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Sprint Announces 1Million Project Pilot Participants

Approximately 4,000 students in 11 cities across the country will be the first to receive a free mobile device and free high-speed wireless internet connectivity through Sprint (NYSE:S) and the Sprint Foundation’s 1Million Project pilot program. Upon successful completion of the pilot program, which begins in January 2017, schools will also be invited to join the multiyear initiative through its entirety when it rolls out nationwide rollout for the 2017-2018 school year. Read More »

VHS Introduces Two New Judaic Studies Courses

The Virtual High School's Online Judaic Studies Consortium (OJSC) is offering two new courses for the spring 2017 semester. One is A Look at Contemporary Israel through the Eyes of Tanakh, developed and taught by Rabbi Jeffrey Schrager. The other is Responsibility and Restitution: Perek HaChovel, Read More »

ID District Chooses Technology from PASCO Scientific

Recognizing that a sound grounding in science strengthens many of the skills students need and use every day, Coeur d’Alene Public Schools (CDPS) recently established a new, comprehensive science philosophy to foster scientific literacy. To help facilitate this new approach, CDPS has begun using lab- and inquiry-based solutions from PASCO® Scientific in all grade 6-8 science classes. Read More »

Discovery Adds New ViR Experiences and Digital Content

Discovery Education announced today the addition of three new virtual reality experiences and more than 350 other digital assets to its award winning Discovery Education Streaming Plus and Techbook™ services. This new content further empowers educators to create dynamic digital learning environments that support the success of all learners. Read More »

The New York Academy of Sciences' New STEM Education Certification Program

The Global STEM Alliance (GSA) STEM Education Framework is based on the latest learning science and education research The GSA STEM Certification Program certifyies materials that align to the GSA STEM Education Framework. Any curriculum, set of instructional materials, educational program, or product intended for formal or informal STEM learning may be reviewed, Read More »

Salsify Launches STEM Program in Boston Public Schools

Salsify today launched a STEM education program to help increase diversity and ensure a strong pipeline of local STEM workers from underserved schools in Boston. The local tech company is dedicated to offering early exposure in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math in order to help shape tomorrow's technology leaders and work toward closing the ever-growing skills gap in these fields. Read More »

Mackin Marches into Makerspace with MackinMaker® Website

Mackin announced the formation of their new specialty division and accompanying website, Tapping into the success of the national Makerspace revolution, MackinMaker offers customers hundreds of maker-related products, books and starter kits, ideal for the novice all the way to the experienced Makerspace practitioner. Read More » Announces Mackin Sponsorship of Emerging Tech PLC for School Librarians announces Mackin Educational Resources as the new sponsor of Emerging Tech, a free professional learning community (PLC) that helps librarians integrate technology into school library programs. The Emerging Tech community began in 2010 and has over 10,000 members who are on the leading edge of transforming libraries into centers for 21st century learning. Read More »

Virtual High School's New Computer Science Initiative

VHS is pleased to announce a new computing certificate program to celebrate Computer Science Education Week (#CSEdWeek). The new VHS computing certificate program will encourage students across the US to become interested in computing and to better understand the career options available to them in CS and related fields. Read More »

Boxlight Introduces ProColor Interactive Flat Panel Displays

Boxlight unveiled the ProColor Series 1 interactive flat panel displays. These displays further differentiate Boxlight with an included Android OS that offers an instant digital whiteboard plus integrated browser, bringing a whole new level of ease of use to the classroom while engaging students in a more collaborative learning experience. Read More »