Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:40pm
NetSupport announced the availability of its NetSupport School Tutor app for Chrome OS. The new app will enable teachers in a dedicated Chrome environment to remotely interact and engage with student Chromebooks from their own Chrome OS-based system.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 9:56pm
Cree introduced a series of LED T8 replacement tubes that offer 30 percent energy savings and near-universal driver compatibility.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:24pm
A total of 662 organizations, including 446 public districts, have requested more than $761 million in the second round of the Straight A Fund grant award process. The applicant pool includes 73 percent of Ohio school districts. The $250 million Straight A Fund was created to promote innovative local ideas and programs to help transform and modernize Ohio’s education system.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 10:24pm
This summer, Vernier Software & Technology will offer more than 20 full-day, hands-on training institutes to help science and STEM teachers integrate data collection technology into their science curriculum.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 10:06am
The TeacherFit Urban K12 teacher applicant prescreening assessment from Aspex Solutions will allow principals and hiring managers to identify teachers who are most likely to be effective teachers in an urban school setting.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 12:14am
Blackboard and Discovery Education will be partnering later this year on an integration for K12 students and instructors that will provide access to Discovery Education Streaming Plus content. The service provides more than 151,000 standards-aligned resources.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:50pm
A series of 3D digital literacy initiatives has been launched by 3D Systems. The long-term MAKE.DIGITAL initiative includes an education webpage on 3DS' Cubify.com, curriculum and training resources for a range of STEAM subjects and age groups, and partnerships with programs and scholarships.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:17pm
FrontRow released a new version of its Juno classroom sound line: Juno Connect. It lets teachers use voice commands to control projectors and other devices, record and post screen capture videos, and initiate and answer intercom calls without touching a computer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:21am
Months after receiving a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Boston-based ed tech startup ConnectEDU has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In its filing, ConnectEDU cited its inability to pay debt owed to over 200 creditors.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 2:00am
Scholastic launched Storia School Edition, a subscription-based e-book solution for pre-K through six, for group and individual classroom reading, and Core Clicks, a web-based instructional program for K5 that supports content area reading in social studies and science.