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Learning.com Launches Nationwide Code-a-Thon

Learning.com announces its first Code-a-Thon, a nationwide competition that will run from Nov. 14-18, 2016 to provide an introduction to coding skills for elementary and middle school students. The winning school will receive a one-year subscription to EasyTech and EasyCode Premium, Learning.com's digital literacy and coding curriculum for grades K-8. Read More »

ThinkCERCA's Teach the Election

ThinkCERCA announced the launch of Teach the Election, an online information hub that features everything educators need to get students thinking critically about the 2016 election. The site provides teachers with weekly prompts for helping students debate what the candidates are saying in the news, as well as curated differentiated lessons for educating students about the election issues. Read More »

Simbli by eBOARDsolutions

eBOARDsolutions announced today that its flagship board management solution, eBOARD, now has a new name - Simbli. Simbli contains all of the features and functionality eBOARD users know and love, alongside a variety of new product enhancements, features, and an exciting long-term product roadmap. Read More »

PresenceLearning Pioneers Video Delivery of Psychoeducational Assessments

PresenceLearning introduces a pioneering new service that schools can use to evaluate students with areas of concern: psychoeducational assessments administered live and online by fully credentialed school psychologists. An exclusive agreement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) authorizes PresenceLearning as the only remote provider of the Woodcock-Johnson® IV (WJ IV) Cognitive and Achievement batteries. Read More »

Epson iProjection App for Chromebooks

Epson announced the availability of the Epson iProjection™ App for Chromebooks, enabling students and teachers to wirelessly display content from Chromebooks on Epson BrightLink® interactive projectors and most PowerLite® projectors. Teachers have the ability to display up to four Chromebook notebook computers simultaneously from a maximum of 50 connected devices for an engaging collaborative classroom experience. Read More »

EXO U and Samsung Partner

As part of the partnership announced today, Samsung will bundle Ormiboard with new and current educational packages, and also offer it as a standalone feature to current Samsung customers. Samsung will incorporate Ormiboard functionality on large-format displays, interactive displays, Chromebooks, Android devices, and more. Read More »

Benetech Delivers 10 Million Accessible Ebooks

Benetech announced that over 10 million accessible ebooks have been downloaded through its Bookshare initiative. Bookshare is the world's largest online library for people who are blind, visually impaired or have a physical disability that interferes with reading, such as dyslexia. Read More »

Generation Global Launches, Free Safe Online Environment

Generation Global, an education non-profit created for students ages 12-17, today announced its relaunch into the U.S. as Generation Global, an initiative of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. Generation Global provides practical, support for educators to guide the next generation of young people in becoming global citizens by peacefully navigating cultural and religious differences through meaningful dialogue. Read More »

RoboKind Debuts Robot with African-American Likeness

RoboKind debuts a humanoid robot designed to expand access and engagement for African-American students in K-12 STEM education. The robot, with African-American likeness, will deliver the Robots4STEM curriculum designed in partnership with Quadrant 4 System Corporation (QFOR). Read More »

New Partnership between EBSCO and Mackin Makes Accessing eBooks Easier

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Mackin have partnered to make EBSCO eBooks™ available to order on the Mackin.com ecommerce site. The collaboration between EBSCO and Mackin gives MackinVIA customers the opportunity to choose from a wide range of relevant EBSCO eBooks titles from within their preferred platform. MackinVIA... Read More »