Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:54am
CK-12 is partnering with Clever to make it easier for districts to deploy CK-12, and for users to access their customizable CK-12 math and science content.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:32pm
OSRAM SYLVANIA of OSRAM Americas is launching ORIOS LED lamps, including A-line, MR16, BR, R and PAR lamps. The lamps are rated at up to 25,000 hours. ORIOS PAR, BR30 and R20 LED lamps are dimmable down to 10 percent and are indoor/outdoor rated.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:48pm
InFocus Corporation released a new group of large-venue, professional installation projectors, the IN5310a series, to deliver bright image and flexible projection options to large classrooms. The DLP IN5310a series, which consists of the 6000-lumen IN5312a and the 1080p IN5316HDa, provides connectivity and lenses, and has small form factor to suit most large spaces.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:34am
The creators of Reading Eggs have launched a new educational math application for iPad, iPhone and Android. Suitable for children aged five to 10, Eggy Times Tables features interactive activities and animations to teach young children essential multiplication skills.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:07am
The dropout prevention Early Warning System and Interventions Catalog from the state's department of education will be implemented in 35 Pennsylvania school districts and charter schools. The schools, located in 23 counties across the commonwealth, will start using the system during the 2014-2015 school year.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:37pm
Espresso Education and Discovery Education will join together under the Discovery Education name. The name change follows Discovery Education’s acquisition of the U.K.'s Espresso Group Ltd. Espresso Primary's services will be under the name Discovery Education Espresso while Espresso CPD offerings are now Discovery Education Professional Development.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:40pm
A new suite of writing tools from Questia supports students in organizing and writing research papers. From Cengage Learning’s Questia.com, the new Questia Writing Center features support tools such as a topic and source generator, a thesis statement builder, and an outline creator and project organizer, among others.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:37pm
Kahrds is a new learning platform from VIP Learning that allows students, teachers and instructors to customize their own study sets. In addition to providing content, the users determine the subject and the level of each one of the study sets. The study platform then turns the entered information into games, flash cards and tests.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:07am
Learning Bird released a new 3.0 version designed to improve user experience for teachers, students and parents. The new version features enhanced homepages, including the debut of a “Popular Lessons” section that showcases lessons users have rated positively.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:59am
Truenorthlogic, a talent management company for K12 school districts and state departments, has joined the Digital Learning Alliance to promote personalized education through technology and education reform.