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BenQ Unveils Award-Winning Education Solutions

BenQ America Corp. announced its innovative showcase for ISTE 2014. Comprised of award-winning visual display solutions and education-specific initiatives, the company's connected learning portfolio will include the industry-acclaimed MW853UST ultra short-throw projector and RP700+ interactive flat panel (IFP) display, as well as exciting details on BenQ's community support programs and new grant initiatives. Read More »

Mimio Introduces MimioDisplay Touch Dnd Upgrades MimioStudio

In order to expand teachers' ability to create leading-edge collaborative learning environments, Mimio is announcing one new product and two updates to its MimioClassroom™ family of interactive teaching technologies. The new offerings include the MimioDisplay™ LED touch display, the MimioStudio™ 12 classroom software, and the MimioMobile™ 3 mobile application. Read More »

New Chrome Extension from Net Texts

To help teachers make the most of their time - inside and outside the classroom - Net Texts today announces the release of a new Chrome extension. The Chrome extension for Net Texts allows teachers to download ready-made, standards-aligned courses and units to their Chromebooks - or to any computer, tablet or mobile device - and then use them without further Wi-Fi access. Read More »

Nervanix Releases Nervanix Clarity

Nervanix announces the release of Nervanix Clarity. The new application monitors student attention levels as they study and guides them to revisit concepts or content areas where they lost focus. Using a simple and safe EEG headset, Nervanix Clarity measures the attention levels of learners as they study and paces along with them as they navigate a page, watch a video, listen to a recording or interact with a digital manipulative. Read More »

Mac to School Offers Low Cost Common Core Ready MacBooks

As teachers and administrators gear up to adopt and implement the Common Core State Standards, it is critical for the technology in their classrooms to be up to par as well. To ease that financial burden and meet these tech requirements, Mac to School, K-12's leading provider of refurbished Apple technology, is taking care to ensure that all of its MacBooks are Common Core-ready for educators nationwide. Read More »

New Course From Scenario Learning

Scenario Learning announces a new SafeSchools Training® Active Shooter for Administrators course, written by Michael and Chris Dorn, the nation's leading school safety experts. Created for school and district administrators, the course outlines evidence-based methods to improve the odds of survival during an active shooter event. Read More »

Torsh Inc. and New Teacher Center Launch "Ask a Mentor"

Torsh Inc.and New Teacher Center (NTC) have launched a beta version of "Ask a Mentor" powered by Torsh (, a new mentoring service for teachers. This offering provides teachers with "just in time", on-demand access to expert mentors who will provide them with quality feedback and support along with suggestions for how to continually improve their practice. Read More »

U of C Certifies Apex Learning Courses for Freshman Admission

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has certified thirty-two Apex Learning high school courses for freshman admission to the university system stating they fulfill the "a-g" subject requirements. Included are four science courses with wet labs for which Apex Learning is the only provider to have received UCOP certification: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Advanced Placement* Biology. Read More »

Lafayette Parish School System Selects BenchPrep

BenchPrep is pleased to announce that the Lafayette Parish School System (LPSS) has selected BenchPrep to provide digital courses for college readiness and ACT preparation for the 2014-2015 school year. The online program will launch in August of this year and will be offered to all high school juniors in the district. Read More »

Parent Survey Reveals Why K-12 Students Attend Online Schools Full Time

New survey results from Connections Academy reveals the reasons parents enroll their children in online schools. The results are from the Connections Academy 2014 Parent Satisfaction Survey, an annual third-party survey now in its twelfth year. Read More »