Technology

12/10/2012

12/10/2012

Super Star Learning Company, the leading provider of Social Learning Technology for communities, businesses and education, announced the official launch of ProjectBasedLearning.com, the new social learning website specifically developed for Project Based Learning®. PBL.com enhances curriculum content area using 21st Century strategies for learning that are designed to support critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and project based learning.

12/10/2012

At school the only person standing between your child and the dangers of the Internet is the IT administrator. This unsung hero has the impossible task to keep all the computers working, balance a limited budget and protect students from online dangers.

12/10/2012

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, announced a partnership with iboss Security to provide easy-to-manage dynamic location-based application filtering for K-12 school districts. 

12/10/2012

eInstruction, a leading education technology company, announced today the release of its newest edition of WorkSpace―an award-winning software used to create and assemble interactive lessons ―with new features such as improved handwriting and shape recognition, equation recognition technology, and more than 50 annotation and teaching tools. 

12/7/2012

12/7/2012

The Libman Company, a leading U.S. brand of high quality cleaning products, has partnered with the Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI), the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), the New Jersey PTA, and the Brick, New Jersey, Lake Riviera Middle School PTA to donate more than $20,000 worth of Libman's top selling mop, the Big Tornado Mop, to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort.

12/7/2012

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces that Dr. Karen Billings, VP for the Education Division at SIIA, was inducted into the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Hall of Fame.

12/7/2012

The Technology Committee at Minnesota's North Branch Area Public Schools has been named the 2012 TIES Technology Leadership Team award winner. The committee was chosen for the prestigious award for its leadership in bringing technology to the classroom, efforts in building community around technology in the classroom within the school district and the community, and the wide variety of technologies and practices it encourages in the school district.

12/7/2012

The achievement gap between English language learners (ELL) and students in lower socioeconomic groups is often associated with a language gap. Ballard & Tighe, Publishers recently completed a beta test of Word Raider: Escape, a new online video game that teaches academic vocabulary to students in grades 2-5.

12/7/2012

Capstone Digital, developer of personalized literacy environments for students, announces their myON™ reader platform will be augmented with the addition of 46 titles from Hachette Book Group's Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, publisher of bestselling picture books, fiction, and nonfiction for middle grade and young adult readers.

12/6/2012

12/6/2012

A new report shows that a majority of Missouri's public schools have the technology necessary to conduct computer-based achievement testing set to begin during the 2014-15 school year.

12/6/2012

The Cisco Foundation is awarding a $102,000 grant to the education non-profit MIND Research Institute to bring a results-driven blended learning program designed to close the achievement gap in math to 650 students at five additional Silicon Valley schools.

12/6/2012

A Little Mandarin joins international artist lineup in Putumayo Kids latest album, Putumayo Kids Presents World Sing-Along, available at retailers worldwide and LeapFrog's App Center.

12/6/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division, a leader in document camera technology, announced that it would like everyone’s help in selecting the winner of its fall 2012 Superhero video contest.

12/6/2012

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its annual National Conference on Differentiated Instruction, taking place July 15-19, 2013 in Las Vegas.

12/5/2012

12/5/2012

Vin Riera, CEO of Bloomington-based education-software firm Plato Learning will announce Thursday that the company is changing its name to "Edmentum" to reflect its growing "online-learning solutions" focused on 21st-century classrooms.

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