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PresenceLearning Bridges Counseling Gap

More and more schools are realizing that effective teaching depends on a healthy climate in the classroom, and accordingly, are investing in counseling to help ensure that students are ready to learn while in school. Just like in-person counseling, online therapists work with students on how to cope with feelings, reduce stress, get along with their peers and boost academic performance. Read More »

Kaplan's New App Prepares Students for the CCSS

Kaplan has teamed up with Microsoft Corp. to create Core Score, a free educational app for Windows devices that provides students in grades three through eight with grade-appropriate math practice questions created for the Common Core State Standards. Read More »

365 Schools Try and Love ClassLink in 365 Days

ClassLink LaunchPad reaches a new milestone having been successfully piloted in over 365 schools in 365 days around the world. The LaunchPad ‘Try and Buy’ program has given schools to opportunity to implement LaunchPad, risk free, and given students and teachers the benefits of automated single sign-on access to all their apps and files. Read More »

edWeb.net Partner with Music Together LLC for New PLC

edWeb.net and Music Together LLC will partner to help early childhood educators learn how music and fine arts support early learning and child development by creating a free online professional learning community on Arts and Music in Early Learning. Read More »

Atomic Learning Partners with Internet TV Show

Atomic Learning recently added to its training library three seasons of CUE's award-winning Internet TV show, The Infinite Thinking Machine (ITM). ITM is a high-energy Internet TV show that inspires creativity and innovation in education. Atomic Learning invites educators to dive in and learn from teachers, administrators, students and other innovators that challenge conventional edu-thinking through this video series. Read More »

Epson Introduces New BrightLink Pro-Series

Epson's BrightLink Pro 1430Wi and 1420Wi transform any flat surface, such as existing whiteboards and tables, into digital whiteboards and interactive spaces by using built-in tools that don’t require a computer or software. The new series feature a new Whiteboard Sharing Tool that allows up to 15 participants to join a whiteboarding session directly from any mobile device with a web browser or from another BrightLink Pro – without using a software or app. Read More »

Smithsonian Education Offers Opportunities for Summer Learning

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is helping students avoid the summer learning slide with a collection of self-directed, project-based learning activities through its Smithsonian Quests program. Smithsonian Quests motivate young people with personal coaching from the Smithsonian and reward their achievements with digital badges. Read More »

BAM Education Radio Network Launches PULSE

BAM Radio Network (BRN), the all-education radio network, announced the launch of PULSE, a new platform created to serve educators' growing interest in online radio. The site will allow producers of education-related radio shows and podcasts to access BRN's global community of educators, who use internet radio for professional development, project-based learning, community building,... Read More »

Lexia Releases Lexia Reading Core5 Android App

Lexia Reading® Core5®, the pre-K-5 technology-based reading program, is now available as an Android app. Downloadable from the Google Play store at http://tinyurl.com/l96cr5s, the new app from Lexia Learning®, a Rosetta Stone® (NYSE:RST) company, allows students to use Lexia Reading Core5 on phones and tablets running Android 2.3 and higher. Read More »

Brooklyn Public Library Grant Expands Brooklyn Connections Program

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) received a two year, $400,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation to expand its Brooklyn Connections program. The program is a school outreach initiative that offers middle school students rare access to original archival materials that document the borough's development from its earliest days to the present through a special collection of more than one million items from a variety of media. Read More »