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PhET® Interactive Simulations and metacog Announce Partnership

metacog and PhET Interactive Simulations have entered into a partnership offering an integrated package of PhET's next-generation interoperable simulations along with metacog's streaming data ingest and analytics platform. this bundle will enable the creation of virtual science labs and online assessments where authentic student performance can be scored in real-time. Read More »

MackinVIA and Clever Make The Perfect Connection

Mackin Educational Resources announced today that MackinVIA â„¢, their proprietary Digital Resource Management System, now has an application connector available in Instant Login, a single login education-tech application from Clever. Instant Login,available to any and all K-12 districts, provides a way for schools to easily link their learning technology applications to students in a secure environment with strong encryption and third-party audits Read More »

Davenport CSD Enlists Graduation Alliance for Dropout Reengagement Initiative

Graduation Alliance, experts in career planning and alternative education helping students prepare for employment opportunities, has been selected by Davenport Community School District (DCSD) to expand its Student Reengagement Program. This initiative will provide in-district students under the age of 21 the opportunity to complete their diplomas through online classes. Read More »

Promethean Introduces New Blended Learning Features in ClassFlow

Promethean has introduced a new version of ClassFlow that now supports blended learning environments, enhancing instruction both inside and outside the classroom. ClassFlow is a comprehensive instructional delivery system that increases the depth of student engagement by providing interactive and collaborative use of classroom devices, digital curriculum and assessments for learning. Read More »

Smartphone and Tablet Stand from Califone

Califone International, Inc. announces the release of the TPT smartphone and tablet stand. The stand displays full- and mini-sized tablets, and larger smartphones, at the optimal angle for learners to view in portrait or landscape mode, while using mobile devices for typing activities. Read More »

Ozobot Bit Robot Gamifies STEM and Computer Science

Ozobot Bit is a powerful tiny robot that gamifies STEM and computer science learning through a collection of game based activities and digital apps. Its easy-to-understand color code language makes Ozobot the perfect choice for introducing young minds to concepts that are vital to their success in the 21st century. Read More »

Price-Tag for 2015 Back-to-School Supply Lists Now Over $70

The numbers are in: the cost of the average elementary back-to-school supply list in 2015 is $70.93. According to TeacherLists, the smarter way to manage, share and find school supply lists, one of the factors driving the increase in back-to-school spending is the addition of health and cleaning supplies like tissues and hand sanitizer to lists traditionally filled with pens, glue sticks and notebooks. Read More »

New Study Confirms Need for Valid Computer Science Education Assessments

A new study released today by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) finds there is a dearth of valid and reliable assessments for measuring student learning in computer science (CS) education. Sowing the Seeds of Assessment Literacy in Secondary Computer Science Education highlights the challenges US high school teachers face when examining student understanding of computing concepts and identifying current models for computer science (CS) assessment. Read More »

BenQ Adds Innovative Small- to Medium-Space Capabilities on M6 Projectors

BenQ America Corp. introduced its all-new M6 Series projectors. Designed with exceptional brightness capabilities, easy installation options, and BenQ's renowned Colorificâ„¢ picture quality, the company's MX631ST and MW632ST short-throw projectors deliver an impressive 3200 lumens of brightness with an outstanding 13,000:1 contrast ratio, and a long list of standard features, Read More »

LA COE Turns to Impero Education Pro for Classroom Technology Management

The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) has selected Impero Education Pro as its network and classroom management solution for the launch of a bold new initiative to modernize and update the technology infrastructure across its entire network of schools. The nation's largest regional education agency needed a robust and reliable remote management solution that could scale to the service district's more than 80 schools... Read More »