Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 2:05pm
The MimioReading programs teach strategies for mastering the four primary components of comprehension – finding facts, making inferences, identifying themes and the "main idea," and learning vocabulary in context – via age-appropriate content and challenging, meaningful activities that improve retention and promote collaboration.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 2:03pm
Participants in the free fundraising-by-recycling program can sign into their accounts to set a yearly fundraising goal, measure their progress, and share that information with students, parents, community members, and business supporters.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 2:00pm
Adaptive Curriculum, a web-based concept mastery solution that improves student achievement in math and science via its real-world active learning approach, has been selected as a key content provider for Alleyoop, the online college prep tutoring site created in conjunction with Pearson, the global education company.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 10:43am
ePals Corporation, an education media company and the worlds leading safe social learning network, today announced the release of new interactive magazine apps from its childrens media division, offering kids an exciting new way to interact with content from award-winning, teacher- and parent-recommended Cobblestone & Cricket magazines.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/07/2012 - 3:22pm
Teens and high school administrators can easily track, report, and approve community service hours with a new x2VOL mobile app released by intelliVOL. The mobile app complements the x2VOL web application used in high schools to manage student participation in community service and volunteerism.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/07/2012 - 2:56pm
Central Dauphin (Pa.) School District (CDSD) has chosen SafeConnect to manage its wireless network and extend it to students and faculty, allowing access to a variety of learning resources such as Moodle and Scholarport. SafeConnect, widely implemented by both leading colleges and K-12 school districts to meet 1-to-1 computing initiatives, identifies and authenticates mobile devices and provides a mechanism to assess and enforce network security policies in real time.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/07/2012 - 2:42pm
Follett has sponsored a new website, K12DigitalDecisions.com, a timely and robust resource to help educators and districts navigate the eReader highway and answer the critical question, “Which Comes First ... Content or Device?”
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 3:04pm
Featuring a full classroom management system, a complete third through fifth-grade Common Core curriculum, as well as a supplemental sixth through eighth-grade curriculum, the newest version of Wowzers is now supported on any mobile device, including iOS and Android platforms.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 2:48pm
The game’s goal is to provide an engaging experience for players aged 8-14 to strengthen foundational skills that help them recognize ethical issues and deal with ethical situations in their own lives.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 2:45pm
Google Docs allows teachers and students to create and collaborate on documents in real time in the Cloud while Read&Write for Google Docs provides the support tools needed to make these documents accessible to all.