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Kajeet Named Lifeline Broadband Provider by FCC

Kajeet announces its Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval as a Lifeline Broadband Provider, eligible to receive Lifeline Broadband Internet Access Service (BIAS) support. Partnering with school districts around the nation, Kajeet surpasses basic Lifeline service requirements by offering its exclusive Education Lifeline™ to provide students with up to 15 GB of 4G LTE data per month Read More »

BenQ Helps Solve Classroom Challenges with New Solutions

BenQ will give educational decision makers an up-close look at BenQ's new classroom innovations at TCEA. In booth 212, attendees will experience BenQ's new LX810STD short-throw laser projector, CH100 portable LED presentation projector, MW883UST interactive classroom projector and the RP653 65-inch and RP750 75-inch interactive flat panel (IFP) displays. Read More »

Capstone Launches First 4D Augmented Reality Series

Capstone, a leading publisher of children's books and digital products and services, launches Capstone 4D, an augmented reality component blending its print books with technology to extend the reading experience. Released this month, Origami Crafting 4D is the publisher's first series to include the Capstone 4D feature. Read More »

Alive Studios Brings Augmented Reality to Early Education Worldwide

The Learning live Plus Suite is Alive Studio’s bundled solution for reading and math and is the first of its kind to incorporate 3D augmented reality magic, which allows their 26 animal characters (A to Z) to spring to life and interact with children. The company will be introducing the Learning alive Plus Station for Sprout Pro by HP at FETC in Orlando and BETT in London... Read More »

Cantata Learning Unveils Updated Website

Cantata Learning, an educational publisher of pre-K-3 curriculum content and music, is proud to announce the launch of their updated website. The new website now includes many new features and resources that will aid school librarians in finding relevant curriculum and finding ways to implement it in their libraries. Read More »

Insight Helps Integrate Technology into the Boy Scout Experience

The Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, located in Austin, Texas, faced a very modern problem at its Lost Pines Scout Reservation camp, no Wi-Fi. Insight, along with other partners, tackled the challenge of bringing internet access to the camp-a major milestone in modernizing the organization. Read More »

Lightspeed Amplifies 2,500 Classrooms at North East ISD

Lightspeed Technologies, the trusted provider of classroom audio systems, today announced that the large-scale classroom implementation with North East Independent School District (NEISD) in San Antonio, TX, is nearing completion of approximately 2,500 systems installed in classrooms throughout the district. Read More »

VA District Improves Digital Equity with Kajeet Education Broadband

Kajeet has expanded its partnership with Fauquier County Public Schools (FCPS) to improve digital equity, especially within rural areas in the division. Under the program, FCPS students can check out Kajeet SmartSpot® devices – Wi-Fi hotspots – to gain mobile access to educational resources on the Internet. The devices, which are checked out through the schools’ media centers, are connected to the Kajeet Sentinel® platform. Read More »

Scholarship Funds for After-School Version of VHS Online STEM Course

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space and the Space Commerce Conference and Exposition presented the Spacecom STEM Award to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, which will use the award to fund club member access to an after-school version of Space Station Academy, an online course offered through The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.). Read More »

K-12 Students Borrow Record Number of eBooks and Audiobooks in 2016

The number of digital books borrowed on OverDrive's K-12 digital reading platform is up 48% compared to 2015. K-12 students are reading more eBooks and audiobooks, and while an increasing number of schools are moving their curriculum books to digital, more than half of all eBooks read in K-12 classrooms are for pleasure reading according to a School Library Journal survey. Read More »