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SETDA Launches New Website

SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders, today announced the launch of the redesigned SETDA.org, another key step in the implementation of the association's strategic plan. The redesigned website more clearly communicates the association's work and priorities to the public and follows on the fall 2013 launch of an online professional learning community for members and partners, SETDA Connects. Read More »

Adobe Commits Over $300 Million to ConnectED

Adobe announced it is answering President Barack Obama’s challenge to bring technology education and teacher training to American schools by committing over $300 million in software and professional development to the White House’s ConnectED initiative. This commitment is among the largest to date, bringing the collective total of private sector donations to over $1 billion. Read More »

Flip the Classroom with New Tool for Blended Learning

Netop released the Vision Pro Learning Center, a new feature of its bestselling classroom management software program designed to support the growing number of flipped and blended classrooms around the country. Now educators have access to the Vision Pro Learning Center, a web-based assessment tool that supports 21st century, personalized learning environments. Read More »

Roku Channel Extends School and Library Digital Catalogs to Living Room TVs

OverDrive announced today that it will launch a free Roku channel that enables users of school and library audiobooks and Streaming Video to listen and watch titles on their TVs. The OverDrive Roku channel will provide consumers another way to access their local library digital audiobook and video catalog ... Read More »

If You Can Launches Social Emotional Learning Game

If You Can Company, a new startup from Trip Hawkins that uses gameplay to teach children social and emotional learning (SEL) skills, today announced the release of its first game, "IF…", now available for iPad. If You Can also announced that Greylock Partners has led a $6.5 million Series A funding. Read More »

LAUSD Middle School Saves More Than $50,000 In Tech Budget

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NEC Introduces M Series Portable Projectors

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today four new digital projectors in its M Series, the 2,800-lumen M282X, 3,200-lumen M322X, the 3,200-lumen M322W and 4,000-lumen M402X models. Read More »

SoftChalk Intros Interactive eBook Building Feature\

SoftChalk, LLC announced a new product solution, SoftChalk eBook Builder, that will give educators the ability to create their own interactive eBooks, viewable on Apple iPads. Coming summer 2014, SoftChalk's eBook Builder will enable SoftChalk Cloud and Create users to save their SoftChalk content in EPUB 3 format. Read More »

Pearson’s Online Test Delivery System Available on the App Store

Pearson today announced that TestNav 8, its delivery platform for online testing, is available on the App Store. Now many schools transforming education with iPad can implement new computer-based assessments with Pearson’s TestNav 8 app. Read More »

ASCD Launches Redesigned Inservice Blog, New YouTube Channel

ASCD announces the redesign of the ASCD blog Inservice and a new YouTube channel. Both platforms provide educators with the most up-to-date and free professional development resources necessary to support the success of each child. Read More »