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PAYK12 and PowerSchool Join Forces on Online School Payments

PAYK12 powered by Ticketracker, a next-generation, online school payment solution, and PowerSchool Group LLC are joining forces through an independent software vendor (ISV) partnership agreement. Through the integration, administrators can now seamlessly plugin PAYK12 with existing student management platforms to allow for easy monetary transactions from parents online. Read More »

OR Administrators and Learnin.com Partner To Digital Literacy Skills

Oregon elementary schools now have a powerful tool for ensuring that their students are equipped with digital literacy skills as the result of a new collaboration between the Oregon Elementary School Principals Association (OESPA), a division of the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA), and Learning.com. Read More »

OpenEd.com Announces New Integrations with LMSs

OpenEd.com announced that its hundreds of thousands of free online resources are now integrated with Canvas by Instructure, Schoology, Moodle, Highlight by EdElements, Matchbook Learning's Spark, and Edmodo. These join the current integrations, which include Google Classroom, Renaissance Learning's STAR tests, Atlas Learning and Otus Plus. Read More »

PresenceLearning Helps Reduce Travel Burden for Itinerant Speech-Language Pathologists

Klamath County School District needed to find a solution to help alleviate the excessive "windshield time" of its speech-language pathologists (SLPs), who often felt they had to sacrifice valuable time working with students because of the long travel times between their school sites. This, on top of a hard-to-fill vacancy for an SLP, led to the successful implementation of PresenceLearning's live, online speech therapy services for close to 80 of the district's students. Read More »

Computer Resources and Focal Tech Launch Integrated Online Payment Portal

Computer Resources LLC and long-time partner Focal Tech, Inc. have launched a Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant online payment portal to answer a long-standing need of parents to manage school fees online. The new offering gives parents an easy option to manage and complete student- and school-related payment transactions Read More »

Seven Reasons Why Schools Are Using Digital Audiobooks

Nearly 13,000 schools and districts work with OverDrive to complement their existing K-12 content. Most OverDrive-powered schools utilize eBooks for required text and leisure reading, but audiobooks are gaining in popularity and offer students numerous advantages including the ability to multi-task and help with comprehension. Read More »

Coolcher Launches Virtual Classroom Platform

Coolcher launched its virtual classroom platform offering online classes taught by teachers from around the world. The classes can be scheduled to fit with any school's calendar. For a one-time fee, schools and after-school centers get access to all courses for an unlimited number of classes for one year... Read More »

Silicon STEM Academy Fills Gap in Technology Training

Silicon STEM Academy (SSA) is a new enrichment program launching in Denver to teach kids aged 11-17 computer programming, robotics, digital media and other technology skills. SSA was created to help fill the STEM education gap left by most schools, while providing a fun, hands-on enrichment activity for tech kids. Read More »

Girls Thinking Global Launches PLC on edWeb

Girls Thinking Global (GTG), dedicated to connecting nonprofits that serve adolescent girls and young women around the world, today launched an online professional learning community on edWeb. The community will help educators and organizations connect and converse about ways to nurture leadership qualities in adolescent girls and young women. Read More »

ENGLISH ON THE GO! New App

People who want to learn English have a convenient new tool to do so.English on the Go is a new app developed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and it is the world's first English study social networking service app. A system that helps people learn English from their own smart phones could benefit more than one billion people around the globe Read More »