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ASCD and PARCC Announce CCSS Resources Project on iTunes U

ASCD announced the Common Core Resources Project on iTunes U. The Common Core Resources Project is a curation of instructional resources and assessment sample items that will help educators successfully implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and teach effectively using iPads. Read More »

Filament Games Launches Titles in the Amplify Market

Filament Games, developer of PLEx Life Science game-based curriculum, announced late last week that three of its learning game titles are now available to download via the Amplify Market, the K-12 app store included on the tablet-based Amplify System. The game titles released to the Amplify Market include Bongo Balance, Planet Mechanic, and Dr. Guts. Read More »

Insight Education Group Launches Observation and Evaluation Tools

Insight Education Group announced today the release of two dynamic new tools as part of the ADVANCE suite, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that doesn't just manage the observation and evaluation processes; it fuels great teaching through opportunities for actionable, timely and specific feedback. Read More »

Videos, Robots Prime Features of new TETRIX Robotics Site

When Pitsco Education set out to update its TETRIX® Robotics site, it did more than just update the look. It set out to improve the user's experience. One of the highlights of the new site is the RoboBench video series featuring Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford. Designed to provide a format for visual learners, the series covers helpful tips, how to build robot components, and more. Read More »

Aerohive Selected by Apple To Provide Wireless for ConnectED Initiative

Aerohive Networks will provide the Wi-Fi infrastructure to support Apple’s® $100M contribution to ConnectED. Aerohive’s next-generation networking solutions will enable superior connectivity for Apple devices and supporting content, providing teachers a new set of tools to engage and inspire their students. Aerohive is the only Wi-Fi infrastructure company working with Apple on this initiative. Read More »

ENA® Selected by Apple to Provide Managed Wi-Fi Services for ConnectED Initiative

Education Networks of America (ENA) has been selected by Apple to provide ENA Air, its managed Wi-Fi service, to over 100 economically disadvantaged schools across the nation as part of Apple’s ConnectED Initiative program. ENA Air, ENA’s fully managed Wi-Fi service, was selected by Apple because it embraces the Aerohive-provided infrastructure and adds cutting-edge Wi-Fi networking services... Read More »

Mackin Announces e Book Agreement with HarperCollins Publishers

Mackin Educational Resources today announced an eagerly-awaited agreement with HarperCollins Publishers, making available the publisher’s high-interest, bestselling eBook titles to schools and libraries around the world. With HarperCollins being one of the largest publishers in the world, and the provider of more than 18,000 of the most popular titles in the market, Mackin is thrilled to have this partnership in place. Read More »

Querium and Sapling Learning Sign Strategic Dekiver Algebra I Test Prep for TX Students

Querium Corporation today announced a strategic partnership with Sapling Learning to provide mobile-ready review and preparation for the Texas STAAR Algebra 1 End of Course assessment. Under the agreement, students in more than 1,200 school districts will have access to the Querium “Step-by-Step” performance assessment program designed to assist mastery of concepts in STEM. Read More »

ISTE Launches Diagnostic Tool, Resource Library for Schools and Districts

Now schools and districts navigating the path to technology integration will have a comprehensive roadmap to guide their journeys with the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE®) launch of the Lead & Transform Movement. Based on ISTE’s Essential Conditions, the 14 critical elements for effective technology integration, the initiative provides educators with a free diagnostic tool and resources to guide them through the system-wide transition to technology-rich and standards-ready learning environments. Read More »

Certiport, Autodesk Team with Project Lead The Way

Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs, announced today a partnership with Autodesk and Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, that will expand PLTW teacher and student access to industrial certification in the leading suite of 3D design software programs from Autodesk ... Read More »