Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 1:43am
WIN Learning's system is being implemented in four Chicago area districts to help students develop academic and foundational skills. Dolton School District 149, Pembroke School District 259, Prairie Hills School District 144 and SPEED School District 802 recently purchased the web-based Personalized Career Readiness System.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/08/2014 - 11:47pm
Adobe Voice, a new animated video app for iPad from Adobe, enables users to create and share video stories by using a combination of recorded voice, imagery, music and motion graphics and effects. Adobe Voice is available for free from the Apple App Store and works with Adobe Creative Cloud.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:57pm
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is holding its Education Industry Summit this week. JDL Horizons, using its Internet streaming solution EduVision, will produce and stream three key sessions live through District Administration to a national audience on May 12 and 13.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/07/2014 - 3:16pm
Fuel Education is expanding its portfolio of more than 500 online and blended courses and titles for pre-K12 with over 25 new additions for the 2014-2015 school year. Multiple new math courses for middle and high school students, new career readiness electives and more have been added.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 4:16pm
Neuhaus Education Center, a nonprofit organization promoting reading success and literacy locally and nationally, has launched Neuhaus Academy. The program provides free self-paced, online programs with videos and phonetic instruction.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 4:10pm
Capstone is offering early access to a beta version of its pre-K3 research solution PebbleGo. PebbleGo 2.0 features a new interface optimized for the iPad, Android, Kindle Fire HD and other mobile devices, as well as enhancements to PebbleGo's Animals, Biographies, Earth and Space and Social Studies database modules.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 4:01pm
LearnZillion's 2014 Dream Team of 200 math and English language arts teachers will convene in New Orleans for TeachFest. The group's summer-long collaboration will culminate in the creation of formative assessment tools and resources that will support teachers implementing the Common Core.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 3:17pm
Google is launching Classroom, a new offering in its Google Apps for Education to provide students and teachers with a central place to create, store, organize and provide feedback for classroom assignments. The service is in beta and available only in some schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 11:45pm
Calcasieu Parish School System in Lake Charles, La., has selected Teachscape to support the effectiveness of teachers and administrators in its 21 priority schools. The district, the fifth largest in the state, will help educators engage in collaborative professional learning based on instructional data collected during teacher evaluations.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:51pm
Hooda Math launched three new games: Integer Tilt, Sand Grid and Time Punch. The games review essential math concepts like integers, coordinate pairs and telling time in an engaging way. All three games cover Common Core grade level standards and are equipped with an email reporting feature.