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GoGuardian Releases Admin 2.0

GoGuardian introduced an artificial intelligence update to their award-winning web filtering and analytics tool GoGuardian Admin™. With Admin 2.0, GoGuardian has responded to that demand by making it easier for educators to understand the content that students are accessing on the Internet, while still empowering students to explore and learn digital citizenship. Read More »

New SchoolMessenger App from West

West Corporation unveiled the SchoolMessenger app. This new mobile and web application in the SchoolMessenger solutions family – available for free as a mobile app for iOS and Android devices later this week and as a browser-based application – brings together rich teacher and classroom messaging technology with school- and district-level notifications, putting a complete app for school communications at parents’ fingertips. Read More »

AR Software Inspires Stunning Increase in Reading Proficiency

Alive Studios is sharing some impressive data about the impact that AR has on young English language learners (ELLs). At J.E. Moss Elementary in Nashville Tennessee, Greg Smedley-Warren teaches a kindergarten class that is 90% ELLs. After only 26 days of integrating Letters alive Plus into his literacy curriculum, which uses 3D-generated zoo animals to teach letter sounds and recognition, Smedley-Warren said, "Our letter and sound knowledge went from less than 10 (average) to all 26." Read More »

Defined STEM Redesigns Website To Make PBL Lesson Planning Easier

Defined STEM, a web-based curriculum resource by Defined Learning that supports project-based learning, today announced the launch of its newly redesigned website. "Our goal is to make project-based learning extremely easy for educators to implement in their classrooms by providing video, multimedia, and text resources that can be easily differentiated to meet the needs of students with diverse abilities," said Joel Jacobson, the co-founder and chief operating officer of Defined Learning. Read More »

Performance Matters Announces SSO Integration with ClassLink

With single sign-on (SSO), K-12 educators can save time and energy accessing the applications and resources they use most. Now, thanks to a new partnership between Performance Matters and ClassLink, educators have a new way to gain fast, secure, easy access to Performance Matters’ Student Growth and Educator Development solutions from their computer, tablet, or smartphone. Read More »

Bloomz and AZTEA Join Forces To Drive Parental Engagement

Bloomz has partnered with the Arizona Technology in Education Association (AZTEA) to cultivate the connective and collaborative power of educational technology for educators and parents. As part of the partnership, Bloomz will invite its Arizona users to join the AZTEA, and will create a forum on the Bloomz app that promotes AZTEA's mission to connect educators in order to leverage their collective knowledge and expertise. Read More »

Impero Software Partners with CDI To Support Chromebooks

Impero Software announces a new partnership with leading EdTech supplier CDI Computer Dealers which will sell Impero Education Pro to its customers. Formed in response to the rise of technology and mobile devices in education, specifically Chromebooks, the partnership will help enhance digital learning by providing high quality cross-platform solutions to North American schools and districts. Read More »

Epson Expands Laser Projector Portfolio

Epson continues to drive the laser-phosphor market forward with the introduction of several new display solutions for the rental and staging, corporate, education, and installation markets. The BrightLink® Pro 1470Ui, BrightLink 710Ui and PowerLite® 700U ultra short-throw laser displays and the latest Pro L-Series projectors leverage Epson's proprietary 3LCD technology and integrated laser light source Read More »

LocknCharge Unveils Charging Case for Sphero Edu SPRK+ Robots

To better enable educators to introduce coding to students using Sphero SPRK+ robots, LocknCharge announces the release of the Sphero SPRK+ Charging Case. The aluminum Case is designed to store, secure, protect and transport up to six Sphero SPRK+ robots. It also accommodates the robots’ inductive charging bases, maze tape and protractors. Read More »

Alive Studios and HP Bring AR into Elementary Media Centers

Alive Studios will be introducing the Learning alive™ Plus Station for Sprout Pro by HP G2 at ISTE in San Antonio later this month. The Sprout Pro by HP G2 is a next-generation immersive learning station that features 2D and 3D capture capabilities, dual multi-touch displays, and hi-resolution cameras. Now, it can show off its amazing and highly innovative feature set even more so in the early education space. Read More »