Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 12:14am
Blackboard and Discovery Education will be partnering later this year on an integration for K12 students and instructors that will provide access to Discovery Education Streaming Plus content. The service provides more than 151,000 standards-aligned resources.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:50pm
A series of 3D digital literacy initiatives has been launched by 3D Systems. The long-term MAKE.DIGITAL initiative includes an education webpage on 3DS' Cubify.com, curriculum and training resources for a range of STEAM subjects and age groups, and partnerships with programs and scholarships.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:17pm
FrontRow released a new version of its Juno classroom sound line: Juno Connect. It lets teachers use voice commands to control projectors and other devices, record and post screen capture videos, and initiate and answer intercom calls without touching a computer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:21am
Months after receiving a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Boston-based ed tech startup ConnectEDU has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In its filing, ConnectEDU cited its inability to pay debt owed to over 200 creditors.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 2:00am
Scholastic launched Storia School Edition, a subscription-based e-book solution for pre-K through six, for group and individual classroom reading, and Core Clicks, a web-based instructional program for K5 that supports content area reading in social studies and science.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 1:48am
Virtual Education Software debuted a new graduate level online course titled, "Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards" (CCS). VESi's CCS course is available to pre-K through 12 education professionals.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 1:35am
The company's online occupational therapists conduct the same assessments as those performed in traditional, in-person OT settings, including the Beery VMI, the Sensory Profile, family and teacher interviews, and observation of school and functional skills in the student’s natural learning environment.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 11:03pm
National Geographic Learning's Financial Algebra has been approved for use in Mesa Public Schools' high schools in Arizona. The algebra-based, technology-rich program is developed for and aligned to the Common Core State Standards that use Algebra I skills in a financial setting.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:56pm
Apex Learning is expanding its Apex Learning Tutorials to middle school students. The new Tutorials include Math 6, 7, 8 and English language arts 6, 7, 8. Tutorials are tablet-ready for Android and iOS devices as well as netbooks, laptops and desktop computers.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:38pm
SPARK has added five-minute Fast Break Videos to its Classroom Activity & Recess program, SPARKabc’s. The Fast Break Videos provide educators with a quick, visual tool for getting students active in between lessons.