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Learning.com Launches Adaptive Keyboarding Application

To help close the keyboarding skills gap, ed tech company, Learning.com, today announced its Next Generation Adaptive Keyboarding solution, a comprehensive digital application designed to help students develop accuracy and speed on the keyboard through independent practice. Read More »

CEV Multimedia Partners with Clever

With 15 percent of all credits earned by high school graduates coming as part of Career and Technical Education (CTE), educators are looking for ways to improve and streamline students’ experiences with CTE. To ease the use of online CTE curriculum, CEV Multimedia announces a partnership with Clever to create a more seamless online experience for educators and students. Read More »

itslearning App Delivers LMS Experience on Android and iOS

itslearning has delivered to K-12 students and teachers a fully featured, completely mobile LMS. With it, users have full access to course content, resources and tools on their Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Additionally, students can use the app to submit assignments and upload files. The apps are available now in the App Store and on Google Play. Read More »

Blackboard Launches New Cloud Center of Excellence

Blackboard Inc. announced the launch of a new Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE), leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) best practices, to further enable a smooth, fast and successful transition to the cloud for its institutional partners worldwide. Blackboard's Cloud Center of Excellence will use the AWS Well-Architected Framework and AWS recommended best practices for secure and scalable infrastructure to realize the full potential of cloud-based services. Read More »

Boxlight Debuts Two New Projector Lines

To help educators create "just what they need" interactive learning environments, Boxlight has launched two new lines of standard and interactive projectors as well as the second release of its ProColor Series 1 interactive flat panel displays.The new P9 and Cambridge projector lines bring the latest technology in standard- and short-throw projected images and collaborative areas to the classroom. Read More »

New Study Explores Relationship Between Students' Cognitive Development and VR

Using data from a larger study of 151 sixth and ninth grade students with zSpace, research explored the relationships between students' aspects of cognitive development and perceptions of virtual presence. Results showed that sixth grade students' proficiency in rotating objects mentally were positively correlated with control of the objects and activities in virtual spaces. Read More »

Kahoot! Expands Classroom Reach

Kahoot! announced it is integrating its game-based learning platform with Microsoft Teams, the new chat-based workspace for Microsoft Office 365. Office 365 now has 100 million monthly active commercial users. Kahoot! brings fun and engagement to teacher classroom experiences through Teams, a digital hub for the connected and collaborative classrooms of the future, through gamification. Read More »

Microsoft Unveils New Education Offerings

Microsoft Corp. announced a set of educational products and services, inspired by teachers and students, including a new Windows experience — Windows 10 S — along with new experiences in Microsoft Teams for a modern collaborative classroom, new features in Minecraft and mixed reality that spark creativity, a range of Windows 10 S PCs for K?12 classrooms, and the perfect Windows 10 S device for college students — Surface Laptop. Read More »

Roland DGA Introduces New Project Based Learning Tutorials

Roland DGA has introduced new Project Based Learning (PBL) tutorials specifically designed for use with the company's advanced digital devices in schools, colleges and other learning environments. These ready-to-teach solutions offer educators a fun and effective way to keep students of all ages engaged in digital fabrication projects throughout the school year. Read More »

Tynker Launches Courses To Support the Everyone Can Code Program

Tynker announced two new courses—Space Cadet and Dragon Spells—to support the Everyone Can Code program from Apple. These free courses, available through the Tynker iPad app, allow students to solve coding puzzles and create do-it-yourself projects using Tynker’s visual code blocks and the Swift programming language. Read More »