Technology

8/26/2013

8/26/2013
The Learning Accelerator (TLA), a nonprofit organization supporting the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts across America, today announced its first full district-wide implementation with the Reynoldsburg City School District in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
8/26/2013
The students will use the devices all school year, and middle- and high-schoolers will be able to take them home. Curriculum materials for students' core subjects will be loaded onto the computers, reducing the need for textbooks.

8/23/2013

8/23/2013
The free app, available for download from the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores, offers a self-screening tool for DACA applicants to understand their eligibility and a searchable directory of listings for immigration legal services providers, including non-profit groups, in all 50 states.
8/23/2013
Nevada’s rigorous approval process includes multiple stages of review. In addition to applying to receive general approval as a Distance Education provider, Edgenuity was required to submit a course application, syllabus, and alignment documentation for each class proposed for Distance Education approval.
8/23/2013
Tillywig’s mission is to provide retail buyers, news media, parents and consumers with product information and reviews of superior children’s products available in today’s marketplace. Listening to audio books raises reading scores, since proficient reading is the result of listening comprehension (i.e. vocabulary and fluency) and decoding skills.

8/22/2013

8/22/2013
While it’s been successful around the nation, PowerSchool has never been used for a district as large as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools or the Wake County Public School System, said Philip Price, technology chief for the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.
8/22/2013
The research-based WIN Soft Skills program is part of the company’s Career-Driven Education model. This best-in-class career and college readiness solution offers a three-pronged approach to prepare students for tomorrow’s economic opportunities.
8/22/2013

Educators and students now have a solution that can help them prepare for the more rigorous Common Core State Standards (CCSS) assessments, which will go beyond traditional multiple-choice testing to measure subject mastery at deeper levels. Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has enhanced its Study Island test-preparation solution with the addition of nine item types aligned to the CCSS.

8/22/2013
Hobsons and Liberty Public Schools (LPS) have partnered to promote individualized learning and academic planning by integrating Naviance, the world’s leading college and career readiness platform for schools and districts, in the classroom through Liberty’s one-to-one laptop initiative for students in grades 9 – 12.

8/21/2013

8/21/2013
Visit the classrooms of Burlington High School in the Burlington (Mass.) Public School District and you’ll see the school’s two-year-old 1-to-1 iPad initiative in action. Students' efforts range from taking notes in Evernote to translating first-aid terms for a Spanish lesson to rehearsing with the Garage Band app in music class.
8/21/2013
A new flexbooks program will be implemented this fall in math classrooms across a suburban Atlanta school district to keep up with changing state requirements and reduce textbook costs.
8/21/2013
The three-year agreement, which marks HMH’s first comprehensive partnership within the Philippine market, also licenses Vibal to adapt each program to fit specific market needs, including co-branding content.
8/21/2013
The Donegan Burns Foundation’s DTI Grant provides for the implementation of dyslexia testing and intervention for children in kindergarten through grade three in school, and for children ages five to 15 in afterschool programs.

8/20/2013

8/20/2013
This new extended warranty is available for purchase at any time during the original warranty period and applies to the Signature, Short Throw, SLIM and Pro series of projectors.
8/20/2013
The results of the pilot were significant. Students were able to input text on tablets quickly and efficiently after only a short introduction. They naturally adapted to the Si Evolution keyboard.

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