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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 »

New Dell Solutions

Dell today announced the debut of three new, interactive display products, purpose-built for active learning, classrooms and conference rooms. The company also revealed Dell Classroom, a Chrome-based software solution aimed at bridging the collaboration gap between students and teachers with tools that connect their devices in the classroom. Read More »

New Edsby Analytics

To enable new levels of insight for K-12 teachers and administrators, Edsby introduces breakthrough learning analytics capabilities at ISTE 2016. The new analytics enable educators to identify at-risk students and find trends in achievement data in real-time across an individual class, school, group of schools or whole school district, depending on the user’s role. Read More »

Impero Keyword Library Addresses Online Safety

In an effort to protect students in this always-on and connected world, Impero Software, the leading remote monitoring and management software provider, has updated its keyword libraries to include a more comprehensive list of U.S. specific terms related to bullying, self-harm, radicalization and more, in order to alert educators so they can help students before a tragedy occurs. Read More »

Refreshed ISTE Standards for Students

Today at ISTE 2016, the refreshed ISTE Standards for Students were unveiled. These aspirational, student- andexpert-inspired standards are designed to guide learners who live, work and play in a technology-infused world. More than 2,700 people from 52 countries participated in their creation, including nearly 300 students—perhaps the most innovative aspect of the development of the 2016 student standards. Read More »

More Students Reading on OverDrive Digital Platform

A record number of K-12 students are reading digital books using the OverDrive digital platform for schools. In the 2015-2016 school year, approximately six million students had access to eBooks and audiobooks and the number of digital books borrowed in OverDrive-powered schools increased nearly 60 percent. Read More »

PD Learning Network and Dremel Partner on PD Badges for 3D Printing

PD Learning Network (PDLN) announces a partnership with Dremel to provide badge certified K-12 teacher professional development for the Dremel Idea Builder printer. Access to a PDLN badge certification training course accompanies the purchase of every Dremel Idea Builder 3D40-EDU kit. Read More »

Pearson Collaborates with Google on VR

Pearson is collaborating with Google to bring the next generation of interactive, 360o learning content to students around the world, allowing them to travel to the places they learn about in school from Mars to the Great Barrier Reef. Pearson is developing its first set of Google Expeditions, an immersive experience that allows teachers to take their classes on virtual field trips, available for back-to-school 2016. Read More »