Technology Headlines RSS Feed

Mac to School Increases Capacity for Summer Device Buy-Backs

Mac to School is thrilled to announce the expansion of its headquarters, which will allow their team to process and service more devices purchased from schools, ensuring each is ready to head back to the classroom. Mac to School works with technology teams across the country to put the best technology at the lowest cost into the hands of students. Read More »

PCS Edventures; New Robotics STEM Release

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., announced the launch of a new product in its Discover Robotics product series. Discover Robotics: Physics, is a unique educational approach to engaging students and teaching physics concepts using robotics and engineering systems. Designed for middle school students, the product provides tools and curriculum for the hands-on explorations of physics topics Read More »

Schools Everywhere Switch to ClassLink LaunchPad

In just 15 months, over 700 schools, serving over 60,000 teachers and 500,000 students, have switched to ClassLink LaunchPad from Stoneware's WebNetwork and other solutions. LaunchPad delivers cloud based instant access (single sign-on) to any website and to school network files. This tremendous growth comes as schools want for a simpler experience and lower costs. Read More »

edWeb.net Announces the Launch of edWeb.TV

edWeb.net announced the launch of edWeb.TV, a PD-on-demand service that makes it easy for educators to search and view edWeb's exceptional archive of more than 500 professional learning "edWebinars." The new edWeb.TV service responds to the increasing demand from educators, schools, and districts for an easier way to search and watch edWeb's webinar archives. Read More »

Knewton Pioneers New Personalized Print Learning Solutions in Collaboration with HP

Knewton unveiled Personalized Print Learning Solutions with HP to make adaptive learning materials seamlessly available across print and digital platforms. With Personalized Print Learning Solutions, publishers will be able to create adaptive educational materials, including personalized print chapters of textbooks, worksheets, or assignments for schools and colleges that primarily rely on print textbooks. Read More »

JAMF Software Powers Apple Device Management for Schools

JAMF Software, the leader in Apple device management, today announced a new release of the Casper Suite, with features that enhance Apple device management in schools. The new capabilities help IT in education environments deploy and manage Mac, iPhone and iPad devices simply, effectively and at low cost, making the most of often limited resources. Read More »

Research Shows Technology Has the Potential To Reshape Adult Education

Thirty-six million American adults lack the basic skills required for meaningful employment in today's workforce, and only a fraction are served by existing educational programs. New research finds a huge opportunity waiting to be tapped by providing technology that could dramatically improve and expand education opportunities for underprepared adults, and in the process meet critical U.S. workforce needs. Read More »

Gearhead Contest To Highlight Original TETRIX® Builds

Robotics enthusiasts create amazing robots, whether for competition or for the fun of building. At the TETRIX® Robotics website, we want to see those robots and how they were built. Starting in April, Pitsco Education kicks off the TETRIX Gearhead Award, a quarterly contest where participants upload their unique build to the TETRIX Robotics Builds section. Read More »

How One EdTech Company Is Helping with ‘Homework Anxiety’

Homework anxiety is a real issue that can lead to family-wide meltdowns, but Learning Bird, a cloud-based differentiated learning application, is stepping up to help solve the issue. Learning Bird empowers students to solve their own homework problems by using a proprietary algorithm that recommends crowd-sourced, teacher-generated lessons specific to students’ individual needs and aligned to their local curriculum standards. Read More »

TN Districts Enhance Security with the Raptor System

Three school districts in Tennessee have enhanced school security by changing the way administrators manage visitors entering school buildings. Shelby County, Maury County and Rutherford County School Districts have all implemented visitor management software produced by Raptor Technologies... Read More »