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2015 Digital Curriculum Strategy School Assessment Tool & Survey

A tool for all education executives, Curriculum and Technology Directors, the assessment locates where schools and districts stand on digital curriculum implementation. As a national survey of schools and districts, the Learning Counsel, a research institute and new media hub, will collect, analyze and summarize the findings and present them at their Annual Gathering and National Awards event in October. Read More »

Roll a WRO™ Strike with TETRIX®

If you aim to roll a strike in the 2015 World Robot Olympiad bowling game, be sure to start with the TETRIX® WRO™ Challenge Full Set. The new bowling game in the University Regular category has teams around the world striving to find the perfect combination of a powerful building system and a multifaceted microcontroller. Read More »

Sycamore Education Partners with Clever;

Sycamore Education, a provider of web-based school management systems, has partnered with Clever, a leading educational technology company. The new partnership will allow users of Sycamore’s student information system, Sycamore School, the ability to share data from Sycamore to other educational applications, such as Google Apps, Scholastic, and many others using the technology created by Clever. Read More »

Florida Districts Widely Adopt ClassLink

ClassLink continues to lead the way in Florida with seven large districts, serving over half million students and teachers, embracing the award winning solution. ClassLink delivers one click single sign-on to any website and access to school network files from anywhere. This tremendous growth comes as Florida schools are looking for a simpler technology experience for both students and staff, and lower costs. Read More »

Trident Case Debuts Line of Clear Cases To Protect Tablets

Trident Case™ announced the debut of its all-new Kraken A.M.S. Clear Case with Stand and the Cyclops Sliding Stand Case. The new cases, designed to protect classroom tablets from every day wear-and tear. Equipped with a built-in screen protector and cushioned corners, the casesmeet Military Standard MIL-STD-810G in both drop and vibration protection Read More »

VA Teachers Hone Suicide Prevention Skills by Talking to Virtual Students

Teachers in Fairfax County have a new tool for learning how to save lives. This year more than 9,400 teachers and staff went through a unique series of online simulation programs in suicide prevention and mental health. They explored the do's and don'ts of what to say in conversations with virtual students in order to have the confidence and skills to support students in real life situations. Read More »

Report from Technology-Enabled Personalized Learning Summit Released

Last year, over 100 education leaders attended the Technology-Enabled Personalized Learning (TEPL) Summit...Their suggestions are now available in a final report titled Technology-EnabledPersonalized Learning: Findings and Recommendations to Accelerate Implementation. Read More »

Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Educate

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced the launch of AWS Educate, a program that helps educators and students use real-world cloud technology in the classroom to graduate students ready to enter the cloud workforce. AWS Educate is designed to make it easy for educators to quickly and easily find cloud-related course content, incorporate cloud technology into their teaching curriculum,... Read More »

Pitsco's New 3-D Printing Curriculum

Pitsco Education is doing its part by developing 3-D printing curriculum. In 2013, Pitsco released 3-D Printing: Vehicle Engineering to introduce students to the power of 3-D printing without requiring a lot of CADD knowledge. Now, the company has developed another three-week curriculum unit focused on this booming technology: 3-D Printing: Design Solutions. Read More »

Kershaw County Selects InfoSnap for Online Student Registration

Kershaw County School District in South Carolina will implement an online student registration solution with Spanish translation and payment collection. The 10,500 student district partnered with InfoSnap to design and develop a comprehensive solution to improve business processes for administrative staff and increase family satisfaction. Read More »