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Successful Pilot Inspires 5-Year Partnership of Bloomz and OH AAP

Bloomz announced an exclusive 5-year partnership with the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP), with funding provided by Cardinal Health Foundation. Bloomz, the Ohio AAP, and Cardinal Health Foundation are focused on their commitment to educating parents and caregivers across the country regarding health, wellness, and safety towards young children. Read More »

Epson Unveils Two New Portable Document Cameras

Epson America announced two new portable document cameras - the Epson® DC-07 and the Epson DC-13 - high-definition document cameras offering both affordability and superior feature sets. Designed to captivate and engage K-12 students, the new document cameras boast superior image quality with 1080p resolution and advanced zoom capabilities to accurately capture full HD images when displaying textbook pages, student work, 3D experiments, and more. Read More »

More Than 75% of 5th, 8th Graders are Non-Proficient in 21st Century Skills

A recent multi-year study by Learning.com involved more than 110,000 students taking Learning.com's 21st Century Skills Assessment from 2012-2017, measures the digital literacy skills outlined in the ISTE Student Standards. The company's research also demonstrated that providing students with access to tools for building digital literacy skills is crucial for closing this serious skills gap. Read More »

Performance Matters Partners with Literacy Solutions

As part of a new partnership with Literacy Solutions, Performance Matters will offer more than 30 online graduate-level courses each semester through its Premium Library, which allows educators to easily search and register for courses and track their course completion and credits earned. Read More »

The Virtual High School Joins the IMS Global Learning Consortium

The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.) has joined the IMS Global Learning Consortium as a Contributing Member. As a member of IMS, The Virtual High School is collaborating with many other K-12 schools and districts across the nation to advance the education technology ecosystem toward an open platform, enabling greater efficiency, effectiveness, and innovation. Read More »

SC District Provides Language Learning to Younger Students

A school district serving a rural population in South Carolina is demonstrating that education innovation is not solely limited to large, urban school districts. Through a new partnership with Rosetta Stone made possible by Title 1 funding, every student in the district's 10 elementary schools will have access to the company's digital learning program. Read More »

K’NEX Education® Sets Bring STEAMagination™ To The Classroom

K’NEX Brands is pleased to add 7 exciting, new sets to its K’NEX Education product line. K’NEX Education Building Sets are ideal for classroom or home use and offer hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning. K’NEX Education sets teach STEM concepts through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. Read More »

Putnam City Schools Designs Charging Station with LocknCharge

To help refresh their digital learning initiatives, leaders at Putnam City Schools in Oklahoma collaborated with LocknCharge to design and release the Putnam 16 Charging Station. The school district will install 500 charging stations for the 2017-18 school year. Read More »

The Virtual High School Offers Two New Courses

The Virtual High School is developing courses that increase student engagement and proficiency in world languages. Its newest offering, Spanish 3, along with other VHS offerings including Russian Language and Culture and Mandarin Chinese Language and Culture, help students be better prepared to contribute to our increasingly global workforce. Read More »

LEGO® Education Launches New Coding Resources for Schools

LEGO® Education announced today new resources designed for teachers and students to explore coding -- including free lesson plans, online courses for teachers and an invitation to all schools and after-school programs to participate in the new FIRST® LEGO League and FIRST® LEGO League Jr. Challenge season. Read More »