Technology

10/4/2012

10/4/2012

FundingFactory, the largest recycling fundraiser, is partnering with Learning Resources®, a leading global manufacturer of educational products, to help schools earn the latest classroom technology.

10/3/2012

10/3/2012

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) has moved into the second phase of its proof of concept metadata tagging project, expanding its scope to tag English language arts resources, in addition to math content.

10/3/2012

Voyager Learning, the nation’s most comprehensive provider of preK–12 intervention learning solutions and education services, knows that mathematics fluency and understanding is essential in a child’s life.

10/2/2012

10/2/2012

Weld North Holdings LLC, an investment company founded by former Kaplan, Inc. CEO Jonathan Grayer in partnership with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), announced that it has entered the $3.6 billion education, school improvement services and professional development industry by acquiring a 100% interest in each of Editure Professional Development Inc. and JBHM Education Group. Both transactions closed in September.

10/2/2012

Mobile County Board of Education rolled-out a GPS-enabled system to track its fleet of buses, which covers 42,438 miles every day in Alabama’s largest school district.

10/2/2012

General Mills Foodservice has introduced new Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast for school foodservice operators looking for easy ways to expand nutritious, hot breakfast options with plenty of kid appeal.

10/2/2012

General Mills Foodservice has awarded grants of up to $2,000 each to 27 K-12 schools across the country through the National Dairy Council Fuel UpTM Breakfast Grant program.  A total of $50,000 in funding was awarded to help schools build or expand their breakfast programs.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

If Wausau School District’s first-year iPad experience is anything like Marathon Venture Academy’s was last school year, educators can expect about 1 in 5 of the devices to break.

10/1/2012

 As a rapidly growing number of educators turn to Apple’s iPad to support instruction, Netop today introduced Netop Vision Mobile, a new app for iPad classroom management.

10/1/2012

Educators now have one-touch access to training and resources to meet district challenges and learning objectives with the Atomic Learning App – available for free download in the Apple iTunes store.

10/1/2012

Empowering Writers, leading provider of K-8 professional development and resources for the instruction of writing is pleased to announce the release of their Essential Guides to Writing for grades 2-5. 

10/1/2012

Enrollment in online schools in Ohio has passed 30,000, more than 12 times the number in 2000 when the first "virtual" school opened in the state.

9/28/2012

9/28/2012

The program provides structured, sequential, scaffolded instruction in the five areas of reading for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5.

9/28/2012

GuideK12 has chosen the BLEgroup to gain valuable insight on product development, pilot program implementation and district trends by leveraging the BLEgroup’s platform. 

9/28/2012

Flagship New York City campus of new independent school finds its audio book solution for individualized mobile learning.

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