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Eduplanet21 Releases New Software To Enhance Educator Professional Learning

Just in time for the New Year, Eduplanet21 will roll out its new software platform designed to modernize and transform the way Professional Learning is offered to educators. The core features provide an enhanced user interface, new organizational and planning tools and easier access to content allowing more opportunities for collaboration. Read More »

Raptor Outlines Five Ways Visitor Management Software Improves School Safety

Despite heightened national attention on school safety, more than 80 percent of K-12 schools in the U.S. still rely on handwritten logs to manage visitors. A new white paper from Raptor Technologies, the leading provider of visitor management technologies for K-12 schools, discusses how administrators can enhance building security by replacing antiquated paper-based procedures with modern systems. Read More »

SETDA Launches The Guide To Implementing Digital Learning

SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders, today announced the launch of The Guide to Implementing Digital Learning (GIDL), a free web-based resource to support school and district leaders as they work to ensure that investments in digital learning spark positive results. Read More »

Highlights for Children Releases 'All About,' New Digital App

Highlights for Children announced the release of Highlights All About, a new bookshelf-style mobile application for use with iOS and Android operating systems. The app was developed for tablet devices from Highlights' recently released themed activity book collection, the All About series. The Highlights All About app can be used independently or in conjunction with the printed book collection to engage young readers, provide interactive play, and enhance fine motor skills. Read More »

Lea(R)n Takes Guesswork Out of Digital Learning

Lea(R)n, creator of the award-winning online resource for educators, LearnTrials, today announced that public and private schools, districts and networks of educators all over the country are improving their efficiency and insights when purchasing education technologies for the classroom. Read More »

Promethean Enhances Classroom Collaboration with New ActivPanel Displays

Promethean continues to foster collaborative learning in K-12 classrooms with the expansion of its ActivPanel line. With peer collaboration recognized as an important skill for high-performing students, the ActivPanel transforms front-of-the-classroom instructional displays into interactive, digital spaces for both whole-class instruction and small team engagement. Read More »

InfoSnap and WSIPC Expand Partnership

Infosnap, Inc. announced the expansion of their partnership with WSIPC. More than 280 schools and districts are WSIPC members across the western states. In addition to offering its customized online enrollment and registration solutions to WSIPC members, the expanded partnership will include school choice, lottery, and open enrollment solutions. Read More »

Performance Matters Partners with Key Data Systems

To provide the timely data teachers need to move all learners forward, Performance Matters™ is partnering with Key Data Systems (KDS) to offer new Common Core items and assessments as part of the Unify™ next generation assessment platform. Unify is the first social platform designed for educators anywhere to collaboratively develop, administer, and share assessments aligned to all standards, including the Common Core, state, and course-specific standards. Read More »

Dr. Seuss eBooks Now Available for Public and School Library Lending

OverDrive announced today that the best-selling children's book series by Dr. Seuss is now available for libraries and schools in the U.S. and Canada. Forty titles in open industry standard EPUB3 digital format showcase beautifully displayed fixed-layout spreads and illustrations as seen in print versions. Read More »

Verso Educational App Adopted by Texas K-12 District

Denton Independent School District has adopted the Verso app, which activates learning using authentic student voice as a driver for deeper, personalized learning. With the Verso app, which works on any device, students are asked to submit their own independent responses to challenges (designed by their teacher) before gaining access to their peers' responses. Read More »