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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:10pm
Werkz Publishing Inc. launched PageWerkz, a new educational technology with a digital workbook platform for content providers. Content providers can use the PageWerkz platform to convert traditional textbooks, e-books, magazines, newspapers and other publications into digital academic workbooks with text, images, animation, videos, simulations and assessments.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:47pm
Teachley’s new Learning Analytics Platform offers personalized learning and in-depth data reporting for schools. The platform extracts information from students’ gameplay to give teachers insight about Common Core standards and benchmarks.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:45pm
Cloud hosting provider AIS Network will resell Microsoft Azure and offer managed services for the Azure platform. The new product offering will be available to educational institutions.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:24am
SodaPop is a new private social network which can be used to build private online communities for the sharing of posts, messages, photos and tags. SodaPop networks, created and managed by an individual or group network host, can also include the Safe Zone, which enables members to communicate anonymously with a trusted source.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:28am
The $7 billion market for tutoring services is in the midst of a transformation, driven by new technology. And it's not just nonprofits like Khan Academy and for-profit online schools like University of Phoenix that are making it happen.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:32pm
Sally Ride Science's newest professional development course, STEM Connections to Common Core, offers training designed to help educators use classroom lessons in STEM to support specific Common Core State Standards.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:14pm
NGN, Parker FiberNet and ETC Communications launched a partnership to create the Education Exchange, a 3,600-mile, fiber optic network to connect schools across 30 north Georgia counties. The educational network allows more than 330 schools and facilities to share instructional material, textbooks, classroom resources and administration assets.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:27pm
Voyager Sopris Learning's fourth edition of Step Up to Writing has been released for grades 3–5. The new grade band focuses on foundational writing skills, including learning basic technology skills and grade-level proficient and advanced writing skills.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:55am
Verite Group Inc. launched a spin-off company, Verite Educational Systems Inc., to design and market enterprise-quality, multi-platform technology tools for educators and families.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:47am
Acer America announced its new Acer Chromebox CXI line, ideal for school systems that don’t require a mobile platform and who are either invested in or want to leverage the Google Chrome system. Two Acer Chromebox models with compact chassis will be available late next month: the CXI-2GKM with 2GB memory and the CXI-4GKM with 4GB memory.