Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:57pm
Follett and MetaMetrics are continuing to partner on education-focused content and reading data to help educators connect students with age and reading level appropriate books, ebooks and digital resources. In addition to other collaborations, Follett is currently integrating MetaMetrics' Lexile measures into its Follett Shelf Classroom Connections.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:01pm
Edgenuity has released a new Lesson Mastery report for online and blended learning instructors. The Lesson Mastery report offers at-a-glance access to data and metrics that allow teachers to monitor, track and personalize the learning experience for each student.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:55pm
InFocus Corporation has added two series of bright projectors to its existing lineup of classroom models. The interactivity-enabled IN2120a series and IN120STa short throw series models can use the optional LiteBoard adapter to enable the LiteBoard Wand to operate as a wireless interactive pen and mouse.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:51pm
Massachusetts is partnering with Torsh Inc. to use its TALENT solution as part of the state's Department of Early Education and Childcare Peer Assistance and Coaching pilot. The online video-based collaboration and analytics platform will support coaching and professional development for early child care and out-of-school-time education providers.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:18pm
Curriculum Associates’ BRIGANCE Screens were chosen as a recommended screening tool by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for its new Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! initiative. The program is designed to encourage healthy child development and universal developmental and behavioral screening.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:14pm
The new E2 and E3 Ear Buds from Califone International are designed for classroom as students increasingly turn to online instruction and mobile devices for language learning. The lightweight headphones are compatible with most tablets, smartphones and computers.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:27am
To help districts simplify the observation process for teacher evaluations, Performance Matters has added new enhancements to the FASTe Observer classroom observation tool. The newly released version includes an enhanced user interface.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:19am
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) awarded a learning management system contract to Schoology. Schoology Enterprise will deliver instructional content to DoDEA's K12 students and allow collaboration inside and outside of the traditional K12 classroom.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:22pm
eNetColorado, the Colorado BOCES Association and Capstone's myON are co-sponsoring a digital reading trial during the spring and summer months. The trial launches on April 14 and ends on July 31. Educators, students and families will have unlimited access to over 4,000 enhanced digital books from Capstone.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:17pm
Scholastic Education and Mindset Works are joining forces to translate lessons from growth mindset research into everyday educational practices to boost student motivation. Scholastic will distribute Mindset Works' Brainology software program for students and the Mindset Works EducatorKit for teachers.