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Apex Learning Chosen as a Primary Provider for Ohio Online Learning Program

Apex Learning announced that the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County selected Apex Learning to serve as a primary digital curriculum provider for the Ohio Online Learning Program. Apex Learning will provide more than 5,000 course enrollments, each supported by Apex Learning Ohio-certified online teachers. Read More »

Nearpod Launches Virtual Field Trips

Nearpod, an award-winning education technology company that develops synchronized digital learning and interactive teaching content across mobile devices, today announced the launch of Virtual Field Trips in partnership with 360cities. Teachers are now able to immerse their students in real-world experiences by virtually exploring anywhere in the world from their classroom, on any device. Read More »

Odysseyware Adds NCAA-Approved Courses

Odysseyware now offers dozens of additional courses approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). As part of its Odysseyware Academy, the company has added courses in social studies, French, and Spanish to its online curriculum. NCAA-approved courses in English, science, and math remain available to all students. Read More »

Thousands of eBooks through Zing from Schoolwide, Inc

Schoolwide, Inc., a leading provider of educational products and services since 1993, has announced that over 25,000 educators and parents, reaching over 500,000 students in grades PreK–10, have signed up in the last 2 months to receive free unlimited access to thousands of fantastic eBooks in both English and Spanish through the company’s new Zing website. Read More »

Boundless Partners with Canvas

The integration, Boundless’ first with an LMS, gives Canvas users access to the Boundless library of more than 10,000 pieces of digital content in over 20 subjects, fully vetted and customizable with Boundless’ content-creation services, study materials and assessment items. Boundless is currently available to all Canvas users through the EduAppCenter. Read More »

SchoolMessenger Passport Launches Single Sign-On Solution

SchoolMessenger, the trusted platform for school community engagement launched SchoolMessenger Passport, its new K12 single sign-on (SSO) product. SchoolMessenger Passport allows districts to provide teachers, staff, parents and students with quick and secure access to online learning applications, open educational resources (OER), and a variety of school management and administration software programs using a single sign-on. Read More »

LAUSD Selects EduTone as Service Provider for Educational Data Integration

EduTone, the company that provides schools with access and identity management tools to make sure technology doesn't get in the way of learning, announced today that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) officially selected the company to provide the District with a SaaS-based Educational Data Integration Service (EDISon) to more effectively transfer student and teacher data between the District and the approved vendors they work with. Read More »

Common Sense and SETDA Release E-Rate Tool Kit

Common Sense Kids Action and the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) announced today their collaboration to help finish the job of connecting every school and library in America to high-speed Internet by helping states and school districts access billions of dollars in the newly modernized federal E-rate program. Read More » and Nureva Launch Digital Portfolio PLC and Nureva Inc. have partnered to present Digital Portfolios for K-12, a free professional learning community (PLC) for educators to share ideas and best practices around the meaningful integration of digital portfolios to empower students to take ownership of their learning. Read More »

Denver Study Shows Apex Increases Student Achievement;

The Denver Public Schools Department of Accountability, Research and Evaluation found that, compared to a control group, students using Apex Learning digital curriculum scored higher on state assessments, performed better in subsequent courses and were less likely to need remediation in college. Read More »