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Mimio Survey: Mobile Devices Have Deep and Positive Impact on Student Learning

Mobile devices are well on their way to becoming an integral part of K-12 instruction, and they are having a noticeably positive impact on students' learning experiences. While mobile devices are best known for their use in 1:1 or BYOD programs, the school administrators, technology directors, and coordinators who were the survey's targeted respondents revealed that mobile learning is not at all restricted to such environments. Read More »

Wildlife Acoustics Announces Be Like A Bat Playhouse Program

Wildlife Acoustics is giving young students a chance to peek at the world through the eyes of a bat with its Be Like a Bat Playhouse Program. Each playhouse is more than 5 feet tall and is modeled after a real bat house, letting the imaginations of 4-to-7-year-olds run wild as they become micro bats. Read More »

Listen Edition Launches Free Current Events App for Edmodo

Listen Edition has launched a free current events app for Edmodo. The app provides a teachable public radio news story everyday and makes it easy for teachers to bring them into their Edmodo classrooms. Listen Edition engages students in a new way - bringing them real world stories that relate to what they are learning in class. Read More »

HMH Introduces New Collection of Literacy Apps

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt introduced a new collection of seven elementary grade-specific tablet apps (K-6). The Common Core Reading Practice and Assessment apps are available for download in the App StoreSM and on Google Play™. The apps provide engaging and fun literacy exercises and develop test-taking practice skills aligned to the ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Read More »

Sookasa Unveils Industry's First Compliance as a Service

Sookasa, Inc.introduced Sookasa Cloud Compliance Service™, the industry's first Compliance as a Service™ solution that radically simplifies the protection of sensitive files across popular cloud services and mobile devices. Sookasa enables professionals to natively use their favorite cloud services, such as Dropbox and Gmail, and mobile devices, while transparently encrypting sensitive data and addressing regulations such as HIPAA and FERPA. Read More »

Muskegon Heights Public School Academy Adopts Online Speech Therapy

Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System (MHPSAS) in Muskegon Heights, Michigan has adopted PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, to provide 60 of its students with high quality online speech therapy. Read More »

EduTone Adds FYI Online Learning To Single Sign-On Marketplace

EduTone announces the addition of FYI Online Learning’s extensive course catalog to EduTone Single Sign-On (SSO) Marketplace part of Intel Education. The on-demand catalog of cloud-hosted, third party try-and-buy services for the K-12 education market segment constitutes a ground-breaking collection of education products, now made even more powerful through FYI’s semester-length total solution curriculum. Read More »

Digitalis Intros World's Smallest Turnkey Digital Planetarium

Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. announced the Digitarium® Iota, an ultra-compact portable digital planetarium system. Digitalis believes the Iota is the smallest commercially available complete digital planetarium system in the world, making it easier than ever for one person to transport, set up, and teach with a high resolution portable digital planetarium system. Read More »

ParentLink® Brings Social Media Management to K-12

ParentLink announced their newest product offering, ParentLink Suite. Created to help school districts communicate using the diverse platforms used by families and communities, the new suite introduces the first-ever social media manager built for K-12, and includes substantial feature enhancements for the hundreds of district apps currently in use by ParentLink districts. Read More »

Wildlife Acoustics Launches Bat Detector App

Wildlife Acoustics introduced its new Echo Meter Touch bat detector/recorder/analyzer. The Echo Meter Touch is a key-fob-sized ultrasonic module that plugs into an iPhone or iPad that accompanies a free Echo Meter touch app. The module-app combination provides teachers and students with a fully functional spectrogram viewer, allowing budding biologists to listen to and record bats in real time. Read More »