 2016

Gale Expands Gale Primary Sources Program with Launch of American Fiction Archive

The new archive includes more than 17,500 works of fiction, many of which have never before been available online. For students who use only e-resources in their work, this archive opens up thousands of texts for research.
Posted 12 May 2016

Gale Delivers New Class of Student Research Products to Develop Critical Thinking Skills and Enable Faculty-Librarian Collaboration

Gale Researcher is designed to help students who may not be comfortable doing college-level research or enter school lacking necessary research skills by connecting them to citable scholarly content that is aligned to introductory college courses across a range of disciplines.
Posted 11 May 2016

Gale Interactive: Science Now Available for Schools

Gale Interactive: Science uses innovative technology to combine Gale's curriculum-aligned research content with interactive 3D models from partner Cyber Science 3D, to help students understand science beyond the text.
Posted 04 May 2016

Defined Learning's New Online PD Course Focuses on Incorporating Project-Based Learning

"Performance Task PD with Jay McTighe" is designed to help educators create, implement, and assess effective project-based lessons.
Posted 28 Apr 2016

Truenorthlogic Introduces Mobile Attendance App

Truenorthlogic has announced a new mobile attendance app to complement its suite of professional growth solutions for K-12 schools and districts.
Posted 27 Apr 2016

Follett Challenge Announces Grand-Prize Winning School

Alaska's Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High ‘Aims High' and earns first place.
Posted 26 Apr 2016

Follett Acquires Baker & Taylor

With combined sales of $3.6 billion, the two businesses will offer librarians, patrons, educators and students access to the best curated physical and digital content wherever learning and reading take place in the community, the announcement states.
Posted 18 Apr 2016

littleBits’ STEAM Products for Schools and Libraries Now Available

The new littleBits STEAM products, aligned with NSTA Next Generation Science Standards and developed with a committee of "power" educators, are meant to help both young boys and girls get excited about invention, feel confident in their ability to problem-solve, and develop skills that are essential to the jobs of today as well as those of tomorrow.
Posted 15 Apr 2016

Discovery Education Offers Free Virtual Field Trip Marking 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Birth

On April 22 at 9:30 AM EST, this unique learning experience will transport students to England to celebrate the life and legacy of the world's greatest playwright, enriching Social Studies and English Language Arts lessons with compelling and valuable insight into his life and work.
Posted 14 Apr 2016

Tech-Savvy Teachers Honored in 4th Annual PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

PBS LearningMedia recognizes hundreds of educators from across the country as leaders in classroom technology and digital media.
Posted 12 Apr 2016

Infobase Relaunches New and Improved Science Online

Rebuilt from the ground up, this resource now features a new, dynamic design and a wealth of new content and features that powerfully facilitate STEM research and learning.
Posted 06 Apr 2016

SETDA Report Highlights Best Practices Around the Country for Driving Broadband Connectivity and Access for Students

With high-speed broadband access essential to student learning, Common Sense and SETDA have released a report to help educators, state leaders and policymakers ensure every student has high quality internet access.
Posted 04 Apr 2016

Discovery Education Observes Earth Day with Virtual Expedition, New Digital Resources

A variety of dynamic new resources are available, supporting classroom lessons focused on marine science, biodiversity, conservation, and other critical science topics.
Posted 04 Apr 2016

ASCD and OverDrive Survey Finds Digital Content Used in 80% of Schools and Districts

eBooks, audiobooks and digital textbooks use in the classroom on the rise with more teachers planning on using the digital content for curriculum use.
Posted 01 Apr 2016

Gale Launches Largest Digital Archive of LGBTQ History and Culture

Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, Part I: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of fully-searchable rare and unique content from microfilm, newsletters, organizational papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets and other types of primary sources.
Posted 21 Mar 2016

Gale Grows Digital Archive Program to Better Address Research Needs and Further Support Digital Humanities

The company will make digital archives available under the new Gale Primary Sources brand.
Posted 16 Mar 2016

LittleBits Announces STEAM Student Set

With the littleBits STEAM Student Set and companion littleBits STEAM PD offering, educators now have a fun and exciting way to bring STEAM into their classrooms, libraries and makerspaces.
Posted 08 Mar 2016

Follett Now Offering ThinkCERCA Literacy Platform

ThinkCERCA includes curriculum for grades 4-12 across English language arts, science, social studies, and mathematics. The CERCA framework, the core of the ThinkCERCA platform, provides consistent language and tools for teaching literacy and critical writing across the curriculum.
Posted 01 Mar 2016

Gale Content Now Discoverable through Google

Researchers can now easily discover scholarly content from Gale and its partners on Google or Google Scholar, through a pathway that leads directly to their institution or local library.
Posted 29 Feb 2016

Reading Horizons Incorporates the Lexile Framework for Reading in K-3 Literacy Platform

The addition expands Reading Horizons' partnership with MetaMetrics to provide deeper support for student mastery.
Posted 23 Feb 2016

myON Adds Classic Novels and Short Stories to its Personalized Literacy Environment

The unabridged fiction in myON Classics includes works by celebrated authors such as Mark Twain and Charles Dickens.
Posted 22 Feb 2016

Envision and Discovery Education Announce Multi-Year Educational Partnership to Amplify the Voice of Students in 2016 Presidential Election Process

Through this partnership, Discovery Education will amplify Envision's Chase the Race program by helping extend the discussion into classrooms nationwide.
Posted 17 Feb 2016

Cogent Education, Inner Voice & LightUp Announced as Winners of FETC 2016 Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition

The companies were recognized as top innovators at the Future of Education Technology Conference
Posted 16 Feb 2016

DimensionU Mobile Ed-gaming Apps Now Available on Android Platform

The apps are now available for download on Google Play and Amazon. The product availability on Android will expand access to more students and teachers both in and out of the classroom and continues the company's push to make its engaging, educational games accessible anytime, anywhere.
Posted 12 Feb 2016

New 4K UHD MimioDisplay Touch Display Debuts

The new UHD MimioDisplay touch display offers four times the resolution of conventional 1080P high-definition displays, providing a visually sharper, detail-rich, immersive experience.
Posted 10 Feb 2016

Follett Partners with Cengage Learning to Sell Career and Technical Education Solutions

1,700 CTE titles help give high school students head start on preparing for college, careers.
Posted 04 Feb 2016

Promethean Introduces Next Generation of its ActivWall System

Advanced surface technology for the Modern Classroom, the widescreen surface of the new ActivWall product line is designed as a comprehensive collaborative learning solution, offering multi-touch interactivity, HD viewing and dry-erase writing. Directly from the home screen, teachers can browse the web, start a white-boarding session and wirelessly connect to mirror their devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops to the surface.
Posted 03 Feb 2016

Follett, EBSCO Announce eBook Partnership

600,000 EBSCO-hosted eBook K-12 titles can now be ordered through Titlewave.
Posted 01 Feb 2016

Circumventure Learning Launches SkyMath App to Boost Confidence, Skills in Elementary Kids

The new educational platform offers kids a fun, personalized math mentor in the palm of their hand.
Posted 23 Jan 2016

HP Inc. Unveils New Chromebook Designed for Education

The HP Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition offers a durable solution to empower and excite the learning experience.
Posted 20 Jan 2016

Gale Brings Interactive Science Products to Libraries

Two products, geared primarily for the academic market, cover the topics of human anatomy and chemistry, while a third resource combines multiple science topics and can be used as refreshers in introductory college science courses or as a basic science learning tool in high schools.
Posted 07 Jan 2016

Odysseyware Adds 'Principles of Coding' to Its Curriculum

"Principles of Coding" is designed to introduce middle school students to the basics of coding and to help them delve into the thought processes behind designing technology by creating games, simulations, and even a mobile application.
Posted 16 Dec 2015

Achieve3000 Releases Leadership Edition Digital Dashboard

Designed to help educators gain a deeper understanding of the literacy needs of their various student populations, Leadership Edition presents key metrics such as student usage, performance, and progress towards college and career readiness in easy-to-read, visual formats.
Posted 14 Dec 2015

PBS LearningMedia Announces Call for Entries for 4th Annual Digital Innovators Program

Educators from across the country who excel at using technology and digital media to support student learning are encouraged to enter the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program.
Posted 10 Dec 2015

Discovery Education Adds Multiple New Resources to Digital Services

The new content, from Robomatter, Discovery Communications' family of networks and leading educational publishers, further empowers K-12 educators using Discovery Education Streaming Plus and Discovery Education Techbooks to create compelling science, social studies and STEM lessons.
Posted 04 Dec 2015

SIIA Announces 2015 Innovation Incubator Program Finalists

Ten education technology innovators will be featured at the 2015 Education Business Forum.
Posted 24 Nov 2015

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Welcomes 27 New Kid Reporters

Thirty-five new and veteran Kid Reporters across the United States cover "News for Kids, by Kids" online and in classroom magazines.
Posted 23 Nov 2015

Follett Launches Students' Choice List

The monthly list is developed by compiling regularly generated, real-circulation statistics straight from school libraries, providing educators with regularly updated year-long trends based on what students are checking out of their school libraries.
Posted 20 Nov 2015

SkillsUSA Announces Jump Into STEM

The new resource encourages high-school students to mentor younger students on possible career paths and provides tools and activities for SkillsUSA members to help elementary-age participants take part in interactive career experiences.
Posted 18 Nov 2015

Learning Bird Announces Update to Learning Platform

The latest release is designed to further empower teachers in offering differentiated instruction in their classroom by allowing them to easily assign specific lessons to individual students or groups of students.
Posted 17 Nov 2015

Promethean Introduces ClassFlow Connect Wireless Collaboration Solution

With ClassFlow Connect, the entire class can simultaneously interact or view and share resources from any mobile device, including smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, and notebook computers.
Posted 17 Nov 2015

OpenEd.com Expands Library With New Videos, Games, and Assessments

All resources in the OpenEd library are sorted by quality, grade, subject and publisher, and all are aligned to the standards and microconcepts within Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and Texas (TEKS) standards.
Posted 11 Nov 2015

Follett Announces Follett Community

The site is an online gathering place where teachers, administrators and librarians can share knowledge and engage in discussions on a wide range of topics. Follett Community provides members a space to share ideas, solutions, and collaborate with other K-12 learning professionals.
Posted 10 Nov 2015

Gale Expands Integration of Google Apps for Education into Popular Product Lines

Researchers can seamlessly log into many of their school or library's Gale resources with their Google Account credentials and easily save, share, and download content (including bookmarks and their personal highlights and notes) using Gmail, Drive, and Docs.
Posted 05 Nov 2015

Mimio Launches MimioMobile for the Web

The web application enables educators to deliver collaborative lessons and assessments to an entire class. This release, coupled with the existing Apple and Android apps, allows the MimioMobile app to work on virtually any device the student may have in the classroom: tablets, smartphones, and laptops.
Posted 03 Nov 2015

Follett Integrates with eBook Providers to Create Open Content Repository for PreK-12 Districts

The product integrations ensure that once users have logged into Follett's Destiny, they can access OverDrive or MackinVIA content without being presented with another separate login prompt from those vendors' platforms.
Posted 02 Nov 2015

OpenEd.com Increases Integration with Google Classroom

Teachers can now import their rosters from Google Classroom into OpenEd with a single click. This roster integration means that any OpenEd resource shared onto Google Classroom will be graded automatically.
Posted 27 Oct 2015

Common Sense Media, SETDA Unveil New Toolkit to Help States and Schools Access E-Rate Funds

The collaboration is intended to help finish the job of connecting every U.S. classroom and library to high-speed internet.
Posted 26 Oct 2015

Mobiliya Edvelop Launches Virtual Bag to Provide Offline Access to Books for Students

The virtual bag is intended to replace the school bags that the children carry to school on their shoulders and gives access to curriculum text books on the Mobiliya Edvelop platform.
Posted 23 Oct 2015

Accelerate Learning Publishes Guides to Working With the Next Generation Science Standards

"Understanding the NGSS: A Brief on Structure and Purpose" and "Designing NGSS Scope and Sequences" are intended to help schools quickly, easily and effectively transition to the standards.
Posted 20 Oct 2015

Learn2Earn Releases Study Results on Whooo's Reading Online Platform

The Whooo's Reading platform helps elementary students improve reading proficiency and comprehension after one year, according to the Learn2Earn analysis.
Posted 19 Oct 2015

Discovery Education and 3M Announce 2015 Science Competition Winner

Hannah Herbst was awarded $25,000 and named America's Top Young Scientist in the national middle school science competition for her prototype that provides power from ocean currents.
Posted 14 Oct 2015

Britannica Escolar Improved for Spanish Study, Classroom Work

Created for grades K-8, its new features make it more valuable for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish.
Posted 09 Oct 2015

Muzzy Lane Software Introduces Muzzy Lane Author

The new do-it-yourself authoring tools for game-based learning and assessment put the ability to create and maintain content directly into the hands of experts who know their subjects best.
Posted 08 Oct 2015

Follet Unveils ‘Managed Services’ Offering

Managed Services is directed at administrators and designed to help districts eliminate both routine and seasonal tasks involved in managing resources, ultimately saving significant time, money and space.
Posted 05 Oct 2015

Front Row Education, Inc. Expands Product Offerings, Launches English Language Arts Program

Front Row ELA applies the same fundamental teaching techniques as the company's highly successful math program to help students succeed in reading comprehension
Posted 29 Sep 2015

Einstruction by Turning Technologies Announces New Grant Competition

The goal of the Classroom Improvement Technology Grant, which will award more than $36,000 in educational technology to schools across the country, is to provide educators with effective, engaging tools to inspire and improve student achievement, according to the announcement.
Posted 25 Sep 2015

Follett Partners With Cengage’s National Geographic Learning

The partnership is intended to create one-stop shop for Cengage's premier K-12 product lines.
Posted 23 Sep 2015

OpenEd Publishes In-Depth Analysis on the Use of Online Educational Materials

According to their analysis, the most widely-used online educational resources may not be the most effective.
Posted 23 Sep 2015

GoGuardian Launches Digital Classroom Solution

GoGuardian for Teachers is a Chromebook-based application that allows teachers to maximize the benefits of digital learning in their classrooms, the announcement states.
Posted 09 Sep 2015

Discovery Education, American Bar Association, National Constitution Center Host Interactive Virtual Field Trip on Constitution Day

Hosted live from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, this event will explore the history of the U.S. Constitution and introduce students to the Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeal judges.
Posted 09 Sep 2015

Front Row Education Adds Inquiry Based Lessons To Expanding Line-Up of Classroom Resources

The new lessons provide teachers the tools to help students learn key math conceptsby solving real-world problems.
Posted 01 Sep 2015

Breaking the Barrier Releases New French iBooks Textbooks

The new release includes a video introduction to each chapter by Series Editor John Conner. Audio recordings of native speakers, produced in one of Europe's top recording studios, accompany each sample sentence.
Posted 01 Sep 2015

Free Online Math Resource Matific Bringing Gaming Fun to Math Teaching With More Than 1,000 Learning Activities

Matific offers more than 700 game-based episodes, which are short interactive activities, and digital worksheets that students can access on any device with internet access, including Mac, PC, iPad and Android. Episodes map to K-6 Common Core State Standards and popular textbooks to offer an engaging way to supplement math instruction.
Posted 31 Aug 2015

Lexia Learning Introduces Lexia RAPID Assessment

Designed for administration in the fall, winter, and spring, RAPID uses a computer-adaptive process to identify and monitor reading and language skills so that teachers can quickly acquire actionable data for instruction and measure the long-term growth of each student's skills.
Posted 21 Aug 2015

PBS LearningMedia and the Smithsonian Science Education Center Partner to Release New Educational Resources

The professional development series Good Thinking! will now be available on PBS LearningMedia, the media-on-demand service for educators that serves over 1.6 million users across the country.
Posted 19 Aug 2015

Free Touch Curriculum Technology Deepens Learning in MobyMax's Cognitive Skills Science Curriculum

The Touch Curriculum technology uses more than 20,000 cognitive skill manipulatives to deepen students' mastery of science concepts.
Posted 18 Aug 2015

Follett Unveils Lightbox — Interactive Multimedia Springboard for PreK-12 Learning

Designed with digital natives and the way they learn in mind, Lightbox supports instructors with varied approaches to teaching topics, while its built-in tools create a student-centered learning experience for even the most disengaged students.
Posted 13 Aug 2015

Education.com Announces New Resources For Educators

With a one-year subscription to Education.com Pro, teachers can access thousands of classroom resources, educational games, and lesson plans for less than $75.
Posted 12 Aug 2015

myON Launches Redesigned myON Version 3.0

myON introduces new user interfaces and experiences for students and faculty, new writing tools and updated reporting features.
Posted 10 Aug 2015

New Interest Discovery Tool from NextLesson Brings the Real World into the Classroom

InterestID enables teachers to discover their students' interests and easily find standards-aligned lessons on topics students love.
Posted 05 Aug 2015

Discovery Education Announces New Services for STEM Teaching and Learning

These new resources support school systems in building and sustaining a culture of STEM education through a combination of immersive professional development initiatives, job-embedded instructional coaching, rich digital content, and extensive community engagement.
Posted 04 Aug 2015

Skyward Partners with Certica to Launch Formative Assessment Solution

At the center of this platform is Certica's Formative Assessment Item Bank (FAIB), which features over 80,000 items, including more than 50,000 Common Core-aligned Math and English Language Arts selections.
Posted 04 Aug 2015

Think Through Math Integrates Quantile Benchmark Assessments That Measure Students’ Learning Growth

The benchmarks use the Quantile Framework for Mathematics from MetaMetrics to provide an objective measure of each student's ability level and readiness to learn new math skills and concepts.
Posted 03 Aug 2015

Gale Collaborates with Google to Channel Content and Technology Directly into Student Workflow and Classroom Learning

Gale users are now able to seamlessly login to their school or library's Gale In Context resource using Google Account credentials and to easily download, save and share articles using Google Apps for Education including Drive and Docs.
Posted 27 Jul 2015

SunGard K-12 Education Releases eSchoolPLUS 4.0 Student Information System

This release amplifies SunGard K-12 Education's student information system with a smart user interface and a variety of features that promote collaboration.
Posted 22 Jul 2015

McGraw-Hill Education Launches New SRA Open Court Reading, SRA FLEX Literacy

The company has announced the expansion of two key language arts and reading programs with significantly upgraded editions of SRA Open Court Reading and SRA FLEX Literacy, to enhance the school curriculum for K-12 reading and language arts.
Posted 21 Jul 2015

TeachingBooks.net Author Name Pronunciation Guide Reaches 2,000 Audio Clips

Ever wondered how to pronounce a favorite author's name? Since 2007, almost half-a-million readers have visited www.TeachingBooks.net/Hello to hear authors and illustrators say their names and recount brief stories about them.
Posted 16 Jul 2015

Promethean Introduces New Blended Learning Features in ClassFlow

ClassFlow is a comprehensive instructional delivery system designed to increase the depth of student engagement by providing interactive and collaborative use of classroom devices, digital curriculum and assessments for learning.
Posted 16 Jul 2015

Learning.com Updates Digital Literacy Solutions for Upcoming School Year

Enhancements to EasyTech and 21st Century Skills Assessment help students develop critical digital literacy skills.
Posted 10 Jul 2015

New Science Techbook from Discovery Education Built to Next-Generation Science Standards

Discovery Education has announced its new Discovery Education Science Techbook aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is now available for classroom use. Designed specifically to help teachers transition to the NGSS framework, Discovery Education's latest Techbook joins the company's award-winning line of digital textbooks.
Posted 08 Jul 2015

MindPlay Universal Screener Uses Adaptive Technology to Assess Students’ Reading Skills and Prescribes Interventions

The program instantly analyzes K-12 students' performance in reading to help teachers provide the right instruction to achieve improvement and measure progress.
Posted 01 Jul 2015

Mimio Unveils MimioMobile for Web Browsers, Gives Educators First Public Demos of the Touch-enabled MimioProjector 280T

Mimio is introducing two major updates to its MimioClassroom family of interactive teaching technologies at ISTE 2015: the MimioProjector 280T touch projector, and expanded device compatibility for the MimioMobile application.
Posted 29 Jun 2015

Otus Releases Redesign of Award-Winning Free LMS

The platform is now even easier to navigate, combining a cleaner, more colorful interface with real-time analytics and third-party integrations.
Posted 26 Jun 2015

myON Adds Content From Candlewick Press

With the addition of elementary and middle school titles from Candlewick Press, myON continues to expand its digital collection that encourages reading at all grade levels.
Posted 26 Jun 2015

Book Creator for Windows Brings ebook App to Desktop

More than 15 million ebooks have been made with Book Creator for iPad and Android, and now the classroom app is receiving a Windows makeover and will be available on desktop devices for the first time. The developers are making the app free on the Windows store for a limited period following the launch.
Posted 23 Jun 2015

Gale Chronicles the Evolution of Flight with New Digital Archive of Aviation History

The new digital archive in Gale's Smithsonian Collections Online series brings together images, diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, government documents and other primary source materials to provide the "story behind the story" of humankind's desire to fly.
Posted 23 Jun 2015

Discovery Education and 3M Announce Finalists in 2015 Young Scientist Challenge

After submitting a short video communicating the science behind a possible solution to an everyday problem, these young scientists rose to the top of the competition due to their science acumen, innovative thinking and exceptional communication skills demonstrated in their entry videos.
Posted 18 Jun 2015

Lexia Learning Introduces ‘From the Wrist’ Progress Monitoring App for Apple Watch

Educators can oversee students' reading progress anytime, anywhere using the myLexia app to access real-time data from Lexia's personalized learning program.
Posted 16 Jun 2015

SETDA Announces Partnership with New Cohort of Nine Startups Focused on Serving K-12 Education Needs

The nine companies making up this cohort were selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants based on their status as an emerging company, capacity to leverage technology to serve a need in PreK-12 or pre-service education, and their potential to scale on a state-wide and multi-state basis.
Posted 10 Jun 2015

K'NEX Launches Nationwide Search for Talented Kid-Builders

The 2015 K'NEXpert search will award four creative builders a grand prize package worth over $1,000.
Posted 08 Jun 2015

Belk, Discovery Education, ISTE Announce Grand Prize Winners of the Belk Service Learning Challenge

Designed to support educators, and based on research that students who participate in service learning initiatives demonstrate improved problem-solving skills and increased interest in academics, the challenge encouraged middle school students to help improve their communities through undertaking a service-learning project of their choice.
Posted 29 May 2015

Blackbaud Releases eBook to Help K-12 Schools Improve Fundraising

"How to Increase Your School's Fundraising by 20% or More: A Step-by-Step Plan" provides private schools with a step-by-step guide to help school officials better identify, approach and ask donors to contribute to the school's fundraising campaigns.
Posted 27 May 2015

Apex Learning Launches Educator Academy

Developed to offer immediate access to information at the critical moment it's needed, the new Educator Academy is one component of the comprehensive services offered by Apex Learning. The Academy enables educators to complete on-demand training at their convenience, learn about best practices and successful implementation models, access a range of resources, and connect with other educators.
Posted 19 May 2015

Teachscape Partners with Swivl to Help Educators Capture Authentic Classroom Practices

When used with the Teachscape Effectiveness Platform, video from Swivl helps provide meaningful feedback, self-reflection and collaboration, according to the announcement.
Posted 13 May 2015

Gale Launches Research In Context Middle School Research Tool

Research In Context is aligned to national and state curriculum standards and brings together cross-disciplinary, authoritative content with multimedia in a student-friendly, mobile-responsive interface.
Posted 11 May 2015

TIME for Kids Announces Time Edge

The new digital resource features rich current events content and primary source documents from TIME's vault, to support 7th and 8th grade students and teachers.
Posted 11 May 2015

Education Technology Pioneers Announced as Winners of SIIA Innovation Incubator Program

More than 50 applicants were assessed for the Innovation Incubator program on a broad range of criteria. They were judged by both industry leaders and educators in classrooms around the globe.
Posted 05 May 2015

Learning Upgrade Launches Math Upgrade Kindergarten for Summer

The 50 lessons, each with music, games and video, are sequenced to help each child make breakthroughs in math. The lessons will be made available to those schools taking advantage of Learning Upgrade's complimentary summer school licenses, with more lessons to follow for the upcoming school year.
Posted 05 May 2015

PBS KIDS Digital Series OH NOAH! Launches New Videos and Games to Introduce Kids to Spanish

Launched in honor of "El Día de los Niños," new OH NOAH! videos and its first immersive language-learning game are now accessible on smartphones, tablets and computers on pbskids.org.
Posted 30 Apr 2015

Follett Challenge Announces 2015 Winners–Gamification Projects Takes Grand Prize

O'Neill Middle School in Downers Grove School District #58 in Downers Grove, Illinois, has been awarded the Grand Prize for its inventive multimedia program, Conquest of the Realm. The school will receive a $60,000 prize in Follett products and services.
Posted 30 Apr 2015

Learning.com Announces Curriculum Foundry Integration with Google Drive

Ready for fall 2015, new functionality will provide districts more flexibility in using digital content.
Posted 29 Apr 2015

Gale Supports Public Libraries With New Digital Early Literacy Resource

Miss Humblebee's Academy gives libraries an outcomes-based program to support kindergarten-readiness.
Posted 23 Apr 2015

EBSCO Information Services Offers the YBP Core Titles Collections

EBSCO Information Services is introducing 10 new EBSCO eBooks Featured Collections designed to give academic libraries a simple way to add important titles to their collections.
Posted 21 Apr 2015

Intel Security, Discovery Education Release Cyberethics Module

The new, web-based cyberethics module for students aged 8-11 is part of the Intel Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year national education initiative designed to teach children to "Think Before You Link" and make safer decisions when using the internet.
Posted 20 Apr 2015

Mimio Introduces Touch-Enabled Interactive Projectors

The enhanced MimioProjector 280 line now offers educators three options: the conventional non-interactive 280 model, the pen-based interactive 280I model, and the touch-enabled 280T model.
Posted 16 Apr 2015

PBS KIDS Launches Its First Online World: Kart Kingdom

Kart Kingdom features a collection of fun, curriculum-based games that help kids ages 6-9 learn systems thinking skills. The game also helps children build collaboration skills as they work together to create gadgets and unlock rewards for the entire Kart Kingdom community.
Posted 14 Apr 2015

PBS LearningMedia Announces Teachers Selected for the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

The program, which is in its third year, recognizes tech-savvy K-12 educators who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms.
Posted 08 Apr 2015

Follett’s Destiny Upgrade Offers New Features, Including EasyBib Integration

Integrating EasyBib within Universal Search will help students simplify the process of making citations and bibliographies, saving them time and effort with their research. For example, users can now effortlessly receive citations in MLA, APA, Chicago and other styles.
Posted 02 Apr 2015

CoSN’s Latest EdTechNext Report Released

CoSN's latest EdTechNext report explores how modern 3D technologies are opening new dimensions in learning.
Posted 27 Mar 2015

Britannica Digital Learning Announces New Britannica School Release

Britannica School is an online, interactive learning resource for students and teachers in grades K-12. With extensive, up-to-date information sources, it's specially designed for differentiated instruction and provides three distinct content levels, allowing students to move easily to material at a higher, more rigorous level or a lower reading level as needed.
Posted 26 Mar 2015

Science Channel and Discovery Education Partner to Launch the 'Support Our Science' Initiative

Through a combination of digital content, customized educator support and professional development, student engagement activities, Science Channel content and hands-on digital tools and resources, this on-going effort is designed to ignite students' curiosity while providing educators with the means to build skills and knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Posted 25 Mar 2015

Showbie iPad App for Classroom Workflow Now Available for iPhone and Web

The new version of the Showbie app allows teachers and students to keep on top of assignments, tasks and feedback anywhere, anytime and on more platforms.
Posted 24 Mar 2015

McGraw-Hill Education Releases New Version of Building Blocks Supplemental Math Program

The new version includes 50 percent more games, increased support through Grade 8 based on Common Core and state standards, and iPad accessibility.
Posted 18 Mar 2015

CoSN K-12 Report: Assessment Readiness, Money, & Privacy Top Priorities for School Technology Leaders

The new findings, released recently at the association's 2015 Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, provide K-12 leadership and stakeholders with a clearer sense of education technology challenges and priorities.
Posted 16 Mar 2015

Lerner Publishing Group Launches Audisee eBooks with Audio

Starting with 80 titles available across age levels, interests, and genres, Audisee eBooks with Audio feature fixed formatting with sentence highlighting and fluent, professional audio narration.
Posted 16 Mar 2015

SETDA Publishes Brief on the Quality of Digital Content for Learning

The brief, Ensuring the Quality of Digital Content for Learning, examines the policy and practice considerations regarding strategies to ensure digital content quality, including the exploration of the specific quality-control challenges and opportunities associated with open educational resources (OER).
Posted 12 Mar 2015

Generation YES, Learning.com Partner to Create Project NextTech

Project NextTech curriculum is organized around three core literacies: technology literacy, information literacy and media literacy. Students learn through guided explorations, challenging activities, and rigorous technology-infused projects.
Posted 10 Mar 2015

PBS KIDS Announces Annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest

The Writers Contest is designed to promote the advancement of children's literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. The contest is open to children in grades K-3 and encourages creative thinking and storytelling, while building literacy skills through the creation and illustration of original stories.
Posted 03 Mar 2015

MindPlay Introduces New Professional Development Program About Dyslexia

Understanding Dyslexia helps K-12 teachers identify students who may have dyslexia and teach these students how to read.
Posted 02 Mar 2015

EBSCO Introduces Explora, New EBSCOhost Interface for Schools and Public Libraries

EBSCO designed Explora following a series of user research studies with the goal of better assisting students in completing research and classroom assignments and providing a more intuitive search experience for public library patrons.
Posted 26 Feb 2015

Skyward Announces Test Bank Management Solution

Test Bank Management supports in-district test bank management, collaboration among Skyward customers and integration with online test bank providers.
Posted 25 Feb 2015

ParentSquare's Analytics Dashboard to Help Schools Measure and Improve Parent Engagement

The Analytics Dashboard is designed to allow school leaders to leverage data and make sense out of parental involvement and take well-informed steps to improve upon it over time.
Posted 19 Feb 2015

Filament Games Launches Backyard Engineers Physical Science Engineering Game

Designed to align with Benchmarks for Science Literacy, Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core, Backyard Engineers is the first physical science game to be officially released by the developer.
Posted 19 Feb 2015

Schoology to Power Henry Mancini Online Arts Curriculum from Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center

Henry Mancini Arts Education-created by Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center (LPPAC) and its partners-contains 3,000 online arts lessons that bring dance, music, theater and visual arts to students via digital platforms including tablets, smart phones, laptops and computers.
Posted 18 Feb 2015

EBSCO Information Services Expands eBook Offerings With 27 New Subject Sets

These sets provide libraries with convenient ways to begin or expand their eBook collections with current, reputable content from leading publishers.
Posted 17 Feb 2015

THIRTEEN's Award-Winning History Game Series Mission US Launches its Fourth Virtual Adventure for Teens

Students experience the struggle to support a family and protect workers' rights in early 1900s New York City. "City of Immigrants" debuted February 11, 2015 on the Mission US website.
Posted 12 Feb 2015

ABC-CLIO Announces “Think Out Loud” Innovation Grant Recipients

Grant recipients will use ABC-CLIO Solutions online curriculum collections to implement inventive projects and elevate student thinking.
Posted 10 Feb 2015

MIND Research Institute's K-12 Game-a-thon Invites Students to 'Math Your Own Adventure'

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute's annual competition gets kids to build educational math games.
Posted 09 Feb 2015

Gale Revamps Popular Product Lines to Create a Unified, Improved and Mobile-Optimized User Experience

Changes to GVRL, InfoTrac and In Context Platforms are designed to enhance accessibility and usability.
Posted 05 Feb 2015

Learning.com Unveils New High School Digital Literacy Course for District Implementation

Now available for district use, Project NextTech helps students develop the 21st century skills needed for high school, college, and the workforce.
Posted 04 Feb 2015

Curriculum Associates Launches New Math App to Help Students Develop Fact Fluency and Computational Fluency

Expanding upon the Door 24 app and available for free on the App Store, Door 24 Plus establishes a foundation based on fact fluency and then builds computational fluency by providing practice that requires students to solve problems using basic facts, number sense, and algebraic thinking.
Posted 22 Jan 2015

SMART Technologies Announces SMART Notebook 2015 Collaborative Learning Software

The latest version of the collaborative learning software will offer a number of new features, including the lesson activity builder and concept mapping. Additionally, new features and content partners for SMART amp will, together with Notebook, unlock the full collaborative potential of students, teachers, interactive displays and mobile devices, according to the announcement.
Posted 19 Jan 2015

PBS LearningMedia Digital Resource Offerings Surpass 100,000

New interactive content and lesson plans include the PBS Digital Studios series CRASH COURSE from Hank and John Green, KQED'S ART SCHOOL, and favorites from PBS and PBS KIDS series.
Posted 15 Jan 2015

WizIQ Introduces Mobile Learning Platform for Live Interactive Classes on Mobile Devices

The cloud-based platform works with iPhone and provides a host of advanced features, giving students the freedom to participate in live classes anywhere/anyplace and providing teachers a vital conduit for live engagement.
Posted 15 Jan 2015

Smithsonian Brings Historic Specimens to Life in Free “Skin and Bones” Mobile App

The free app is available for download in the App Store and reinvents how visitors to the museum can experience select specimens on view in its historic "Bone Hall," an exhibit of almost 300 vertebrate skeletons.
Posted 13 Jan 2015

PresenceLearning Launches 'Special Agents of Change' Webinar Series

The first 90-minute webinar, featuring gaming pioneer Trip Hawkins and titled "How Games Can Help Children with Special Needs Develop Critical Life Skills," discusses Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and how specially-designed games can teach these skills to students with special needs in an engaging manner.
Posted 12 Jan 2015

MindLaunch Debuts "Intelligent Educator Match" to Custom-Match Students with Online Teachers

MindLaunch students of all ages now have the ability to quickly and easily select the kind of online teacher who best suits their needs and personality, and then be automatically matched and scheduled to begin a quality learning experience in any subject.
Posted 09 Jan 2015

New Mobile App from itslearning Keeps Students Updated on School Work and Teacher Feedback

Available for free download from the Apple App Store and Google Play, the itslearning app gives students a quick and easy overview of their upcoming tasks and events and also lets them send and receive messages.
Posted 06 Jan 2015

National Geographic Learning Expands Adoptions of Reach for Reading Program

The Common Core reading program from Cengage Learning's NGL posts growth in adoptions and efficacy in the K-5 reading market.
Posted 22 Dec 2014

ABC-CLIO Solutions Announces 2015 “Think Out Loud” Innovation Grant

The program supports the authentic thinking skills needed for college, career, and civic life through the use of ABC-CLIO Solutions 15 online curriculum collections.
Posted 19 Dec 2014

Follett Challenge Deadline Set for Jan. 9

A total of $200,000 in products and services from Follett will be awarded to the winning entries. The Follett Challenge is designed to empower educators with a platform to tell the world about how their innovative teaching and learning programs are preparing students for the demands of the 21st century.
Posted 17 Dec 2014

MindPlay Launches Online Professional Development Course for Teachers to Enhance K-12 Reading Instruction Strategies

MindPlay's new course uses a combination of lectures, videos, written information, and activities, organized into eight modules to help teachers gain a more complete understanding of how the English language works and what every student needs to become a proficient reader. Teachers can earn up to eight hours of professional development credits for successfully completing the course.
Posted 10 Dec 2014

Follett Introduces Destiny Resource Manager

Destiny Resource Manager is a new, universal system that enables K-12 districts to track and manage all school assets. It represents an evolution from Follett Destiny Asset Manager as it will monitor barcoded textbooks in addition to traditional assets such as laptops, tablets and equipment.
Posted 08 Dec 2014

Apple to Host Workshops for Hour of Code at Apple Retail Stores Around the World

The workshops will bring computer science to every student during Computer Science Education Week.
Posted 04 Dec 2014

2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program Now Open to Applicants

The program recognizes the top 100 applicants nationwide who are incorporating digital media in classrooms and serving as leaders in educational technology.
Posted 03 Dec 2014

Carnegie Learning Partners with Clever to Provide Secure, Seamless Data Integration for School Districts

The seamless integration of Clever's capabilities with a school's student information system (SIS) grants students and teachers instant access to Carnegie Learning's MATHia and Cognitive Tutor software with a single login.
Posted 01 Dec 2014

Code.org to Release Disney's 'Frozen' Hour of Code Tutorial With Disney Infinity Versions of Anna and Elsa

The tutorial kicks off the second-annual Hour of Code campaign, a worldwide effort to broaden participation in computer science - especially by girls - during Computer Science Education Week, December 8-14, 2014.
Posted 25 Nov 2014

ABC-CLIO Launches Video Learning Modules

The multimedia content has been developed by experts to promote complex thinking in the classroom.
Posted 24 Nov 2014

Discovery Education Enhances Streaming Service With Hundreds of New Digital Assets

Enhancements include additional early elementary content in core curricular areas and a weekly news series covering current events.
Posted 20 Nov 2014

ContentKeeper Releases High Speed Multi-Gigabit Web Filtering Technology for K-12 School Districts

TurboBridge is an Ethernet bridge technology designed to meet the high-speed performance and scalability demands of districts' growing bandwidth requirements.
Posted 19 Nov 2014

Gepeto Launches Animated Story Creation App

The app gives children the ability to craft their own animated stories directly on the iPad. The Gepeto app lets consumers create narratives just by using intuitive puppet gestures and proprietary technology.
Posted 18 Nov 2014

SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS

Designed to tighten the feedback loop between schools and families, the Family App puts just-in-time information that supports student achievement at the fingertips of parents/guardians and students on their mobile device.
Posted 18 Nov 2014

Intel Security, Discovery Education Announce Intel Security Digital Safety Program

The first and only Discovery Education-supported initiative focusing on cybersecurity education, the Intel Security Digital Safety Program will equip educators, students and parents with the tools they need to be confident, safe digital citizens.
Posted 13 Nov 2014

Curriculum Associates Expands Ready Mathematics

The programs now includes a student Practice and Problem Solving Book, as well as online Math Center Activities for grades 2-5, to help students further develop conceptual understanding, problem-solving strategies, and procedural fluency.
Posted 12 Nov 2014

Learningpod Announces Release of AP Questions & Answers

Learningpod's AP Questions & Answers, and its new theme-based digital workbook for the AP U.S. History class and exam, provide AP course teachers with a wealth of easy-to-use, go-to online questions they can mix and match to create their own question sets for their students.
Posted 12 Nov 2014

Learning.com Brings Digital Literacy to High School Students with Project NextTech

Project NextTech addresses the 24 performance indicators in the ISTE Standards for Students and provides authentic learning experiences along with opportunities for students to demonstrate their skills through projects and a final portfolio.
Posted 04 Nov 2014

EBSCO Modernizes Publication Discovery with Full-Text Finder

The Publication Search Service delivers an intuitive, time-saving search experience, and better ways to manage holdings, according to the announcement.
Posted 04 Nov 2014

Rand McNally’s World Atlas Available Through Sunburst Digital, Inc.

World Atlas allows teachers and students to bring geography curriculum to life through robust maps and data layers and rich content. The dynamic digital classroom resource platform allows for users to create, draw on, annotate, and share custom maps.
Posted 03 Nov 2014

EBSCO Introduces Flipster, a New Way to Access Digital Magazines

Flipster provides users easy access to digital magazines for online browsing via their desktops or any mobile device.
Posted 30 Oct 2014

Mimio Expands MimioClassroom Suite with MimioBoard

The newly released touch board with Touch 360° interactivity allows up to six simultaneous users.
Posted 21 Oct 2014

Curriculum Associates Launches Ready Writing for Grades 2–5

Built from scratch to support the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), this new research-based program provides educators with rigorous instructional materials as well as easy-to-use professional development resources to help students meet the writing expectations of the new standards.
Posted 20 Oct 2014

Discovery Education Brings Back Leadership@Now Webinar Series

Providing an opportunity to interact with a range of leaders focused on critical topics in education and offered to educators at no cost, the next installment of this series kicks off October 20 at 7 p.m. ET with a conversation on leadership in the age of connectedness.
Posted 20 Oct 2014

TIME Launches TIME for Kids Classroom App

The TIME For Kids Classroom App enables teachers to integrate multimedia and real-world connections into their K-6 classrooms, address students' individual abilities with leveled content, meet Common Core State Standards and put current events into context for young learners.
Posted 20 Oct 2014

Tripod Classroom-Level Student Surveys Available in New Platform

Teachers will have free access to Tripod's new platform where they can administer annual, classroom-level student surveys and receive no-cost confidential online reports to support their practice.
Posted 08 Oct 2014

McGraw-Hill Education Launches New Version of Everyday Mathematics Program

The new version of Everyday Mathematics, engineered for new education standards designed to promote college and career readiness, is available for Grades K-2 now and will be available for Grades 3-6 beginning in Fall 2015.
Posted 08 Oct 2014

Fourth Annual Follett Challenge Launches

The $200,000 contest recognizes leading examples of K-12 programs teaching 21st Century Skills to students.
Posted 02 Oct 2014

PBS LearningMedia Expands Classroom Offerings With New Teacher tools and Student Portal

87,000 digital resources including 700+ newly translated Spanish language videos are now available.
Posted 30 Sep 2014

Schoology Portfolios Highlight Academic Achievement

Portfolios in Schoology is a new solution for digital portfolios, enabling students to store and manage their own customizable, portable digital profiles, attaching research papers, certificates, endorsements, test results and other learning projects.
Posted 30 Sep 2014

Change the Headlines! Gale’s New Library Campaign Asks Public to Share “My Library Story”

Gale will donate $1 for every story that demonstrates the value and impact of today's libraries.
Posted 29 Sep 2014

ProQuest Introduces Enhancements to SIRS Issues Researcher and SIRS Discoverer

Educators and students this fall are benefiting from online resources from ProQuest that are mobile optimized, include new instructional tools and features, and vetted content aligned to national standards.
Posted 25 Sep 2014

Mimio Launches New Webinar Series on Using Its Latest Interactive Technologies for Collaborative Learning

Hosted by educators for educators, the professional development webinar series is designed to help teachers create engaging, collaborative classrooms.
Posted 18 Sep 2014

White House, Discovery Education Expand 'Of the People' Virtual Field Trip Series for Students Nationwide

Beginning on Constitution Day, "Of the People" launches its second year of interactive experiences for students on topics such as civics, history, STEM and more.
Posted 17 Sep 2014

EBSCO Introduces New Magazine Archives, Including Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek

The entire digital archives going back to volume 1, issue 1 of the magazines are included in EBSCO's Forbes Digital Archive and Bloomberg Businessweek Digital Archive.
Posted 12 Sep 2014

WIN Learning Introduces WIN Math

The new digital learning platform, scheduled to be unveiled in 2015, is the first math instruction program to offer capstone projects linked to 16 career clusters, all aligned to Common Core State Standards and local state objectives.
Posted 12 Sep 2014

ASCD Publishes New Common Core Resources

These new resources provide tools, examples, and strategies designed to help students grow as effective writers, thinkers, and problem solvers while meeting the demands and guidelines of the new standards.
Posted 09 Sep 2014

Discovery Education, Science Channel Launch Epic Story

Epic Story gives students the opportunity to learn from a Science Channel producer and use cutting-edge digital tools to empower them to create and present their own stories.
Posted 05 Sep 2014

Ingram and ProQuest Expand Ebook Collaboration

More titles from ebrary and EBL available through OASIS, with more points of platform integration, make e-book ordering easier for libraries.
Posted 03 Sep 2014

Discovery Education Announces New Content in Social Studies Techbook Series

The newest course, U.S. History II, covers the period from the Civil War to the present and together with other U.S. History offerings, it provides districts with more options for meeting their Social Studies requirements. Later this fall, Discovery Education will add an additional course, US History, Prehistory-Present.
Posted 27 Aug 2014

EBSCO eBooks Now Offers E-books from Hachette Book Group

The e-books from Hachette Book Group are now part of the more than 600,000 e-books available from EBSCO eBooks. The partnership will help librarians acquire high-demand titles in a cost-effective way since there are no markups or fees of any kind on EBSCO eBooks titles.
Posted 26 Aug 2014

Triumph Learning Creates Comprehensive Instructional Program

Common Core Coach provides meaningful instruction and practice tools for math and English language arts, according to the Triumph Learning announcement.
Posted 19 Aug 2014

Learning Upgrade Gives Away 100,000 Complimentary Student Licenses to Online Curriculum

The new courses for grades K-8 were designed and created after the Common Core standards were released, ensuring each benchmark is addressed appropriately. Through engaging songs, video, and games , the interactive lessons help struggling students catch up on previous year standards, master current grade level standards, and perform well on the new computer-based year-end tests.
Posted 19 Aug 2014

New Release from Itsleaning Addresses Key Needs For Student Mobility And Teacher Collaboration

Students and teachers will be able to take advantage of enhanced access options, more streamlined processes and several more upgrades.
Posted 18 Aug 2014

Discovery Education Adds Content from Its Family of Networks

Educators can now integrate popular series from Discovery Channel, Science Channel, Animal Planet and American Heroes Channel into classroom instruction through Discovery Education's suite of digital education services including Discovery Education Streaming, Streaming Plus and Discovery Education Techbook series.
Posted 18 Aug 2014

CEP Releases Compendium of Research on Common Core

CEP's new compendium elevates and amplifies the current research around standards to support the work of researchers, policymakers and practitioners. The compendium will be regularly updated to provide the most up-to-date information and research.
Posted 07 Aug 2014

Booktrack Promotes Platform to Create 'Soundtracks' to Complement Ebooks

Booktrack is a cloud-based platform that allows users to create soundtracks, or access ready-made soundtracks—complete with movie-like sound effects—that complement their reading selections. Booktrack synchronizes these movie-style soundtracks to ebooks.
Posted 04 Aug 2014

Edgenuity Introduces New Courses for Back to School

Ranging from Algebra 1 and World History to specialized, career-oriented courses in computing and medicine, these new courses are designed to promote student inquiry, engagement and subject mastery, and to help students obtain the core skills they need to succeed in college and career.
Posted 30 Jul 2014

Compass Learning, Renaissance Learning Partner to Bridge Assessment and Personalized Instruction for K-12 Classrooms

Compass Learning incorporates Renaissance Learning STAR Assessments data into the newly launched product suite to help educators accelerate student growth and save time with integrated technology.
Posted 29 Jul 2014

Knovation Announces netTrekker’s Interoperability with SAFARI Montage

Knovation's expanding list of integration partnerships deliver high-quality digital content through a wide range of education technology solutions, the announcement states
Posted 28 Jul 2014

Gale Brings Millions of Pages of Treasured Historical Content to Academic Libraries

Gale grows its digital collections program with new archives and the next installments of Smithsonian Collections Online and Nineteenth Century Collections Online.
Posted 16 Jul 2014

SIIA Releases 2014 Vision K-20 Survey Report

The report suggests that K-20 education institutions are striving for more digital educational goals, which are increasingly reached through Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies.
Posted 11 Jul 2014

CoSN Issues Resources to Complement K-12 Education Privacy Toolkit

Launched in March through CoSN's Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning initiative, the existing toolkit addresses compliance with laws such as the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and offers smart practices to better protect student privacy and their data.
Posted 09 Jul 2014

Discovery Education, 3M Announce National Finalists in 2014 Young Scientist Challenge

Ten students will participate in a summer mentorship program with 3M scientists and compete for $25,000 and the title of America's Top Young Scientist.
Posted 09 Jul 2014

WIN Learning Updates WIN Career Readiness System

The Web-based, tablet-friendly system provides the data and curriculum tools to prepare learners for college, technical school, military or the workplace.
Posted 26 Jun 2014

myON Expands Personalized Reading Platform with Literacy Toolkit

These literacy tools will be an addition to myON's existing digital collection of more than 7,000 enhanced digital books with multimedia scaffolds and embedded assessments.
Posted 25 Jun 2014

McGraw-Hill Professional Delivers Premier Content to K-12 Schools via Follett’s Market Leading Destiny Platform

McGraw-Hill Professional is offering more than 4,500 new and backlist eBooks, available to lend on multiple devices.
Posted 24 Jun 2014

Learning.com Updates EasyTech Digital Literacy Curriculum for 2014-15 School Year

Expansions and enhancements to EasyTech ensure districts can prepare students with the 21st century skills necessary for future success.
Posted 24 Jun 2014

Britannica Enhances ImageQuest Resource for Schools, Libraries

ImageQuest provides nearly 3 million rights-cleared photos and other images for homework, classroom activities and lesson plans. Images come from more than 50 of the best collections in the world.
Posted 18 Jun 2014

Scientific Learning Corp. Announces Three-Day Language, Literacy and Reading Intervention Protocol

The new three-day protocol will allow preK-12 schools to bring the benefits of the Fast ForWord language, literacy and reading intervention to more students fewer days per week, making it easier to integrate the program into their daily class schedules.
Posted 17 Jun 2014

Toyota and Discovery Education Announce Winners of 2014 Toyotota Teen Driver Video Challenge and High School Sweepstakes

The Video Challenge nets students from Irvine, Calif. $15,000 and the chance to work with Discovery to produce their entry as a TV-Ready PSA.
Posted 17 Jun 2014

Lexia Releases Lexia Reading Core5 Android App

Students will now have greater access to the program in tablet-enabled classrooms and computer labs, and they can extend their use outside of the school day in blended learning environments.
Posted 17 Jun 2014

MimioStudio Software Now Available for Purchase with Epson BrightLink Interactive Projectors

MimioStudio software licenses are now being sold with Epson BrightLink interactive projectors through Epson's reseller network. The software may also be purchased separately by existing BrightLink customers who wish to create collaborative and engaging classrooms.
Posted 11 Jun 2014

SETDA Publishes Brief on Ownership of Teacher-Created Instructional Materials for State and District Leaders

"Clarifying Ownership of Teacher-Created Digital Content Empowers Educators to Personalize Education, Address Individual Student Needs" examines important legal considerations regarding the ownership and use of teacher-created digital instructional materials.
Posted 10 Jun 2014

Gale Adds Hundreds of Wiley Titles to Ebook Platform

The company is continuing its transformation of the Gale Virtual Reference Library with new STEM and self-help titles.
Posted 03 Jun 2014

Edgenuity Unveils New Algebra I Course

This next generation interactive course is aligned to college and career readiness standards and incorporates data and feedback from the educators and students who use Edgenuity, creating an effective and engaging learning experience for students, according to the announcement.
Posted 02 Jun 2014

SunGard K-12 Education Selects Schoology As Premier Learning Management Solutions Provider

The alliance pairs eSchoolPLUS's Teacher Access Center with Schoology's platform for managing instruction, communication, and collaboration.
Posted 21 May 2014

Netop Releases New Version of Classroom Management Software

Schools with BYOD initiatives and mixed tech environments now have classroom management support From Netop.
Posted 21 May 2014

Gale Refreshes Kids InfoBits with User-focused Redesign

The updated version includes new content on weather, natural disasters and U.S. States, content from Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States and more.
Posted 19 May 2014

WizIQ Announces WizIQ Learning Marketplace, Comprehensive Online Teaching System

The WizIQ Learning Marketplace enables students to choose from courses offered by thousands of instructors. Educators and organizations can create a comprehensive quality online course - with live or self-paced instruction - quickly, and teach any learner or employee anywhere in the world.
Posted 14 May 2014

Qlovi’s Free Literacy Software and Distribution Channel to offer HarperCollins Titles

Qlovi has added HarperCollins eBooks to its literacy education platform aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Posted 14 May 2014

SETDA Launches The Guide to Technology Requirements

The interactive website is designed to help school districts implement online tests and plan for digital learning.
Posted 12 May 2014

Maps.com Announces Field Trip Library

The new product from Maps.com will expose students to faraway places in a visual, spatial and chronological context.
Posted 08 May 2014

Gale Launches InterLink, Document-Level Hyperlinking Technology

InterLink is a new technology that connects current articles from newspapers, magazines and journals with contextual reference content found within ebooks on Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), Gale's ebook platform.
Posted 01 May 2014

Scholastic Launches New Subscription-Based Digital Reading Programs for Schools

Scholastic has announced the launch of Storia School Edition, a subscription-based ebook solution for Pre-K through Grade 6, for group and individual classroom reading, and Core Clicks, a web-based instructional program for Kindergarten through Grade 5 that supports content area reading in social studies and science.
Posted 30 Apr 2014

Apex Learning Introduces Apex Learning Tutorials Digital Curriculum for Middle Schools

Designed with an instructional approach to actively engage students, Tutorials provide classroom teachers with the flexibility they need to address each student's individual learning needs, according to the announcement.
Posted 29 Apr 2014

Discovery Education Announces Launch of Digital Leader Corp

A new professional development service, the DLC supports school systems as they develop teacher-leaders to serve as change agents powering their district's digital transition.
Posted 25 Apr 2014

Follett Introduces New Search Interface in Destiny 12.0 Release

The new search interface allows students to seamlessly search and access all print and digital content within the Destiny Library Manager platform.
Posted 24 Apr 2014

Teachscape Introduces New Online ELA & Literacy Courses to Help Educators Navigate the Common Core State Standards

The new courses include video exemplars, expert commentary, standards-aligned teaching cases, and more.
Posted 23 Apr 2014

ASCD Announces New Teaching and Learning Framework for Schools and Districts: The FIT Teaching Tool Kit by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

The FIT Teaching tool kit provides teachers with the resources to ensure the success of every learner and is based on four essential elements: School and Classroom Culture, Establishing Purpose, Gradual Release of Responsibility, and Formative and Summative Assessments.
Posted 22 Apr 2014

Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education Announce Winners of the 2014 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

The competition empowers students nationwide to tackle some of the country's most pressing environmental issues and earn more than $300,000 in scholarships, savings bonds and more.
Posted 22 Apr 2014

New Agreement between EBSCO and NewsBank Adds Readex Content to EBSCO Discovery Service

Primary research materials covering American history, culture and life will be searchable for mutual customers via EDS.
Posted 17 Apr 2014

Odysseyware Enhances Notes Feature In Online Curriculum Platform

With the redesigned Notes feature, both students and teachers can now write multiple notes directly in the margins of every assignment.
Posted 16 Apr 2014

MindPlay Goes Mobile With New Online Reading Fluency Trainer

MindPlay's FLRT, a fluent reading trainer, is designed to improve students' reading levels within 10 hours through revised leveled text and comprehension questions to meet Common Core Standards.
Posted 15 Apr 2014

PBS LearningMedia Announces Educators Selected for the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

One hundred innovative K-12 Educators have been recognized for their use of digital media and technology in classrooms nationwide.
Posted 09 Apr 2014

Alliance for Excellent Education Publishes Connected Learning Report

A new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education introduces connected learning, a promising educational approach that uses digital media to engage students' interests and instill deeper learning skills, such as communication, collaboration, and critical thinking.
Posted 09 Apr 2014

Hooda Math to Debut Free Cool Math Games at NCTM

Normally, playing Flappy Birds or 2048 during class might get you in trouble with the teacher. But thanks to Hooda Math, educational versions of both games are now available for free on the popular math games website.
Posted 03 Apr 2014

MIND Research Institute Adds Programs to ST Math Series

MIND Research Institute has announced the unveiling several new programs for middle and high school students in its ST Math visual learning series.
Posted 03 Apr 2014

ProQuest Celebrates America's Libraries with Free Resources and Video Contest

The company will offer open access to popular databases during National Library Week, April 13-19.
Posted 02 Apr 2014

Waterford Institute Releases its Reading Program in New Web Model

Waterford Institute has launched its reading curriculum in a new, web-based format designed to help schools reduce their hardware costs and more easily access and use its standards-aligned, research-proven software.
Posted 02 Apr 2014

TeachingBooks.net Offers Author Morph App. One Day Only!

The brand new app magically transports kids right into studios of award-winning authors, according to the announcement.
Posted 01 Apr 2014

Mango Languages Sponsors Free Webinar on Language Learning and Acquistion

Hosted in partnership with the Association of College and Resource Librarians (ACRL) and Choice, the webinar will also discuss how librarians can facilitate the language acquisition process.
Posted 31 Mar 2014

Report from MDR Notes Shifts in Library Media Specialist Profession in Wake of Common Core

As Common Core and digital instruction take center stage in our nation's districts, school libraries have become a central hub of technology and training, according to a new report from MDR's EdNET Insight service that explores the changing role of the K-12 librarian/media specialist.
Posted 31 Mar 2014

itslearning Adds Features to Its Digital Learning Platform

The new tools enhance personalized learning, communication and development for administrators, teachers and students.
Posted 20 Mar 2014

Learning.com Launches Digital Citizenship App for Middle and High School Students

The new app addresses the need to prepare students to become good digital citizens with instruction on online safety, cyberbullying, and the ethical use of digital resources.
Posted 19 Mar 2014

Gale Celebrates Upcoming National Library Week with “Libraries are Beautiful!” Photo Contest

To enter, library staff, students or patrons need only to submit a picture of the nominated library along with a short write-up for any of the 5 award categories. One "Best of Category" winner will be selected per category and will receive $500. One grand prize winner will be awarded "Best in Show" and take home $2,500.
Posted 19 Mar 2014

Common Core Explorer Helps K-12 Educators Find Quality Digital-Learning Media Aligned to Common Core State Standards

Common Sense Media's new search tool is the latest feature on Graphite for sourcing quality digital-learning media to meet specific curricular goals.
Posted 14 Mar 2014

Flipped Learning Network Unveils Formal Definition of Flipped Learning

Crafted by experienced educators, the definition dispels myths and explains the Four Pillars of Flipped Learning.
Posted 13 Mar 2014

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) Launches New Website

The redesigned website more clearly communicates the association's work and priorities to the public and follows on the fall 2013 launch of an online professional learning community for members and partners, SETDA Connects.
Posted 11 Mar 2014

EBSCO Information Services to Provide Rosetta Stone Language-Learning Resources to Libraries

Rosetta Stone Inc., a provider of education technology and language learning solutions, will soon be available to U.S. and Canadian academic and public libraries through a distribution partnership with EBSCO.
Posted 05 Mar 2014

Gale Expands Product Strategy, Bolsters Publishing Program to Address Critical Library Needs

These updated strategies and partnerships usher in a new era of resource development that will help libraries and their users thrive in today's education landscape, according to Gale.
Posted 03 Mar 2014

Triumph Learning Unveils CommonCore.com, Featuring Practical Advice for Teaching the New Standards

The interactive clinics, videos, lesson plans, blogs and white papers featured on the site provide educators and parents with best practices and practical information on the new, more rigorous learning goals.
Posted 28 Feb 2014

ASCD Brings Spring and Summer Common Core Professional Development Institutes to New Cities in 2014

Expanding to eight new cities, ASCD's institutes are designed to provide greater support to educators nationwide as they continue to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), while meeting educators where they are.
Posted 27 Feb 2014

Kickboard Publishes White Paper Detailing How Student Data Can Be Used To Create More Effective Learning Environments

The white paper details how instructional management solutions such as Kickboard integrate academic and behavioral data, allowing educators to make decisions based on a 360-degree understanding of the whole child
Posted 26 Feb 2014

SIIA Announces Industry Best Practices to Safeguard Student Information Privacy and Data Security

The privacy and security best practices are intended as guidance for providers of educational services to educational institutions to the extent that they collect, disseminate, use or maintain personally identifiable information about students (student PII).
Posted 24 Feb 2014

ASCD Releases 2014 PD Online Course Catalog for K–12 Educators

The new catalog offers more than 100 user-friendly courses developed by ASCD authors and experts available anytime, anywhere to educators, including 21 new PD Online courses. PD Online courses are developed to help educators increase their knowledge and discover best practice methods.
Posted 20 Feb 2014

Skyward Debuts New Data Analytics Tool

myDistrict360 allows district staff to develop, refine and adapt sophisticated data analytics.
Posted 17 Feb 2014

ABPathfinder Adds Data Collection Features to Its Data Management and Assessment Software

Designed especially for special education and autism therapy, this purpose-built capability enables educators and therapists to log data and track progress for multiple students simultaneously.
Posted 17 Feb 2014

Learning.com Updates App With Tablet-Ready Assessments

Educators and students can now access 21st Century Skills, TechLiteracy, and WayFind Teacher Assessments on tablet devices through the Learning.com app.
Posted 13 Feb 2014

Follett Announces Ebook Partnership With Penguin Group (USA)

This latest agreement is part of Follett's continuing effort to expand access to popular digital titles.
Posted 13 Feb 2014

Hooda Math Unveils 50 Math Games for Mobile Devices

Hooda's Site offers 500+ web-based and 50+ mobile math games, perfect for 1:1 and BYOD schools.
Posted 12 Feb 2014

Belkin Unveils Portable Tablet Stage

The portable version of State transforms tablets or smart phones into interactive digital creation and presentation tools.
Posted 03 Feb 2014

Alma Launches Free K-12 School, Learning and Information Management System

Alma consolidates school, classroom and information management into one simple, intuitive and secure cloud-based system that minimizes busywork and improves efficiency, according to the announcement.
Posted 03 Feb 2014

Mobento Introduces New Video Player Interface, Apps for Viewing Its Free Online Video Library

The service includes Mobento Search, a key word search that analyzes the spoken word within videos to take users to the exact place in a video where the key words were spoken. By skipping right to the important part, educators can quickly discover the most relevant content.
Posted 29 Jan 2014

Evanced Solutions Launches Beta Version of Wandoo Planet

The software empowers children ages 6-14 to explore their keenest interests by playing an interest-finding game. After they've decided on a few interests, they can then discover relevant books and movies via a personalized recommendation engine.
Posted 24 Jan 2014

SMART Software to Empower Student Creativity and Collaboration Through 3D Printing

The company plans to integrate SMART amp and SMART Notebook collaborative learning software with 3D printing technologies to unlock new ways to engage students.
Posted 22 Jan 2014

CTB/McGraw-Hill & Turning Technologies Announce New Insight 360 Integration with the Acuity InFormative Assessment Solution

The integration is available on the latest Insight 360 update, allowing educators to quickly review student assessment results and make informed, actionable decisions on instructional focus.
Posted 16 Jan 2014

Net Texts Introduces Video Collections to Its Open Educational Resources Content Service

Teachers now can easily find and incorporate educational videos into their lessons using the free Net Texts content management website.
Posted 16 Jan 2014

Performance Matters Unveils UNIFY Assessment Platform

Part of Performance Matters' assessment and data management system, UNIFY will provide the capacity educators need to assess students in all course areas, not just those tested by states.
Posted 14 Jan 2014

Discovery Education, 3M Launch Discovery Education/3M Young Scientist Challenge

The nation's premier science competition for students in grades 5-8, the Challenge rewards students for their science acumen, demonstration of innovative thinking and communication skills. Through the Challenge, students have the opportunity to compete for $25,000 and the title of "America's Top Young Scientist."
Posted 13 Jan 2014

Curriculum Associates Releases Door 24 — New iPad App

Door 24 is the second in a new series of educational games for the iPad that target the most essential skills for achievement in reading and mathematics, and that motivate students to develop these skills through the power of game design.
Posted 02 Jan 2014

SIIA Releases Qualitative Study on Mobile Learning

The results, gathered from interviews with nine educators, demonstrate the successes and difficulties faced by individual teachers in their integration of smart phones and tablets for educational purposes.
Posted 20 Dec 2013

Follett Launches Simon & Schuster Ebooks to Schools

Follett continues to secure major publisher partners and to further expand its collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12 students.
Posted 19 Dec 2013

Discovery Education Launches 'Of the People' Virtual Field Trip Series

Each webinar in the "Of the People" series will provide students and educators with a behind-the-scenes look at White House operations and an introduction to administration officials. Webinars will address topics that range from community service to climate change and from foreign policy to science and technology.
Posted 18 Dec 2013

EDUonGo Learning Platform Facilitates Flipped Learning Lessons

More than 300 educators and schools are implementing the company's learning environment to enhance student engagement and comprehension with flipped learning.
Posted 18 Dec 2013

Follett’s Expands PreK-12 ebook Offerings with Macmillan Partnership

The collection adds to the more than 250,000 ebook titles currently available through Titlewave, Follett's collection development, search and ordering tool.
Posted 16 Dec 2013

Pew Study “Libraries and Society” Illustrates Expanding Roles of U.S. Libraries

An overwhelming majority of Americans acknowledge that public libraries offer more than just books and provide community-tailored programs and services that improve the quality of life, according to the study.
Posted 11 Dec 2013

PBS's American Experience Launches Interactive Educational Graphic Novel

Tales From The Poisoner's Handbook appears in conjunction with January 7, 2014, broadcast premiere of the American Experience film The Poisoner's Handbook.
Posted 10 Dec 2013

Promethean Introduces ClassFlow Classroom Orchestration Tool

ClassFlow is a new learning platform for teachers designed to make lesson planning more efficient and lesson delivery more impactful.
Posted 09 Dec 2013

Spanning's Backup for Google Apps Is Now Available for Educational Institutions

The top-rated backup solution on the Google Apps Marketplace, Spanning Backup, is the only data protection product that provides full data recovery for the core Google Apps components, including Gmail, Drive, Sites, Calendar and Contacts, according to the announcement.
Posted 06 Dec 2013

SAS Curriculum Pathways Now Available to All netTrekker Subscribers

Available at no cost, SAS Curriculum Pathways provides interactive, standards-based resources featuring hundreds of interactive tools, inquiries, web lessons and audio tutorials in every core subject for traditional, virtual and home schools.
Posted 03 Dec 2013

Follett Partners With EBSCO Information Services

Through the partnership, Follett provides students with expanded online access to top research databases such as MasterFILE Premier and Academic Search Premier.
Posted 26 Nov 2013

OverDrive Debuts Streaming Video Service to Libraries, Schools

The Streaming Video service is a way to instantly borrow from your library and watch videos anytime, anywhere, on any computer, tablet or mobile device with an internet connection.
Posted 20 Nov 2013

Discovery Education Announces Expanded Content Partnerships

Discoveryed has expanded content partnerships with some of the world's most respected producers, including MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, BBC Worldwide, and Rand McNally. These new partnerships add custom-built news programs, documentary films, and other dynamic digital resources that use current, real-time, global events to bring instruction to life.
Posted 15 Nov 2013

Ebook History Collection Now Available from EBSCO Information Services

eBook History Collection includes more than 9,000 titles from leading publishers. Titles encompass a variety of world history subjects designed to assist students and scholars with history research.
Posted 14 Nov 2013

Scholastic Premieres “Math@Work: Math Meets Fashion” Web Series

The series is designed to connect classroom learning to exciting careers that students aspire to. "Math@Work: Math Meets Fashion" takes three students on a tour of designer Diane von Furstenberg's New York City studio to learn about the mathematical thinking and problem solving required in this career.
Posted 14 Nov 2013

SIIA Announces Innovation Incubator Program Finalists

The SIIA Innovation Incubator Program identifies and supports entrepreneurs in their development and distribution of innovative learning technologies. The program has provided support for dozens of successful products and companies in their efforts to improve education through the use of software, digital content, and related technologies.
Posted 13 Nov 2013

OverDrive's Checkout Terminal, OverDrive Media Station, Now Broadly Available

The in-library ebook kiosks enable readers to browse ebooks, audiobooks and other media on a touchscreen monitor in libraries or any location where libraries want to introduce readers to their ebook catalog.
Posted 12 Nov 2013

Scientific Learning Announces Reading Assistant Auto Initial Assignment

The new tool quickly and accurately assesses students, and automatically places them in the most appropriate content library and starting point in the online program.
Posted 08 Nov 2013

OverDrive Updates School Digital Libraries Solution

Overdrive has added new features to its digital school library solution, including a fully-updated user interface providing a more informative, user-friendly experience. New features include enhanced metadata, robust search tools, filters and improved title detail pages and menus to make finding a title easier.
Posted 07 Nov 2013

CoSN Kicks Off 2013-2014 Webinar Series

Featuring local, regional, federal, and private sector K-12 education leaders from across the country, the hour-long webinars will be an online forum for regular discussions on a range of issues, including privacy in the cloud, learning analytics, "hybrid innovation" strategies, high stakes online assessments, smart education networks, and the "2014 Horizon Report K-12 Edition," among other K-12 education technology trends and tools.
Posted 06 Nov 2013

Shmoop Launches ShmoopTube Educational Video Channel

Shmoop has created a one-of-a-kind video platform for its growing video content. Featuring hundreds of educational videos with a humorous bent on every subject including math, history, literature, and test prep, ShmoopTube helps teachers incite class discussions and students better understand tough concepts.
Posted 06 Nov 2013

Curriculum Associates Releases First App in New Series of Educational Games for the iPad

World's Worst Pet, the new addition to the award-winning i-Ready blended learning program, builds Tier Two vocabulary through an engaging, game-based learning environment.
Posted 06 Nov 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: November/December 2013 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The November/December 2013 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 06 Nov 2013

Nepris Service Connects STEM Professionals, Students, and Curriculum

Nepris fires up students by showing them STEM professionals in action through highly interactive web-enabled video chat sessions.
Posted 05 Nov 2013

Knovation Launches Professional Learning Program Leveraging netTrekker

The new professional learning program is available in many formats: online, interactive webinars, onsite sessions or custom packages. Participants will learn how to maximize the use of digital content to better address the new requirements and the depth and rigor of the Common Core State Standards.
Posted 04 Nov 2013

Gale Launches Innovative Purchase Model for Ebooks

Unlike options currently offered by other ebook providers, this new purchase model will allow libraries to purchase ebooks based on actual usage, allowing libraries to perform evidence-based collection development. GVRL delivers reference content and series non-fiction titles to all types of libraries.
Posted 30 Oct 2013

Make It @ Your Library Launches, Connecting Librarians With Makerspace Projects and DIY Resources

Created in collaboration with Instructables.com and the American Library Association, Make It @ Your Library is tailored to librarians interested in implementing makerspace projects in their libraries. The fully searchable site connects users to projects based on library-specific search criteria.
Posted 28 Oct 2013

Lumosity Education Access Program Provides Free Cognitive Training to 14,000 Students Worldwide

LEAP is a collaboration between educators and Lumosity researchers to advance the intersection of education and cognitive neuroscience research. The program provides educators with a research platform, including free Lumosity subscriptions that give students access to the full suite of online brain training games, to study the effects of cognitive training on student's learning abilities, behavioral characteristics, and academic performance.
Posted 24 Oct 2013

Scholastic's Common Sense for Common Core Website Upgraded

The enhanced site offers expert videos focusing on Common Core themes, an easy-to-use product finder tool, grade-leveled book lists for nonfiction and literature, and access to expert advice to help teachers and administrators implement the Common Core at school and parents encourage learning at home.
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Gale Virtual Reference Library Continues to Grow with the Addition of Nearly 200 New Ebooks from Encyclopaedia Britannica

The addition of these new titles brings the total ebooks available on the platform to more than 8,000, with over 500 from Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education Accepting Applications for Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) and Siemens STEM Institute Programs

These programs are part of the Siemens STEM Academy, a national professional development community designed to advance the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the United States.
Posted 17 Oct 2013

SETDA Releases Tools for Next Generation Standards Alignment of Digital Education Resources

The resources released by SETDA, the State Educational Technology Directors Association, provide recommendations for how the Common Core State Standards could be digitally encoded to support the transparent high-quality alignment of education resources to those standards, including an approach to encoding state-adopted extensions of the CCSS.
Posted 16 Oct 2013

Follett Offers New Release of Destiny Library Management System

A streamlined ebook experience highlights the Destiny 11.5 Release, along with enhanced digital and mobile features for teachers and students.
Posted 16 Oct 2013

Lectora Launches New, Quick-Deploying Learning Management System

Lectora Express is a cloud-based LMS designed to allow users to easily host, deliver and track e-Learning content in just minutes.
Posted 15 Oct 2013

Shmoop Launches College 101 Updates To Help Students With 2013-2014 College Admissions Process

The free guides and resources are now available to help high school students get into high gear in time to apply to the colleges of their dreams.
Posted 15 Oct 2013

Discovery Education and 3M Announce 2013 Science Competition Winners

Discovery Education and 3M have named 11-year-old Peyton Robertson from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., winner of the 2013 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his innovative sandbag design.
Posted 09 Oct 2013

Shmoop Launches Updated Guides to the AP Chemistry and Spanish Language and Culture Exams

The guides are intended to help students and teachers keep up with new changes to the AP exams.
Posted 03 Oct 2013

ASCD Offers Professional Development Institutes for the Common Core State Standards

The one- and two-day institutes will be held in nine U.S. cities between November 2013 and February 2014 on five Common Core topics. Each institute targets a specific audience of educators with skills they need to implement the Common Core in their particular role.
Posted 01 Oct 2013

Net Texts Announces New Version of its Content Management System for Open Educational Resources

The latest version of the Net Texts solution includes a variety of upgrades and new features that allow teachers to more quickly and easily create and deliver lessons, units and complete courses using free, high-quality open educational resources (OER).
Posted 01 Oct 2013

Follett Challenge to Recognize K-12 Innovation at 15 Schools

The $200,000 contest will reward leading examples of 21st Century teaching and learning programs.
Posted 01 Oct 2013

Atomic Learning Expands Online Training Library

One of the new online training workshops helps educators understand cloud-based applications.
Posted 27 Sep 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: The Call for Speakers Has Been Posted for the Internet@Schools track at Computers in Libraries 2014

Submit your proposal to speak in the Internet@Schools track at Computers in Libraries 2014 in Washington, DC, next April. The deadline is October 14.
Posted 24 Sep 2013

EBSCO Releases Two Audiobook Subscription Collections

Audiobook Premier Collection and Audiobook Youth Collection have been added to EBSCO's audiobook subscription collections, which allow libraries to subscribe to a growing collection of audiobooks for an annual fee with additional titles added regularly at no additional cost.
Posted 17 Sep 2013

World Book Launches New Ebook Platform

Subscribers to World Book eBooks receive 24/7 unlimited simultaneous access to the entire collection, enabling school librarians and public librarians to offer World Book eBooks at all times to all users-no holds or waiting.
Posted 17 Sep 2013

Infobase Learning Announces the New and Improved Today’s Science

The relaunch features a fresh new design that provides more intuitive access to the wide range of science content in the database.
Posted 17 Sep 2013

CoSN Survey Reveals that 99 Percent of K-12 Districts Need Increased Bandwidth

CoSN has just released key preliminary findings from the nationwide survey assessing the state of E-Rate and meeting K-12 broadband needs.
Posted 16 Sep 2013

Lexia Reading’s Strategies for Older Students Now Available for iPad

The app provides multi-sensory learning for remedial students in grades 6 and above, helping them develop their foundational reading skills through an age-appropriate interface with a range of content that keeps older students engaged.
Posted 13 Sep 2013

Edmentum Adds Career Technical Education Courses to Plato Courseware

Eight CTE courses are available now for Edmentum's standards-based Plato Courseware online curriculum, with an additional 24 courses scheduled for release in 2014.
Posted 09 Sep 2013

Curriculum Associates Expands ‘Ready Common Core Reading’ for Grades K–1

Ready Common Core Reading offers K-1 students age-appropriate instruction and practice to build reading comprehension skills and supports teachers with point-of-use professional development to help them teach the new, more rigorous standards.
Posted 09 Sep 2013

Schoolwires Announces Symposium on Parent Engagement

Participants can learn effective new strategies for communicating with digital parents during the online Symposium on Parent Engagement on Oct. 22 from 11 am to 4 pm Central Time.
Posted 05 Sep 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: September/October 2013 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The September/October 2013 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 04 Sep 2013

Edmentum Enhances Learning Solution for Common Core Alignment

With a total of 10 item types for testing, Study Island gives educators an industry-leading learning solution that can help students demonstrate a greater depth of understanding in math and English language arts, according to the announcement.
Posted 23 Aug 2013

Follett Launches New Release of FollettShelf with an Enhanced HTML5 Reading Environment for K-12

FollettShelf with the new Follett Enlight reader connects districts, classrooms, and libraries with easier access to digital content.
Posted 22 Aug 2013

Triumph Learning Announces Updates to Its Common Core Resource Library

The latest updates make Readiness for Common Core an even more powerful teaching tool with improved search capabilities, enhanced navigation and new learning materials covering additional grade levels.
Posted 21 Aug 2013

Pearson Continues Free Availability of Virtual Nerd Math Tutorials

The Virtual Nerd collection of free online video tutorials supports 21st Century learning by delivering personalized content to students. The searchable library of tutorials correlates to academic courses of study in Grades 6-8 Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and Geometry, and is aligned to the Common Core, SAT Math topics and ACT Math topics.
Posted 20 Aug 2013

The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education Announce Call for Entries for the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

The Challenge tasks K-12 students, under the guidance of an advisor, with identifying an environmental issue in their classroom, school or community and creating a replicable green solution for the chance to earn more than $300,000 in scholarships, savings bonds, school grants, and more.
Posted 19 Aug 2013

SIIA Seeks Education Technology Innovators

Finalists will receive one-on-one access to industry leaders for expert advice, mentorship, and growth.
Posted 15 Aug 2013

ASCD Releases New Professional Development Offerings for Educators Heading Back to School

New professional development opportunities include ASCD Arias, ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership, the book Closing the Attitude Gap, and "Back to School Week," August 19- 23, on ASCD's blog Inservice.
Posted 13 Aug 2013

MIND Research Institute Launches Sums & Solutions Educational Blog

The blog is intended to serve as an engaging online community exploring the national movement toward online K-12 learning, and as a forum to share successes and challenges from the classroom.
Posted 09 Aug 2013

Edmodo Unveils Streamlined Redesign at Third Annual EdmodoCon

The social learning platform has also launched its latest iPad App and made free third-party apps available internationally.
Posted 07 Aug 2013

ASCD Awarded Grant to Offer Free Virtual Teacher Networks

The virtual PD networks, facilitated by ASCD expert faculty and consultants, will cover math, English language arts literacy, literacy shifts for science, and literacy shifts for social science.
Posted 06 Aug 2013

Knovation Adds Customer-Driven Enhancements to netTrekker Digital Education Content Solution; Forms New Content Partnership with Sophia Learning

netTrekker and icurio subscribers will benefit from expanded content and enhanced overall experience in netTrekker.
Posted 05 Aug 2013

Tabtor Math Announces iPad-Based Learning Program

Tabtor Math offers an interactive learning experience with a dedicated instructor, instant feedback, engaging gaming aspect and a new way to master math concepts and strategies for problem solving.
Posted 29 Jul 2013

Lexia Learning Releases Lexia Reading Core5 for Students of All Abilities in Grades Pre-K–5

The next-generation reading program supports success on the Common Core State Standards and expands on Lexia's research-proven, award-winning methodology.
Posted 26 Jul 2013

EBSCO and EOS International Partner to Enhance Library Discovery

The partnership allows mutual customers to take advantage of EBSCO Discovery Service and EOS library automation software products.
Posted 24 Jul 2013

Toshiba Introduces New Education Solution Program for K-12

The software available through the program addresses five key elements important to K-12 educational institutions: Creation, Collaboration, Investigation, Validation and Protection.
Posted 19 Jul 2013

Teaching Channel Launches Social and Video-Enabled Professional Development Platform

Teaching Channel Teams will allow teachers and teacher leaders to collaborate on improving practice and preparing for Common Core.
Posted 18 Jul 2013

Flipped Learning Network and Pearson Collaborate to Expand Professional Development Offerings for K-12 Teachers

"Foundations of Flipped Learning," a new professional development offering based on the work of Jon Bergman and Aaron Sams, is targeted at K-12 educators around the country and leverages a blended learning model of face-to-face and online training to prepare teachers to flip their classrooms.
Posted 17 Jul 2013

Discovery Education Announces Enhancements to Streaming Plus Service

Featuring hundreds of model lessons, performance tasks and custom assessments, the enhanced Discovery Education Streaming Plus engages students with interactive features and supports educators at all levels as they integrate the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into classroom instruction.
Posted 16 Jul 2013

ASCD Offers Resources for Educators Planning the School Year Ahead

ASCD offers timely materials on the most prevalent issues in education today, including the Common Core State Standards, teacher and principal effectiveness, and quality instruction. Here are a few resources to get started.
Posted 11 Jul 2013

‘Digital Natives’ Are Still Bound to Printed Media—Pew Report

Americans ages 16-29 are heavy technology users, including using computers and internet at libraries. At the same time, the most still read and borrow printed books, and value a mix of traditional and technological library services.
Posted 10 Jul 2013

Brain Parade Announces See.Touch.Learn. Site Edition

The company's visual learning iPad application is available for private implementation in classroom, school and district settings. The package provides training sessions to educators and enables them to share custom content with teaching aides, therapists and parents in their own private school communities.
Posted 08 Jul 2013

Turning Technologies Releases Latest Version of TurningPoint Polling Software

TurningPoint consolidates the company's most popular products into one simple interface for polling in PowerPoint on both PC and Mac, polling in any application and self-paced polling.
Posted 08 Jul 2013

Promethean Advances Connected Learning with First Free Multi-Device Education App

With the release of CoolStreet, Promethean demonstrates how a connected learning environment can be created in a mixed digital device classroom. The app allows teachers to take advantage of mobile devices, ActivBoards, ActivTables and laptops to complete a simulation that reinforces basic economic principals through practical application.
Posted 05 Jul 2013

Jones eGlobal Library Offers Free Digital Library Analysis

The analysis is designed to help education leaders understand how their digital libraries compare to the evolving "Gold Standards" when it comes to developing students' information literacy skills.
Posted 05 Jul 2013

New Schoology Features Enhance Blended Learning

The new features include customizable award badges for use in motivating students; a new parent interface to improve communication between parents, students and teachers; and updates to the iOS and Android mobile apps that enhance the use of external media.
Posted 03 Jul 2013

Lexia Reading App for iPad Now Available

The new app from Lexia Learning allows students to use the Lexia Early Reading and Lexia Primary Reading programs on iPad 2 and higher.
Posted 28 Jun 2013

Gale Expands Nineteenth Century Collections Online Program

The Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) program is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program that brings together rare primary source materials from the nineteenth century and beyond.
Posted 26 Jun 2013

SunGard K-12 Education Releases eSchoolPLUS 3.0

Developed in collaboration with school districts nationwide, eSchoolPLUS 3.0 provides a host of new functionality that responds to the needs of 21st-century schools.
Posted 26 Jun 2013

Edmentum Unveils New Platform for Targeted Learning

Edmentum Sensei manages student-performance data across multiple levels to give educators real-time insights into learners' needs.
Posted 24 Jun 2013

Benesse America Offers StraightAce Learning Middle School-Exclusive Learning System

The StraightAce Learning digital learning system focuses on math and English concepts, resulting in an interactive, multi-platform learning tool that is fully aligned with Common Core State Standards and that can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Posted 24 Jun 2013

Atomic Learning Announces Expanded Professional Development Opportunities at ISTE

The company will release six new technology training offerings to expand its resources of more than 250 education-specific software application and device tutorials.
Posted 18 Jun 2013

Conceptua Math Announces Grade 3-5 Rollout

Conceptua Math delivers online, visual and conceptual math curriculum to both students and teachers. The program is organized into month-long Big Ideas, units that are Common Core aligned and designed to foster deep conceptual understanding.
Posted 12 Jun 2013

NoveList and TLC Expand Relationship to Include ILS Integration into NoveList Select

NoveList Select content is now displayed alongside library data in TLC's (The Library Corporation) LS2 PAC.
Posted 11 Jun 2013

Learning.com Launches SIS Integration, Partners With Clever

The new capability syncs customer accounts for instant, up-to-date student information.
Posted 11 Jun 2013

SIIA Education Division Partners with ISTE and UBTech

The partnerships enable SIIA to extend the many benefits of its prominent Innovation Incubator Program, a peer-review competition that was created to help identify and support entrepreneurs in their development and distribution of innovative learning technologies.
Posted 05 Jun 2013

Turning Technologies Releases Triton Data Collection System for Testing Environments

Triton is designed to combine the front end ease of paper testing with the back end ease of computer-based testing, addressing common concerns of both methods.
Posted 03 Jun 2013

Atomic Learning Adds Summer PD Tips Feature to Blog

Educators who seek summer professional development invited to participate in weekly activities.
Posted 31 May 2013

Knovation Forms, Expands Partnerships with Three Education Content Developers

Knovation has added Learnetic, VocabAhead and We Give Books as new content integration partners to its flagship solutions netTrekker and icurio.
Posted 30 May 2013

Infobase Learning Relaunches The World Almanac for Kids Online

The World Almanac for Kids Online goes beyond the framework of the best-selling World Almanac for Kids print edition, adding exclusive, online-only content along with content from award-winning Chelsea House and Facts On File sets and series—all supporting Common Core standards.
Posted 29 May 2013

Gale Launches Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive

Launched as part of a partnership agreement announced earlier this year, the new archive will include the complete back files of both magazines as well as Gale's advanced research tools, and will support cross-curricular and interdisciplinary studies in schools and in academic spaces.
Posted 29 May 2013

Netop Introduces Version 8 of Vision and Vision Pro

The first in a series of new features designed to support smart devices, version 8 of Vision and Vision Pro classroom management programs enables teachers to demo from their PC to any web-enabled student device, including iPads, Androids, Chromebooks, Macs, and PCs.
Posted 24 May 2013

SIIA Announces Top Innovators in Education Technology

simCEO and See.Touch.Learn. were voted the Most Innovative and Most Likely to Succeed, respectively. Citelighter was voted runner-up for Most Innovative, and scrible was voted runner-up for Most Likely to Succeed.
Posted 24 May 2013

New ASCD Common Core Academy Supports School Leadership Teams Across the United States

This intensive four-day professional leadership experience offers groups of administrators, teacher leaders, and nonprofit and higher education partners an accelerated plan for putting the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into routine practice.
Posted 23 May 2013

Skyward Launches Course Learning Center for Student Management Suite

The Course Learning Center provides teachers and students with a simplified way to manage daily classroom activities and improve collaboration.
Posted 22 May 2013

EBSCO Introduces Newest Digital Historical Archive Collection: Civil War Primary Source Documents

The new database is a comprehensive collection of primary source materials chronicling aspects of the American Civil War. Drawn from the holdings of the New-York Historical Society, the collection captures various accounts of the Civil War as it was experienced on land and sea.
Posted 17 May 2013

Discovery Education to Release Interactive Educational Materials In Conjunction With Discovery's 'North America' Series

Teachers and students across the country have an exclusive opportunity to participate in virtual field trips to the continent's most awe-inspiring destinations.
Posted 15 May 2013

MimioScience Software’s Concept-Focused, Interactive Lessons Meet Next Generation Science Standards

The lessons are aligned to the final version of the recently released NGSS, which were built upon a vision for science education established by the Framework for K-12 Science Education and published by the National Academies' National Research Council in 2011.
Posted 10 May 2013

Net Texts Provides Access to Free, Curated Open Educational Resources

Schools across the country are signing up for the service, through which they can combine free OER content with their own resources to create and publish lessons directly to students' iPads, Android tablets, or computers.
Posted 09 May 2013

Pearson Student Mobile Device Survey Results Released

The Survey was conducted to better understand how students use mobile technology for learning. The survey focused on how students use the mobile devices they currently own for learning, and how they would like to use those devices in the future.
Posted 06 May 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: May/June 2013 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The May/June 2013 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 May 2013

Sony K-12 Initiative Now Accepting Applications for Education Ambassador Program

Interested educators are encouraged to download the application from the Sony Education Ambassador community website, a free online destination that provides solutions for educators looking to implement technology in the classroom and fosters dialogue about how technology can enhance student learning.
Posted 29 Apr 2013

Shmoop Opens the Doors of Its New 'Math Shack'

Math Shack features more than 200 types of problems that will hone a user's skills in all test areas—Numbers and Operations, Algebra and Functions, Geometry and Measurement, and Statistics and Probability.
Posted 26 Apr 2013

Pearson Unveils Updates to WriteToLearn

The major updates provide greater support for building critical thinking skills and writing more creatively.
Posted 26 Apr 2013

ASCD Summer Reading List Identifies 10 Books That Can Transform Teaching and Learning

These books—organized by how they help educators transform teaching and learning—offer readers the opportunity to dive deep into the hottest topics in education, including using data to focus improvement, project-based learning, child development, and neurodiversity. All books are currently available in paperback and ebook formats.
Posted 25 Apr 2013

Edmentum Expands Plato Courseware Curriculum With 30 New Courses

With the addition of these 30 new semesters, Edmentum has increased its Plato Courseware secondary library by 17 percent and its individual middle school and high school libraries by 30 percent.
Posted 24 Apr 2013

PBS NewsHour Profiles Innovative STEM Teachers in New Web Series

As part of its STEM coverage, and extensive coverage of educational issues in the U.S, PBS NewsHour is launching a multi-part web series profiling innovative STEM teachers from across the country.
Posted 24 Apr 2013

Gale Announces National Geographic Kids

This new resource contains material appropriate for younger audiences, and content that is not duplicated in other available National Geographic Virtual Library products.
Posted 23 Apr 2013

Renaissance Learning Releases Annual 'What Kids Are Reading' Report

The 2013 report finds pop culture, college readiness, and required reading are influencing students' reading selections.
Posted 22 Apr 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra: Deadline Extended, Call for Speakers for Internet@Schools at Internet Librarian 2013

We're STILL on the lookout for good proposals for the Internet@Schools track at Internet Librarian 2013 next October in Monterey, California. The two-day track was created especially for library media and technology specialists and other educators who are using the internet and technology in K-12 schools. The extended deadline to submit your proposal in April 26. Think, and submit, fast!
Posted 18 Apr 2013

Mimio Hosts Live Webinar Series on Fostering Collaborative, Concept-Focused, Interactive Learning

Each of the live 30-minute webinars is presented on two different days to better accommodate educators' schedules. The majority of the webinars are hosted by school teachers and instructional technology specialists who have gained expertise with Mimio's collaborative technologies.
Posted 17 Apr 2013

Scholastic Announces Largest Educational Technology Product Launch in the Company’s History

The suite of reading and math products includes MATH 180, iRead, System 44 Next Generation and READ 180 on the iPad.
Posted 15 Apr 2013

Gale Partners with the Associated Press to Digitize Holdings

The company continues to add partners in its effort to bring historical materials to students and researchers worldwide.
Posted 10 Apr 2013

YUDU Media Enhances Features of Its Digital Publishing Platform

The company has released several new and enhanced features on YUDU Education, a technology tool that allows publishers to convert textbook content to digital form, as well as add rich media elements to accommodate the interactive focus of today's teachers and students.
Posted 10 Apr 2013

ASCD Announces New Spring and Summer Professional Development Institutes Supporting Common Core Implementation

The new series of one-day institutes is titled Using Formative Assessment to Meet the Demands of the Common Core; the two-day series is called Common Core and the Understanding by Design Framework: Planning Units with the End in Mind.
Posted 03 Apr 2013

PBS LearningMedia and the Henry Ford Announce the 2012 Teacher Innovator Award Winners

The Teacher Innovator Awards recognize 30 PreK-12 educators from across the country who are using digital media in new and unique ways to improve students' learning across key subject areas.
Posted 03 Apr 2013

Florida Virtual School and Shmoop Offer Students End-of-Course Help

All of Shmoop's guides are aligned to Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, Civics and U.S. History.
Posted 02 Apr 2013

Gale and Library Media Connection Seek Nominations for the 2013 TEAMS Award

The TEAMS Award recognizes teacher-media specialist teams in elementary, middle and high school settings for their critical collaboration to promote learning and achievement.
Posted 01 Apr 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Call for Speakers, Internet@Schools at Internet Librarian 2013 Now Posted

The deadline for submitting a proposal is April 19. The Internet@Schools track at Internet Librarian 2013 is a two-day track created especially for library media and technology specialists and other educators who are using the internet and technology in K-12 schools. The track covers technology, tools, trends, and practical topics, and takes place during the first two days of Internet Librarian in Monterey, California. That'sOctober 28 and 29, 2013.
Posted 29 Mar 2013

Discovery Education and Digital Promise Launch Future@Now: Transition to Digital Classrooms

Congressman George Miller (D-CA), leading educational strategists, school district leaders and students from across the country come together to discuss the state of digital learning at the combined live event and live-streamed webcast. Registration is open.
Posted 27 Mar 2013

Follett Releases Destiny 11.0

A key feature of Destiny 11.0 addresses the improvements Follett made to its capabilities for using eBooks and mobile devices to support digital learning, including a Destiny Quest mobile app for Kindle Fire devices to further support the 21st century learner. The app currently supports users of Apple and Android devices.
Posted 27 Mar 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete March/April 2013 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the March/April 2013 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since March 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 20 Mar 2013

Shmoop Adds 26 Videos to Teacher Resource Offering

In all, 26 new video activities are available—all Common Core-aligned—and many more are slated to be added soon.
Posted 19 Mar 2013

ASCD Launches Interactive 2012 Annual Report

"Creating Solutions: The ASCD Revolution in Motion" showcases the association's achievements and serves as a resource discovery tool for educators who seek programs, products, and services that empower them to support the success of each learner.
Posted 18 Mar 2013

School Specialty and Curriculum Concepts International Launch ‘Everyday Learning Fun’ Early Reading Program

The Common Core-aligned prevention program incorporates targeted instruction, progress measurement and parental involvement.
Posted 18 Mar 2013

PBS LearningMedia Launches Teacher Core Program to Support Teachers Using Digital Media

The PBS LearningMedia Teacher Core is comprised of K-12 educators and library media specialists from across the country. In partnership with their local PBS member station, they will work to champion digital learning in their communities.
Posted 15 Mar 2013

Mimio Launches MimioScience Interactive Lessons

The state-of-the-art software, one of the first to address the impending Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), comprises an extensive series of 75 interactive whiteboard units that provide more than 225 lessons for students in grades 3-8.
Posted 15 Mar 2013

Discovery Education Expands Suite of Digital Textbooks with Interactive Math Techbook

As the latest addition to the company's Techbook line, which now includes K-12 science and middle school social studies offerings, Math Techbook furthers Discovery Education's commitment to developing a full suite of digital solutions for today's classrooms.
Posted 13 Mar 2013

CoSN Releases Results of First National K-12 IT Leadership Survey

The results will help K-12 decision makers better understand how education leaders are leveraging technology to enhance teaching and learning, how these practices have changed over time and how current choices will affect the future of elementary and secondary education.
Posted 12 Mar 2013

ASCD Releases Two New PD In Focus Videos, Three New PD Online Courses

These new resources address a variety of important topics, including instructional leadership, formative assessment, and Common Core State Standards implementation.
Posted 07 Mar 2013

PBS KIDS PLAY! Co-Publisher Tribal Nova Adds Streaming Music Service to Reinforce Lessons for Young Learners

More than 25 songs designed to aid memory recall and language development for preK-1 students have been added.
Posted 06 Mar 2013

Mentoring Minds Announces 'Motivation Reading'

The company's new Common Core reading resource is built from the ground up to align to standards and support the development of critical thinking skills, according to the announcement.
Posted 05 Mar 2013

Cengage Learning Launches Partnership with the Smithsonian Institution to Bring Smithsonian Treasures into the Library and Academic Space

Immediate plans in the library space include the creation of a digital archive of the complete back files of both Air and Space magazine and Smithsonian Magazine, and will incorporate new issues on an ongoing basis.
Posted 01 Mar 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: March/April 2013 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The March/April 2013 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Mar 2013

Alexander Street Press Announces World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966

The collection brings to life the experiences of international movie-goers from Tokyo to Amsterdam and New York City to Paris, enabling students and scholars to study original newsreels of firsthand from the World War II era and beyond.
Posted 26 Feb 2013

PBS Survey Finds Teachers Embracing Digital Resources to Propel Student Learning

PBS LearningMedia has released findings from a national survey of pre-K-12 teachers that provides a current snapshot of how teachers are utilizing technology in America's classrooms, the types of technology teachers have access to and their attitudes toward technology.
Posted 22 Feb 2013

Skyward Launches Student Reward System Integrated With its SIS Software

Skyward Student Reward System is designed to motivate students by proactively rewarding themfor positive behaviors and accomplishments in a game-like environment.
Posted 21 Feb 2013

Three New Mimio Tools Expand Collaborative Learning and Integrate with iPads

Designed to create more flexible and collaborative learning environments, the new MimioMobile application for the iPad, the MimioStudio 10 classroom software and MimioPad wireless pen tablet are scheduled to ship Feb. 28, 2013.
Posted 19 Feb 2013

Mimio Announces Interactive MimioProjector

The MimioProjector device is an affordable and easy-to-use solution that includes built-in tracking technology, a stereo amplifier, speakers, and MimioStudio classroom software.
Posted 19 Feb 2013

Britannica Publishes New Elementary Ebooks

Britannica Digital Learning is publishing hundreds of new non-fiction ebooks for grades preK-6 in a wide range of school subjects.
Posted 14 Feb 2013

Follett Challenge Helps Schools Share their Innovation with the World

The Follett Challenge will award $200,000 worth of Follett products and services to six winning schools, and also provide educators with a platform to show off their innovative teaching programs to the world through traditional and social media.
Posted 13 Feb 2013

CDW-G Report: Work Imitates Life in Cloud Computing Adoption

CDW-G has announced its 2013 State of the Cloud Report, an assessment of the current and future drivers behind cloud computing adoption in the United States, based on a survey of 1,242 IT professionals familiar with their organization's plans for the cloud.
Posted 11 Feb 2013

Learning.com Unveils Custom Curriculum Publishing Tool

The newest feature of the award-winning Learning.com platform, Custom Curriculum Publishing allows districts and schools to build and publish custom digital units that align with their curriculum maps and instructional goals.
Posted 07 Feb 2013

Wacom Debuts DTH-2242 and DTU-1031 Interactive Displays

The new interactive display models bring greater functionality and enhance visual communication in the classroom.
Posted 07 Feb 2013

Skyward Introduces SkyCoder to Provide Districts Greater Control of Data Management

Skyward customers can now use the free SkyCoder tool to customize screens and field rules, gaining more flexibility to address their changing information and reporting needs.
Posted 06 Feb 2013

Promethean Announces Alliance with Microsoft to Deliver Interactive and Collaborative Education Tools and Services

Working together the two companies will develop a suite of Windows 8 and Windows RT applications giving educators the ability to use collaborative, interactive and real-time assessment technology to personalize learning.
Posted 06 Feb 2013

Smithsonian-ePals Global Kids Invention Challenge Winners Announced

Students were challenged to come up with solutions to problems in their schools, to improve on inventions being used in their schools, or to invent solutions for larger real-world problems that exist today.
Posted 05 Feb 2013

OverDrive Announces Streaming Video and Audio Services for Libraries and Schools

The new services will improve ease of use and device compatibility for OverDrive-hosted video, audiobook and music collections at libraries and schools around the world.
Posted 22 Jan 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete January/February 2013 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the January/February 2013 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since January 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 18 Jan 2013

Pearson Adds Text Complexity Measure to WriteToLearn

WriteToLearn now includes the Reading Maturity Metric (RMM), offering 30 percent improvement over previous readability formulas. RMM has been added to the nearly 1,000 informational reading passages, along with Common Core State Standards' text complexity grade bands.
Posted 17 Jan 2013

Epson Announces 3D Projectors Designed Specifically for Education

Epson is offering two 3D projection choices - one based on active 3D technology and the other on passive 3D technology - which both deliver three times brighter colors than most competitive projectors, allowing 3D content to be easily viewed in typical, well-lit classroom settings.
Posted 16 Jan 2013

OverDrive and SirsiDynix to Deliver eResource Central Integration

SirsiDynix' eResource Central will provide one-click electronic resource and e-book delivery. The initiative with OverDrive is a major step forward in the project, making available OverDrive content in a meaningful integration that will benefit both libraries and their users.
Posted 14 Jan 2013

Shmoop Offers New, Improved Teacher Guides

Priced at $10.66, Shmoop's materials open views on literature, which even well-seasoned teachers may have not considered. The affordable guides include — among other helpful hints — detailed activity ideas, essays on how to tackle the toughest aspects of each book, and potential essay and discussion questions.
Posted 14 Jan 2013

Edmentum's Study Island and NWEA Partner on MAP Solut

Study Island NWEA MAP Link is a new fully integrated solution that uses a student's Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment results to create an individualized learning path, delivered through the Study Island program.
Posted 11 Jan 2013

EBSCO Publishing Introduces Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

The full-text database offers users access to a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary full-text poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays.
Posted 10 Jan 2013

PLATO Learning Changes Name to Edmentum

Recent acquisitions of learning technology companies such as Archipelago Learning and Educational Options helped prepare PLATO Learning for its transition to Edmentum. The company has expanded beyond the PLATO Learning product brand to include a comprehensive portfolio of award-winning, multi-platform learning technologies.
Posted 09 Jan 2013

Discovery Education, 3M Open 15th Annual Young Scientist Challenge

A top science competition for students in grades 5-8, the Challenge rewards middle school students for their science acumen, demonstration of innovation and curiosity, and communication skills. Through the Challenge, students have the opportunity to compete for $25,000 and the title of "America's Top Young Scientist."
Posted 08 Jan 2013

Gale Adds National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World to its National Geographic Virtual Library Product Line

National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World includes a variety of content such as full-text books on travel, science & technology, history, the environment and animals; videos covering such topics as the Islamic world, alternative energy and even the lifestyle of beluga whales; more than 650 maps; 600 downloadable National Geographic images; and the National Geographic Traveler magazine from 2010 - present.
Posted 08 Jan 2013

NSBA Launches Education Technology Innovation Showcase

The National School Boards Association created the Technology Innovation Showcase to highlight emerging companies that represent the diversity of new solutions in education.
Posted 03 Jan 2013

Internet@Schools Xtra News: January/February 2013 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The January/February 2013 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 02 Jan 2013

Knovation Launches New netTrekker Search Navigator Program

Developed to foster the growing community of netTrekker Search users, the Navigator program empowers educators to work collaboratively with colleagues to leverage the power of digital resources and netTrekker Search to create engaging 21st century learning environments.
Posted 21 Dec 2012

Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education Accepting Applications for 2013 Teachers as Researchers and STEM Institute Programs

The STARs program invites 40 educators from across the nation to attend Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) or Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) for two weeks to study and conduct research with some of the country's top scientists. The Siemens STEM Institute selects 50 educators from around the nation to attend a hands-on, immersion program promoting STEM education at the Discovery Education headquarters just outside of Washington, D.C.
Posted 20 Dec 2012

NoodleTools Provides Its Show Me Information Literacy Modules Free

With a mix of vibrant images, visual annotation and text, the modules are designed by educators to engage students in information literacy and the research process.
Posted 13 Dec 2012

Infobase Learning Adds MVD Films to Access On Demand!

Founded in 1986, MVD Entertainment Group (previously known as Music Video Distributors, Inc.) is one of the largest producers of music DVDs, with three major divisions: MVD Visual, which produces music DVDs; MVD Audio; and MVD Distribution.
Posted 12 Dec 2012

National Geographic Learning Announces Reach for Reading

The comprehensive K-5 Common Core reading program features authentic, multicultural literature paired with exclusive content from National Geographic and real-world accounts from the National Geographic Explorers.
Posted 11 Dec 2012

Learning.com Announces EasyTech for PARCC/Smarter Balanced

The expanded EasyTech digital literacy curriculum is intended to help students be successful with the Partnership for the Assessment of College and Career Readiness (PARCC) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortia computer-based Common Core Assessments.
Posted 07 Dec 2012

Shmoop Gives AP Biology an Extreme Makeover

The guide hasn't just gotten a superficial, exterior overhaul. Shmoop's Guide is now jam-packed with tasty new tidbits, helpful hints and remarkable resources.
Posted 06 Dec 2012

Dukane Announces Affordable iPad Charging Cart

The new model CC1 charging cart is a wall mounted or tabletop all metal cabinet that securely stores and charges up to 30 iPads or tablet PCs.
Posted 03 Dec 2012

MimioReading iPad App Expands Reading Comprehension Delivery and Learning Opportunities for Grades 3-8

Designed as a companion to the comprehension suite, the new app gives anytime, anywhere access to interactive, mastery lessons on the four primary components of comprehension - finding facts, making inferences, identifying themes and the "main idea," and learning vocabulary in context.
Posted 03 Dec 2012

Classroom Evaluation of Ballard & Tighe's Word Raider: Escape Demonstrates Effectiveness of Focused Motivation in Game-Based Learning

The testing evaluated game-play and student interaction. It yielded data supporting the ability of game-based learning to engage students while enabling deeper learning and vocabulary retention, the announcement states.
Posted 03 Dec 2012

Visual Learning Systems Publishes iPad-Ready Life Science Textbook for Grades 5-9

Spanning 31 chapters and over 1,000 pages, "Core Ideas in Life Science" fully supports the Next Generation Science Standards. Animators, designers, videographers, and producers led by Brian Jerome, Ph.D. used their archive of videos, images, and animations to create this learning tool.
Posted 30 Nov 2012

Pearson, Flipped Learning Network Announce Professional Development Partnership

The joint venture will result in a comprehensive professional development course for the rapidly increasing number of educators looking to switch to the new "flipped learning" teaching model.
Posted 28 Nov 2012

eChalk Launches Custom Web Design Services to Help Schools Personalize Sites

The company's new offering blends content management functions with custom design features that enable schools to better engage with communities.
Posted 26 Nov 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete November/December 2012 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the November/December 2012 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since November 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 16 Nov 2012

Alliance for Excellent Education Releases Report: 'The Nation’s Schools Are Stepping Up to Higher Standards'

The report identifies four key challenges that public school district leaders must systemically address in the next two years and outlines the essential elements for developing a comprehensive digital strategy.
Posted 15 Nov 2012

ePals Launches News Now Journalism Center

The center provides resources aligned with "real world" journalism practices and communications standards such as the Common Core Standards in the United States, and encourages students to develop and showcase their own reporting and journalism skills.
Posted 14 Nov 2012

StudySync Partners with Pearson's Online Learning Exchange To Offer Social Studies Educators Enhanced Digital Learning Experience

The partnership will enhance Pearson's Online Learning Exchange's overall course offerings by adding a new set of social studies modules designed to maximize learning outcomes through student engagement.
Posted 14 Nov 2012

Britannica Launches Online Information Solution for Classrooms

Entitled Britannica School, it provides rich multimedia resources for lessons and lesson planning, curriculum support, student and teacher research and homework help.
Posted 13 Nov 2012

Netop Unveils New Student Response System That Turns Any Smart Device Into a Clicker

Using QVR, a virtual remote technology from Qwizdom, Netop Response provides a browser-based clicker that runs on any smart device, including iPads, PCs, smartphones and other web-enabled devices.
Posted 05 Nov 2012

Follett Integrates Destiny 10.5 with FollettShelf, Follett Digital Reader

The integration is designed to make a district's library more efficient and effective by providing engaging tools for students and teachers to find, share and use digital resources more efficiently, and to support anytime, anywhere learning.
Posted 01 Nov 2012

Capstone Digital Extends Mobile Reach with myON iPad App

The new app lets readers browse a library of more than 3,000 titles and download digital books to an iPad for offline reading.
Posted 01 Nov 2012

EBSCO Publishing Releases K-8 and High School Ebook Collections

The collections align with Common Core guidelines for Grades K-8 and Grades 9-12 in English Language Arts and Literacy, History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects.
Posted 01 Nov 2012

ASCD Releases Report on Common Core State Standards Implementation

This free report can be found on the EduCore site, ASCD's free repository of evidence-based strategies, videos, and supporting documents that help educators transition to the Common Core standards.
Posted 01 Nov 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free November/December 2012 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The November/December 2012 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Nov 2012

Infobase Learning Adds New Video Feature to African-American History Online

With the "Focus on History through Video" feature, each time the site reloads, the user will see a new video in the player, chosen from an editorially picked selection. Clicking on the "Go to Video Gallery" link below the video screen in that feature will take the user to a new gallery of all of the videos in the database.
Posted 19 Oct 2012

EBSCO Publishing Announces New Ebook and Audiobook Collections

EBSCO Publishing has released two new ebook and audiobook featured collections for libraries: Election 2012 and Football 2012. Ebook and audiobook featured collections enable libraries to choose from a selection of featured titles covering a broad range of topics within a particular subject area.
Posted 18 Oct 2012

Turnitin Releases Common Core Rubrics as Free Educational Resource

Turnitin has made the writing rubrics developed to align with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) available free to educators worldwide through an open access license with Creative Commons.
Posted 18 Oct 2012

Discovery Education, 3M Announce 2012 Science Competition Winners

Discovery Education and 3M have named 14-year-old Deepika Kurup from Nashua, N.H., winner of the 2012 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her innovative, cost effective and sustainable water-purification system.
Posted 17 Oct 2012

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) Announces Launch of the State Education Policy Center

The SEPC is intended to provide up-to-date information regarding select technology-related education policies and practices to inform school reform and improvement efforts.
Posted 16 Oct 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Deadline Extended for the Call for Speakers, Internet@Schools at Computers in Libraries 2013

The deadline for submitting a proposal has been extended to October 22. The Internet@Schools track at Computers in Libraries 2013 is a two-day track created especially for library media and technology specialists and other educators who are using the internet and technology in K-12 schools. The track covers technology, tools, trends, and practical topics, and takes place during the first two days of Computers in Libraries in Washington, DC. That's April 8 and 9, 2013.
Posted 09 Oct 2012

ePals Announces World Elections Center for Students Around the Globe

ePals' student-focused, international election site offers activities, projects, and games on 2012 elections in the U.S., Venezuela, Sierra Leone, South Korea and other countries globally.
Posted 09 Oct 2012

PBS LearningMedia, The Henry Ford Announce Call for Entries for the 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards

The Teacher Innovator Awards recognize classroom educators, media specialists, technology coordinators and homeschool educators who are digital pioneers, paving the way for new teaching techniques and a more interactive learning experience.
Posted 02 Oct 2012

OverDrive Releases Free OverDrive Media Console App for NOOK

With the new OverDrive app, users of NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color can wirelessly borrow ebooks and MP3 audiobooks from the library.
Posted 01 Oct 2012

Infobase Learning Adds California Newsreel Films to Its Films On Demand Streaming Video Products

The oldest non-profit social issue documentary film center in the United States, California Newsreel has inspired, educated, and engaged audiences with its cutting-edge social justice films for nearly 45 years.
Posted 28 Sep 2012

SETDA Releases 'Out of Print: Reimagining the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age'

This report highlights the sea change underway in the multi-billion dollar U.S. K-12 instructional materials market enabled by recent technology and intellectual property rights innovations. With a focus on the ultimate impact on student learning, the report provides examples of lessons learned from recent digital and open content/open educational resources (OER) initiatives by leading states and school districts.
Posted 27 Sep 2012

PBS Kids Updates PBS KIDS PLAY Classroom Edition

PBS KIDS PLAY! Classroom Edition is an online learning program that uses interactive games and content to engage students in preschool, kindergarten and first-grade classrooms. The cross-curricular program has been enhanced with new lessons, games and teacher dashboard for easy classroom management.
Posted 26 Sep 2012

GetEdFunding.com and CDW-G Launch Webiste to Help Educators Find New Funding Sources

The website, GetEdFunding, is a free, searchable resource of more than 600 funding opportunities created by a team of current and former educators and grant specialists. The opportunities span the full educational spectrum, from adult education and arts to science, mathematics and technology.
Posted 26 Sep 2012

Lexia Introduces Lexia Reading Core5 for Mastery of Common Core Skills through Grade 5

When it becomes available in 2013, the program will provide structured, sequential, scaffolded instruction in the five areas of reading for students of all abilities in grades pre-K-5.
Posted 25 Sep 2012

Infobase Learning Announces the Launch of Chelsea House Biographies Online

This new database features a wealth of up-to-date, book-length biographies from Chelsea House, a publisher of biographies in the school and library market, covering a wide range of core-curriculum and high-interest subject categories. All biographies have been updated and shaped for this product, and content is updated weekly.
Posted 25 Sep 2012

Follett Announces Joint Release of Destiny 10.5, FollettShelf Enhancements with New Follett Digital Reader

The joint release is designed to improve the foundation of Follett's eBook platform, helping to better manage the check-in/check-out process, and provide improved access to books and notes, whether online or offline.
Posted 21 Sep 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Call for Speakers, Internet@Schools at Computers in Libraries 2013 Now Posted

The deadline for submitting a proposal is October 12. The Internet@Schools track at Computers in Libraries 2013 is a two-day track created especially for library media and technology specialists and other educators who are using the internet and technology in K-12 schools. The track covers technology, tools, trends, and practical topics, and takes place during the first two days of Computers in Libraries in Washington, DC. That's April 8 and 9, 2013.
Posted 20 Sep 2012

Shmoop Launches Calculus Guide

Shmoop relates real-life situations to advanced calculus concepts, including derivatives, limits, and differential equations.
Posted 20 Sep 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete September/October 2012 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the September/October 2012 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since September 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 18 Sep 2012

ePals and Curriki Partner to Strengthen and Expand Open Educational Resources for Students and Teachers

Two leading global collaborative networks team up to offer a robust collection of tools and curriculum resources for classrooms and independent learners around the world.
Posted 18 Sep 2012

ASCD Announces Additional Common Core State Standards Institutes for Fall 2012 and Winter 2013

These new institutes are part of the association's ongoing effort to support educators at all levels nationwide as they implement the Common Core State Standards.
Posted 13 Sep 2012

CoSN Announces 2012-2013 Back-to-School Tools for Ed Tech Leaders

These resources were developed to assist chief technology officers (CTOs) and other school leaders in their efforts to enhance 21stcentury teaching and learning through the use of technology.
Posted 12 Sep 2012

Shmoop Partners with College Preparation Site Zinch

The two companies are offering a six-month program during which Zinch users will have special access to Shmoop material through Chegg Presents Zinch Prep, a college counseling program providing information and materials to guide high school seniors through the college admissions process.
Posted 10 Sep 2012

ASCD Introduces Enhancements to PD In Focus

Based on research and user feedback, the enhancements in version 2.0 help teachers and administrators better meet their personal and systemic professional development goals.
Posted 06 Sep 2012

Follett Software Announces Digital Content Partnership with Curriki

Curriki's database will be integrated into Follett Software's Destiny Library Manager and Aspen Curriculum & Learning solutions.
Posted 06 Sep 2012

CoSN Releases New Report on the Safety and Security of Personal Devices in K-12 Schools

The latest in a series of mini-reports that explore emerging technologies and trends, this new report examines today's advancing Bring Your Own (BYO) initiatives and related safety and security risks facing school districts nationwide.
Posted 06 Sep 2012

Follett Software Unveils Aspen Curriculum & Learning

Aspen's newest chapter - the addition of curriculum and learning - creates a collaborative environment for curriculum teams, media specialists, librarians and teachers, bringing paid digital content, free and open-source content, and locally created resources together in a single system.
Posted 05 Sep 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free September/October 2012 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The September/October 2012 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Sep 2012

Follett Sponsors K12DigitalDecisions.com Website

Follett Library Resources and Follett Software, part of the Follett School and Library Group (FSLG) that also includes Follett Educational Services and Follett International - sponsored the website to serve as a one-stop resource for school and district librarians and administrators to find the information that will help them create the best digital strategy customized to their specific needs.
Posted 30 Aug 2012

Turnitin Adds Common Core Grading Rubrics to GradeMark

The rubrics were developed in partnership with the English Professional Learning Council to better prepare secondary students for college-level course work.
Posted 29 Aug 2012

ASCD Launches Free Digital Common Core Implementation Tool, Announces Fall Common Core Webinar Series

Funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the EduCore tool is a repository of evidence-based strategies, videos, and supporting documents that help educators transition to the CCSS. The series of new, free webinars provide educators actionable strategies and tactics for integrating Common Core standards into classroom activities.
Posted 24 Aug 2012

EBSCO Publishing Releases New Version of EBSCOhost Mobile

With ease of use and more functionality, the new EBSCOhost Mobile will provide users with an improved search experience for accessing EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) on the go, the announcement states.
Posted 22 Aug 2012

Online Homework Help, Math Refreshers Now Available to Middle and High School Students Learning With Pearson's Common Core Programs

Virtual Nerd Interactive Videos deliver personalized tutorials.
Posted 22 Aug 2012

Curriculum Associates Introduces 'Ready Common Core' Program

Built specifically for the new standards and using the language of the CCSS, Ready Common Core offers students in grades 3-8 rigorous instruction and practice in math and reading while also offering teachers multilevel resources and tools to easily implement these lessons.
Posted 20 Aug 2012

Compass Learning Expands Middle School Science Offering For New Version of CompassLearning Odyssey

The updated science curriculum includes hundreds of new activities, quizzes, and tasks that empower teachers to engage students in key tenants of science and exploration.
Posted 16 Aug 2012

iEARN Launches New Global Online Collaboration Centre

The mission of iEARN is to enable young people worldwide, working in collaboration and respectful dialogue, to make a meaningful contribution to the health and welfare of the planet and its people. This new platform is a key piece of fulfilling that mission.
Posted 16 Aug 2012

SAS Curriculum Pathways Now Available to All Knovation icurio Subscribers

Available to icurio subscribers at no additional cost, SAS Curriculum Pathways provides interactive, standards-based resources featuring hundreds of interactive tools, inquiries, web lessons and audio tutorials in every core subject for grades 6-12 in traditional, virtual and home schools.
Posted 15 Aug 2012

Kno Launches K-12 Digital Textbooks

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Kno have partnered to introduce enhanced K-12 content at introductory rental prices from $9.99 or less.
Posted 09 Aug 2012

Shmoop Now Offers Literature Glossary

Dictionaries are boring. Shmoop is not. Check out the new Literature Glossary, and Words with Friends will suddenly be a piece of cake.
Posted 06 Aug 2012

Questia Unveils Its New, Improved Research Website

The new and improved Questia online library and research tool for students features an expanded library (increased by over 33 percent), improved navigation for better, faster research, dictionary and thesaurus tools, and an interactive reader that will make the research experience easier for students.
Posted 03 Aug 2012

New Data from StudyBlue Reveals Shift Toward Mobile Studying

Students have logged a 10-fold increase in study minutes on mobile devices over the past year, according to the data.
Posted 26 Jul 2012

SETDA Releases 2012 National Trends Report

The report includes dozens of examples of quality learning programs that leverage technology, including details regarding implementation of the federal Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) State Grants Program for FY 2010 and under the America Recovery and Restoration Act (ARRA).
Posted 26 Jul 2012

New Version of ePals' Launches

The new ePals site promotes global learning with intelligent classroom matching, upgraded collaboration tools, project library and top-quality content from the Smithsonian Institution, National Geographic, Cobblestone & Cricket, Educurious, and ONE DROP.
Posted 25 Jul 2012

Learning.com Introduces Complete Solution to Help Educators Align with Common Core State Standards

Learning.com's new project-based learning approach to Common Core provides districts with a model of integrated multi-day projects that require students to apply 21st century skills to solve core curriculum challenges, the announcement states.
Posted 20 Jul 2012

SIIA Vision K-20 Survey Finds Technology Progress in U.S. Schools and Universities

The 2012 survey reflects a desire for growth in Vision K-20 goals.
Posted 18 Jul 2012

Cengage Learning and Desire2Learn Deliver Interoperability of Digital Content and Solutions

The integration provides Desire2Learn users with direct access to Cengage Learning's digital content and core curriculum solutions.
Posted 17 Jul 2012

Turnitin and Desire2Learn Release Milestone Integration

The enhanced integration of Turnitin's online grading tool provides Desire2Learn users with richer grade collection capabilities in Grademark and the ability to transfer grades to Desire2Learn Learning Environment.
Posted 17 Jul 2012

Edmodo Annouces Topics for Free EdmodCon Virtual Educator Conference

Wednesday, August 8, more than 4,000 attendees worldwide will connect online for a free one-day professional education workshop. 
Posted 13 Jul 2012

School Improvement Network Announces Upgrades to Observation 360

Observation 360, one of the tools in the newly released Teacher Effectiveness System, has received a new set of features to address the changing needs of administrators and help get students college and career ready.
Posted 11 Jul 2012

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Promethean Unveil the First Complete Set of Common Core Aligned Interactive Whiteboard Lessons for K-12 Educators

These new lessons integrate content from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt with interactive and touch-screen technology from Promethean to create learning activities that promote problem solving, critical thinking, and class discussion.
Posted 11 Jul 2012

Is Your School In Compliance With The July 1 Internet Safety Regulations?

Web Wise Kids provides fun and educational games to help E-Rate schools comply.
Posted 10 Jul 2012

Blackboard Launches 2-Way SMS Platform in United States

With Blackboard ConnectTxt, users can send text messages and emails to a broad audience, through an inbound messaging engine, and receive replies via text as well.
Posted 09 Jul 2012

Discovery Education, 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

Students nationwide were asked to create a short video describing a new innovative solution that would impact an everyday problem, and these budding young scientists rose to the top of their peers due to the scientific ingenuity and inventive thinking demonstrated in their entry videos.
Posted 02 Jul 2012

Jones e-Global Library launches ‘College Ready’ Edition of Online Library

The online library for grades 9-12 was announced at the 2012 National Charter Schools Conference.
Posted 29 Jun 2012

New CDW-G Survey Finds 'Learn Now, Lecture Later' Model Emerging in Education

Teachers and students report a shift away from lecture-only classes, along with increased use of classroom technology compared to just two years ago.
Posted 26 Jun 2012

Follett Software Partners With Leading Content Providers

The partnerships are reflective of a larger digitally focused initiative to strengthen the connection between the library and the K-12 classroom curriculum.
Posted 25 Jun 2012

Facts On File Announces New 'Issues and Controversies in American History'

This major redesign and content enhancement significantly strengthens the database's key objective—building a deep and balanced understanding of vital topics in American history.
Posted 18 Jun 2012

Learning Resources Announces Winners of Nationwide Teacher Grant

Hosted by the online community WeAreTeachers, the grant program is designed to provide teachers with an opportunity to win portable interactive technology for their classrooms, while collaborating and sharing lesson plan strategies with educators across the country.
Posted 14 Jun 2012

Curriculum Associates and PCI Education Partner to Serve Special Education Students

The companies have aligned two of Curriculum Associates' leading BRIGANCE assessments with the PCI Reading Program to help special education teachers integrate developmentally appropriate reading curriculum with personalized, differentiated instruction for each student in the classroom.
Posted 14 Jun 2012

myON reader Expands Publishers Program

The developer of personalized learning environments for students has added a dozen more publishers to its popular myON reader platform.
Posted 14 Jun 2012

MindConnex Learning Launches Fifth Shakespeare In Bits Title - Julius Caesar

Shakespeare In Bits is a multimedia resource designed to enable educators and students to experience, understand and appreciate The Bard's plays in bite-sized chunks, or "bits."
Posted 12 Jun 2012

Web Wise Kids Launches Spanish Version of Wired with Wisdom

This is the first internet safety education program designed to increase Hispanic parent awareness of cyber safety issues, the announcement states.
Posted 05 Jun 2012

Compass Learning's Odyssey 2012 Debuts

The new version empowers educators with custom courses and grade management solutions, the announcement states.
Posted 04 Jun 2012

Gale Cengage Announces Classroom in Context (CliC)

CliC is a curriculum-based family of resources designed to supplement textbooks and enhance learning with authoritative, media-rich content from Gale's In Context product suite.
Posted 31 May 2012

Youngzine’s Interactive News Content for Young Audiences Now Integrated with Knovation’s Personalized Learning Solutions

A content partnership between Knovation and Youngzine brings dynamic news and current events content to netTrekker Search and icurio.
Posted 29 May 2012

Teachscape, Saba Partner to Bring Integrated Talent Management to School Districts Nationwide

The two companies' alliance is intended to offer joint customers a unique, competency-based integrated talent management platform, designed to support the development of effective teaching practice throughout the career lifecycle of educators.
Posted 29 May 2012

EBSCO Publishing Releases Nine New Audiobook Collections

The latest audiobook sets focus on niche areas of fiction and nonfiction. These collections contain a wide variety of materials from best sellers such as the Hunger Games trilogy and Tina Fey's Bossypants to recently digitized classics such as Edgar Rice Burrough's John Carter. With these latest sets, particular attention was given to very specific areas of interest to public library patrons. 
Posted 24 May 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete May/June 2012 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the May/June 2012 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since May 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 23 May 2012

ASCD Announces New PD Online Courses

The seven new courses for educators focus on differentiated instruction, Common Core State Standards implementation, and teaching students in high-poverty communities.
Posted 22 May 2012

Gale Digitizes Popular 20th Century Weekly For Students and Scholars

The Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950 is a complete digitization of the entire run of Liberty Magazine, nearly 1,400 issues, and contains over 17,000 fiction and non-fiction articles and thousands of advertisements all in a searchable, full-color format.
Posted 17 May 2012

CoSN Updates Tools to Help Education Leaders Evaluate the Value of Technology Investments

Designed to help school leaders determine the costs and benefits of proposed projects, the VOI Methodology and Tools are proven resources for evaluating, articulating, selling and sustaining technology endeavors in districts nationwide.
Posted 15 May 2012

Motion Picture Licensing Corporation Introduces Umbrella License for K – 12 Schools

The License gives schools the performance rights to show movies, popular children's programs, educational documentaries, and other audiovisual content for entertainment purposes on their campuses. Studios and producers covered by the license are 20th Century Fox as well as 390 children's, independent, specialty, and documentary producers.
Posted 14 May 2012

Turnitin Study Reveals 10 Most Frequent and Problematic Types of Plagiarism in Student Writing

The survey asked higher and secondary education instructors to rank the frequency and problematic nature of 10 distinct types of plagiarism as defined by the Turnitin Plagiarism Spectrum. The Spectrum uses digital terminology to identify the types of plagiarism and assigns a severity level for each form based on the degree of student intent.
Posted 11 May 2012

Panarea Digital Announces Launch of Nearpod

Now available for free on the App Store, Nearpod allows teachers to create and share interactive lessons, receive feedback on student device use, assess learning in real time, and personalize instruction for students who are logged into the Nearpod Student app. 
Posted 11 May 2012

Catapult Learning and Teachscape Announce Partnership to Provide Professional Development Resources to Non-Public Schools

The agreement enables Catapult Learning to offer Teachscape's observation and evaluation system to its non-public school customers.
Posted 10 May 2012

ASCD Expands Support for Common Core State Standards Implementation with New Professional Development Resources and Events

The new series of two-day institutes focuses on the theme "Leading the Change to Common Core State Standards: Essential Tools for School and District Leaders" and addresses how superintendents, principals, and key administrators can best implement the new standards in their schools and school systems.
Posted 08 May 2012

Adobe Creative Suite 6 Now Available

The CS6 product line includes powerful new releases of Photoshop, InDesign, lllustrator, Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Flash Professional and other products as well as four suite versions - Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium; Creative Suite 6 Design Standard; Creative Suite 6 Production Premium; and Creative Suite 6 Master Collection.
Posted 07 May 2012

Knovation Launches Online Community for Educators

Know New Ideas is an online resource for educators who want to connect and learn with peers and other professionals who are interested in advancing the delivery of personalized learning and digital transformation at the classroom, school and district levels.
Posted 03 May 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free May/June 2012 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The May/June 2012 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 May 2012

Pearson Announces New Version of WriteToLearn

Now the program does a better job of finding the most frequent grammatical and mechanical errors, such as run-on sentences, incorrect word usage, and punctuation, according to the announcement.
Posted 30 Apr 2012

EBSCO Publishing Releases EBSCOhost Collection Manager

The new EBSCOhost Collection Manager introduces a simplified ordering process, easier ways to search and browse ebooks and audiobooks and manage collections.
Posted 25 Apr 2012

ASCD Makes Catalog of 300 Professional Development E-Books Available Through Barnes & Noble

ASCD ebooks in the NOOK library range in topic from leadership to homework to instructional planning, and encompass everything in between.
Posted 20 Apr 2012

The Nature Conservancy, Discovery Education Launch ‘Nature Works Everywhere’

The new online destination provides middle school teachers, students and families with free tools and resources to explore and understand nature.
Posted 19 Apr 2012

McGraw-Hill Education Launches ONboard Series for Advanced Placement

ONboard Series for Advanced Placement is designed to prepare high school students for the rigors of AP coursework through interactive learning tools that accommodate all learning styles.
Posted 17 Apr 2012

Follett Software Company Unveils Destiny 10.1

Destiny's integration with Titlewave and Aspen highlight the new release.
Posted 17 Apr 2012

Pearson Digital Learning’s NovaNET Now Speech-Enabled with Texthelp Systems’ SpeechStream

SpeechStream is an intuitive text-to-speech toolbar, particularly helpful to ELL students, that gives users the ability to read while hearing text read aloud by a high-quality, digitized human voice, helping to improve word recognition, vocabulary and comprehension.
Posted 16 Apr 2012

Desire2Learn Announces Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10

The latest version of Desire2Learn Learning Suite offers enhanced ease of use, a more personalized learning experience, and a broader depth of tools and features based upon the feedback of hundreds of clients.
Posted 14 Apr 2012

Inspiration Maps Now Available on the App Store

The new app built for iPad allows students to build content and knowledge.
Posted 13 Apr 2012

State Educational Technology Directors Association Releases Case Studies of Innovative Educational Initiatives

The case studies are illustrative of unique state grant programs tailored to meet the needs of teachers and students in those states. While each program is unique, some common themes have emerged among them.
Posted 12 Apr 2012

Pearson Connects Digital Solution for Response to Intervention to Common Core Math

The RTI assessment tool AIMSweb now links to lessons in the enVisionMATH Common Core and focusMATH Intensive Intervention programs.
Posted 12 Apr 2012

Common Sense Media Launches Learning Ratings Initiative for Digital Media

The new ratings assess learning potential of apps, games, and websites to guide parents to great choices and spur development of quality products.
Posted 10 Apr 2012

Discovery Education/Siemens Foundation Webinar Takes Students Beyond the Classroom for a Journey to the Arctic

Scientists and producers from Discovery Channel's series FROZEN PLANET will lead the Earth Day webinar.
Posted 10 Apr 2012

Promethean Releases ActivTable Collaborative, Interactive Education Solution

The touch-screen interactive table is designed to empowers students to take a more active role in their learning. The more than 25 activities, mapped to standards, inspire students to get involved and participate in group-based projects, the announcement states.
Posted 29 Mar 2012

HarperCollins UK Launches “Wonders of the Universe” Astronomy App

The app combines educational content from Professor Brian Cox's books Wonders of the Solar System and Universe books with the award-winning BBC TV series for an interactive learning experience that can be enjoyed by astronomy experts and novices alike.
Posted 29 Mar 2012

Capstone Digital Launches 2012 Summer Reading Olympics

Top prizes include an iPad for Students, and an interactive whiteboard for schools.
Posted 29 Mar 2012

New Agreement Adds Britannica to List of Content Providers for EBSCO Discovery Service

The agreement between EBSCO Publishing and Britannica Digital Learning adds metadata to the EDS Base Index and allows full text searching of Britannica's Britannica Online School, PreK-8, Public Library, 21st Century Explorer and Academic Editions.
Posted 23 Mar 2012

Teachscape Announces iPad App for Teachscape Reflect Live Classroom Observation Software

The application allows observers to quickly and accurately collect classroom evidence in an offline environment and then upload that data when a Wi-Fi connection is available, making it easier to conduct classroom observations in schools that are lacking stable internet connectivity.
Posted 21 Mar 2012

10,000 Teachers Share Views on the Teaching Profession in New Primary Sources Report

Scholastic Inc. and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have released "Primary Sources: America's Teachers on the Teaching Profession," the second landmark report presenting the results of a national survey of more than 10,000 public school teachers in grades pre-K to 12.
Posted 16 Mar 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete March/April 2012 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the March/April 2012 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since March 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 15 Mar 2012

Discovery Education Expands Digital Textbooks to Include Middle, High School

A complete digital solution that replaces traditional textbooks, the Discovery Education Middle School Social Studies Techbooks and the High School Science Techbooks inspire students' curiosity and promote critical thinking through differentiated digital resources including interactive explorations and uniquely compelling video, images and informational text, the announcement states.
Posted 14 Mar 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Call for Speakers for Internet@Schools at Internet Librarian 2012 Now Posted

The deadline for submitting a proposal in April 12. The Internet@Schools track at Internet Librarian 2012 is a two-day track created especially for library media and technology specialists and other educators who are using the internet and technology in K-12 schools. The track covers technology, tools, trends, and practical topics, and takes place during the first two days of Internet Librarian in Monterey, California. That's October 22 and 23, 2012.
Posted 14 Mar 2012

Lexia Learning Announces Plans for Lexia Reading iPad Version

Currently in development, this app is the only research-validated literacy program available on the iPad, and will provide the full functionality of Lexia's data-driven, individualized learning program, Lexia Reading, according to the announcement.
Posted 13 Mar 2012

Shmoop Launches Art History

The AP Art History guide breaks down what you can expect to see on the test, and delves deeply into all material on which you are likely to be quizzed.
Posted 08 Mar 2012

Reading Assistant Software From Scientific Learning Corp. Now Available on SciLEARN Enterprise Platform

The new web-based platform offers access to advanced speech recognition technology, expanding opportunities for guided oral reading with individualized feedback, according to the announcement.
Posted 07 Mar 2012

School Improvement Network Announces LiveBook

LiveBooks are similar to ebooks in that they are published online and available digitally to readers. However, rather than a single, concluded piece of work, LiveBooks can be updated by their authors at any time.
Posted 07 Mar 2012

ASCD Offers New Institute Series and Free Webinars to Help Educators Implement Common Core Standards

All of ASCD's Common Core institutes will be led by national experts who will introduce strategies and plans for determining readiness, new curriculum and assessment tools, and instructional shifts for the new ELA and math standards.
Posted 06 Mar 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free March/April 2012 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The March/April 2012 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Mar 2012

Adobe Photoshop Touch Now Available for iPad

Adobe Photoshop Touch offers core Photoshop features, as well as new capabilities for creating and sharing in an app custom-built for tablets. The app is a central component of Adobe Touch Apps, a family of six intuitive touch screen applications, inspired by Adobe Creative Suite software.
Posted 27 Feb 2012

Gale Looks to Unmask the Next Librarian Superheroes

The company is launching the second annual Are you a Librarian Superhero? contest to recognize the often heroic efforts put forth by librarians around the country.
Posted 27 Feb 2012

ASCD and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Partner to Launch New PD Online Course

The course, entitled Exploring 21st Century Teaching and Learning, outlines 21st century teaching and learning and is designed to empower educators with the tools and concepts needed to develop a vision of 21st century education in their school or district and translate it into actionable practice.
Posted 23 Feb 2012

Cerebellum Corp. Releases Daily Planet: Wildlife and Daily Planet: Inventions & Technology Series for grades 9-12

The Daily Planet DVD programs explore the scientific aspects of current topics and events though the use of interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments to support science and STEM curricula.
Posted 22 Feb 2012

Scientific Learning Announces MySciLEARN On Demand Platform

The new On Demand platform provides quick access to easy-to-use resources, tools and reports designed to maximize educator effectiveness.
Posted 21 Feb 2012

myON reader from Capstone Digital Goes Mobile

The personalized literacy environment that provides access to a large integrated library of digital books with multimedia supports is now available on Kindle Fire. myON reader users can securely login through myON.com and have full access to the platform using the Amazon tablet.
Posted 15 Feb 2012

PBS TeacherLine Adds Course Terms to Online Professional Development Program

Most popular PBS TeacherLine courses are now offered eight times a year.
Posted 10 Feb 2012

PCI Education Debuts PCI Reading Program-Level Three Software

Level Three software is a new online component to the award-winning PCI Reading Program, a reading series for students with intellectual disabilities.
Posted 09 Feb 2012

MindPlay Announces New Web-Based Differentiated Reading Curriculum

MindPlay's MVRC is designed to help students improve their reading skills measurably in 30 hours or less by differentiating instruction for each student with the precision of a reading specialist and enabling them to work at their own pace.
Posted 08 Feb 2012

Apex Learning Announces Digital Curriculum to Meet Learning Expectations of Common Core State Standards

The new online courses are specifically designed around the Common Core State Standards in math and English language arts.
Posted 08 Feb 2012

Revolution K12 Updates Algebra Readiness Program

The program offers improved audio/visual lessons that cover 22 topics and 113 concepts using tutorials, diagnostic questions and ongoing assessments that monitor student progress and target weaknesses through Revolution K12's Mentor Session technology.
Posted 08 Feb 2012

Knovation (Formerly netTrekker) Launches icurio Digital Curriculum Content Solution

The icurio solution is designed to break down barriers to learning and transform the way teachers teach and students learn in a modern-day educational environment, according to the announcement.
Posted 07 Feb 2012

Shmoop Launches AP Statistics

Why? As noted in the press announcement, statisticians are responsible for tracking professional baseball players' on-base percentages, analyzing the nets and grosses from feature films, and measuring the marketability of video games from region to region.
Posted 06 Feb 2012

Educational Content Provider netTrekker Becomes “Knovation”

According to the announcement, the new entity reflects a transformation of the company's strategic growth plan and ongoing endeavor to create breakthrough digital content solutions for K-12 education that remove the barriers to learning and address the unique needs of students, teachers, parents and educational administrators.
Posted 03 Feb 2012

CollegeWeekLive Connects Students and Colleges Live Online

The company's enhanced AlwaysON Platform and Mobile Chat application enable students to connect to colleges anytime, anywhere via www.CollegeWeekLive.com.
Posted 02 Feb 2012

Pearson Education’s Alleyoop College Readiness Website Launches

Alleyoop is designed to speak directly to teens looking to take control of their futures by better preparing themselves for college and beyond. Alleyoop mashes up tailored guidance, rich educational activities and game dynamics to help them succeed
Posted 01 Feb 2012

PCI Education Introduces Algebra City

Algebra City focuses on the 28 most common misconceptions about algebra as part of its assessment-driven intervention.
Posted 30 Jan 2012

MIND Research Institute Launches ST Math Touch

ST Math K-5 web based software games have been enhanced by changes that exploit the properties of touch-screen mobile devices and feature interactive animations that show students how math works.
Posted 25 Jan 2012

Britannica Curriculum Program Takes Aim at Scientific Misconceptions

Britannica Pathways: Science is designed to correct student misunderstandings through inquiry and collaboration.
Posted 25 Jan 2012

Britannica Launches New Editions of SmartMath

The new editions of the product, SmartMath Practice and SmartMath Practice Plus, both priced lower than the premium edition, provide a greater range of options for schools to choose from with regard to administrative and assessment features.
Posted 25 Jan 2012

Pearson Offers First Look at Its New Suite of Interactive Books for iPad

At FETC in Orlando, Pearson showcased the first wave of high school multimedia texts re-imagined for the iPad: Miller & Levine Biology, Algebra 1, Geometry, and Environmental Science, with Chemistry and Algebra 2 following in a few weeks.
Posted 25 Jan 2012

Inspiration Software Introduces Visual Mapping for iPad

This spring, Inspiration Diagrams will join the company's family of tools based on proven learning methodologies that help students and educators think, learn, brainstorm, analyze and write.
Posted 25 Jan 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete January/February 2012 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the January/February 2012 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since January 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 25 Jan 2012

School Specialty’s uLog Data Collection Devices Support STEM Education

With these dataloggers, Frey Scientific offers a way to collect data without barriers or expensive logging devices. uLog sensors are an all-in-one solution for classroom data collection.
Posted 24 Jan 2012

School Specialty’s Wordly Wise 3000 Goes Online

Wordly Wise 3000 Online will provide all students with the same direct academic vocabulary instruction as the print edition, in a dynamic and interactive online format. Full audio support and immediate feedback make the program ideal for struggling readers and English language learners.
Posted 24 Jan 2012

School Specialty Launches MCI (Making Connections Intervention)

The new blended learning intervention program for struggling middle school readers provides a comprehensive solution to support Response to Intervention for literacy skills.
Posted 24 Jan 2012

Pearson Launches PowerSchool Mobile for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

Now available on the App Store, these apps provide real-time access to attendance, grades, assignments, scores, and more to the 10 million students and their parents whose schools use PowerSchool, Pearson's web-based student information system.
Posted 24 Jan 2012

GradeCam Releases Free Scanning Software for Rapid Classroom Test Grading

The web-based application works with a standard web or document camera to quickly grade multiple-choice tests, providing teachers with immediate feedback on student understanding.
Posted 24 Jan 2012

DYMO/Mimio Announces MimioStudio 9 Software

MimioStudio 9 features the MimioStudio ActivityWizard, a solution for generating interactive, high-quality activities and lessons in minutes.
Posted 24 Jan 2012

PBS TeacherLine Unveils Course on Virtual Teaching

The six-week Fundamentals of Virtual K-12 Teaching course goes beyond simply teaching about the online tools for virtual teachers, but delves deeply into the critical knowledge, strategies, and techniques to support student achievement in an online learning environment while aligning to the standards from iNACOL, the Southern Regional Education Board, and the NEA Guide to Online Teaching.
Posted 24 Jan 2012

WNET’s THIRTEEN Announces Launch of Mission US: ‘Flight to Freedom’

Flight to Freedom is the second in a series of innovative role-playing games developed to transform the way middle school students learn U.S. history.
Posted 24 Jan 2012

Britannica SmartMath Now Extends to Eighth Grade

The newest release of the product also sports a streamlined teacher's module that makes it easier to issue assignments and track student progress, according to the announcement.
Posted 23 Jan 2012

National PBS Survey Finds Teachers Want More Access to Classroom Tech

Cost is the biggest barrier, according to the survey results, pointing to the need for free digital classroom resources such as those from PBSLearningMedia.
Posted 23 Jan 2012

Epson Introduces Bright and Affordable Projector for Education

The sub-$700 PowerLite 93+ delivers high performance features for K-12 classrooms.
Posted 23 Jan 2012

Epson Expands Ultra-Short Throw Projector Portfolio Delivering Increased Brightness and Connectivity to K-12 Classrooms

The Epson PowerLite 470, 475W, 480, and 485W deliver digital connectivity andnew lower ceiling height installation possibilities.
Posted 23 Jan 2012

Epson Announces iProjection App for Wireless Projection from iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Devices

The new app allows Apple mobile device users to present to any networked Epson projector.
Posted 23 Jan 2012

Adobe Foundation Announces Call for Entries for the Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards

The AYV competition is a new opportunity for youth worldwide to submit their most compelling digital work to an international, online media competition.
Posted 20 Jan 2012

Discovery Education Launches Discovery Education LIVE Webinar Series

Designed to help students understand the importance of their education and motivate them to make a difference, the webinar series will feature thought leaders on a variety of topics of importance to students and educators throughout the year.
Posted 20 Jan 2012

Apple Unveils iTunes U App for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch

The iTunes U app gives iOS users access a catalog of free educational content from top universities including Cambridge, Duke, Harvard, Oxford and Stanford, and any K-12 school district can offer full courses through the iTunes U app.
Posted 19 Jan 2012

Pearson Launches PowerSchool Mobile for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

New apps track real-time grades, homework, attendance, and more with Facebook and Twitter integration.
Posted 19 Jan 2012

Gale and National Geographic Sign Agreement for Magazine Archive

Under the agreement, Gale will carry an online archive of more than 100 years of National Geographic magazine. Available to libraries this spring, National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 will include all issues of the magazine in a fully searchable and intuitive interface.
Posted 19 Jan 2012

PBS TeacherLine Aligns Courses to Common Core State Standards

The alignment means that PBS TeacherLine reading/language arts and mathematics courses provide professional development training and resources that help teachers develop lessons and deliver instruction based on Common Core State Standards and meet students' individual needs, the announcement states.
Posted 13 Jan 2012

Shmoop Launches AP Environmental Science Guide

In addition to an overview that prepares the diligent for the length, content and format of the test, the Shmoop guide to APES explores each topic on the exam in detail.
Posted 09 Jan 2012

Cerebellum Corp. Releases Two New STEM DVD Series

The Daily Planet: Social Studies and Daily Planet: Physical Science series offer 16 new titles for grade 9-12 classroom learning.
Posted 06 Jan 2012

School Improvement Network Releases Learning Progression Tool

The Learning Progression Tool is a new function that has been added to SINET's Common Core solution suite, Common Core 360. It provides an intuitive way to browse the Standards for lesson planning, curriculum alignment, and remedial/special education planning, according to the announcement.
Posted 06 Jan 2012

Carnegie Mellon’s Information Networking Institute and Web Wise Kids Introduce Educational Social Networking Mobile App for Kids to the Android Market

In collaboration with The Wireless Foundation and Trend Micro Internet Safety for Kids & Families, the new "BeSeen" educational app helps teach kids how to use social networks safely and wisely.
Posted 05 Jan 2012

ASCD Announces Seven New PD Online Courses for Educators

The new courses from ASCD support educators implementing Common Core State Standards. Three support implementation of new math standards; four subject-based courses focus on supporting educators in integrating the new literacy standards into science, history/social studies, English language arts, and mathematics lessons.
Posted 05 Jan 2012

CDW-G, Discovery Education Launch 10th-Annual K-12 Sweepstakes

The 2012 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes will award three grand prize 21st-century classroom technology packages, which include 20 tablet or notebook computers, an interactive whiteboard, student response system, printer, document camera and $5,000 Discovery Education digital media grant.
Posted 05 Jan 2012

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free January/February 2012 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The January/February 2012 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 03 Jan 2012

Shmoop Launches Pre-Algebra Worksheets and Quizzes

The new Pre-Algebra section starts with the most basic fundamentals and focuses on making algebra fun, easy and - for the most part - painless. The section provides a number of worksheets and quizzes designed to steer even the most fervent algebra-hater gently and comfortably through the learning process.
Posted 19 Dec 2011

Follett Software Company to Release Destiny 10.0

The upgrade features Destiny Quest Mobile App, plus more than 50 enhancements requested by customers.
Posted 15 Dec 2011

Adobe Announces Latest Edition of Digital School Collection

The bundle - which gives students, including those with learning disabilities, a way to visually express what they've learned across curriculum - incorporates the recently announced Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 and Adobe Premiere Elements 10 software, as well as Adobe Acrobat X Pro.
Posted 08 Dec 2011

Gale Cengage Announces Redesigned User Interface for Gale Virtual Reference Library

After extensive user analysis and market feedback, the interface for Gale's online ebook platform has been overhauled with improved navigation and organization, and a vibrant and engaging display to draw in students, researchers, professionals and general readers, the announcement states.
Posted 08 Dec 2011

StudyBlue Data Suggests Mobile Users Study More and Cram Less Than Website Users

An infographic developed by StudyBlue demonstrates several benefits for students who power-up their smartphones for study sessions.
Posted 30 Nov 2011

New EBSCOhost App Is Now Available For Android Devices

The new app for Android devices allows library users to search premiumEBSCOhost content.
Posted 29 Nov 2011

Teachscape Announces Data-Driven Instruction Series Content Library

Comprised of four new modules - two for instructional leaders and two for teachers - the series helps educators use data to make informed decisions for planning and implementing effective instruction.
Posted 28 Nov 2011

Gale Launches MyGovernment Database

MyGovernment is an online subscription-based resource that provides essential information on United States elected officials, candidates and their key issues, and information on how our government functions.
Posted 28 Nov 2011

Six Flags and Discovery Education Promote Literacy Among K-6 Students with 'Read to Succeed' Program

Students who complete six hours of non-school-related reading, such as picture books, newspapers, comic books, novels and nonfiction materials, are eligible to earn a free admission ticket to a participating Six Flags theme park.
Posted 25 Nov 2011

Revolution K12 Launches New Geometry Program

The program diagnoses students' issues with geometry topics in order to provide educators with detailed reports on student skill acquisition and deficiencies.
Posted 23 Nov 2011

Infobase Learning Announces Redesigned Streaming Video Products

Among the key platform enhancements are iPad compatibility, a redesigned interface with improved navigation, a new video player, special collections for key producers, improved search and browse options, and new features for account administrators, including free MARC records for every video.
Posted 17 Nov 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete November/December 2011 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the November/December 2011 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since November 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 17 Nov 2011

Four New Grammar Apps from Super Duper Publications

Super Duper Publications, a company that creates educational materials for children with special needs and communication or language delays, has introduced four new educational, grammar-based mobile applications for students — How?; Irregular Verbs; Plurals; and Yes or No? Fun Deck Apps.
Posted 16 Nov 2011

New Dimension Media to Launch STEM-focused Streaming Media Package

The service will bring students and educators over 300 targeted programs in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Posted 15 Nov 2011

Students Create and Study Flashcards with Free StudyBlue Mobile App

The iPhone and Android app features speech-to-text and picture-taking functionality.
Posted 15 Nov 2011

PBS LearningMedia to Offer Schools Initial Access to U.S. Department of Education's Learning Registry

The next generation media-on-demand service from PBS is making public media available free to teachers and students nationwide.
Posted 07 Nov 2011

iParadigms Announces Results of Plagiarism Study

The study shows that secondary school students in the United States rely more heavily on social networks for content in their papers and less on cheat sites and paper mills compared to college students.
Posted 03 Nov 2011

Follett Challenge Winners Unveiled, Honored

The Follett Challenge was designed to reward school libraries for applying technology, content and creativity in ways that engage students, foster literacy and promote critical thinking.
Posted 03 Nov 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free November/December 2011 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The November/December 2011 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Nov 2011

Shmoop Launches AP World History

Shmoop's new section simplifies and summarizes the key people and events as much as possible, providing students with the whos, whats, and wheres they need to conquer the AP World History exam.
Posted 31 Oct 2011

TheWritingFaculty.com Launches, Offering Access to Writing Instructors and Writing Programs

The new company provides one-to-one instruction from highly-experienced tutors in subjects ranging from general academic writing to college admissions essay help and even novel and screenplay writing, according to the announcement.
Posted 27 Oct 2011

ASCD Announces Free Common Core Webinar Series for Educators

The webinars focus on supporting educators across the country as they implement the new standards. The first webinar, Common Core 101 with John Kendall, will be presented on November 9, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. eastern time.
Posted 26 Oct 2011

Second Monograph Released from 2011 CoSN Compendium

"The Big Shift: Curriculum and Technology Leaders Advancing Digital Learning" provides districts with strategies on how to strengthen the collaboration between K-12 curriculum and technology leaders in the use of digital learning resources and technology infrastructure.
Posted 20 Oct 2011

National Center on Response to Intervention Endorses Pearson’s Reading and Math Diagnostic Assessments as Approved RTI Solutions

NCRTI gave the diagnostic assessments the highest possible rating for reliability and endorsement on certain convincing evidence to support classification accuracy and validity, according to the announcement.
Posted 19 Oct 2011

Inspiration Software to Offer New Hands-On Professional Development Workshops

The three-hour, on-site workshops will help participants increase their knowledge of visual learning concepts and techniques, as well as how to apply these techniques to increase students' critical thinking, planning, organization, outlining and writing skills.
Posted 19 Oct 2011

PBS KIDS GO!’s Cyberchase Math Series Website Is Redesigned

The redesigned site will feature hundreds of videos, math games and hands-on activities in support of cross-platform STEM learning.
Posted 19 Oct 2011

Carnegie Mellon’s Information Networks Institute and Web Wise Kids Launch Free Educational Social Networking Mobile App for Kids

The BeSeen app is designed to teach kids how to responsibly use social networks.
Posted 13 Oct 2011

Project Tomorrow’s Speak Up 2011 Survey Open through December 23rd

Students, parents and teachers can share their opinions on schools; more than 23,000 schools have pre-registered from all 50 states.
Posted 13 Oct 2011

Shmoop Offers SAT and ACT Exam Prep in Spanish

From the announcement: "Only Spanglish that will help you prepare for the big day. Our explanations are in Spanish, but the drills and questions are in English. Since you will be battling the monster in English, we didn't want to send you to fight the battle of wits unarmed."
Posted 13 Oct 2011

Teachscape Increases Video Recording Options, Adds Video Clipping Functionality to its Reflect Video Platform

The new features and new Mini Camera Kit expand the use of classroom video for professional learning communities and classroom observation.
Posted 12 Oct 2011

Kaplan K12 Learning Services Offers Online Educator Toolkit for Differentiated Instruction and Professional Development

Teach! Strategies & Resources is designed to help schools bridge current instruction and future Common Core expectations with on-demand instructional professional development support.
Posted 05 Oct 2011

eChalk Releases New Mobile App to Access eChalk’s Online Platform

The new app provides parents and students with mobile access to the eChalk online platform to receive timely notifications of school activities, and to view grades, homework assignments, learning resources, and class discussions.
Posted 04 Oct 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete September/October 2011 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the September/October 2011 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since September 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 30 Sep 2011

Sokikom Launches New Shapescape Game

The game is designed to help kids in grades 1-6 build an understanding of geometry. Shapescape joins Sokikom's three other games: Frachine, which focuses on fractions, decimals and percents; Opirate, which emphasizes mathematic operations and algebra; and Treeching, which concentrates on the principles of measurement, algebra, patterns, time and money.
Posted 28 Sep 2011

Winners Announced in Ninth Annual Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes from CDW-G and Discovery Education

The 2011 sweepstakes awarded nearly $200,000 in customized classroom technologies to 53 schools nationwide.
Posted 28 Sep 2011

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Launch Fourth Annual Siemens ‘We Can Change the World Challenge’

Through the Challenge, students are invited to team up with classmates under teacher/mentors to solve environmental problems in their school (grades K-5), community (grades 6-8) and world (grades 9-12).
Posted 27 Sep 2011

Cerebellum Releases the ‘4th Edition Kelso’s Choice Conflict Management Curriculum’

The 4th Edition operates on the same core concepts and philosophy as its predecessors - every child is capable of becoming a peacemaker - but has been further divided by grade levels to address the developmental difference for grades K-3 and grades 4-5.
Posted 26 Sep 2011

OverDrive and Amazon Launch Kindle Compatibility with Library Ebooks

In a move highly anticipated since its initial announcement in April, public libraries and schools in the U.S. can now lend ebooks for the Amazon Kindle.
Posted 22 Sep 2011

Teachscape Reflect Live Helps Accelerate Shift from Paper-Based to Technology-Enabled Classroom Observations

The online system allows observers to move from traditional paper forms to a technology-enabled process that allows them to seamlessly schedule classroom observations, collect and organize observation data, align evidence with a framework, and then store it on one secure platform.
Posted 21 Sep 2011

Adobe Announces Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 and Adobe Premiere Elements 10

New features enable students to more easily produce meaningful images, professional-looking movies, and digital stories that combine photos and videos in creative ways. Teacher resources, including step-by-step tutorials and ready-to-use lessons for incorporating the software into classroom learning, are available online at the free Adobe Education Exchange.
Posted 21 Sep 2011

New MyLexia App for iPhone Provides Real-Time Performance Data

The MyLexia App helps teachers recognize which students are struggling, grouping students by specific skills for individual or small group instruction. As students complete each skill level, the MyLexia App helps celebrate student progress by notifying teachers when students have earned a certificate of achievement, which can then be emailed to parents or sent to a wireless printer.
Posted 20 Sep 2011

Pearson Announces Webinars on Online Assessment Practices

In these two new online workshops, participants will be walked, step by step, through Considerations for Next Generation Assessments: A Roadmap to 2014, a comprehensive guide for making the transition, released by Pearson earlier this year.
Posted 19 Sep 2011

Capstone Digital Launches PebbleGo Biographies, New PreK-3 Reading and Research Solution

PebbleGo Biographies is correlated to state and national social studies standards and features biographies on famous figures in history, such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Alexander Graham Bell, and Barack and Michelle Obama, in 12 easy-to-navigate categories, such as athletes, explorers, inventors, and presidents and first ladies.
Posted 15 Sep 2011

Teachscape and ETS Join Forces to Develop Online Observer Training and Testing System for Teacher Evaluations

Based on Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching, the new system helps observers to make reliable, consistent, and defensible judgments of teaching practice.
Posted 14 Sep 2011

Alexander Street Press Announces Dramatists Guild Fund’s ‘The Legacy Project’

The Legacy Project, acquired by Filmakers Library, is an intimate portrait of legendary American dramatists through interviews conducted by emerging playwrights.
Posted 09 Sep 2011

Orchard Now Releases Correlation to Common Core Standards

Math and language arts assessment and instruction are aligned to ensure appropriate preparation and remediation.
Posted 09 Sep 2011

CoSN Launches Nationwide Search for Innovative K-12 District Leaders to Develop Best Practices on Using New Media to Invigorate Learning

The effort is part of CoSN's Participatory Learning in Schools: Leadership and Policy initiative, which is supported by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media and Learning Initiative.
Posted 09 Sep 2011

Cerebellum Corp. Releases ‘Teaching Systems: Nutrition’

The new DVD series, intended to teach students about healthy living and essential nutrition topics using a unique and humorous approach, provides supplemental curriculum correlated to nutrition guidelines and standards.
Posted 09 Sep 2011

Maps.com Announces New Features in Maps101

K-12 Students can now visualize and compare 2010 Census Data with interactive maps.
Posted 08 Sep 2011

K5 Learning Launches K-5 Online Math and Reading Program

K5 Learning is a new kind of online study program that delivers personalized learning in bite-size chunks to kids in the comfort of their own homes, according to the announcement.
Posted 07 Sep 2011

Don Johnston Announces Bookstream for Ebook Delivery

Bookstream makes it easy for educators to hop on the internet, upload ebooks and share them with students for anytime reading, the announcement states. It was designed to help educators comply with IDEA 2004 (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) that require schools to deliver core curriculum in accessible formats to support students with disabilities.
Posted 07 Sep 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free September/October 2011 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The September/October 2011 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Sep 2011

Discovery Education Offers New Back-to-School Content and Enhancements

The company has upgraded its Discovery Education streaming service with a variety of new resources, more efficient navigation and a free, three-week series of webinars to help educators explore how to incorporate the digital resources into their instruction.
Posted 24 Aug 2011

EdOptions, Inc.’s Orchard Now Releases Math Concepts for Grades 4-6 Instruction

The new Math Concepts activities provide practice with number sense; basic operations and order of operations; geometry and spatial sense; graphing and managing data; probability; measurement; algebra, patterning, and logic; and fraction concepts.
Posted 22 Aug 2011

Discovery Education, Intel Encourage Students to Explore Their Curiosity Through New Online Resources

"Curiosity in the Classroom" engages students with cross-curricular lessons.
Posted 19 Aug 2011

The Library Corporation/TLC Releases LS2 Mobile for Android

Originally released in November 2010 for Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, LS2 Mobile allows people to connect with their public or school libraries 24 hours a day from any place with mobile or Wi-Fi Internet service.
Posted 18 Aug 2011

ASCD Releases New Editions of Popular PD Online Courses

The second edition courses feature improved navigation, additional video content, and additional materials for download, including PDF readings and job-embedded resources that support educators as they implement their learning in the classroom.
Posted 17 Aug 2011

DreamBox Learning Announces Common Core State Standards Alignment Tool

The new reporting feature allows teachers to quickly measure individual student progress against mathematics benchmarks.
Posted 17 Aug 2011

EBSCO Publishing and Innovative Interfaces Demonstrate Partnership with EBSCO Discovery Service and Encore

The result of the partnership is a smarter experience for mutual customers and library users who begin their search from Encore, according to the announcement.
Posted 09 Aug 2011

TCI Unveils New Version of Its Online Social Studies Curriculum

The new K-12 social studies program is optimized for teaching online and with interactive whiteboards.
Posted 05 Aug 2011

Key Curriculum Press Debuts Sketchpad Explorer for the iPad

Sketchpad Explorer gives users access to the library of The Geometer's Sketchpad mathematics content on the web—including Sketch Exchange, the Sketchpad Resource Center and dozens of teacher-published websites—where they can view and share sketches across a diverse range of mathematics topics and levels.
Posted 04 Aug 2011

Pearson Announces myWorld Social Studies and myWorld History

The two social studies programs offer digitally robust content designed to help young people make personal connections and build long-term understanding of key social studies concepts.
Posted 03 Aug 2011

Cerebellum Announces Exclusive U.S. Distribution of Two Award-winning Science Series

The ‘Kids @ Discovery: Creepy Creatures' and ‘Daily Planet: Environment Series' DVD collections offer 19 new titles for K-12 learning.
Posted 01 Aug 2011

EBSCO Publishing Delivers eBooks and Audiobooks on EBSCOhost Alongside Databases and Other Digital Content

EBSCOhost now provides content from the most in-demand publishers available via new acquisition models including expanded ownership plans to serve the needs of libraries and their patrons.
Posted 29 Jul 2011

School Improvement Network Releases PD 360 v 5.0

New in PD 360 version 5.0, Common Core 360 will provide a guide for states, schools, and districts implementing the Common Core Standards. It includes Common Core-specific video segments featuring teacher-leader conversations and classroom examples of implementation.
Posted 28 Jul 2011

CoSN Releases Horizon Report: 2011 K-12 Edition Toolkit

Produced by the New Media Consortium (NMC), the Report details emerging technologies likely to have a significant impact on teaching and learning around the globe. The Toolkit is geared toward education leaders who wish to learn more about and further the dialogue on the emerging technologies identified in the Report and their potential to re-imagine K-12 education.
Posted 25 Jul 2011

Lexia Announces Lexia Reading v 8.0

The new version of the technology-based reading curriculum is designed to predict student performance on year-end, grade-level assessments and offers prescriptive recommendations for the intensity of instruction needed to improve each student's performance.
Posted 22 Jul 2011

e2020, Inc. Offers eLibrary Search Tutorial System Add-On to Virtual Classroom and Virtual Tutor Products

The eLibrary feature program is a keyword search tutorial system that gives students access to more than 4,600 Common Core state standard aligned lessons (language arts, math, science, social studies, and electives) for grades 6-12.
Posted 21 Jul 2011

Shmoop Literature Guides and Biographies Now Available Through Discovery Education streaming PLUS

Shmoop's Literature Guides and Biographies are written by Ph.D. students from Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkley, and other top universities. Shmoop is known for its sense of humor and knack for pop culture. For example, Shmoop introduces students to The Great Gatsby by comparing the novel to the television shows "Real Housewives" and "The Sopranos."
Posted 20 Jul 2011

Edmodo Teacher Profiles Help Educators Connect and Collaborate

New updates enable educators to create public profile pages and connect through mobile devices.
Posted 30 Jun 2011

Discovery Education's Digital Textbook Launching in Classrooms Across the Country This Fall

The company's Interactive Science Techbook replaces print textbooks as a primary instructional resource.
Posted 28 Jun 2011

CDW-G Releases Second Annual 21st-Century Classroom Report

The report, released during the recent ISTE conference in Philadelphia, seeks to understand how students and faculty want to use technology, measure how classroom technology is evolving and identify opportunities for continued growth.
Posted 28 Jun 2011

DRM-Free eBooks from O’Reilly to Be Distributed Via OverDrive’s Global Network

1,500 digital books for software developers to be available for booksellers, libraries and schools.
Posted 24 Jun 2011

Britannica Announces New Ebook Service for Schools, Libraries

From Britannica Digital Learning, the service enables students in elementary school through college to easily access hundreds of high-quality books on the subjects they're studying.
Posted 17 Jun 2011

CoSN Releases New EdTechNext Report on eContent

The report explores the transformative role of eContent in today's K-12 classroom and examines its educational impact, highlighting how one school district has successfully leveraged eContent and mobile device strategies.
Posted 17 Jun 2011

Arcademic Skill Builders Introduces Score Tracking and Learning Management System Features

The online resource now offers a subscription option allowing teachers to track progress and metrics.
Posted 15 Jun 2011

OverDrive Announces Media Console App for Windows Phones

OverDrive-powered library collections are now available on the LG Quantum, Samsung Focus, HTC Trophy, and other popular Windows Phones
Posted 15 Jun 2011

Dictionary.com Releases Mobile Flashcards

Helpful in keeping kids engaged in education during the summer, the offering extends the personalized, online Flashcards learning experience to a mobile generation that thrives on 24/7 access to information - illustrated by the 30M downloads of Dictionary.com's mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry.
Posted 14 Jun 2011

Facts On File Adds New Video Features to Modern World History Online!

These new features enhance the history database, which covers the full scope of world history through the mid-15th century to the present.
Posted 06 Jun 2011

SETDA’s 2011 National Trends Report Shows State Leaders Leveraging Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning

The annual report highlights innovative educational technology activities that are playing a crucial role in K-12 school improvement efforts in states and local communities across the country.
Posted 06 Jun 2011

Orchard Software Releases Correlation to Common Core Standards

With this correlation, educators can be assured that Orchard's instruction, assessment, and remediation cover the skills and knowledge found within the standards.
Posted 03 Jun 2011

Turning Foundation Awards 10 Grants with NBC Learn and Turning Technologies

The 10 grant awards will directly impact 1,182 students using classroom TurningPoint response systems and 9,228 students with building access to NBC digital content.
Posted 03 Jun 2011

EBSCO Publishing and H.W. Wilson Make Joint Merger Announcement

Two long-time industry leading vendors come together with goal of improving services for libraries, the announcement states.
Posted 02 Jun 2011

CDW-G Releases Results of Cloud Computing Tracking Poll

The poll assesses current and future cloud computing use in business, government, healthcare and education based on a survey of 1,200 IT professionals familiar with their organizations' use of, or plans for, cloud computing.
Posted 26 May 2011

Vernier Publishes New Physics Experiments Lab Book

The "Advanced Physics with Vernier - Mechanics" lab book offers a new set of experiments for more in-depth introductory physics courses, such as college physics, Advanced Placement Physics, or International Baccalaureate Physics.
Posted 25 May 2011

Alexander Street Press Launches Online Collection of Primary Materials Documenting Women’s Activism on the Global Stage

Backed by a global editorial board of 130 historians, "Women and Social Movements, International" will include 150,000 pages at completion and will grow to include material from over 200 archives and libraries.
Posted 25 May 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete May/June 2011 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the May/June 2011 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since May 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 23 May 2011

Pearson, TakingITGlobal Collaborate on myWorld TIGed

Through a new initiative, called myWorld TakingITGlobal, educators have immediate access to digitally driven content that makes global collaboration a reality for America's middle schoolers with the click of a mouse, according to the announcement.
Posted 23 May 2011

OverDrive Announces Acceleration of Global eBook Distribution to K-12 & Higher Ed Channels

Hundreds of school, college, and university libraries worldwide now offer digital books via OverDrive.
Posted 19 May 2011

Encyclopaedia Britannica Releases 'Snakes', Multimedia App for iPhone, iPad, and iPod

The new mobile download for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is aligned with the school curriculum and designed for ages 8-12, though, says the announcement, even the youngest and most ophidiophobic kids can enjoy it.
Posted 18 May 2011

Curriculum Associates Creates New Reading and Math Assessment geared to Common Core State Standards

With the i-Ready Common Core State Standards Screener (i-Ready CCSS Screener), educators can administer a one-hour per subject online assessment to students and use the results to determine how prepared students are for the CCSS.
Posted 17 May 2011

Gale Partners with TheGreenInterview.com to Bring Videos and Content to GREENR

TheGreenInterview.com will be providing Gale with video interviews covering a range of issues connected to our planet, humans on earth, damage to our ecosystem, alternative development ideas, sustainability, and more.
Posted 16 May 2011

Follett Launches Textbook and Device Management Package

The new package is designed to help K-12 districts tackle the print-to-digital transition by enabling the efficient tracking and managing of textbooks as well as the devices used to support students in the classroom.
Posted 13 May 2011

EBSCO Publishing Releases New iPhone Application

Building on the success of EBSCOhost Mobile, a website application designed for internet-capable mobile devices including smartphones, the new iPhone application (app) provides a quick and convenient way for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users to access quality content via EBSCOhost.
Posted 12 May 2011

Capstone Digital to Award $2 Million in Grants to Improve Literacy in Schools

K-12 public, private, parochial or charter schools in the United States are encouraged to apply for more than $2 million in matching CARE grants towards the purchase of myON reader, a personalized literacy environment that focuses on increasing student literacy rates.
Posted 09 May 2011

SIIA Calls for Participants in 2011 Vision K-20 Survey

Sponsored by the organization's Education Division, the Vision K-20 Survey gives educators, administrators, and faculty members from K-12 and postsecondary educational institutions the opportunity to take a short, online survey to evaluate their current technology use.
Posted 06 May 2011

ASCD Introduces Four New Courses to PD Online Series

With a flexible, multimedia design and a deep course catalog, the PD Online series supports the needs of almost any type and size of learning group—from individual learners and small professional learning communities to districtwide professional development, and integration into university courses and programs, according to the announcement.
Posted 05 May 2011

Study Island Announces Winners of Project-Based Learning Activities Contest

Four grade-level winners have been selected, with the winning entries to be published in Study Island online products.
Posted 03 May 2011

State Finalists Named in Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), and the College Board have named the 24 middle school and 24 high school state finalists in the third annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge.
Posted 02 May 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free May/June 2011 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The May/June 2011 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 May 2011

StudyBlue Releases New Mobile Applications for Android, iPhone and iPod Touch

The new mobile apps allow students to study online flashcards and class notes on the go.
Posted 29 Apr 2011

Scholastic, PBS Kids and iVillage Launch Summer Reading Programs

The three brands are running two summer reading challenges designed to be entertaining and easy enough to fit into every family's busy summer schedule. Both challenges, the Scholastic Summer Challenge and the iVillage PBS KIDS Summer Reading Community Challenge, will be available through www.SummerReadingCentral.com.
Posted 27 Apr 2011

Orchard Now Releases Language Concepts 1-2 Instruction

The new Language Concepts activities provide practice with the alphabet, basic keyboarding skills, exposure to forming new words using consonant and vowel sounds, and an introduction to using rhyming to complete couplets.
Posted 21 Apr 2011

PBS TeacherLine Expands Online Professional Development Program With Additional Spring and Summer Course Terms

Enrollment is now open for the late spring term beginning on May 11, the early summer term starting June 22, and the late summer term commencing on August 10.
Posted 20 Apr 2011

netTrekker Announces igotta Virtual Workspace

igotta is designed to provide a virtual workspace for students to find, analyze, organize, and use information to complete a wide-range of school assignments while developing the skills they need to be college- and career-ready.
Posted 15 Apr 2011

Key Curriculum Press Debuts The Geometer’s Sketchpad Version 5 Curriculum Modules

Optimized for Sketchpad 5, the activities allow elementary, middle, and high school students to explore mathematical concepts related to the Common Core State Standards using a dynamic, hands-on learning tool.
Posted 14 Apr 2011

World Book Launches World Book Mobile

World Book Mobile is a mobile-friendly version of World Book's comprehensive reference database, which includes tens of thousands of authoritative articles and multimedia images, including maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Posted 14 Apr 2011

PCI Education Launches Momentum Math Grade Level Editions

The program is designed to engage all learners, including students with special needs and English language learners, who have given up on math because they have fallen behind.
Posted 13 Apr 2011

Project Tomorrow Releases Report on Usage of Emerging Technologies for Education

The report, "The New 3 E's of Education: Enabled, Engaged and Empowered—How Today's Students are Leveraging Emerging Technologies for Learning," discusses finding and conclusions from Project Tomorrow's Speak Up 2010 survey of K-12 students and parents.
Posted 13 Apr 2011

Scholastic Introduces New Version of Its Digital Reference Source Grolier Online

The new Grolier Online is customized for five unique sets of users, and includes an enhanced search engine and access to 120,000 articles arranged by reading level.
Posted 11 Apr 2011

Key Math Strategists Launched to Support Implementation of Common Core State

Key Math Strategists, a new professional development organization from Key Curriculum Press, is designed to help schools make sense of, and gain maximum benefit from, the integration of the Common Core State Standards.
Posted 11 Apr 2011

Kelso’s Choice Website Provides Resources for Teaching Conflict Management Skills

Cerebellum Corporation has developed the Kelso's Choice Conflict Management Skills program website to make this popular conflict resolution program available to educators nationwide.
Posted 06 Apr 2011

Alexander Street Press to Launch Academic Video Online Complete

The integrated online repository of academic video titles is part of Alexander Street's effort to rapidly expand its offerings to more than 10,000 titles in 2011 and to 20,000 by 2013.
Posted 05 Apr 2011

IMLS-Funded Research Explores How School Librarians Use Digital Content for STEM Learning

Florida State University School of Library & Information Studies is using an IMLS grant to explore how school librarians can make it easier for students and their teachers to use digital content to support STEM learning. The project investigates how librarians are currently using open content STEM resources and develops a tool that allows librarians to easily create catalog records for digital materials.
Posted 04 Apr 2011

Infobase Learning/Facts On File Launches Access Video On Demand for Public Libraries

Offering unlimited access to more than 7,800 full-length videos and 88,000 clips, Access Video On Demand gives public library patrons instant access to thousands of acclaimed documentaries, award-winning educational films, and helpful instructional videos in a variety of subject areas from top-quality producers.
Posted 31 Mar 2011

Follett Software Offers Free Integration of One Search Into Destiny Library Manager 9.9

Follett Software also offers upgrade and implementation services to assist customers in their move to Destiny 9.9.
Posted 31 Mar 2011

M86 Security Launches VuSafe Solution to Enable Compliant Usage of Online Video Content in the Classroom

M86 VuSafe provides a means to show pre-approved streaming media content without the peripherals (i.e. banner ads, comments, etc.) found on the source sites, according to the announcement.
Posted 30 Mar 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete March/April 2011 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the March/April 2011 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since March 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 30 Mar 2011

Lexia Learning Releases Survey Results from ASCD

An informal survey of superintendents, supervisors, principals and teachers who attended the recent ASCD Annual Conference in San Francisco, Calif., suggests that educators feel they lack the data and instructional tools to deliver effective learning.
Posted 28 Mar 2011

Follett Software Company Releases TetraData 8.5

TetraData is the company's suite of K-12 data management, analysis and vision alignment tools that enables districts to more quickly user their data to make informed decisions, drive continuous improvement, and impact student success.
Posted 28 Mar 2011

e2020, Inc., Adopts Common Core State Standards

To provide schools and districts with a more comprehensive eLearning program model for students, the e2020 Inc., Common Core Standards alignment process is manually configured, resulting in more accurate and granular results.
Posted 28 Mar 2011

CTB Integrates SMART’s Interactive Response Systems with Acuity UnWired

The collaboration between CTB and SMART further expands the use of Acuity by classroom teachers to track student performance directly and use SMART Response interactive response systems in their formative instruction.
Posted 23 Mar 2011

Pearson Makes Interactive Learning Resources From enVisionMATH Available on Pearson Perspective

Perspective takes the results from students' high-stakes assessments and identifies areas where they are struggling. Then, its Learning Locator connects them with content such as the resources from enVisionMATH that they can use to get back on track.
Posted 22 Mar 2011

ABC-CLIO Announces the 2011 “Hunt for History”

The "Hunt for History" competition offers school library media specialistsand teachers a chance to win valuable prizes—including iPads, online history database subscriptions, and ebook collections—on a history scavenger hunt.
Posted 22 Mar 2011

CoSN Launches Access4Ed.net Online Community of Practice Focused on Providing Access to Online Environments in K-12

The online community of practice will first focus on student-owned devices, followed by broadband. Future areas of focus may include cloud computing, mobile computing, enabling home access, wireless access and network design, among many others.
Posted 15 Mar 2011

Scholastic Launches READ 180 Next Generation

The new READ 180 includes dashboards for students, teachers and school leaders, alignment to Common Core, and new content to engage students.
Posted 14 Mar 2011

CoSN Releases Flexible Mobile Platform Report

The report explores the fundamentals of mobile devices for schools - from their education potential to the pros and cons of student- vs. school-owned devices. It also details four components of mobile learning that factor into technology planning and decision making, and highlights how some school districts are successfully leveraging mobile devices.
Posted 09 Mar 2011

Cengage Learning's Delmar Releases Engineering Titles in Partnership With Project Lead the Way

The four new titles, Civil Engineering and Architecture, Aerospace Engineering: From the Ground Up, Principles of Engineering and Digital Electronics, provide a wealth of content and resources to enhance PLTW's middle and high school STEM curriculum.
Posted 08 Mar 2011

Vernier Announces Winners of Video Physics Contest

Winning entries in the competition, which was created to mark the launch of Vernier's Video Physics app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, demonstrated both creativity and innovation by using video to demonstrate the science concepts behind many everyday occurrences.
Posted 04 Mar 2011

Lexia, Consortium On Reading Excellence Announce Partnership to Provide Lexia Users with CORE Services

Districts using Lexia's software for essential reading practice, instruction and assessment, will now benefit from CORE's literacy professional development and comprehensive implementation assistance.
Posted 03 Mar 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free March/April 2011 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The March/April 2011 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Mar 2011

Former ResourceShelf Publisher Launches INFOdocket Web Resource and Reference Material Site

Gary Price and colleagues will continue to provide valuable information and education resources through this new site as well as FullTextReports.
Posted 01 Mar 2011

SIIA Education Division Releases Don’t Copy That 2 – School Version

Don't Copy That 2 - School Version is a fun-to-watch rap music video that addresses the dangers of engaging in piracy and the importance of respecting the creative output of others.
Posted 25 Feb 2011

EBSCO Publishing Releases 24 New Ebook Subject Sets

The subject sets are part of a rapidly growing collection of ebooks that are offered in collections grouped by subject matter.
Posted 23 Feb 2011

PBS, Grunwald Associates Release Research Report on Teachers' Media Usage

Entitled "Deepening Commitment: Teachers Increasingly Rely on Media and Technology," the report indicates an insufficient capacity of computing devices and technology infrastructure to handle teachers' internet-dependent instructional activity.
Posted 21 Feb 2011

Follett Software Releases New Version of Aspen Student Information System

The new version offers an array of improved features focused in the areas of navigation, scheduling, health management, conduct and special education.
Posted 17 Feb 2011

Netop Announces Additional Funding for Its Get A Grant for Education (NGAGE) Program

Available through June 30 or until the funding runs out, the grants are part of the company's commitment to ensure that all schools and teachers have access to tools for teaching with technology.
Posted 17 Feb 2011

Lexia Releases Lexia Reading 7.1

This latest version of Lexia's software offers teachers and administrators an enhanced progress monitoring functionality to help support instructional strategies including Response to Intervention (RTI).
Posted 17 Feb 2011

dataMetrics Software’s ‘TestWiz’ Now Comes Loaded with Common Core Standards

The integration of the new standards, along with the system's reporting engine, will assist teachers in viewing the effects of their instruction in terms of the new standards, according to the announcement.
Posted 11 Feb 2011

Turning Technologies and BrainPOP Announce Strategic Alliance

The agreement with BrainPOP will allow BrainPOP's animated content to operate seamlessly with Turning Technologies' student response systems for immediate assessment of student learning.
Posted 10 Feb 2011

Discovery Education’s Digital Content Now Compatible With Learning.com

By making Discovery Education digital services compatible with Sky, Learning.com users can now access the company's content using one single username and password.
Posted 08 Feb 2011

Capstone Digital Launches myON reader

The program offers a personalized literacy environment that provides access to an integrated library of digital books with multimedia supports, customized to a student's interest and reading ability.
Posted 04 Feb 2011

Discovery Education, 3M Announce Call for Entries for Young Scientist Challenge

Ten finalists will be selected to receive an all-expense paid trip to the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn. to compete in the final challenge in October, 2011. The winner will receive $25,000 and the title of "America's Top Young Scientist."
Posted 04 Feb 2011

Shmoop Launches Online ACT Prep

Shmoop Online ACT Prep is available for $23 for at-home purchase by an individual student. Shmoop also offers affordable Site Licenses to schools, districts and libraries for its growing stable of Online Test Prep Courses - ACT, SAT, PSAT, and AP Exams.
Posted 03 Feb 2011

Follett Software Company Releases Cognite 3.5

Version 3.5 of the learning management system features a new and more comprehensive database of content standards, a new mobile app for Android devices, and the ability to integrate with Turnitin.
Posted 03 Feb 2011

ePals Introduces SchoolMail365 Cloud-Based School and District-Wide Email

K-12 schools can deploy a full communication solution leveraging Microsoft Live@edu infrastructure and ePals' recognized learning platform.
Posted 02 Feb 2011

BookheadEd Learning Announces Launch of StudySync

The StudySync program combines classic and modern texts, digital media, mobile technology, and social networking designed to inspire students to achieve higher levels of critical thinking and academic collaboration.
Posted 02 Feb 2011

WatchKnow Web Service Announces WatchKnow Classroom and iPhone App

WatchKnow's newest features include a personalized "virtual classroom" and a free WatchKnow iPhone app.
Posted 02 Feb 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Complete January/February 2011 Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the January/February 2011 issue of Internet@Schools have been available free since January 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 28 Jan 2011

Cerebellum Corp. Launches Three STEM-focused Series from the ‘Defined Learning’ Library

The 40-DVD library brings science and technology content to life for middle and high schoolers.
Posted 27 Jan 2011

netTrekker, Defined Learning Partner to Integrate Defined Learning STEM Content into netTrekker Search

The partnership will expand the netTrekker Search digital resource offering to bring real world relevance to STEM education.
Posted 26 Jan 2011

Inspiration Software Launches Webspiration Classroom

Webspiration Classroom combines the power of visual thinking with innovative collaboration tools, offering students and teachers 24/7 access to an online environment where they can work independently, with their peers and in groups, to develop and strengthen their writing and thinking skills.
Posted 26 Jan 2011

DreamBox Learning Math App Now Available in Google Web App Marketplace

With DreamBox Learning Connect installed, teachers, administrators and principals now have one-click access to their DreamBox Teacher Dashboard for access to student and classroom performance data.
Posted 26 Jan 2011

Pearson Launches Update for Free iPad Gradebook App, PowerTeacher Mobile

Developed by Pearson, PowerTeacher Mobile 1.1 features the enhancements that teachers have most requested and is designed to make grading on-the-go easier.
Posted 25 Jan 2011

Capstone Digital Develops Literacy Program with MetaMetrics

Capstone will leverage Lexile Measures for its new literacy program to be unveiled at FETC 2011.
Posted 24 Jan 2011

New Round of Enhancements for H.W. Wilson's WilsonWeb Service

Enhancements includes improvements to the WilsonWeb Mobile interface, expansion of the "My WilsonWeb" individual user account functions, increased customization, and more.
Posted 19 Jan 2011

OverDrive Releases Free iPhone, Android Apps for Downloading Ebooks, Audiobooks

The free apps include a "Get Books" feature that guides users to their local library's digital catalog of best-selling and new release titles, allowing them to browse, check out, and download with just their device.
Posted 19 Jan 2011

Follett Announces Follett Challenge Contest

Intended to identify the best innovations in school libraries, the contest will advocate for the role librarians play as champions of school programs that drive student achievement.
Posted 11 Jan 2011

Pearson Launches Pearson Common Core Website

The new website offers states an integrated array of resources for the move to Common Core Standards.
Posted 11 Jan 2011

Center on Education Policy Survey Finds Momentum Building for Common Core State Standards

States that have signed onto common core state standards in English language arts and math are moving forward with little resistance, though full implementation is several years away for most of them, according to the survey.
Posted 07 Jan 2011

Follett Software Company Releases New Version of Destiny

Destiny 9.9 offers a range of improvements designed to allow existing Destiny Library Manager and Destiny Textbook Manager customers to save time, increase efficiency and help drive student achievement.
Posted 07 Jan 2011

OverDrive Reports Libraries, Schools Play Leading Role in Ebook Boom

In 2010, patrons and students downloaded millions of digital books for iPhone, Android, Sony Reader, NOOK, and personal computers.
Posted 07 Jan 2011

Maple T.A. 7 and Maple T.A. MAA Placement Test Suite 7 Now Available

The new versions of Maplesoft's testing and assessment tools provide greater insight into student performance.
Posted 07 Jan 2011

Facts On File Adds New Video Feature and Core Content to Its American History Online Database

The new video content includes mainly historical newsreels with a focus on World War II-era footage. The new "Focus on History through Video" feature on the home page spotlights the new content, with a player that shows a new video—from a selection of newsreels spanning the 1940s to the 1990s—each time the site reloads.
Posted 07 Jan 2011

Internet@Schools Xtra News: Free January/February 2011 Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The January/February 2011 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 03 Jan 2011

Pearson Launches New Product to Allow Schools Faster, Easier Way to Set Up and Implement Microsoft Live@edu Accounts

The CloudConnect product from Pearson Data Solutions allows districts and education agencies that rely on the Microsoft Live@edu free suite of hosted Microsoft applications (email, calendars, document sharing, instant messaging and video chat) to expand the set of services they offer their students and staff.
Posted 22 Dec 2010

PBS TeacherLine Offers INSPIRE's 'Inspire Elementary Students with Engineering' Course

Enrollment is now open for this new online professional development course developed by INSPIRE at Purdue University to help pre-K-6 teachers improve learning and foster interest in STEM careers.
Posted 21 Dec 2010

SMART Introduces Entry-Level SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard

The SMART Board 400 series uses SMART's patented DViT (Digital Vision Touch) technology to recognize both pen and finger inputs, enabling teachers and students to easily interact with digital content.
Posted 15 Dec 2010

PBS Kids and Lima Sky Launch Cyberchase Math Match

The new app for iPhone and iPod Touch offers a fun way for kids 8 years and older to test their math mettle.
Posted 10 Dec 2010

DreamCatcher Games Releases Learn Science for Nintendo DS

Learn Science helps children learn basic principles of light and sound, physics, the human body, biology, and geography while playing a variety of engaging mini-games.
Posted 09 Dec 2010

Indiana and Louisiana Approve Discovery Education’s Digital Science Services for Statewide Use in Elementary and Middle School Classrooms

Each edition of the Discovery Education Science Techbook series is built from the ground up to address individual state standards and is intended to serve as the new primary instructional resource for Indiana and Louisiana elementary and middle schools.
Posted 08 Dec 2010

Varitronics Launches New Software for VariQuest Visual Learning Tools

With the new VariQuest Design Center Software v2.0. teachers can implement visual and kinesthetic learning strategies to improve student achievement and engagement.
Posted 08 Dec 2010

Gale to Digitize McMaster University’s Holocaust and Resistance Collections

The Holocaust collection includes nearly 2,000 poignant letters in several different languages from or to prisoners in Dachau, Buchenwald and Auschwitz, as well as in Gestapo prisons and POW camps.
Posted 06 Dec 2010

Cerebellum Corp.’s New ‘Guidance Systems’ Series Addresses Sensitive Issues for K-12 Students

Five new DVD programs cover bullying and harassment, sex education, drug abuse, and more.
Posted 06 Dec 2010

Gale Releases Gale NewsVault

Providing access to more than 2,000 titles and 10 million digitized pages, Gale NewsVault provides an unparalleled window to the past for researchers and students, according to the announcement.
Posted 01 Dec 2010

SIIA Honors Promising New Education Technologies

Two products have been recognized through Innovation Incubator program
Posted 01 Dec 2010

Safari Books Online Launches Free Global iPad App

The new "Safari To Go" app, built specifically to leverage iPad capabilities such as pinch-to-zoom and drag and drop functions, allows subscribers of Safari Books Online to view book content in their library.
Posted 22 Nov 2010

SirsiDynix launches BookMyne 2.0 iPhone Application

BookMyne features mobile access to in-demand library information, holdings and services.
Posted 19 Nov 2010

Free Resources: Pearson's "Next-Generation Assessments” Website

The Next-Generation Assessments website features free access to white papers and other resources developed by Pearson's experts in assessment, instruction and digital learning technologies to help states as they design and deliver new assessment systems that are both innovative and pragmatic.
Posted 17 Nov 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Complete November/December 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the November/December 2010 issue of MMIS have been available free since November 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 16 Nov 2010

SIIA, ASCD, and Council of Chief State School Officers Jointly Release 'Innovate to Educate' Report

The findings in the "Innovate to Educate: System [Re]Design for Personalized Learning" report are based upon the insights and recommendations of some 150 visionary education leaders convened at an August 4-6, 2010 Symposium in Boston, Mass.
Posted 12 Nov 2010

World Book Expands Science Power Digital Supplemental Learning Resource

Science Power, first introduced this summer, is a core component of the World Book Classroom collection of content-rich, interactive digital supplemental learning resources.
Posted 12 Nov 2010

CoSN Releases Monograph, "The Future of Information Technology: How The Next Ten Years Will Fundamentally Change the Role of the K-12 CTO"

The monograph provides a detailed historical perspective on the role chief technology officers (CTOs) have played in the past, and forward-looking insight into how that role is expected to evolve over the next decade.
Posted 12 Nov 2010

Tutor.com Announces Tutor.com To Go Education App

The first release, available now in the Apple App Store, gives students mobile access to Tutor.com's library of 9,000 online lessons, worksheets, videos and test-prep resources.
Posted 11 Nov 2010

Discovery Education Aligns Digital Services to Common Core State Standards

Discovery Education streaming, Discovery Education streaming Plus, and Discovery Education Assessment Aligned to Support National Standards in English-Language Arts and Mathematics.
Posted 10 Nov 2010

Netop Releases Version 2.0 of MyVision Classroom Management Software

With version 2.0, both MyVision Basic and MyVision Free feature integration with Active Directory. This new feature allows teachers to monitor students wherever they choose to work - in the library, in a study room, or in an open computer lab.
Posted 10 Nov 2010

TLC Releases Smart-Phone App

LS2 Mobile is a smart-phone interface that allows people to connect with their public or school libraries from any place with mobile or Wi-Fi internet service.
Posted 05 Nov 2010

Adobe Introduces Adobe Connect 8 Software

Designed to work as an independent system, or in conjunction with a learning management system, Adobe Connect 8 software enables presenters to deliver engaging, media-rich experiences—live and on-demand—to widely dispersed learners and colleagues.
Posted 02 Nov 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Free November/December 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The November/December 2010 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Nov 2010

Scholastic Launches Social Networking Site 'You Are What You Read.com'

Users log on to the site, list the five books that had the biggest impact on their lives, and connect with readers all over the world through these shared "Bookprints." More than 130 "Names You Know" - including Bill Gates, Taylor Swift, Daniel Radcliffe, Eva Mendes, Damien Hirst, Tony Hawk, R. L. Stine and Whoopi Goldberg - share the books that influenced them.
Posted 01 Nov 2010

Teachscape Launches Teachscape Reflect for Professional Development

Teachscape Reflect combines state-of-the-art 360-degree video capture hardware and online software to provide teachers with a panoramic view of their classroom that helps them reflect on their teaching, share instructional practices, and receive timely coaching support.
Posted 28 Oct 2010

Chester Comix Offers New Social Studies Apps for the iPad and iPhone

Comic-form stories specifically designed to teach American history on the iPad and iPhone are now available from Chester Comix LLC.
Posted 28 Oct 2010

Turning Technologies Releases New LCD Student Clicker and Self-Paced Testing Application

ResponseCard NXT and TurningKey software provide a user-friendly summative assessment solution.
Posted 27 Oct 2010

Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International Partners with Discovery Education to Launch Water Planet Challenge

The web-based program provides interactive tools and resources for middle and high school-aged youth to design, create and implement service-learning projects that address environmental concerns in their communities, from water conservation to beachfront cleanups.
Posted 27 Oct 2010

Pearson Debuts Elementary School Apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Grammar Jammers offers interactive animated videos to help make mastering the rules of grammar a fun, melodic, and memorable experience for learners anywhere, anytime.
Posted 22 Oct 2010

Adobe Releases New Digital School Collection for K-12 Classrooms and Districts

The bundle includes the recently announced Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 and Adobe Premiere Elements 9 software, as well as Adobe Acrobat X. Adobe Contribute CS5 and Adobe Soundbooth CS5 software are also included in the collection.
Posted 19 Oct 2010

SMART Introduces New Class of Interactive Whiteboard Offering Student Collaboration Features

The SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard supports multiuser writing and common multitouch gestures currently recognized in Microsoft Windows 7 and Mac Snow Leopard.
Posted 19 Oct 2010

Shmoop Introduces Site Licenses for Schools, Districts and Public Libraries

Shmoop Site Licenses allow schools and libraries to give all of their students, teachers, and patrons complimentary access to Shmoop's subscription products anywhere they have web access.
Posted 19 Oct 2010

TregoED Launches Critical-Thinking and Decision-Making Tool for Grades 6-12

SCAN challenges students to examine issues from different points of view using authentic scenarios and role-playing. The online tool includes built-in steps designed to focus online and in-classroom discussions.
Posted 18 Oct 2010

H.W. Wilson Announces 20th Edition of Children’s Core Collection

The latest edition offers broad revisions in the areas of environment, science, and religion, as well as fiction and picture books. More than 7,000 of the entries are new. On WilsonWeb, Children's Core Collection is continuously updated with new material.
Posted 15 Oct 2010

Discovery Education and 3M Announce 2010 National Science Competition Winner

Liam McCarty, "America's Top Young Scientist," has received $50,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds. McCarty was one of 10 finalists who competed in a series of live science challenges in New York City.
Posted 06 Oct 2010

Follett Acquires X2 Development Corporation

The acquisition includes the Aspen Student Information System, a popular web-based solution designed to simplify school district data management through the integration of key K-12 applications.
Posted 05 Oct 2010

Archipelago Learning Releases Study Island Version 4.0

Enhancements in version 4.0 offer virtual student response systems, digital flashcards, customizable assessments, and a redesigned teacher page.
Posted 04 Oct 2010

Adobe Unveils Photoshop Elements 9 & Adobe Premiere Elements 9

Available as standalone products or as a single package, the Photoshop Elements 9 and Adobe Premiere Elements 9 bundle offers a complete photo and video editing solution delivering the two products at a compelling price point for education, according to the announcement.
Posted 01 Oct 2010

Gale Announces Biography in Context

This next-generation offering, an online resource developed to meet the needs of today's internet-savvy researchers, evolved from, and will replace, the Biography Resource Center database.
Posted 30 Sep 2010

H.W. Wilson Database Content Included in EBSCO Discovery Service

Wilson databases will soon be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service for mutual customers.
Posted 30 Sep 2010

Thinkspiration, the Inspiration Software Blog, Launched

The new forum for dialogue about education is written by Inspiration co-founder and president Mona Westhaver.
Posted 29 Sep 2010

ePals Announces Advanced Caching Solution for its LearningSpace Product

The solution helps teachers and students create and collaborate on high-bandwidth multimedia projects in a safe environment, while satisfying the bandwidth needs of schools by ensuring reliable access for greater learning experiences.
Posted 27 Sep 2010

National Geographic Society Releases Updated Complete National Geographic

In this updated archive, from October 1888 through December 2009, every printed page of the more than 1,400 issues, including over 200,000 photographs, has been digitally scanned, allowing users to leaf through electronic pages, search, zoom, scroll and print at a high-resolution level that captures the clarity and quality of the original publications.
Posted 27 Sep 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Complete September/October 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the September/October 2010 issue of MMIS have been available free since September 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 22 Sep 2010

Curriculum Associates Launches ‘CAMS’ and ‘STAMS’ Math Series

The CAMS (Comprehensive Assessment for Mathematics Strategies) & STAMS (Strategies to Achieve Mathematics Success) series provides an assessment and instruction program which includes engaging interactive whiteboard activities for skills practice and to ensure student mastery of every concept.
Posted 20 Sep 2010

CoSN Releases Suite of Online Resources to Strengthen Web 2.0 Leadership Among K-12 Administrators

Participatory Culture: Building Blocks for School Leaders is designed for use by superintendents, principals, chief technology/information officers (CTOs/CIOs), technology directors and curriculum directors.
Posted 16 Sep 2010

Key Curriculum Press Bundles Sketchpad with Sketchpad LessonLink

The company is offering The Geometer's Sketchpad and Sketchpad LessonLink together at one rate, combining the latest version of Sketchpad with access to Dynamic Mathematics activities aligned to state standards and Common Core State Standards.
Posted 16 Sep 2010

Research Released on “School Principals and Social Networking in Education: Practices, Policies, and Realities in 2010”

The goal of this research study was to take a close look at the attitudes of school principals about social networking for their own personal use, with their colleagues, and within their school communities. Principals can play an important role in encouraging and training their teachers and staff to adopt new technologies, and in setting policies for the use of technology and the Internet in schools.
Posted 15 Sep 2010

Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, and NSTA Announce Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

The third year of this national sustainability challenge—now expanded to include high school students—encourages all students, from kindergarten through twelfth grade, to team up with their classmates to create replicable solutions to environmental issues in their schools (grades K-5), community (grades 6-8) and world (grades 9-12).
Posted 10 Sep 2010

Pearson Launches WriteToLearn v. 6.0

The newest version of Pearson's complete online tool for building writing skills and developing reading comprehension offers, among other improved features, enhanced student performance reports and expanded text-to-speech capabilities.
Posted 09 Sep 2010

Pearson Debuts Newly Enhanced Website for National Evaluation Series Educator Certification Testing Program

At NEStest.com, teacher licensure candidates and faculty members will find complete testing information, candidate preparation materials, and college and university faculty preparation resources for the contemporary, 100 percent computer-based testing program.
Posted 08 Sep 2010

Tabula Digita Releases DimensionL Literacy-Based Interactive Video Game

With almost 200 literacy skills embedded in curriculum packs for elementary, middle and high school students, the highly interactive DimensionL instructional software introduces and reinforces such topics as language conventions, parts of speech, reading and writing processes, spelling, and vocabulary.
Posted 02 Sep 2010

Wilson Launches WilsonWeb Mobile Interface

A free service for WilsonWeb subscribers, WilsonWeb Mobile provides "anytime, anywhere" access to WilsonWeb reference databases, marrying WilsonWeb's versatile searching, trusted information, and practical tools with smart-phone convenience, according to the announcement.
Posted 02 Sep 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Free September/October 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The September/October 2010 cover story plus the product reviews have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Sep 2010

Maplesoft Publishes New Edition of The Mathematics Survival Kit - Maple Edition

The interactive ebook, designed to give students the information they need to overcome difficulties encountered while working on homework or assignment problems, provides them the opportunity to review exactly the concept or technique they are struggling with, work through an example, practice, and then continue with their homework.
Posted 01 Sep 2010

PBS KIDS PLAY! Now Available for Classroom Use

The innovative educational games are targeted to children in preschool, kindergarten and special education. The standards-based, cross-curricular program adapts to each student with three learning stages for each of 30 skill areas.
Posted 01 Sep 2010

Teachscape Launches iPad Application for its ‘Classroom Walkthrough’ Users

Teachscape Instruction | Mobile version 1.4, optimized for the iPad, further expands the number of devices that educators can use to collect data during their classroom visits.
Posted 01 Sep 2010

Shmoop Launches PSAT and SAT Test Prep

The company's test prep service is available at $19 per student; Shmoop also announced that it will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to student groups or Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) who promote its Online Test Prep services as a group fundraiser.
Posted 01 Sep 2010

World Book Launches Science Power

Science Power is the latest addition to the World Book Classroom collection of content-rich, interactive digital supplemental learning resources.
Posted 30 Aug 2010

EBSCO Publishing Extends Text-to-Speech Feature to EBSCOhost Databases

Users will be able to take advantage of this new feature with any full-text articles available in HTML.
Posted 26 Aug 2010

Pearson Launches AIMSweb Behavior Module

The newly launched Behavior module offers a set of behavioral tools that work in tandem with the system's academic assessments and data management features to implement a comprehensive RTI framework in their classrooms.
Posted 26 Aug 2010

Shmoop Launches 1,000 Educational Android Apps and iPad eBooks

Shmoop now offers more than 4,000 titles available across the web, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle, Nook, and Sony Reader.
Posted 25 Aug 2010

Pearson Enhances Waterford Early Learning, SuccessMaker and NovaNET

All of these enrichments are available for customers immediately, and the standards-aligned programs qualify for federal funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Posted 24 Aug 2010

School Loop Introduces Student Tracker

The Student Tracker system helps identify students who need support and creates a call to action for their education teams.
Posted 24 Aug 2010

Shmoop Launches Free Online Pre-Algebra Curriculum

Shmoop's free online Pre-Algebra Learning Guides contain hundreds of topics with succinct explanations, diagrams, interactive examples, practice problems, and real-world applications.
Posted 11 Aug 2010

CompassLearning Introduces Impact Teacher Academy

Based on a partnership between CompassLearning, district and school leadership, and teachers, Impact Teacher Academy is a research-based process that builds teacher capacity and enforces accountability of program implementation. Flexible delivery models — on-site, virtual, and blended — give educators and administrators options suited to their district and school requirements.
Posted 10 Aug 2010

Turning Technologies Launches New Assessment Reporting Application

ResultsManager extends the existing reporting functionality of the company's TurningPoint and TurningPoint AnyWhere software to allow instructors and presenters to store, track, and administer multiple interactive polling sessions.
Posted 10 Aug 2010

Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge Announces Top 10 Finalists

The top finalists will compete in New York City for $50,000 in U.S. savings bonds and the title of 'America's Top Young Scientist'.
Posted 10 Aug 2010

EBSCO Publishing and NoveList Debut a New Interface

The new interface will include all the characteristics librarians enjoy along with changes that make recommendations easier to obtain, searching more intuitive, and allows quick access to more content.
Posted 06 Aug 2010

CoSN Releases Part 2 of The 2010 Horizon Report: K-12 Edition Toolkit

Discussion Activities found in Part 2 are designed to facilitate a dialogue among educators, policymakers and other stakeholders on school and district needs and challenges and whether emerging technologies have a role to play to meeting those needs and achieving educational goals.
Posted 04 Aug 2010

CoSN Releases New EdTechNext Report

"Managing Learning: Next-Generation Learning Systems" details how K-12 educators and administrators are using cutting-edge Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) to transform teaching and learning.
Posted 28 Jul 2010

Archipelago Learning Announces Common Core State Standards Update for Study Island

Professional development plus instructional and assessment materials are intended to help teachers adjust classroom practices and prepare students for transition to the new standards.
Posted 27 Jul 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Complete July/August 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the July/August 2010 issue of MMIS have been available free since July 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 26 Jul 2010

Facts On File Announces Launch of World Geography and Culture Online

A new and improved version of Facts On File's World Atlas, this reference site takes a global approach to facilitate the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills, according to the announcement.
Posted 23 Jul 2010

TLC Debuts Textbook Management and Asset Tracking

Textbook Management and Asset Tracking is a web application that can manage the task of distributing and accounting for textbooks as well as assets such as calculators, computers, and even padlocks, the announcement states.
Posted 22 Jul 2010

Discovery Education Expands Content Relationships to Provide New Curriculum-Aligned Digital Media

New agreements with BBC, Espresso Education/Channel 4, Dr. Lodge McCammon, CBS News, Smarterville/Reading Rainbow, and Visual Classroom will add robust educational media to Discovery's digital content services.
Posted 22 Jul 2010

PBS TeacherLine Converts to Moodle to Support Schools in Customizing Online Course Content

The conversion provides schools with more flexibility in licensing, customizing and delivering PBS TeacherLine's online professional development courses to their teachers.
Posted 21 Jul 2010

Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) Announces Release of the 21st Century Skills Map for the Arts

The core subject map—the result of a collaboration between P21 and leading art, dance, music, theater, and visual arts associations—provides first-of-their-kind classroom examples of integrating the 'four Cs' into arts courses.
Posted 16 Jul 2010

Discovery Education, 3M Announce Middle School Science Competition Student Semifinalists

The 47 semifinalists were selected based on their science communication skills exhibited in a short video explaining the science behind issues millions of Americans face in everyday life, including preventing the spread of germs, ensuring food safety and sun protection.
Posted 13 Jul 2010

SIIA 2010 Survey Finds U.S. Move Toward Vision for K-20 Education Remains a Work in Progress

The year-over-year findings show that school and university progress in technology and e-learning is neither swift nor easy.
Posted 12 Jul 2010

Gaggle Releases New Online Tools for K-12 Students to Communicate Safely

Gaggle's online learning tools bring students' and teachers' most wanted Web 2.0 abilities to their classrooms in a safe and secure online social learning environment made specifically for K-12, according to the announcement.
Posted 12 Jul 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Free July/August 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The July/August 2010 cover story plus the reviews and the Spotlight product focus story have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 Jul 2010

Follett Software Unveils Cognite, New Digital Learning Environment

Cognite integrates discovery tools, retrieval, collaboration and communication with the goal of creating a vibrant experience where K-12 students excel, according to the announcement.
Posted 28 Jun 2010

netTrekker Adds New Features to Search Tool

The company has rolled out 'netTrekker Search,' plus plans for teacher and student productivity tools to support project-based learning.
Posted 25 Jun 2010

Pearson to Sponsor Free Access for Educators on Ning

Ning.com currently hosts 6,500 K-12 and 2,100 higher ed social networks that run the gamut from Ning Networks designed for novice teachers, or for teachers of specific subject areas, to individual school and alumni networks and those where teachers offer help to students outside of the classroom.
Posted 25 Jun 2010

Information Today Publishes Everyone Plays at the Library

In Everyone Plays at the Library: Creating Great Gaming Experiences for All Ages, Scott Nicholson—educator, librarian, game designer, host of the "Board Games with Scott" video series, and founder of the Library Game Lab of Syracuse—shows how gaming programs can be successfully implemented in school, academic, and public libraries, covering all types of games for all age groups.
Posted 25 Jun 2010

CTB/McGraw-Hill Releases Acuity PhD Professional Development Library

Developed by educators, for educators, Acuity PhD is an collection of online professional development courses for teachers, assessment coordinators, and administrators.
Posted 24 Jun 2010

Lexia Learning Launches Lexia Reading Version 7.0

This advanced version of Lexia's software features new progress monitoring tools that will give educators longitudinal, standards-based data on students' mastery of reading skills.
Posted 24 Jun 2010

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Partners on Measures of Effective Teaching Project

Measures of Effective Teaching is a national effort to help educators and policymakers identify and support good teaching. As part of its involvement, NBPTS will utilize its National Board Standards and assessment processes to confidentially evaluate videos of classroom instruction.
Posted 23 Jun 2010

Epson, Discovery Education Partner on Interactive Learning Courses

Discovery Education experts will provide interactive learning professional development courses using the Epson BrightLink 450Wi interactive projector.
Posted 23 Jun 2010

Elluminate Announces Elluminate Live! V10

This new version of Elluminate Live focuses on accessibility, providing a richer, more interactive online teaching and learning environment for all participants, including those with disabilities, the announcement states.
Posted 22 Jun 2010

IMLS Launches National Campaign to Promote 21st Century Skills and Community Engagement

The national campaign, Making the Learning Connection, is intended to help communities assess their needs and contribute to a shared vision for 21st century learning.
Posted 17 Jun 2010

ePals Announces Winners of 2010 Teacher Ambassador Contest

Winning teachers have been showcased for providing students authentic, collaborative learning experiences; their projects and corresponding student work are featured on the ePals website and can be downloaded for replication in any classroom.
Posted 17 Jun 2010

Epson Announces an Ultra-Bright Projector for Under $1,000

The Epson VS400 provides presenters with XGA resolution and 4,000 lumens color and white light output for ultra-bright presentations and vibrant color.
Posted 16 Jun 2010

ABC-CLIO Ebooks Now Available Through Gale Virtual Reference Library

Directed toward users of public and academic libraries, nearly 250 ebooks have been selected from a variety of disciplines including history, humanities, current events, and general interest.
Posted 15 Jun 2010

Discovery Education Introduces U.S. Geography App for iPhone, iPod Touch

Conceived and developed in conjunction with Phunware, the U.S. Geography by Discovery Education App delivers a fun and educational solution to engage students in learning about United States geography, according to the announcement.
Posted 15 Jun 2010

The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use Publishes Cyber-Secure Schools in a Web 2.0 World

The downloadable ebook by cybersafety authority Nancy Willard focuses on three critical issues for schools: creating change in technology adoption; effective internet use management; and Web 2.0 in schools—legal issues.
Posted 15 Jun 2010

Califone International Launches Assistive Listening System for Differentiated Learning

The Assistive Listening System enables educators to provide any number of designated students with a listening device to clearly hear the teacher or other amplified audio.
Posted 10 Jun 2010

SIIA Releases Trends Report on K-12 and Postsecondary Education Technology

Authored by various members of the education industry, the report highlights industry shifts and emerging trends as they relate to five main topics: K-12 learning management systems, postsecondary learning management systems, online learning, state of the states, and mobile computing.
Posted 09 Jun 2010

Califone Releases Upgraded Performer Plus Multimedia Player/Recorder

Califone has enhanced the Performer Plus Multimedia Player/Recorder to play MP3-CD formatted discs, enabling it to play CDs burned from personal computers.
Posted 03 Jun 2010

SIIA Announces Innovation Incubator Award Winners

Focusing on how critical innovation is to the future of the education industry, the SIIA Education Division narrowed the list of 28 applicants to 10 finalists and two alternates.
Posted 28 May 2010

Cerebellum Corp. Releases Video Program to Supplement Algebra Curriculum

The Teaching Systems Algebra video series is designed to deliver engaging math content for secondary students.
Posted 27 May 2010

ebrary Announces New Pilot Program for Public Libraries with Free Access for Local Schools

The new pilot program combines more than 20,000 ebooks from leading publishers under a simultaneous, multi-user access subscription model; free access for local public high schools; do-it-yourself epublishing tools; and complimentary marketing services.
Posted 27 May 2010

Shmoop Adds Online Photo Slideshows to Learning Guides

Shmoop also made a slideshow widget available, so anyone can embed a miniature version of any Shmoop photo slideshow on their own website.
Posted 26 May 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Complete May/June 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the May/June 2010 issue of MMIS have been available free since May 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 26 May 2010

SIIA Announces CODiE Awards for Education Technology Industry

Twenty-seven winners from over 327 nominations have been recognized for industry excellence.
Posted 25 May 2010

Siemens 'We Can Change the World' Challenge Announces 2010 Winners

Team 'No1Idling' from Michigan takes the middle school top honor; California's Team 'Planet Blue and Green' and Illinois' Team 'Zero Waste Lunch Experts' are the elementary school winners.
Posted 24 May 2010

OverDrive to Release Ebook Reading Apps

The free applications are designed to integrate ebooks, audiobooks, and interactive and multimedia content into one application.
Posted 19 May 2010

Projector Reviews, Inc. Releases Classroom Projector Report

Projector companies Epson, Optoma, and Dell highlight the new report, an analysis of digital projectors for the K-12 education market available at ProjectorReviews.com, an online resource for digital projector reviews, research, and commentary.
Posted 19 May 2010

Gale Announces New iPhone Application for School Libraries

Students can use the application to locate their school and then will be required to authenticate for the school year, using a password provided by the school.
Posted 18 May 2010

H.W. Wilson Unveils New Features for Biography Databases Interface

Users of Wilson's Biography Reference Bank, Current Biography Illustrated, Junior Authors, and World Authors databases are now offered a richer, more engaging search experience, with the recent addition of special spotlight profiles, new images, and a colorful new interface design, according to the announcement.
Posted 14 May 2010

Shmoop Adds 14 New Teacher's Editions,

Shmoop now offers a total of 32 Teacher's Editions for literature, U.S. history, and civics, including free access to activities, assignments and related cross-disciplinary readings.
Posted 14 May 2010

SafetyWeb Launches Internet Safety Subscription Service

SafetyWeb.com is designed to help parents protect their children online by monitoring the web for red flags in their kids' and teens' online activity.
Posted 12 May 2010

EBSCO Publishing Introduces Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina is a definitive general reference resource for the rapidly growing native Spanish-speaking population in the United States covering issues in Latin America and Spain, as well as US and global affairs.
Posted 07 May 2010

Shmoop Launches More Than 400 Education Ebooks for Sony's Reader Store

Shmoop ebooks for topics in literature, poetry, U.S. history, civics, music, and biography are now available.
Posted 03 May 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Free May/June 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The May/June 2010 cover story plus the reviews and the Spotlight product focus story have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 01 May 2010

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Ships With Discount Pricing and Instructional Resources Available

The software suite includes Creative Suite 5 Master Collection, Design Premium, Web Premium, Production Premium, and Design Standard.
Posted 30 Apr 2010

Blackboard Releases Major Update of Blackboard Learn

Release 9.1 of Blackboard Learn emphasizes social learning and student engagement, and brings upgrades for K-12 and former WebCT Clients.
Posted 28 Apr 2010

Online Training Videos for Inspiration 9 Now Available

More than 70 video tutorials can help teachers and students learn how to use the visual learning software's capabilities.
Posted 28 Apr 2010

Pearson’s Assessment for Learning Group Launches Limelight

Using state-of-the-art technology, Limelight illuminates each individual student's learning path for teachers, providing new insights into their abilities and the progress being made toward achieving academic success, the announcement states.
Posted 28 Apr 2010

World Book Adds Lexile Measures to World Book Web Articles

Lexile measures will be assigned specifically for content in World Book Student and World Book Discover, designed for middle- and high-school students; World Book Kids, designed for elementary-school students; and the Early World of Learning site for preschoolers and emerging readers in the primary grades.
Posted 23 Apr 2010

Microsoft, ePals Sign Strategic Technical Collaboration Agreement

Under the agreement, ePals will offer Microsoft Live@edu email and calendaring platform and other capabilities to its users, expanding ePals' services with enterprise-grade collaboration tools.
Posted 22 Apr 2010

Association of Educational Publishers and edWeb.net Seek Videos to Share with AEP Conference Attendees

The "Teacher Video Challenge: Classrooms in the Digital Age" asks educators to submit videos featuring their thoughts and opinions on digital resources and classroom technology.
Posted 22 Apr 2010

School Specialty Introduces Three New Reading Intervention Systems

Combining its intervention software program, the Academy of READING, with print intervention tools, the company's three targeted solutions are designed to help build reading skills for life.
Posted 21 Apr 2010

NAMTC and EduTone Launch Digital Marketplace for K-12 Schools

The NAMTC Digital Marketplace is powered by the EduTone Xchange platform, enabling education service agencies to purchase, provision, and access on demand the web-based applications and content offered in the Digital Marketplace.
Posted 19 Apr 2010

World Book Introduces Early World of Learning

As the latest addition to World Book Classroom, a series of teaching resources to improve learning in the classroom setting, Early World of Learning offers resources that integrate into the classroom curriculum in preschool and early elementary grades.
Posted 16 Apr 2010

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in Partnership with PBS TeacherLine

PBS TeacherLine and NBPTS are offering a six-week online training course for educators who provide support to teachers pursuing National Board Certification.
Posted 14 Apr 2010

Adobe Announces Creative Suite 5

With the new release, Adobe is offering new curricula, a certification program, and learning resources to better train students and faculty in the digital communication and collaboration skills vital to 21st century employment.
Posted 12 Apr 2010

H.W. Wilson Offers Free Access to CAREERS Database for National Library Week

New in H.W. Wilson's Current Issues database series, Careers offers a wide array of information on diverse careers in a single vetted source, in articles selected by H.W. Wilson editors from thousands of magazines and journals.
Posted 09 Apr 2010

Pearson Launches Redesigned Pearson Perspective Site

Pearson Perspective ties high-stakes student assessment to classroom instruction by providing students with supplemental resources based on their assessment scores.
Posted 07 Apr 2010

Chautauqua Institution Launches Web-Based Learning Experience

For 2010, beginning on April 7, the In Depth web-based program will explore the Institution's Week Six (August 2-6) theme, "Excellence in Public Education."
Posted 07 Apr 2010

Netop Announces Update to MyVision, New Volume Purchase Program

Now both MyVision Basic and MyVision Free classroom management software will support mixed platform environments, allowing teachers to manage students working on both Macs and PCs simultaneously.
Posted 06 Apr 2010

Maplesoft Releases Maple T.A. 6

The latest version of its testing and assessment tool, Maple T.A. 6 enables significant levels of integration with course management systems, as well as internationalization tools and increased performance.
Posted 06 Apr 2010

Gale Celebrates National Library Week With Focus On Advocacy

In the spirit of the celebration, Gale will provide free access to four online resources for use by any library throughout the entire week: Career Transitions, Global Issues in Context, GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources), and Grzimek's Animal Life.
Posted 02 Apr 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Complete March/April 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the March/April 2010 issue of MMIS have been available free since March 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 31 Mar 2010

LearnLift Announces Release of SAT Preparation Learning Modules

The MemoryLifter Learning Suite: Prep for the SAT and mobile SAT preparation learning modules for the iPhone and iPod touch give students a personalized learning experience, according to the announcement.
Posted 24 Mar 2010

Moodlerooms Releases joule 1.1

Changes to the learning management platform include enhanced administrative functionality, integrated synchronous chat and presentation tools, and advanced forum features.
Posted 24 Mar 2010

Pearson Announces Additions to WriteToLearn

Pearson's web-based tool for building strong readers and writers now features hundreds more essay topics and reading passages.
Posted 23 Mar 2010

H.W. Wilson to Transition OCLC Database Subscriptions from FirstSearch to WilsonWeb

H.W. Wilson and OCLC are working together to transition library subscriptions for H.W. Wilson databases provided on the OCLC FirstSearch service to the WilsonWeb platform.
Posted 18 Mar 2010

APTE Launches Literacy Suite

Designed by special educators and based on visual learning theory, the Literacy Suite is designed to build reading, writing, and science skills by combining students' own images, videos, and photos with rich learning content.
Posted 17 Mar 2010

Teachscape Launches Teachscape Instruction | Desktop

Expanded the number of devices usable for collecting classroom walkthrough (CWT) data, the application allows users to gather instruction data through classroom walkthroughs on a netbook, laptop, or tablet PC, with or without an internet connection.
Posted 09 Mar 2010

FileMaker Announces Release of FileMaker Pro 11

With its new features, including charting, "on the fly" reporting, a new Quick Find capability, and productivity tools for easier database creation, FileMaker Pro 11 makes using databases easier and quicker than ever, according to the announcement.
Posted 09 Mar 2010

Math Solutions Launches ePD – Online Professional Development Provided by Experts in Math Instruction

The web-based resource is intended to greatly increase access to affordable, job-embedded support in the teaching and learning of math.
Posted 08 Mar 2010

Blackboard Introduces Blackboard Connect for Teachers

The new feature of Blackboard's communication platform lets teachers communicate easily with students' families - in their preferred language - helping to improve parent involvement and student engagement in the classroom, according to the announcement.
Posted 03 Mar 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Free March/April 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The March/April 2010 cover story plus the reviews and the Spotlight product focus story have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 03 Mar 2010

Capstone Launches Professional Development for Educators

Presented by a cadre of nationally known speakers with more than 20 years of product experience, Capstone's professional development program incorporates best practices with research-based products on a range of dynamic topics.
Posted 01 Mar 2010

Pearson’s Distributed Scoring Program to Mark "100 Million Scores" Milestone in 2010

Distributed scoring uses online services to break down physical barriers historically associated with scoring large-scale assessments, enabling experienced scorers to effectively score assessments from home.
Posted 22 Feb 2010

Discovery Education Adds New Content from Scholastic Media, the Smithsonian Institution and Other Leading Publishers

Collaborations with top publishers, two public school systems, and others growDiscovery Education's library of content to more than 150,000 assets.
Posted 19 Feb 2010

netTrekker Launches "Personalized Learning in Action" Video Contest

The competition gives educators an opportunity to win one of two $1,500 scholarships to attend this year's ISTE 2010 conference in Denver in June.
Posted 17 Feb 2010

BenQ Debuts First LED Pocket Projector with USB Reader

The GP1's integrated USB reader enables users to run movies, pictures, and office applications directly from a USB thumb drive without the need for notebook attachment.
Posted 17 Feb 2010

Promethean Announces 'English Grammar II Essential' Course

The interactive grammar lessons on Promethean Planet are designed to help students develop critical language arts and writing skills.
Posted 10 Feb 2010

Promethean Launches Test Prep Course

The new program is designed to improve students' performance on the reading and math sections of the PSAT, ACT, and SAT exams.
Posted 10 Feb 2010

netTrekker and NSTA Partner to Offer Professional Development Resources to Improve K-12 Science Teaching

Through the partnership, schools and districts can purchase a package of professional development resources from the NSTA Learning Center along with their netTrekker subscription.
Posted 10 Feb 2010

Follett Digital Resources Signs Five More Publishers To eBook Distribution Agreements

With these agreements, a total of more than 62,000 K-12 and public library titles are now available for purchase online through parent company Follett's ecommerce sites, Titlewave and TitleTales.
Posted 04 Feb 2010

World Book Introduces The World Book Encyclopedia 2010

The latest version of the 22-volume encyclopedia includes thousands of new and revised articles across all disciplines and topics. The World Book Web, World Book's online information portal, includes reference collections which offer all the articles in the print edition as well as thousands more from World Book's contributors.
Posted 03 Feb 2010

Lexia Learning Expands Scripted Instruction and Offline Practice Tools

Lexia Learning Systems has expanded its offering of "Lexia Lessons" and "Lexia Skill Builders" as a part of its Lexia Reading program. The program includes targeted practice, embedded assessment, scripted lesson plans, and offline practice to help students at all reading levels achieve proficiency.
Posted 03 Feb 2010

Discovery Education, 3M Announce 12th Annual Young Scientist Challenge

The Challenge offers a chance for middle school students to win $50,000 in U.S. savings bonds.
Posted 27 Jan 2010

PBS Seeks Entries for PBS Teachers Innovation Awards

PreK-12 educators can enter the PBS Teachers Innovation Awards program through March 12 for a chance to win a behind-the-scenes trip to the premier annual PBS event and other prizes.
Posted 27 Jan 2010

Archipelago Releases Study Island Version 3.0

This newest version of the online standards mastery program offers enhanced assessment, instruction, communication and collaboration tools to help schools maximize their return on investment.
Posted 25 Jan 2010

Califone International Launches the Spirit SD Multimedia Player/Recorder

The unit's built-in SD card slot and USB port allow the Spirit SD to work with the latest digital file formats, providing educators with the technology to play pre-recorded instructional resources, stories, and music for the whole class.
Posted 22 Jan 2010

Time To Know Launches One-to-One Curriculum System

With Time To Know, the teacher guides the class using an engaging curriculum that is integrated with tools for classroom management, planning, assessment, and collaboration.
Posted 22 Jan 2010

Florida Virtual Partners with Blackboard to Improve Virtual School Experience for Its Students

Under the agreement, FLVS will move all of its more than 100 courses to a fully hosted Blackboard Learn platform by the beginning of 2011.
Posted 21 Jan 2010

SIIA, JDL Horizons Launch the Vision K-20 Video Portal

The platform will enable easy sharing of educator-generated success stories on technology use in the classroom.
Posted 21 Jan 2010

Learning A-Z, Language Technologies Offer PreK-6 Reading Education Materials via iTunes App Store

120 ReadingA-Z leveled readers are now available for purchase at Apple's iTunes App Store as ReadSmart Edition Apps. The catalog is designed specifically for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Posted 20 Jan 2010

Brainchild Achiever! Now Offers Test Questions and Tutorials in Spanish

The bilingual version of the online assessment and instruction program to evaluate student performance on state standards should help struggling students.
Posted 20 Jan 2010

Epson Introduces BrightLink 450Wi Interactive Projector

The BrightLink 450Wi is an intelligent, interactive projector designed to allow educators to turn any standard whiteboard or smooth wall into an interactive learning area.
Posted 20 Jan 2010

Epson Announces the PowerLite 83V+ Projector

The $649 PowerLite 83V+ is a feature-rich, easy-to-use and affordable projector benefitting students, teachers and school administrators, the announcement states.
Posted 20 Jan 2010

Facts On File Announces Launch of Writer’s Reference Center

From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, the Writer's Reference Center online covers the fundamentals of quality writing and provides vocabulary-building reference dictionaries.
Posted 20 Jan 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Complete January/February 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Contents Now Available Online—Full Text, Text+Graphics, PDF

The cover story and the reviews from the January/February 2010 issue of MMIS have been available free since January 1. Now you can access the rest of the issue as well via Information Today, Inc.'s InfoCentral powered by ProQuest Archiver.
Posted 20 Jan 2010

AASL Votes to Adopt the Professional Title 'School Librarian'

The AASL Affiliate Assembly requested that the AASL Board of Directors choose a title for its professionals that is clear to other educators, administrators, and the public, and that presents a common nomenclature for all publications and advocacy efforts.
Posted 19 Jan 2010

SIIA Announces Opening of 2010 Vision K-20 Survey

Sponsored by the organization's Education Division, the Vision K-20 Survey gives educational institutions an opportunity to take a short, online survey to evaluate their current technology use.
Posted 15 Jan 2010

MIND Research Announces ST Math: Integrated Instructional System, ST Math: Fluency

Both incorporate MIND's visual approach using spatial temporal reasoning. This game design continues to be rap¬idly adopted across the country, and to deliver remarkable results for schools, according to the announcement.
Posted 13 Jan 2010

GradeCam Corporation Announces New Version of GradeCam Online

The new version of GradeCam is the first online assessment solution to use a document camera to grade paper-based quizzes and tests, according to the announcement.
Posted 13 Jan 2010

STI Adds "Go Green" Features to InformationNOW Student Information System

The new features are intended to help schools eliminate paper waste and conserve energy while saving money by offering parents more choices.
Posted 13 Jan 2010

Pearson Unveils Get Ready to Read!-Revised

Developed for the National Center for Learning Disabilities and now supported by norm-referenced standardized scores, this research-based screening tool is designed to give early childhood educators and clinicians the information that they need to put young learners on the path to building a firm foundation in literacy skills.
Posted 11 Jan 2010

Heinle ELT, ePals Launch Virtual Community for English Language Learners

The companies have partnered to create the Heinle Community, intended as a safe and secure virtual workspace designed for learners to practice English through collaboration on projects in an authentic learning environment.
Posted 11 Jan 2010

Learning Plans on Demand Releases Enhanced Diagnostic Assessments

With its new features, Learning Plans on Demand is a more powerful assessment tool that ties directly into hundreds of embedded tutorials for individualized learning, according to the announcement.
Posted 08 Jan 2010

H.W. Wilson Announces 16th Edition of Fiction Core Collection

A long-popular aid to collection development and maintenance, readers' advisory, and general reference, Fiction Core Collection highlights more than 11,300 novels, including analytic entries for novellas and novels published in composite works.
Posted 06 Jan 2010

Inspiration 9 Unveiled by Inspiration Software

The newest version of Inspiration's flagship software is designed to build 21st century communication and thinking skills, according to the announcement.
Posted 06 Jan 2010

MMIS Xtra News: Free January/February 2010 MultiMedia & Internet@Schools Content Now Available Online

The January/February 2010 cover story plus the reviews and the Spotlight product focus story have been posted in full text format for free viewing.
Posted 06 Jan 2010

Ginger Software Expands Capabilities of Text Correction Tool

Ginger now works with Internet Explorer, enabling students to write with confidence online. In addition, Ginger features customizable settings, and progress reporting to track mistakes and illustrate student progress.
Posted 16 Dec 2009

Netop Education Software Now Supports Windows 7

Schools can now download updates to Netop School6 and Netop Vision6 classroom management software at www.netop.com/download.
Posted 16 Dec 2009

Gale Ties Educational Content to Curriculum Standards With New Search Tool

Curriculum Correlations is a search tool designed to help educators and librarians select resources to meet state and national standards. Librarians can search it by state, subject, and grade to locate titles that align to state and federal standards in the areas of language arts, science, social studies, health, and physical education.
Posted 09 Dec 2009

Turning Technologies Announces New Release of TurningPoint AnyWhere

To accommodate various presentation styles and technology integrations, TurningPoint AnyWhere combined with Turning's ResponseCard keypads or ResponseWare, a web-based polling application, creates a wireless response and voting system allowing presenters to ask interactive questions within their preferred presentation application.
Posted 04 Dec 2009