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Samsung announces enhanced version of Samsung School

Samsung Electronics America has incorporated major updates to Samsung School, its fully integrated one-to-one learning solution. Designed to be more intuitive and participatory, the latest version will be compatible with the new Galaxy Tab 4 Education.

Oregon charter financing group offers $500 million for school expansion

Portland-based Charter School Capital has co-developed a $500 million program designed to aid charter schools in financing facilities projects. The local group is teaming up with American Infrastructure MLP Funds to create American Education Properties LLC.

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Filament Games leads game-based curriculum with science series

Filament Learning, a division of Filament Games, debuted its first complete collection of game-based curriculum, PLEx (play, learn, experiment) Science series. The games provide interactive labs and exercises that allow students to explore complex science subjects.

New product helps districts manage digital content has launched Curriculum Foundry, a solution that helps districts use digital content to meet their instructional goals, facilitate personalized learning and address budget challenges. Curriculum Foundry provides a searchable content repository that includes vetted open education resources and a district’s existing digital content.

Copia customizes digital learning platform for Utah districts

Copia Interactive is partnering with Utah’s State Office of Education to digitally deliver a statewide Open Educational Resources program focused on state-created science content.

SAFARI Montage integrates with Knovation’s netTrekker

SAFARI Montage announced a new partnership with Knovation that will provide SAFARI Montage and netTrekker co-customers with Federated Search access to over 360,000 educator-curated, standards-aligned digital learning resources through the SAFARI Montage Learning Object Repository.

Bretford debuts PureCharge carts and stations for iPad

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. debuted the PureCharge family of iPad and iPad mini charging carts and stations, which will be available later this summer.

Bretford introduces charging cart optimized for Chromebooks

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. has introduced Core 36M, a 36-unit charging cart that is optimized for Chromebooks. The cart also supports most tablets, laptops/hybrids and ultrabooks used in K12 education environments.

Leading Edge Certification debuts new certification

Leading Edge Certification has launched its fourth certification. Professional Learning Leader is a six- to eight-week course that is delivered through a combination of face-to-face and online trainings.

LocknCharge announces new charging and storage classroom cart

LocknCharge announced a new, compact Carrier 30 Cart. Expected to ship this fall, the portable, steel Carrier 30 Cart is compatible with iPad, Chromebook, tablet and laptop devices, enabling simultaneous charging of up to 30 devices.