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Skyward's New Mobile App

Skyward unveiled its redesigned mobile app. Four key features included in the updated app are improved menu navigation, home screen widgets, push notifications, and Touch ID for iOS devices -- among additional enhancements. With Skyward's June 2016 release now live all district clients have access to the new app from a mobile device. Read More »

Vernier's Collection of Free Resources

To support science and STEM teachers in delivering quality instruction to their students at the start of, and throughout, the school year, Vernier Software & Technology is offering an abundance of free professional learning resources, support tools, grant opportunities and more. This comprehensive collection of offerings provides teachers with the skills and resources needed to effectively use data-collection technology in their classrooms. Read More »

ISTE and Microsoft Collaborate

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) and Microsoft Corp. plan to combine and expand a host of their world-class initiatives to ensure educators and school leaders around the world have access to school planning and professional development resources. Read More »

Califone and Encore Data Products Donate Headsets to Denver Schools

Califone International and Encore Data Products Inc. donate 70 gaming headsets to Rangeview High School – Aurora Public Schools and Indian Peaks Elementary School – St. Vrain Valley Schools. The companies presented the gifts to school representatives today during the ISTE 2016 Conference. Read More »

Dremel's Idea Builder Ambassadors

To recognize educators pioneering the maker movement in STEM education, Dremel, the trusted manufacturer of tools for life and learning, announces 10 Dremel Idea Builder Ambassadors for the 2016-17 school year. Ambassadors will receive a Dremel Idea Builder 3D40 and 10 spools of filament to use while sharing their experiences implementing 3D printing. Read More »

Lightspeed Announces Key Solutions

Lightspeed Systems announced two new solutions for the K-12 education market, the Lightspeed Systems Bundle for Chrome and Lightspeed Systems Cloud Filter. Lightspeed’s newest solutions were designed to meet the needs of K-12 schools, which are increasingly adopting Google Chromebooks as well as cloud-based network management solutions. Read More »

Wonder Workshop Hits 4,000 Robotics Clubs Milestone

Wonder Workshop, creators of robots that teach students foundational skills in computer coding, announces registration milestones in the first-ever network of elementary coding and robotics clubs. Four thousand clubs worldwide are registered for the Wonder League, nearly four times the amount of teams who participated in the 2015 Wonder League Robotics Competition. Read More »

Bloomz Announces New Features

the popular teacher-parent communication app Bloomz is announcing a major award and introducing new features, including offering its basic schoolwide product for free. Bloomz also announced four new updates that will be coming to its mobile and web app in time for the upcoming school year: Read More »

MimioStudio Software Now Free to Boxlight Users

BOXLIGHT Corporation, which offers the education industry's most comprehensive lineup of integrated instructional classroom technologies, announced today that it will offer its customers using Boxlight's array of display products purchase since 2009 the award-winning MimioStudio™ classroom software. Read More »

K-12 Cloud Possibilities

CDW-G has launched a new survey to examine schools’ cloud innovation. Cloud usage is on the rise. In CDW’s previous report, schools delivered only 42 percent of their IT solutions fully or partially via cloud. In just two years, that number jumped to 67 percent and in three years, K-12 IT pros expect that number to reach 74 percent. Read More »