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REcharge Labs Launches New Solar Activity Kits

To foster an interest in learning about renewable energy in students ages 7 and up, REcharge Labs is launching two new activity kits - Solar Cork Boat and Solar Fountain at the Maker Faire Bay Area. When developing a wind or solar renewable energy kit, REcharge Labs works with a network of national educators to test the activities in a variety of educational settings. Read More »

Belkin Teams with CA State PORTS DL Program

Belkin has teamed with the California State PORTS distance learning program to leverage Belkin technology to enhance student learning experiences with state parks. The new relationship will equip indoor studios and State Park Ranger vehicles, like the PORTS EduGator which functions as a mobile studio, with the Belkin Stage Tablet, an adjustable platform that turns any tablet into an interactive presentation tool Read More »

CoSN Student Data Privacy Tool Debuts

CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today announced that K-12 schools can apply for the Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal—a new tool to help schools manage student data privacy and security. Developed for all K-12 schools nationwide, the TLE Seal was formed through input from 28 school system leaders, as well as CoSN and lead partners: AASA, The School Superintendents Association; the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO); and ASCD. Read More »

Course Hero App Helps Students Study Anywhere

Course Hero, an educational technology platform for course-specific study resources, has launched a new Android mobile app to help the always-connected student study anywhere and anytime. The new offering includes millions of crowdsourced study resources (notes, test prep, and more) and flashcards to help students succeed. Read More »

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 »