Technology

11/8/2012

11/8/2012

Smart Toys and Games, Inc., a leading producer of award-winning single-player logic games and the SmartMax magnetic construction system, has earned awards from coveted parenting and education awards programs – National Parenting Publications (NAPPA), Parents' Choice, and Learning Magazine's Teachers' Choice (TCA)– for its games and toys Aqua Belle, Bill & Betty Bricks, Trucky 3, Color Code, and SmartMax Set –BASIC 25.

11/8/2012

Research shows that building a student's reading foundation early in life leads to improved learning across the curriculum and increased chances of adult success.

11/8/2012

Edmodo members now have an opportunity to collaborate with their peers in the Atomic Learning Edmodo Community.

11/8/2012

Honeywell announced it is donating more than $600,000 in first responder products to aid in relief and recovery efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

11/8/2012

Kent’s representative to the Region 1 Board of Education suggested that the board lead the way into a paperless universe this year, saving the district up to $70,000 in copying expenses, paper and postage.

11/8/2012

In a world where technology trumps all, schools often find themselves scrambling to keep up. Thanks to the support of local farmers and America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, Navajo Public Schools will have no trouble staying ahead of the curve.

11/7/2012

11/7/2012

Blackboard Inc. unveiled a major new release for its flagship LMS Blackboard Learn, marking a significant milestone in the company’s effort to bring new innovation to its core teaching and learning products.

11/7/2012

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced today that HMH Readers, its new iPad reading app developed for Common Core Standards mastery, is now available for free download in the iTunes App Store.

11/7/2012

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces participants for its Innovation Incubator Program.

11/7/2012

Netop, the worldwide leader in classroom management software, launched Netop Response, a new web-based, interactive student response system that turns any smart device into a clicker. With Netop Response, teachers can actively engage students and easily assess learning. 

11/6/2012

11/6/2012

Leading e-Transcript service providers Parchment(operator of Docufide and Avow), and Credentials Solutions today announced a joint collaboration to implement OpenSPEEDE, an AACRAO SPEEDE compliant Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) gateway.

11/6/2012

MMD, the exclusive licensee for Philips Commercial Signage and Philips Monitors Worldwide, announced the debut of the Philips Q Series with the 32-inch BDL3210Q, 42-inch BDL4210Q and 46-inch BDL4610Q.

11/6/2012

Forty-five states are in the midst of implementing the new Common Core State Standards, which emphasize reading "informational," or nonfiction, texts across subject areas. To support this critical U.S. education initiative, Okapi Educational Publishing launched "Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for informational texts," a new and flexible resource to teach comprehension strategies.

11/6/2012

In recognition of America Recycles Day, FundingFactory, the nation's largest fundraising by recycling program, is sponsoring the "Care2Collect Just 1" campaign to help schools, nonprofits and businesses in protecting the environment while supporting their local communities. Participants are encouraged to simply recycle one e-waste item, such as a printer cartridge or cell phone, through FundingFactory, and to donate one non-perishable food item to their local food bank.

11/6/2012

National education nonprofit CFY (http://www.cfy.org/) today announced it has received a $1 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to further develop, implement, and study blended learning instruction in a whole school/community model.

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