Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 12:25am
Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) will be launching its Summer Brain Gain program in 1,000 Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide. Designed to prevent summer learning loss and foster critical creative-thinking skills, the program's curriculum will also be available for free to all BGCAs across the country.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 10:40pm
Promethean Inc. (USA) announced that its Promethean Planet won the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Award for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators. Promethean Planet is an online educator community connecting more than 1.9 million members around the globe in a collaborative environment.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 10:34pm
InFocus Corporation has addded the 65-inch JTouch model to in its line-up of large-format 1080p, LCD displays that turn notebooks into massive touchscreens. Like the previously released 55-inch and 70-inch JTouch models, the 65-inch device connects to a notebook – PC or Mac – with an HDMI cable, VGA, USB Type-A, or wirelessly via the InFocus LiteShow adapter.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:33pm
Extron Electronics introduced the Extron XTRA Series XPA 1002-70V and XPA 1002-100V. The ENERGY STAR-qualified amplifiers have an high efficiency, advanced Class D amplifier design and feature patented CDRS - Class D Ripple Suppression technology.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:28pm
The Los Angeles USD has selected Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis emergency preparedness mobile app. With three versions planned for faculty, parents, students and the greater community (select versions will also be developed in Spanish), the mobile app will provide guidance on specific emergencies. The district enrolls more than 650,000 K12 students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:45pm
Discovery Communications and US2020 are partnering to bolster US2020’s goal of matching 1 million STEM mentors with students by 2020. Sponsored by Cisco, the US2020 City Competition's winning city coalitions, representing over 200 companies and organizations, developed innovative models to increase the number of mentors. The winners will share $1 million in financial, consulting and staff support.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:30pm
Marshall Cavendish Education, together with Singapore Math Inc., released a new edition of the Primary Mathematics program, which is specifically aligned with the national Common Core. Also available for the 2014-2015 school year is a new digital platform, Primary Digital.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:17pm
Constructing Modern Knowledge Press announced the publication of The Invent To Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom: Recipes for Success. The book covers a variety of step-by-step classroom projects, 3D printing technology, new design software and advice on purchasing a 3D printer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 3:54pm
InFocus Corporation has added the paperback book-sized IN1142 to its LightPro family of ultra-portable LED projectors. The LightPro IN1142 delivers a high-contrast, WXGA widescreen image at a brightness of 700 lumens.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:28am
Teacher Laura Glading-Smith has introduced a new digital math textbook that is customizable to high school math students. The digital textbook allows students to access a number of different methods for understanding important mathematical concepts.