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Edgenuity's Instructional Services Now Pre-Approved by NCAA

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, announced today that it has been awarded "cleared" status by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) after undergoing an extended evaluation period. Edgenuity's Instructional Services program is now pre-approved to be used by student-athletes to fulfill their academic requirements. Read More »

TETRIX® Robots Dominate at 2015 SkillsUSA® Competition

Teams utilizing the TETRIX® Building System took the top spots in the Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) event at the national SkillsUSA® competition. The SkillsUSA 2015 National Leadership and Skills Conference was held the last week of June in Louisville, Kentucky. Eighteen teams competed in USAR: 16 high school and two postsecondary. Read More »

Kaplan Early Learning's New Augmented Reality Tool for PreK and Elementary Classrooms

Kaplan Early Learning Company announced today that it will now offer a new series of augmented reality learning tools for pre-kindergarten and elementary classrooms. Letters alive®, Storybooks alive® and Math alive® are full-year, supplemental solutions that support reading and math development through augmented reality lessons and activities. Read More »

PhET® Interactive Simulations and metacog Announce Partnership

metacog and PhET Interactive Simulations have entered into a partnership offering an integrated package of PhET's next-generation interoperable simulations along with metacog's streaming data ingest and analytics platform. this bundle will enable the creation of virtual science labs and online assessments where authentic student performance can be scored in real-time. Read More »

MackinVIA and Clever Make The Perfect Connection

Mackin Educational Resources announced today that MackinVIA ™, their proprietary Digital Resource Management System, now has an application connector available in Instant Login, a single login education-tech application from Clever. Instant Login,available to any and all K-12 districts, provides a way for schools to easily link their learning technology applications to students in a secure environment with strong encryption and third-party audits Read More »

Davenport CSD Enlists Graduation Alliance for Dropout Reengagement Initiative

Graduation Alliance, experts in career planning and alternative education helping students prepare for employment opportunities, has been selected by Davenport Community School District (DCSD) to expand its Student Reengagement Program. This initiative will provide in-district students under the age of 21 the opportunity to complete their diplomas through online classes. Read More »

Promethean Introduces New Blended Learning Features in ClassFlow

Promethean has introduced a new version of ClassFlow that now supports blended learning environments, enhancing instruction both inside and outside the classroom. ClassFlow is a comprehensive instructional delivery system that increases the depth of student engagement by providing interactive and collaborative use of classroom devices, digital curriculum and assessments for learning. Read More »

Smartphone and Tablet Stand from Califone

Califone International, Inc. announces the release of the TPT smartphone and tablet stand. The stand displays full- and mini-sized tablets, and larger smartphones, at the optimal angle for learners to view in portrait or landscape mode, while using mobile devices for typing activities. Read More »

Ozobot Bit Robot Gamifies STEM and Computer Science

Ozobot Bit is a powerful tiny robot that gamifies STEM and computer science learning through a collection of game based activities and digital apps. Its easy-to-understand color code language makes Ozobot the perfect choice for introducing young minds to concepts that are vital to their success in the 21st century. Read More »

Price-Tag for 2015 Back-to-School Supply Lists Now Over $70

The numbers are in: the cost of the average elementary back-to-school supply list in 2015 is $70.93. According to TeacherLists, the smarter way to manage, share and find school supply lists, one of the factors driving the increase in back-to-school spending is the addition of health and cleaning supplies like tissues and hand sanitizer to lists traditionally filled with pens, glue sticks and notebooks. Read More »