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Tynker Launches Courses To Support the Everyone Can Code Program

Tynker announced two new courses—Space Cadet and Dragon Spells—to support the Everyone Can Code program from Apple. These free courses, available through the Tynker iPad app, allow students to solve coding puzzles and create do-it-yourself projects using Tynker’s visual code blocks and the Swift programming language. Read More »

Classworks Obtains Latest IMS Global Certification for OneRoster

Classworks® by Curriculum Advantage, Inc., a leader in digital instruction, achieved IMS Global® Conformance Certification for the OneRosterTM v1.1 standard. Classworks, already certified by IMS Global for the LTI v1.1 specification, is proud to be one of the first providers to complete conformance certification for this newly released version of the popular OneRoster specification. Read More »

Jostens SchoolWay App Adds Communication Enhancements

Jostens recently announced the introduction of video functionality to its free SchoolWay mobile app in an effort to help principals better connect with Millennial parents. SchoolWay has a long history of providing the latest technology to help connect schools with families, and video is just the latest example of Jostens' commitment. Read More » and Abrams Learning Trends Launch PLC on K-5 Literacy and Abrams Learning Trends are working together to launch a professional learning community, Be a Literacy Hero in the K-5 Classroom, to support K-5 teachers with practical tips, expert guidance, and instructional best practices designed to help teachers have an immediate impact with their students in the classroom. Read More »

itslearning Releases Robust Cloud Integrations to Google and Microsoft Office Apps

itslearning is introducing market-leading integrations to the world's most popular cloud apps. Users will be able to work in Excel, Word and PowerPoint directly from within itslearning, without the need for a Microsoft email account or for any user information to be shared with Microsoft. The new cloud integration is available now. Read More »

Newport-Mesa USD Recognized for Innovative Teacher Training Using Turnitin

Newport-Mesa is using new writing instruction technology from Turnitin to “norm” grading and essay feedback teachers give to their students and was picked as a finalist in the IMS Global Learning Consortium Learning Impact Awards for creative applications of education technology. Read More »

New App Helps Young Children Learn Mandarin

With today's launch of the "Miao Mi" app, parents can easily immerse their young children in Mandarin language-learning just by using their tablets. Created by "Miao Mi," a well-established Mandarin edutainment cable television channel in Asia, the app features award-winning shows and games that reinforce the language-learning. Read More »

PublicSchoolWORKS' StudentWatch Suite

To ensure it is prepared to act swiftly and effectively if bullying, threats of violence or harmful accidents occur, North College Hill City Schools has implemented the award-winning StudentWatch Suite from PublicSchoolWORKS. The system makes the reporting, investigation and resolution of these incidents easier for administrators to manage, thus making school sites safer and reducing risk for the district. Read More »

VariQuest Launches Scan-to-Print Solution

Varitronics introduced its Perfecta® 36000STP full-color poster printer. Its fully integrated scanner, mobile printing abilities, and direct USB printing and saving serve to improve school communication, differentiate instruction, bolster academic achievement, and enhance fundraising efforts. Read More »

Cricket Media, Parents' Choice Foundation Help Families Balance Screen Time

This April, Cricket Media and Parents’ Choice Foundation will launch the KEEPING TECH IN CHECK campaign. With the tagline, “a balance, not a ban,” KEEPING TECH IN CHECK offers families across the country a wealth of tools, tips and resources to help them find the right balance between technology and real-life experiences at Read More »