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Project Lead The Way and Digi-Key Team Up To Support STEM

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics and PLTW (Project Lead The Way), an industry leading provider of STEM programs to K-12 students throughout North America, today announced their partnership to provide electronic components in support of courses through the PLTW network of schools. Read More »

Credo Unveils New Features, Interface To Enhance Exploratory Search

Credo, the industry leader for information literacy, critical thinking, and research solutions, announced today it is introducing several new and updated features to its popular Credo Online Reference Service, the only publisher-neutral reference platform designed intentionally as the starting point for research. Read More »

CO2 Cars, Solar Sprint Take Spotlight at TSA

Nashville saw 7,500 attendees for the Technology Student Association's (TSA) 2016 National Conference. TSA is a non-profit organization that fosters leadership, education, and opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math for middle and high school students across the country. Membership is open to students who are or have been enrolled in technology education courses -- there are currently more than 230,000 members from 49 states. Read More »

Renaissance Learning and ClassLink Announce Alliance for SSO

Renaissance Learning announced a major new alliance with ClassLink, the leader in single sign-on and rostering solutions for schools. The partnership paves the way to faster, easier access to one of the most trusted education providers and offers millions of educators and students secure, OneClick access to Renaissance solutions. Read More »

West's Education Group Applauds FCC Action Providing TCPA Clarification for Schools

West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-enabled communications services, today applauded Federal Communications Commission (FCC) action that grants broad exceptions for many school-related and emergency communications to parents and guardians under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Read More » and Learning Ally Launch PLC, a professional learning and social network for the education community, and Learning Ally, a national nonprofit serving students with learning and visual disabilities, announce the launch of Empowering Struggling Readers, a free professional learning community to assist educators in fostering academic success and a love of reading for their students with dyslexia and specific learning disabilities. Read More »

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services Implements Virtual Reality Technology

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) announced that it is incorporating virtual reality (VR) technology into its curriculum to ignite the interest of special needs students in STEM careers and support their development of 21st-century work skills. Using zSpace, an interactive VR technology, students learn STEM subjects using 3D, virtual-holographic images that they can move and manipulate. Read More »

Students at 400 Districts To Learn with zSpace Virtual Reality

Hundreds of thousands of U.S. K-12 students are heading back to school to learn with immersive virtual reality from zSpace. The Silicon Valley education company announced today that more than 400 K-12 school districts across the United States have adopted the all-in-one screen virtual reality desktop featuring education software to support their STEM curriculum, as well as art and social studies. Read More »

New Mobile App Helps Teachers Discover Digital Content

TES, home to the world’s largest network of educators and a global catalog of classroom resources, has announced a new mobile app: TES Teach with Blendspace. Now available for free in iTunes, TES Teach is a lesson creation and delivery tool that provides an easy way to find and integrate digital resources into daily instruction in the classroom. Read More »

School Leaders Convene for AASA's Digital Consortium

Superintendents who have championed the creation of successful models of digital learning in our nation's public schools are gathering for AASA's Digital Consortium. During the two-and-a-half day event, school system leaders guiding digital transitions will engage in a meaningful dialogue with their peers that will highlight emerging and successful models of combining digital content and professional development to improve student achievement. Read More »