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Tynker Lets Kids Build Customized Apps Directly on iPad and Android Tablets

Tynker announced the expansion of the Tynker platform to enable kids to use the Tynker app on iPad and Android tablets to build customized apps, including games, animations and interactive stories and puzzles. Tynker becomes the world’s first visual programming platform to allow all young “makers” the flexibility of creating their own apps on a device of their choice, whether they are programming on the Web, on an iPad or on an Android device. T Read More »

Get More Out of NI's myDAQ tool with Pitsco Action Packs

Getting quantitative data from classroom activities proves difficult, but three packs designed to work with National Instruments' myDAQ data acquisition tool help educators do just that. While Pitsco Education's Action Packs offer an eye-opening look at earthquakes, energy, and heat, the myDAQ is both a powerful and affordable tool for the classroom or technology lab. Read More »

5 Million+ Tracks Have Arrived in Alexander Street's Listening Collections

Alexander Street Press has just added more than 5.2 million tracks to its award-winning streaming audio databases. Available to subscribing academic libraries worldwide-and offering up to 6.2 million tracks in many regions-the newly licensed content increases sixfold the listening portfolio at no additional cost. Read More »

Scientific Minds Partners with ArchieMD

Scientific Minds has partnered with ArchieMD to add quality educational videos and interactive activities to the life science modules in its Science Starters products. ArchieMD is a “leading provider of visually-based health science education.” Both companies are focused on visualization as a critical dimension to science education. Read More »

New, Free K-12 App Provides Formative Assessment Tool

Verso Learning this week announced the United States launch of its formative assessment tool, Verso App. Already used by 1,700 K-12 schools in 95 countries, Verso App, lets teachers enter the classroom fully aware of students' questions, ideas, misconceptions and what they are revealing as their individual learning needs. Read More »

BenQ's Ultra-Short Throw Projectors

BenQ America Corp. unleashed its newest interactive classroom tools: the MX852UST and MW853UST ultra-short throw projectors. Designed to bring Colorific™ image quality, easy installation, and PointWrite™ interaction to today's students, teachers, and learning institutions, the devices deliver more than one billion bright colors, provide impressive cost savings... Read More »

Andover Education Launches FULCRUM

Andover Education launched FULCRUM, the dynamic teaching resource platform that is the key to cultivating best practices in the classroom, developing collaborative learning environments, and producing the data necessary to understand, innovate and improve classroom practices. Read More »

CK-12 New Math & Science Practice App Raise Grades

CK-12 Practice places high-quality STEM education tools in the hands of students across the world at absolutely no cost to them or their school, giving all learners the necessary tools to expand their minds and learn the lessons that will ensure them a bright and prosperous future. Read More »

Enlearn’s Spring 2014 Classroom Trials Demonstrate More Effective Teaching

Enlearn (enlearn.org) – a not-for-profit K-12 company that is partnering with the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS) to harness real-time classroom data to automatically optimize learning for each unique student, teacher and classroom – today announced the results of its Spring 2014 classroom trials. Read More »

Califone Launches 901 Wireless Headphone

Califone International, Inc announces the release of its 901 Wireless Headphone. The rechargeable headphone and separate 3.5 mm transmitter connect students to listening activities on computers, laptops, tablets and other mobile devices. Read More »