Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:32pm
Top Masters in Education published a list of the top paying school districts in each state for first-year teachers. Topping the list is New York's Katona-Lewisboro School District. While the cost of living in this region is exceptionally high, this district pays well above the second highest paying district, exceeding it by close to $30,000.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:09pm
ASCD has assembled professional development resources to help educators integrate literacy into their instruction with videos, courses and channels and webinars, including Vocab in Action, The Innovators and Reading in Meaning, among others.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:59pm
SST, Inc. launched SecureCampus, a gunfire detection system designed to provide both indoor and outdoor coverage at school campuses. SecureCampus instantly detects gunfire and notifies law enforcement, campus security personnel, on-site staff, and other first responders.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:29pm
Eastern DataComm is now offering ShoreTel Sky solutions to its customers, joining the "Enabled tier" of the Champion Partner Program - Cloud track. The Champion Partner Program is designed to enable solution providers with UC expertise to provide ShoreTel’s end-to-end communications products and services.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:24pm
LocknCharge launched two new syncing and charging carts specifically designed for iPad devices. The iQ 30 Cart and EVO 40 Cart are designed for iPad, iPad Air or iPad Mini device collections in school environments. Schools can store, sync, charge, secure and transport as many as 30 devices in the iQ 30 and 40 devices in the larger EVO 40.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:19pm
The Walker County Public School System in Jasper will integrate the Kids Making Healthy Choices app into its iPad-enabled health and physical education curriculum at Bankhead Middle School. The app includes the digital ebook adaptation of the Making Healthy Choices—A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids book, kid-friendly recipes, online tools and resources and more.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:57pm
School Specialty, Inc.'s Projects by Design team worked closely with the Shelby City School District to outfit learning spaces in the new Shelby High School with furniture and equipment. Implemented solutions included student tables that can change configurations for different types of class projects to flexible seating.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:54am
The University of California “a-g” review board approved 95 of Fuel Education's online and blended courses. Eighteen of the courses that are approved through May of 2016 are AP courses.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:47am
SANS Inc. has released Version 14.3 of the Sony Virtuoso and Sony Soloist digital language lab software. Enhancements include error detection and correction as well as Quality of Service settings for the SANSTalk Audio Router Software.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:07pm
Campus Steps, a new free platform for students, parents and counselors, hosts multiple online and mobile ready apps to allow students to keep tabs of their academics, search colleges, apply for colleges and communicate with their counselor. The company is being incubated by Campus Explorer in partnership with developers from Learning Core.