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TN Districts Enhance Security with the Raptor System

Three school districts in Tennessee have enhanced school security by changing the way administrators manage visitors entering school buildings. Shelby County, Maury County and Rutherford County School Districts have all implemented visitor management software produced by Raptor Technologies... Read More »

District Advances Personalized Learning with icurio

Ross Local School District in Ohio has selected icurio, our learning engagement solution, as a key component of its 1:1 Personalized Learning Initiative. Created by Knovation, the leader in advanced personalized learning solutions, icurio delivers quality, standards-aligned Open Educational Resources (OER) that are relevant to each grade, subject area and learner. Read More »

Learning.com Platform Earns IMS Global Learning Consortium Certification

The Learning.com Platform is now certified by the IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global) for Thin Common Cartridge™ v1.3 as an export tool. Learning.com utilizes this capability to enhance the functionality of Curriculum Foundry. Once districts have created their own curriculum using Curriculum Foundry, they can now export content via Thin Common Cartridge to learning management systems that support Thin Common Cartridge imports. Read More »

Texthelp Announces Teach for Google

Texthelp announced Teach for Google (www.teachforgoogle.com), the first comprehensive professional development solution that helps educators increase student achievement using proven tools and strategies within the Google Apps for Education (GAFE) environment. Texthelp is also announcing it is now a Google for Education Partner. Read More »

Edmentum's EducationCity Introduces Computing for Elementary Schools

Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions, announced computing as a new subject available in EducationCity, a foundational learning program for grades pre-K through 6. The new subject provides a friendly introduction to computer science, digital literacy, and information technology using engaging, interactive content. Read More »

K-12 Interoperability Resource Unveiled

CoSN launched a new primer that will help district technology leaders understand why interoperability standards matter, highlighting the most widely used and emerging standards: digital content; data connectivity; data integration; authentication authorization and identity management; portals and portlets; file sharing; network infrastructure; and digital accessibility. Read More »

LocknCharge Launches Four New Charging and Syncing Carts

LocknCharge launched four new products for safely storing, syncing and charging the latest mobile devices at schools. The new compact in size Carrier 20 Cart™ is designed for transporting through tight hallways and can efficiently store, sync and charge as many as 20 mobile devices at once. The universal Cart works with iPad®, iPad Air™ or iPad Mini™ devices and most other tablets, laptops and Chromebooks. Read More »

Cybrary To Bring IT and Cyber Security Curriculum to Classrooms

In response to demands from K-12, undergraduate, and graduate-level educators, Cybrary, the world’s first and only no-cost IT and cyber security MOOC today announced the availability of its educational training platform designed to help educators plan, manage, and monitor IT and cyber security curriculum. Read More »

i3D Creatives’ Online Platform To Teach Kids 3D Design for 3D Printing

i3D Creatives has launched an online platform that teaches kids 3D Design for 3D Printing. The platform aims to equip the next generation with the capabilities to turn their ideas into reality through this exploding new technology. The platform’s interactive curriculum walks the students through downloading and navigating through a free 3D Design software, 123D Design Read More »

Artifact App Offers Lexile Measures as Part of Book Search Criteria

Unbound Concepts, creator of Artifact, and MetaMetrics®, developer of The Lexile® Framework for Reading, today announce their partnership. Artifact, a free web- and mobile-based book search application for educators, will now provide Lexile® text measures for more than 150,000 titles in its platform. Read More »