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littleBits Announces Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro

littleBits, the technology startup that is empowering everyone to create inventions with its easy-to-use platform of electronic building blocks, is expanding its U.S. footprint with the addition of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) as a distribution partner. Ingram Micro will assist in scaling the littleBits distribution network by providing littleBits products to its growing community of channel partners focused specifically on the K-12 and higher education categories. Read More »

TETRIX® PRIME Expansion Set

In order to expand the horizons of what can be imagined and created with the TETRIX® PRIME Starter Set, Pitsco Education introduces the TETRIX PRIME Expansion Set. With the TETRIX PRIME Expansion Set, students can engineer bigger and more advanced robots, increase the robustness of builds, and combine all of the TETRIX PRIME components using the new parts and pieces. Read More »

PASCO Scientific's New Wireless Sensors

PASCO® Scientific, a global leader in 21st century science education, today introduces the first and only line of wireless sensors that are compatible with multiple technology platforms, including Windows®, Mac®, iPad® and iPhone®, Android™ tablets and phones, and Chromebooks. Read More »

West's SchoolMessenger Launches Program To Simplify Education Product Discovery, Deployment

An updated Passport catalog and the new SchoolMessenger Ecosystem Program address pain points for both districts and companies: providing a method for schools to learn about and deploy new products within a controlled environment that keeps districts in control of the process. Read More »

LEGO's New Wireless, Tablet-Ready Robot-Based Learning System

LEGO® Education announced LEGO Education WeDo 2.0, a hands-on science solution designed for elementary classrooms using a robot-based learning system. The unique solution combines the LEGO® brick, classroom-friendly software and engaging, standards-based projects to teach elementary students essential science practices and skills. Read More »

Library Readers Borrow Record Numbers of eBooks and Audiobooks in 2015

2015 was a banner year for libraries with record numbers of readers turning to their local library to borrow and download popular eBooks and audiobooks. OverDrive reports that in 2015 readers borrowed more than 169 million digital books. This is an increase of 24 percent over 2014 with a notable surge in audiobooks usage, which achieved a faster growth rate than eBook library borrowing. Read More »

Pitsco's 2016 Big Book

With a new year comes a new Pitsco Education catalog, and the 2016 Big Book has many exciting products to spark the imagination of any K-12 student. Every year, Pitsco Education looks to bring something a little bit different to classrooms. While the classics such as CO2 dragsters (with new Science of Speed 2 STEM Units) and model airplanes are back, the Big Book features plenty of new items... Read More »

Monarch Center for Autism Sponsors the Teaching Students with Autism PLC is delighted to announce that Monarch Center for Autism has joined the consortium that sponsors Teaching Students with Autism, a free professional learning community (PLC) where educators can share information to help support the needs of students with autism. Read More »

Benetech Partners with New York Public Library

Benetech announced a new partnership with The New York Public Library (NYPL), making over 370,000 accessible ebooks free to their patrons with print disabilities. Every New Yorker with an eligible print disability will now have free access to Bookshare's vast online library including bestsellers, literature, non-fiction, picture books, educational texts, career guides, and more... Read More »

TeacherLists Partners with Blackboard

TeacherLists, today announced a partnership with Blackboard, Inc. to help teachers and schools manage and share school supply lists quickly and easily by integrating the TeacherLists tool with Blackboard’s leading classroom, school, and district website solution, Blackboard Schoolwires. Read More »