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Tobii Dynavox Launches the New I-Series+ and Communicator 5

Tobii Dynavox , the global leader in assistive technology for individuals with communication disabilities introduces the new Tobii Dynavox I-Series+ speech generating devices and accompanying Communicator 5 software. The focus with these innovations is on improving ease of use for users and caregivers, making communication more efficient. Read More »

Odysseyware Online Courses Earn A-G Approval

Odysseyware has been granted "A-G" approval by the University of California (UC) for 28 of its online courses. The courses provide personalized instruction and a media-rich curriculum in core subject areas and electives as well as Career and Technical Education (CTE) that enable students to satisfy eligibility requirements for enrollment in the UC system and prepare for advanced study. Read More »

Actively Learn Teams with HarperCollins Publishers

Actively Learn, a digital reading platform that lets students find joy and purpose in reading across the curriculum, is teaming up with leading publisher HarperCollins to offer popular books to students across the nation who use the platform. This partnership allows teachers using Actively Learn to buy circulations of popular copyrighted titles from the platform’s online catalog... Read More »

Coachella Partnered with LocknCharge To Keep iPad Investment Safe

Coachella Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) took a giant technology leap forward in the 2013-2014 school year leading the nation as the first district to deploy iPads® in Pre-K through 12th grade to students and teachers. The District chose LocknCharge's EVO 40 Carts™ to deploy and simultaneously to ensure that those 20,000 devices would be protected and fully utilized by teachers and students once available. Read More »

Discovery Education Presents Global, Virtual School Assembly from The National Archives

The signing of “The Great Charter,” or Magna Carta, was a revolutionary cornerstone in the British Constitution 800 years ago. On Monday 15 June, teachers and students across the globe are invited to celebrate the anniversary by participating in Discovery Education’s virtual experience to explore this key historical moment, presented in partnership with The National Archives in London and The National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C. Read More »

New App and Enhancements from Scientific Learning Corp.

Now, with a new app from Scientific Learning Corp., teachers can use their iPad or iPhone to monitor each student’s progress in real-time on the Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant™ online programs. In addition, with new motivational enhancements in every exercise of the Fast ForWord READING Series, students can easily see their own success and progress within each exercise so they’re motivated to excel. Read More »

Mackin's First Year Offering HarperCollins' 18,000 eBook Titles Proves Positive for Schools

Mackin Educational Resources announced that nearly one year after having formed a strategic partnership with HarperCollins Publishers, the inclusion and offering of their 18,000 eBook titles for PK-12 students has been a major success. Made available to all MackinVIA customers last fall, the publisher’s high-interest, bestselling eBook titles were a welcome addition to the nearly 350,000 digital titles Mackin offers. Read More »

Edmentum Online Courses Receive FL DOE Approval

Edmentum has received Florida Department of Education (DOE) approval of 26 courses for the 2015-16 school year. These courses, accessible through Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy, were approved under the inaugural Florida Approved Courses and Tests (FACT) Initiative...Edmentum's approval encompasses core, Advanced Placement®, world language, and, physical education courses. Read More »

Discovery Education and Georgia Public Broadcasting Renew Partnership

Discovery Education announced a three-year renewal of its 15-year partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) providing educators across Georgia access to dynamic digital content. Since the inception of the partnership, Georgia's educators and students have integrated more than 40 million digital learning objects from the Discovery Education Streaming service into instruction. Read More »

edWeb and Kaplan Early Learning Launch Classroom Management Community

edWeb.net has partnered with Kaplan Early Learning Company to present Classroom Management for Early Learning, to help early childhood educators enhance the classroom environment to improve young children's learning. The community hosts online discussions that make it easy for educators to stay connected over time with fellow educators to share ideas, practices, examples, lesson plans, and resources. Read More »