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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 »

Epson Recommends Google Cast for Education for Screen Sharing

Epson recommends Google Cast for Education as an easy way to share Chromebook screens wirelessly to BrightLink® interactive projectors and PowerLite® projectors. Google Cast for Education is a free Chrome app that runs through the Chrome browser on any computer connected to a projector. Read More »

REcharge Labs Helps Create Wind Energy Outreach Program

Culminating a year of collaboration, REcharge Labs and the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (AAHOM) will showcase their Wind Energy Program at the Detroit Maker Faire. The program helps students in grades 5-8 explore wind energy concepts through hands-on activities. Read More »

Urban Search & Rescue; TETRIX®-based SkillsUSA® Event Grows in Popularity

The national popularity of the Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) event continues to rise among middle schoolers, high schoolers, and postsecondary students. This year, 24 teams from across the country convened at the SkillsUSA® 2016 National Leadership and Skills Conference for the USAR national finals. Read More »