Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 4:51pm
The 2013 RoboRescue Challenge: Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) tasks students with creating a mobile robot like those employed by emergency service personnel (fire, police, military). Students design the robot to secure an area by locating, neutralizing, moving, and disposing of explosive materials.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 4:44pm
Mariner Software, a developer of writing, Mac OS, iOS and Windows solutions for the consumer and K-12 and Higher Education markets, announced today a new distribution relationship with The Douglas Stewart Company, the premiere educational technology distributor of North America.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 4:34pm
For the past 21 years, the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Program has motivated hundreds of thousands of students across the U.S. and Canada to excel – and have fun – at science.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:39pm
Stoneware, the leader in Unified Cloud computing, announced the immediate availability of LanSchool 7.7.2. This release includes many new features but remains simple, reliable and easy-to-use, as teachers and tech coordinators have come to expect.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:36pm
Like many states across the country, New Jersey is engaged in comprehensive reform of teacher and principal evaluation systems, and changing its laws to tie these evaluations to student achievement.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:30pm
Super Duper Publications has a new entry into its line of Quick Take Along Mini-Books with the Social Skills Quick Take Along. This is the perfect pocket-sized resource for the busy, on-the-go educator or parent to help their children improve everyday pragmatic skills.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:22pm
Putnam County School System has selected Blackboard Learn™ to replace its current learning management system (LMS) after determining the need for a more flexible and secure platform for online and blended learning, Blackboard Inc. announced.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:10pm
Award-winning online learning developer Wowzers announced the launch of its newly designed and updated Web site, featuring a more intutitive design and dynamic new features, including a tailored user interface, richer, individualized content and a live web demo.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 3:47pm
Leading film distributor ro*co films educational is making The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia available today on DVD for public performance and educational use. The New York Times says the film “busts any preconceptions about limits on what people with dyslexia can achieve.”
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 12:58pm
AFT, NEA: Arming Educators Won’t Keep Schools Safe Focus Needs to Be on Investments in Mental Health Services, Reasonable Gun Safety Legislation WASHINGTON—NEA President Dennis Van Roekel and AFT President Randi Weingarten react to proposals by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, and William Bennett to arm teachers as a way to prevent school violence.