Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:13am
The Alabama district has purchased 30 buses that will use propane autogas instead of diesel fuel. The Blue Bird Propane Vision buses, which use Rousch CleanTech autogas fuel systems, are projected to reduce the system's fuel and maintenance costs.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:53pm
ASCD is offering a new selection of teacher and administrator resources, including the ASCD New Teacher Bundle, the Hanging In: Working with Challenging Students webinar and the ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership, among other publications and events.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:12am
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. has debuted the Learning Friends brand, a new collection of friendly characters for children ages 2-5 years old. Featuring 11 animal school friends, the characters help children prepare for their first days of school through pretend play and fun dialogue.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:09am
Schneider Electric announced that Vista USD became the third of San Diego County’s 42 school districts to have its Proposition 39 Energy Expenditure Plan approved by the California Energy Commission. The district will receive $4.7 million that will be used for a variety of energy efficiency retrofits.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:57am
E3 Embedded Systems has developed its patent-pending Processor Independent Embedded Platform to support a number of embedded controllers. The engineered system is optimized for field-deployable industrial systems, educational development platforms and experimental prototyping.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:49am
Acer announced its new Veriton N4630G series commercial mini desktops for businesses and educational institution. The new models include the Veriton N4630G-i54570X with an Intel Core i5-4570T processor (4M cache, up to 3.60Ghz) and the Veriton N4630G-i34150X with an Intel Core i3-4150T processor (3MB cache, 3.0GHz).
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:33am
Zach Marks and Grom Social, Inc. have teamed up with Florida Virtual School to launch a new app called Solar Skate. The mobile skateboarding game reinforces geometry concepts and is aimed at kids in 4th through 8th grades.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:23am
Teachers and administrators can ring in the school year with a new solution for managing Internet access with NetRef, an educational security system that safeguards all Internet access points. The multi-platform software empowers teachers to guide students by setting the boundaries kids need.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:13am
The fischertechnik division of Studica recently partnered with Minnick Schools to bring some of the fischertechnik learning kits to students with learning disabilities, special needs, behavioral issues and autism.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:00am
DynaVox Systems, LLC unveiled the DynaVox T15, a 15-inch dynamic display tablet for individuals with advanced access needs, visual impairments or physical limitations.