Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:34pm
Cengage Learning's Gale has launched Analytics On Demand, a data analysis tool for libraries. With software from Alteryx, the program enables library administrators to integrate external data sources with internal data output from their integrated library systems and other platforms.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:01pm
A new ACT research report shows a clear link between student academic readiness and college dropout and transfer rates. The findings suggest students at the greatest risk of dropping out are those who earn lower ACT college readiness assessment scores.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:57pm
MIND Research Institute released a new white paper, “Better Blends With Visual Game-Based Math.” Covering the benefits of a blended learning model for both teachers and students, the paper describes various ways MIND’s ST Math program can personalize digital learning while being part of a core mathematics curriculum.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:34pm
An update to the company's See.Touch.Learn. Pro 3.0 iPad application has been launched. The visual learning and assessment tool now offers student data tracking, an automatic exercise generator and an interactive wizard that clearly demonstrates each feature of the app.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:01am
TabPilot Learning Systems released Tablet Manager 4.0, expanding features that allow for classroom control, monitoring, and management of tablets in shared-use environments.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:57am
Extreme Networks and Pro Football Hall of Fame are partnering on education and community outreach in K12 districts across the country. Extreme will be donating its IdentiFi Wireless and high performance switch technology to be distributed across multiple districts and powering the PFHOF’s Heart of a Hall of Famer series.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:44pm
Discovery Education has created a special Earth Day collection of videos, images and articles through Discovery Education Streaming and Streaming Plus. The resources teach students about environmental conservation, sustainability and other science topics.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:45pm
Mutualink has introduced a secure multimedia communications platform to enhance schools’ safety and security by establishing a direct link with police, fire, EMS and other entities in emergency situations. Mutualink K12, designed exclusively for K12 schools, acts as a gateway for real-time voice, video, data and text communications.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:39pm
Working with Mac to School, California's Academy of Arts and Sciences administrators were able to save the charter school $245,000 by purchasing more than 350 refurbished MacBooks.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:11pm
The Nutrients for Life Foundation and Discovery Education are launching a new online program, “From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil,” designed to teach middle school students about soil science and nutrients in agriculture. The program includes lesson plans, interactive tools bilingual family activities and more.