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Student Center App Brings Boardmaker Activities to the iPad

Boardmaker, the leading symbol-adapted special education software for assisting individuals with overcoming their speech, language and learning challenges, introduces the Boardmaker Student Center app. Available for use by educators and students with a subscription to Boardmaker Online, the Student Center app is a free tool that allows students to play Boardmaker activities on an iPad, Read More »

Carnegie Learning Partners with Clever To Provide Seamless Data Integration

Carnegie Learning, Inc.announced a new alliance bringing together Clever’s Instant Login single sign-on system with Carnegie Learning’s digital mathematics programs for middle and high school. The seamless integration of Clever’s capabilities with a school’s student information system (SIS) grants students and teachers instant access to Carnegie Learning’s MATHia® and Cognitive Tutor® software with a single login. Read More »

ContentKeeper Releases High Speed Multi-Gigabit Web Filtering Technology

ContentKeeper, a leader in BYOD and 1:1 Web access controls for next-generation learning environments, announces the release of TurboBridge, a revolutionary Ethernet bridge technology that meets the high-speed performance and scalability demands of districts' growing bandwidth requirements. TurboBridge provides reliable, high-speed Web filtering that supports rising bandwidth demands... Read More »

Districts Nationwide Choose Dell Chrome-based Learning Solutions

Dell announced schools across the nation are adopting the Dell Chromebook 11 to support Common Core online assessments, individualize lesson plans and increase student and teacher access to technology. Building on Dell’s end-to-end education technology portfolio, the Chromebook 11 provides schools with an affordable solution that is secure, easy to deploy and manage and more reliable than competing Chromebook devices. Read More »

Pitsco Increases Social Media Presence

Pitsco Education has significantly expanded its social network presence. This new focus included adding Pinterest and Google+ to their social network repertoire. Pitsco can now be found on six major social networking sites: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, and LinkedIn. Read More »

Netwrix Releases Top IT Security Best Practices for Educational Organizations

The Netwrix 2014 SIEM Efficiency Survey Report found that education is in the top three industries most vulnerable to security incidents, revealing weaknesses in established security policies to prevent or at least detect security incidents at early stages. Netwrix Corporation recommends three best practices for educational organizations to reinforce their security policies... Read More »

More than 120 Apex Learning Courses Approved by NCAA

Apex Learning has been granted program approval for more than 120 courses by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Since 2008, Apex Learning has frequently been selected as the provider of online courses by schools and districts that want to ensure their student-athletes meet NCAA initial-eligibility requirements to compete in college. Read More »

SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS

SunGard K-12 Education today announced the release of the eSchoolPLUS Family App. Designed to tighten the feedback loop between schools and families, the Family App puts just-in-time information that supports student achievement at the fingertips of parents/guardians and students on their mobile device. Read More »

Instructors Revitalize Courses with Tips from ‘The EDvantage’

The EDvantage, a free online resource hub for educators, brings instruction to life with the release of its new online video showcasing tips professors can use to ignite energy in their classrooms this year. The free video offers five tips to encourage discussion and engage students including using memorable stories and kick starting critical thinking skills. Read More »

Intel Security and Discovery Education Launch Digital Safety Program

Intel Security, in partnership with Discovery Education announced the Intel® Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year national education initiative designed to teach children to "Think Before You Link" and make safer decisions when using the Internet. Read More »