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Educators Gain Access to Mobile Learning and Common Core PD

Atomic Learning recently expanded its training resources to include staff development on implementing a mobile initiative and lessons addressing the technology components of Common Core State Standards. All of these resources were created by educators who have struggled with mobile learning and common core initiatives. Read More »

Lakeshore Launches Are You Ready? Game Shows

Lakeshore announced the launch of a new series of play-at-home games designed to prepare children for the next grade of school - Are You Ready? Game Shows. This exclusive set of innovative and interactive learning games provides an easy way for parents to prevent summer learning loss and improve children's school performance in the coming year. Read More »

Random House eBooks Now Available Through EBSCO eBooks

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is now offering popular fiction and nonfiction e-books published by Random House, LLC, the world's largest general trade book publisher. EBSCO and Random House have partnered to give customers of EBSCO eBooks™ access to more than 30,000 e-books from some of the most notable Random House authors... Read More »

TabPilot Update Focuses on Shared-Use Tablet Implementations

Today TabPilot Learning Systems released Tablet Manager 4.0, expanding the feature set that allows for classroom control, monitoring, and management of tablets in shared-use environments. Among the new features is the introduction of configuration profiles, which are sets of pre-configured apps, web-links, and other preferences that can be applied by teachers or administrators to groups of tablets. Read More »

New, Online Destination "From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil"

The Nutrients for Life Foundation and Discovery Education announced the launch of a new online destination, "From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil," designed to give middle school students a deeper understanding of the importance of soil science and nutrients in agriculture. Read More »

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 »