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K-12 Interoperability Resource Unveiled

CoSN launched a new primer that will help district technology leaders understand why interoperability standards matter, highlighting the most widely used and emerging standards: digital content; data connectivity; data integration; authentication authorization and identity management; portals and portlets; file sharing; network infrastructure; and digital accessibility. Read More »

LocknCharge Launches Four New Charging and Syncing Carts

LocknCharge launched four new products for safely storing, syncing and charging the latest mobile devices at schools. The new compact in size Carrier 20 Cart™ is designed for transporting through tight hallways and can efficiently store, sync and charge as many as 20 mobile devices at once. The universal Cart works with iPad®, iPad Air™ or iPad Mini™ devices and most other tablets, laptops and Chromebooks. Read More »

Cybrary To Bring IT and Cyber Security Curriculum to Classrooms

In response to demands from K-12, undergraduate, and graduate-level educators, Cybrary, the world’s first and only no-cost IT and cyber security MOOC today announced the availability of its educational training platform designed to help educators plan, manage, and monitor IT and cyber security curriculum. Read More »

i3D Creatives’ Online Platform To Teach Kids 3D Design for 3D Printing

i3D Creatives has launched an online platform that teaches kids 3D Design for 3D Printing. The platform aims to equip the next generation with the capabilities to turn their ideas into reality through this exploding new technology. The platform’s interactive curriculum walks the students through downloading and navigating through a free 3D Design software, 123D Design Read More »

Artifact App Offers Lexile Measures as Part of Book Search Criteria

Unbound Concepts, creator of Artifact, and MetaMetrics®, developer of The Lexile® Framework for Reading, today announce their partnership. Artifact, a free web- and mobile-based book search application for educators, will now provide Lexile® text measures for more than 150,000 titles in its platform. Read More »

Aegis Identity Software Launches EduZone

Aegis Identity Software has created a revolutionary educational community platform that enables student achievement and enhances teacher effectiveness while creating a place for educators, students, parents, and administrators to securely discover and access district approved educational resources to meet their educational needs. Read More »

PASCO Introduces SPARK Element Portable Learning Device

This week PASCO® Scientific introduces the newest addition to its line of award-winning solutions for hands-on, inquiry-based science: the SPARK Element. The SPARK Element is a rugged, water-resistant, lightweight, and portable device designed specifically for today’s science classrooms. The Android-based handheld is engineered with a multi-touch display and high-def camera, as well as USB, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth® connectivity. Read More »

FIRST® Announces ‘Game-Changing’ Technology Platform

FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) targeted to middle and high-school students, has selected a game-changing technology platform beginning with the upcoming 2015/2016 season. The new platform features robot and driver-station controls based on a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor, which is new in the large robotics competition arena. The new system will be demonstrated at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, April 22-25, 2015. Read More »

Follett Forges ebook Partnership with Carolina Biological Supply

Follett today announced an ebook partnership with Carolina Biological Supply. With the launch of Carolina Biological Supply's real-world curriculum, Titlewave - Follett's powerful collection development, search and ordering tool - now provides access to more than 300,000 ebook titles for schools nationwide. Read More »

Generation YES, Learning.com Partner To Create Project NextTech

The nonprofit Generation YES® organization and Learning.com have announced Project NextTech, an online high school digital literacy survey course that is designed to help students develop the knowledge, skills, values, and experience that will help them succeed in an increasingly digital world. Project NextTech curriculum is organized around three core literacies: technology literacy, information literacy and media literacy. Read More »