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Survey Reveals Student Online Safety a Growing Concern

Gaggle and the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) today announced the results of a survey that reveal school officials are paying more attention to the safety of their students when using educational technology. The survey results shine a particular light on the topic of student online safety... Read More »

CDI Partners with Bosch To Deploy 3D Printers

CDI has partnered with Bosch and announced the release of 3D printers designed specifically for K-12 classrooms. The 3D printers are the newest addition to CDI’s well established lineup of hardware and software products built exclusively for education. Read More »

Junior Library Guild Provides Lexile Measures to Over 21,000 Libraries

MetaMetrics announced its partnership with Junior Library Guild. Junior Library Guild is a collection development and book review service that distributes books to thousands of schools and public libraries. By licensing and integrating the Lexile® Titles Database, Junior Library Guild will feature Lexile® measures for books in their collection. Read More »

ChartaCloud Announces Humanoid Robotics 'Makerspace'

ChartaCloud Technologies LLC announced that it has introduced 'NAO Makerspace' for local libraries. NAO Makerspace is provided as a package which enables local libraries to have on premise access to an advanced humanoid robot. The package utilizes the robotic industry’s leading humanoid robot and the software for programming and development provided as a site license for libraries. Read More »

Robots4Autism Invigorates Early Intervention in Elementary Autism Program

RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, continues to improve social understanding among children with autism spectrum disorder. To further emphasize early intervention, Octorara Primary Learning Center (PLC) has implemented the Robots4Autism curriculum with accompanying humanoid robot named Milo. Read More »

Truenorthlogic Introduces Mobile App

To save time for course participants and instructors, and ensure that all due credits and CEUs are recorded, Truenorthlogic today announced a new mobile attendance app to complement its suite of professional growth solutions for K-12 schools and districts. Read More »

ORIGO Intros Research-Based Math Apps

A new series of math education apps, developed by ORIGO Education provides essential practice for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts in an appropriate developmental sequence. The teaching rationale stems from decades of research on how children best learn basic facts. Read More »

PBS Announces Ibooks For K-8 Teachers

The iBooks, geared toward K-8 educators, cover topics in math, English language arts, social studies, and Spanish language and culture. Each iBook averages 200 pages and contains contextualized lesson plans, professional development resources, and links to curriculum-targeted videos and games from PBS LearningMedia that teachers can use to enrich classroom instruction Read More »

ThingLink Launches Virtual Reality Lessons App

Interactive media platform ThingLink has launched its first virtual reality content app called VR Lessons. The app is designed for elementary school students, their teachers and parents. VR Lessons by ThingLink is a collection of high quality, interactive, 360° image and video journeys on a variety of topics including science, language, and arts. Read More »

Bookshare Adds Its 400,000th Title

Bookshare has added its 400,000th title to the ever-growing online accessible library collection. Today, through Bookshare’s extensive collection, any person who cannot read traditional books due to blindness, low vision, dyslexia, and physical disabilities can read and enjoy a huge variety of academic, career, and recreational titles just like everyone else. Read More »