Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:23am
NETGEAR, Inc. is improving the speed, performance and capabilities of its products designed for K12 education facilities. New offerings for wireless access, security and storage include Dual Band High Powered 802.11n Weatherproof Outdoor Access Point and Dual Band 802.11ac Wireless Access Point.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:16am
The National Museum of the Pacific War has launched its digital archives to the public. There are collections currently up on the digital archive include the World War II Veterans Oral History Collection, the World War II Photograph Collection and the Chester W. Nimitz Personal Letters (1893-1911), among others.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:42pm
Learning Links Foundation (LLF) entered into an education collaboration with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). ISTE and LLF will connect with professional learning networks, educators, student-teachers and vendors to offer learning experiences based on local needs and requirements.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:23am
Mayfield City Schools chose Infinite Campus and the Campus Process Consulting service to conduct data analysis and review best practices for the district's new student information system (SIS).
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:17am
A new 4.5-inch touchscreen device called VendScreen is now available that can be added to vending machines. In addition to accepting debit and credit card payments, VendScreen touchscreens display ingredients and nutritional profiles that are updated continuously from a cloud-based database. The devices can also be programmed to showcase the healthiest choices available.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:08am
The CyberBully Hotline, an anonymous tip line provider for K12 districts, signed six new school systems, including Arizona's Page Unified School District #8 and Texas' Lubbock Independent School District and Mexia Independent School District.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 4:40pm
Audisee eBooks with Audio from Lerner Digital are now available on Mackin Educational Resources's Mackin.com website. Lerner Publishing Group recently released 80 new titles across age levels, interests and genres that feature fixed formatting with sentence highlighting and audio narration.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:32pm
Clarity Innovations has authored a book for K12 educators entitled, Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology, and published by the International Society of Technology in Education. The guide describes in actionable detail how to plan and implement 1-to-1 learning.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:19pm
One of Minnesota’s largest school districts, Saint Paul Public Schools, has adopted Capstone’s reading and research solution PebbleGo. The district will implement the four PebbleGo database modules (Animals, Earth and Space, Biographies and Social Studies) this fall in its 41 elementary schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:11am
Omnilert introduced Omnilert Desktop Alerts, an extension of the company’s multimodal alerting system. The new add-on allows customers to quickly display alert messages directly to their alert recipients’ desktop or laptop computer screens.