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VHS AP® Student Pass Rates Surpass National Average

Online classrooms are effective tools for delivering rigorous instruction, complex ideas and even organizing student lab work. That's the finding of the latest survey of schools working with The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.). The VHS online learning model has proven so successful that 66 percent of VHS students sitting for AP® exams passed with a score of 3 or higher in 2016, exceeding the national average of 60.4%. Read More »

ClassLink and SAFARI Montage Partner for SSO and OneRoster Integration

ClassLink announced a strategic alliance with SAFARI Montage that leverages the interoperability of both entities to provide users with the seamless digital learning environment so desperately needed in school districts today. ClassLink OneClick delivers single sign-on to Windows, Google, and web applications, like SAFARI Montage, and instant access to files at school and in the cloud. Read More »

RobotLAB Introduces Engage! K-12

RobotLAB launched a new digital platform that transforms the learning experience by providing robot-based lessons for a wide range of subjects and age levels. Engage! K-12 is an interactive and hands-on learning experience organized by eye-catching themes (such as soccer-playing robots or autonomous cars). Students and teachers can access the browser-based learning ecosystem from any device. Read More »

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Announce New 'Siemens STEM Day'

The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education launched Siemens STEM Day - a refreshed and expanded version of the beloved Siemens Science Day website that includes a new K-12 online STEM experience. In addition to more than 130 elementary and middle school activities, the Siemens STEM Day site now offers high school resources designed to support STEM curriculum and instruction with digital content. Read More »

CEV Multimedia and EETC Develop New Student Certification

To address the need for formal training opportunities and the shortage of qualified technicians in the small engine and power equipment industry, CEV Multimedia and the Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC) have partnered to develop the Principles of Small Engine Technology student certification program. Read More »

New Report Demonstrates Value of Digital Museum Resources

“Integrating Authentic Digital Resources in Support of Deep, Meaningful Learning,” prepared for the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access by Interactive Educational Systems Design Inc., reveals instructional strategies and elements educators can use to develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Read More »

BenQ's RP653 IFP Transforms Learning at Castleberry ISD

BenQ America Corp. announced that the Castleberry Independent School District (ISD) successfully completed the installation of its RP653 Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) displays. Providing engaging curriculum and collaboration, BenQ's RP653 IFPs were installed in 128 classrooms and administrative conference spaces at the Fort Worth, Texas organization. Read More »

SMART's New Line of Educational Displays and Software

SMART Technologies Inc. has launched three new lines of displays designed to simplify teaching and learning and unleash the power of SMART software to connect teachers, students and content: Two of the new panel series will feature proprietary collaboration technology called iQ that provides unparalleled integration of personal devices, software and content all within the interactive displays. Read More »

Califone Reveals Two Agile PA System Models

When schools require sound reinforcement for any size audience or venue, educators need a versatile public address (PA) system that can support all school-based activities. To fill this need, Califone International, a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of audio equipment for use in education, announces the release of the PA11 and the PowerPro PA920. Read More »

Edthena App Leverages Chromebooks for Video-based PD

Video-based coaching and professional learning using a Chromebook is now a reality with Edthena's new Chromebook app launching this week. Teachers can now complete an entire video coaching cycle - from recording to upload to feedback - on a Chromebook device. Edthena's Chromebook app automates the process of recording and uploading videos of any length. Read More »