Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:49am
Acer announced its new Veriton N4630G series commercial mini desktops for businesses and educational institution. The new models include the Veriton N4630G-i54570X with an Intel Core i5-4570T processor (4M cache, up to 3.60Ghz) and the Veriton N4630G-i34150X with an Intel Core i3-4150T processor (3MB cache, 3.0GHz).
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:33am
Zach Marks and Grom Social, Inc. have teamed up with Florida Virtual School to launch a new app called Solar Skate. The mobile skateboarding game reinforces geometry concepts and is aimed at kids in 4th through 8th grades.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:23am
Teachers and administrators can ring in the school year with a new solution for managing Internet access with NetRef, an educational security system that safeguards all Internet access points. The multi-platform software empowers teachers to guide students by setting the boundaries kids need.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:13am
The fischertechnik division of Studica recently partnered with Minnick Schools to bring some of the fischertechnik learning kits to students with learning disabilities, special needs, behavioral issues and autism.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:00am
DynaVox Systems, LLC unveiled the DynaVox T15, a 15-inch dynamic display tablet for individuals with advanced access needs, visual impairments or physical limitations.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:49am
itslearning's K-12 digital learning platform has added enhanced access and visibility enhancements for teachers, students and parents, better access to content and collaboration and insights to student workload and physical resources availability.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:06am
Rancho Minerva Middle School and Vista Innovation and Design Academy are among eight schools in the nation chosen to take part in Verizon Innovative Learning Schools, a program focusing on the greater use of mobile technology in education to enhance students' studies in the classroom and at home. The program will provide students and teachers with tablets and training.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:47pm
Discovery Education has added 38 exclusive videos from Discovery Communications’ family of networks to its suite of digital resources. Educators can now integrate series from Discovery Channel, Science Channel, Animal Planet and American Heroes Channel into classroom instruction through Discovery Education’s digital education services.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 08/17/2014 - 11:37pm
FreshGrade announced it has secured $4.3 million in seed funding from education and venture capital firms: NewSchools Venture Fund, Emerson Collective, Accel Partners and Social Capital. Designed by developers in collaboration with teachers and parents, FreshGrade is a classroom engagement and real-time assessment resource for administrators, teachers and parents.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 08/17/2014 - 11:23pm
The Indigo Project has been developed, in collaboration with TTI Success Insights, to provide an assessment system that measures motivation, strengths and skills specific to an individual student. Indigo then matches this evaluation to an extensive database of higher-education programs and, when appropriate, potential employers.