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NaviGate Prepared and Clever Announce Partnership

Safety technology company, NaviGate Prepared, has partnered with Clever to make it even simpler and more secure for schools and districts to use its school safety application.The partnership between NaviGate Prepared and Clever gives schools the ability to seamlessly sync their SIS with the NaviGate Respond app. Read More »

Canvas Network's Open Courses Focusing on Engaging Girls in STEM

Canvas Network, an open online educational platform from Instructure, today announced that it will be hosting courses focusing on engaging girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives. This free online course series issues a call to action for educators, students and parents to prioritize STEM education for girls in elementary, middle and high school grades, as well as higher education. Read More »

Teachers Are Individualizing the Learning Experience with eBooks

According to a 2016 OverDrive and ASCD survey, educators across the country agree that they see at least one benefit in using eBooks and audiobooks over print in the classroom. The most commonly cited benefit was the ability to deliver individualized instruction. Read More »

Booktrack Classroom Enhances Platform with Microsoft Technology

Teachers looking to instill a love of reading in their students are getting strong support from Microsoft, thanks to a new collaboration between the tech giant and the rapidly-growing Booktrack.Booktrack has implemented Microsoft's single sign-on technology, and will provide integration with Microsoft Office 365 for the Booktrack Classroom platform. Read More »

Comcast Serves 3 Million Low-Income Americans Through Its Internet Essentials Program

Comcast’s acclaimed Internet Essentials program has helped connect 750,000 families, or 3 million low-income Americans, to low-cost, high-speed internet service at home. A multi-city tour will stop in Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, Denver, and Philadelphia where the company will announce more than $2 million in grants to community-based organizations that provide vital digital literacy training and internet access. Read More »

Cricket Media Partners with Second Avenue Learning

Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, announced a partnership with Second Avenue Learning, a leader in the design and development of serious games for education, to integrate Second Avenue Learning's Voters Ed product in one of its collaborative ePals Global Community Experiences. Read More »

Ormiboard Transforms Mobile Devices into Interactive Whiteboards;

EXO U Inc., a software development company, today announced the launch of Ormiboard, a first-of-its-kind digital learning environment that redefines whole-classroom teaching by transforming any device with any operating system into an easy-to-use whiteboarding and collaboration tool. Read More »

Mobile Deployment Carts Are Saving Teachers over 35 Hours a Year

LocknCharge celebrates a milestone of storing, charging and deploying over one million devices. Through their variety of basket-based mobile deployment carts, LocknCharge has helped enable 1:1 learning while saving teachers an average of an hour a week in school districts such as the Coachella Valley Unified School District (CVUSD). Read More »

Sprint, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Help Provide Home Internet Access

This school year, Charlotte-area students will be able to check out a free Wi-Fi hotspot through a new agreement between Sprint and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Sprint and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library have made a commitment of offering 150 wireless hot spots to students of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools who need to borrow the devices in order to stay connected at home. Read More »

VHS Launching College Board's New Computer Science Course

The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.) is piloting a new introductory college-level computer science course in fall 2016, designed to appeal to all students in grades 10-12, not just those interested in STEM subjects. The goal of AP® Computer Science Principles is to promote success across all disciplines in today's technology-driven society. Read More »