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Comcast Serves 3 Million Low-Income Americans Through Its Internet Essentials Program

Comcast’s acclaimed Internet Essentials program has helped connect 750,000 families, or 3 million low-income Americans, to low-cost, high-speed internet service at home. A multi-city tour will stop in Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, Denver, and Philadelphia where the company will announce more than $2 million in grants to community-based organizations that provide vital digital literacy training and internet access. Read More »

Cricket Media Partners with Second Avenue Learning

Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, announced a partnership with Second Avenue Learning, a leader in the design and development of serious games for education, to integrate Second Avenue Learning's Voters Ed product in one of its collaborative ePals Global Community Experiences. Read More »

Ormiboard Transforms Mobile Devices into Interactive Whiteboards;

EXO U Inc., a software development company, today announced the launch of Ormiboard, a first-of-its-kind digital learning environment that redefines whole-classroom teaching by transforming any device with any operating system into an easy-to-use whiteboarding and collaboration tool. Read More »

Mobile Deployment Carts Are Saving Teachers over 35 Hours a Year

LocknCharge celebrates a milestone of storing, charging and deploying over one million devices. Through their variety of basket-based mobile deployment carts, LocknCharge has helped enable 1:1 learning while saving teachers an average of an hour a week in school districts such as the Coachella Valley Unified School District (CVUSD). Read More »

Sprint, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Help Provide Home Internet Access

This school year, Charlotte-area students will be able to check out a free Wi-Fi hotspot through a new agreement between Sprint and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Sprint and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library have made a commitment of offering 150 wireless hot spots to students of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools who need to borrow the devices in order to stay connected at home. Read More »

VHS Launching College Board's New Computer Science Course

The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.) is piloting a new introductory college-level computer science course in fall 2016, designed to appeal to all students in grades 10-12, not just those interested in STEM subjects. The goal of AP® Computer Science Principles is to promote success across all disciplines in today's technology-driven society. Read More »

National FFA Organization, Discovery Education and Join Forces

In today's world, students are always looking for ways to get a jumpstart on the competition, and employers are looking for employees who are a cut above the rest. It's for this reason that the National FFA Organization, Discovery Education and have partnered to create AgExplorer. Read More »

Waterford Early Learning Math and Science Now on iPad

Waterford Early Learning math and science curriculum (K-2) and Waterford SmartStart (pre-K) curriculum are now available on iPad. The latest update includes some 450 activities optimized for touch screens and developmentally appropriate intentional instruction. It’s available now to Waterford Cloud subscribers for free on the App Store. Read More »

US Performance Academy and Edgenuity Help Students Go for Academic Gold

Edgenuity announced that US Performance Academy (USPA), an independent school for competitive athletes, is using Edgenuity's Instructional Services to provide curriculum and educational support to its student athletes. USPA currently serves competitive student athletes, providing a rigorous curriculum delivered through a customizable academic calendar. Read More »

SC Students Gain Access to Digital Literacy Tools at No CostG announced the Palmetto Digital Literacy Program (PDLP), in partnership with the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee and Department of Education. The initiative will help prepare students for college and career success by offering access to a comprehensive digital literacy skills curriculum and provide teachers and students with assessments that can identify technology challenges. Read More »