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Querium and Sapling Learning Sign Strategic Dekiver Algebra I Test Prep for TX Students

Querium Corporation today announced a strategic partnership with Sapling Learning to provide mobile-ready review and preparation for the Texas STAAR Algebra 1 End of Course assessment. Under the agreement, students in more than 1,200 school districts will have access to the Querium “Step-by-Step” performance assessment program designed to assist mastery of concepts in STEM. Read More »

ISTE Launches Diagnostic Tool, Resource Library for Schools and Districts

Now schools and districts navigating the path to technology integration will have a comprehensive roadmap to guide their journeys with the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE®) launch of the Lead & Transform Movement. Based on ISTE’s Essential Conditions, the 14 critical elements for effective technology integration, the initiative provides educators with a free diagnostic tool and resources to guide them through the system-wide transition to technology-rich and standards-ready learning environments. Read More »

Certiport, Autodesk Team with Project Lead The Way

Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs, announced today a partnership with Autodesk and Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, that will expand PLTW teacher and student access to industrial certification in the leading suite of 3D design software programs from Autodesk ... Read More »

Califone Offer Helps Districts Prepare for CCSS Deadlines

Califone International LLC is going the extra mile. The premier manufacturer of quality audio technology for schools introduces a new headphone, earbud and headset program guaranteeing in-time shipment of the essential audio equipment that districts need for spring assessments. Read More »

New Interactive MimioBoard Touch Board

Mimio has expanded its award-winning MimioClassroom™ suite of products to a full range of interactive teaching technology options for collaborative activities and lessons. The company's newest addition, the MimioBoard™ touch board, features six-point Touch 360° interactivity – the highest number of standard touch points available – for best-in-class performance. Read More »

Education Social Media Icons Launch Edchat Interactive

Today Edchat Interactive announces the platform that replaces talking head webinars with an interactive, online Professional Development web experience. Nationally recognized authors and social media icons, Steven Anderson, and Tom Whitby join with humanitarian and veteran edtech consultant Mitch Weisburgh to launch Edchat Interactive, transforming the way educators participate in live online professional development. Read More »

SchoolDude's New School Safety Research and Infographic

In recognition of America’s Safe Schools Week, October 19-25, SchoolDude, a leading provider of operations management solutions, today launched a new third-party research study. The results of the K-12 and higher education administrator survey are highlighted in a coordinating infographic: Safety & Crisis Planning in Today’s Schools: Overcoming the Hurdles. Read More »

Time Launches Time For Kids Classroom App

TIME For Kids is releasing the TIME for Kids Classroom App, a dynamic teaching tool that brings exclusive current events content to life through interactive images, videos, animations, polls, maps and more. The TIME For Kids Classroom App enables teachers to integrate multimedia and real-world connections into their K-6 classrooms, Read More »

edWeb.net and Britannica Digital Learning Ignite New PLC

Britannica Digital Learning is partnering with edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community, to present Ignite Digital Learning, a free professional learning community (PLC) where educators, librarians, and administrators can explore strategies and tactics for getting every child to be a better thinker, better reader, and better writer, through the use of digital resources. Read More »

Pearson Study Reveals Significant Accessibility Challenges

According to a recent study conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Pearson, students face challenges accessing digital resources at school. While 93% elementary, middle and high school students have wireless access to the Internet at home, the survey revealed that connectivity shrinks when they get to school -- only 62% have wireless access there, according to the Pearson Student Mobile Device Survey 2014. Read More »