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SETDA Announces New Strategic Plan

SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders announced today the key initiatives of its new Strategic Plan. A major premise of the new plan involves leveraging technology for learning as a way to both support educators in their commitment to personalize learning for all students, and to provide a clear, common pathway to equity of education for all students. Read More »

PCS Edventures! Announces Drone Education Package

PCS announced the upcoming launch of Discover Drones, the latest robotics-based STEM education solution from PCS Edventures! The Discover Drones program provides includes modular drones that students construct as they learn the various systems within the drone, a drone flight simulator program license for flight training and practice, a fully developed curriculum using the unique PCS Edventures LABCard format.... Read More »

First IBM Watson Education App for iPad

IBM announced the first IBM MobileFirst for iOS education app. The app, IBM Watson Element for Educators, enables a new level of engagement for teachers by providing a holistic view of each student at their fingertips, including data on interests, accomplishments, academic performance, attendance, behaviors and learning activities. Read More »

PBS KIDS Launches First Tablet Featuring Educational Content

PBS KIDS announced the launch of its first tablet: the Playtime Pad. Produced by Ematic, the 16 GB kids’ tablet provides a one-stop destination for PBS KIDS’ educational content, with more than 25 games and 120 video clips and music videos pre-loaded, along with 100+ hours of video on the PBS KIDS Video App. Read More »

InfoComm To Offer AV Education to Downey USD

InfoComm International® signed an agreement with Downey Unified School District in Southern California to offer foundational AV coursework. Downey Unified School District's high school students will have access to InfoComm's online course Essentials of AV Technology and the Recognized AV Technologist Certificate Program exam. Read More »

LearnZillion's New Offerings for Districts Using Digital Curriculum

LearnZillion announced new offerings to meet the needs of the growing number of school districts nationwide using digital curriculum. LearnZillion now offers organized curricula, curriculum management, ongoing coaching and formative assessments in a way that gives districts the opportunity to personalize its support of its teachers each day. Read More »

Arlington ISD" Goes Mobile with LocknCharge

Arlington Independent School District (AISD) in Texas is introducing more than 1,800 Carrier 30 Carts from LocknCharge to have the capacity to hold more than 54,000 Chromebooks. With these carts, AISD staff can store, charge and protect the mobile devices—making it easier to implement digital learning initiatives. Read More »

Co District Partners with Discovery To Support Learning Technology

Colorado's St. Vrain Valley School District announced a new partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. As part of this new relationship, Discovery Education is supporting the district's continued transition to modern learning environments... Read More »

PRIZM™ Brings Coding to the TETRIX® World

TETRIX® robotics has been affecting classrooms and competitions around the world since 2008. The TETRIX MAX and TETRIX PRIME building systems have brought simplicity, reliability, and quality to the remote-controlled robotics space -- and now Pitsco Education brings those same virtues to autonomous robotics with the introduction of the TETRIX PRIZM™ Robotics Controller. Read More »

The Virtual High School Celebrates 20th Anniversary

This year, The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.), a nonprofit empowering schools with the industry's most comprehensive online learning programs, will reach its 20-year milestone. The past two decades have seen the organization grow from a small operation funded by a U.S. Department of Education technology challenge grant to an international, non-profit e-learning provider. Read More »