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Salsify Launches STEM Program in Boston Public Schools

Salsify today launched a STEM education program to help increase diversity and ensure a strong pipeline of local STEM workers from underserved schools in Boston. The local tech company is dedicated to offering early exposure in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math in order to help shape tomorrow's technology leaders and work toward closing the ever-growing skills gap in these fields. Read More »

Mackin Marches into Makerspace with MackinMaker® Website

Mackin announced the formation of their new specialty division and accompanying website, Tapping into the success of the national Makerspace revolution, MackinMaker offers customers hundreds of maker-related products, books and starter kits, ideal for the novice all the way to the experienced Makerspace practitioner. Read More » Announces Mackin Sponsorship of Emerging Tech PLC for School Librarians announces Mackin Educational Resources as the new sponsor of Emerging Tech, a free professional learning community (PLC) that helps librarians integrate technology into school library programs. The Emerging Tech community began in 2010 and has over 10,000 members who are on the leading edge of transforming libraries into centers for 21st century learning. Read More »

Virtual High School's New Computer Science Initiative

VHS is pleased to announce a new computing certificate program to celebrate Computer Science Education Week (#CSEdWeek). The new VHS computing certificate program will encourage students across the US to become interested in computing and to better understand the career options available to them in CS and related fields. Read More »

Boxlight Introduces ProColor Interactive Flat Panel Displays

Boxlight unveiled the ProColor Series 1 interactive flat panel displays. These displays further differentiate Boxlight with an included Android OS that offers an instant digital whiteboard plus integrated browser, bringing a whole new level of ease of use to the classroom while engaging students in a more collaborative learning experience. Read More » and Wonder Workshop Launch PLC on Coding & Robotics and Wonder Workshop are hosting a professional learning community on Coding & Robotics K-8 that will bring together thought leaders, technical experts, leading-edge educators, and industry leaders to provide teachers new information, resources, ideas and a place for discussion on how to teach coding and robotics, and how to integrate computer science and coding theory into core subjects, especially for students in grades K-8. Read More »

ClassLink and Istation Integrate via Open Tech Standards

ClassLink announced an important new relationship with Istation, an award-winning comprehensive e-learning program used by more than 4 million students across the world. This relationship will provide millions of educators and students with secure OneClick access to Istation, enabling faster, easier access to one of education's most trusted providers. Read More »

Capstone 4D Augmented Reality Debuts in Spring 2017

Capstone is launching Capstone 4D, an augmented reality component blending its print books with technology to extend the reading experience. Publishing in January 2017, Origami Crafting 4D will be the publisher's first series to include the Capstone 4D feature. Readers will have an augmented reality crafting experience through video tutorials showing the fold-by-fold instructions in action. Read More »

Digital Promise Honors Accelerate Learning for Its Use of User Research

Earlier this year, the nonprofit Digital Promise launched an effort to collect and evaluate quality examples of how ed-tech companies conduct and use research in designing and improving their products. Representatives from Teachers College, Columbia University reviewed the submissions and awarded Accelerate Learning™ an honorable mention in the User Research Category for its continuous use of research to understand user behaviors and needs, and its systematic use of the data to constantly improve its STEMscopes™ preK-12 products. Read More »

Scenario Learning's New Suite of Cybersecurity Training Courses

Scenario Learning, LLC, the leading developer of safety and compliance solutions for schools, colleges and workplaces announces a new suite of cybersecurity training courses now available through its award-winning SafeSchools Training, SafeColleges Training and SafePersonnel Training Systems to help organizations stay ahead of online security risks. Read More »