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STEM Entrepreneurship

Who will invent our future? Entrepreneurs; specifically, STEM entrepreneurs. To prepare these K-12 teachers -- and their students -- a consortium composed of leading STEM advocates, educators, and service providers has developed a comprehensive program through which teachers can become certified in STEM entrepreneurship. Read More »

NY State BOCES Chooses New Interactive TouchIT Screens

Corning Painted Post is the latest school district in New York State to implement TouchIT Technologies interactive LED displays. After thorough testing and evaluation, the new TouchIT Technology “Y” series Interactive LED Display was selected as the preferred classroom A/V solution. Read More »

Blackboard Learn SaaS Now Certified for IMS LTI 2.0

Blackboard Inc. announced that its market-leading flagship learning management system (LMS), Blackboard Learn, is now certified for the IMS Global Learning Consortium's Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) 2.0 standard. The new standard is now available for Blackboard Learn in the SaaS (Software as a Service) deployment as a technical preview for both the Original and Ultra Experiences. Read More »

Epson Announces Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Display

Epson announced its continued collaboration with SMART Technologies Inc. to bring Epson's amazing image quality to classrooms using the SMART Board® M680 and 880 interactive whiteboards with the launch of the Epson PowerLite® 680 Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Display for SMART. This presentation display offers seamless integration with SMART Extended Control Panel (ECP)1. Read More »

Learning.com Launches Adaptive Keyboarding Application

To help close the keyboarding skills gap, ed tech company, Learning.com, today announced its Next Generation Adaptive Keyboarding solution, a comprehensive digital application designed to help students develop accuracy and speed on the keyboard through independent practice. Read More »

CEV Multimedia Partners with Clever

With 15 percent of all credits earned by high school graduates coming as part of Career and Technical Education (CTE), educators are looking for ways to improve and streamline students’ experiences with CTE. To ease the use of online CTE curriculum, CEV Multimedia announces a partnership with Clever to create a more seamless online experience for educators and students. Read More »

itslearning App Delivers LMS Experience on Android and iOS

itslearning has delivered to K-12 students and teachers a fully featured, completely mobile LMS. With it, users have full access to course content, resources and tools on their Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Additionally, students can use the app to submit assignments and upload files. The apps are available now in the App Store and on Google Play. Read More »

Blackboard Launches New Cloud Center of Excellence

Blackboard Inc. announced the launch of a new Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE), leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) best practices, to further enable a smooth, fast and successful transition to the cloud for its institutional partners worldwide. Blackboard's Cloud Center of Excellence will use the AWS Well-Architected Framework and AWS recommended best practices for secure and scalable infrastructure to realize the full potential of cloud-based services. Read More »

Boxlight Debuts Two New Projector Lines

To help educators create "just what they need" interactive learning environments, Boxlight has launched two new lines of standard and interactive projectors as well as the second release of its ProColor Series 1 interactive flat panel displays.The new P9 and Cambridge projector lines bring the latest technology in standard- and short-throw projected images and collaborative areas to the classroom. Read More »

New Study Explores Relationship Between Students' Cognitive Development and VR

Using data from a larger study of 151 sixth and ninth grade students with zSpace, research explored the relationships between students' aspects of cognitive development and perceptions of virtual presence. Results showed that sixth grade students' proficiency in rotating objects mentally were positively correlated with control of the objects and activities in virtual spaces. Read More »