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Odysseyware Adds "Principles of Coding" to Its Curriculum

Odysseyware has added a "Principals of Coding" course to its curriculum. "Principles of Coding" is designed to introduce middle school students to the basics of coding and to help them delve into the thought processes behind designing technology by creating games, simulations, and even a mobile application. Read More »

PresenceLearning Surpasses One Million Live, Online Therapy Sessions

PresenceLearning recently reached a major milestone by providing more than one million live, online therapy sessions. Serving thousands of students with special needs every day, PresenceLearning has vastly increased the number of sessions it delivers year after year since its founding in 2009 while continually expanding service offerings to schools and health care organizations. Read More »

New Podcast Series, "Scholastic Reads," Launches

"Scholastic Reads," a new podcast about children's books and the joy and power of reading launches today with a behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter series... This new, biweekly podcast from Scholastic, will feature in-depth interviews with bestselling children's book authors and illustrators, editors and experts... Read More »

PAYK12 and PowerSchool Join Forces on Online School Payments

PAYK12 powered by Ticketracker, a next-generation, online school payment solution, and PowerSchool Group LLC are joining forces through an independent software vendor (ISV) partnership agreement. Through the integration, administrators can now seamlessly plugin PAYK12 with existing student management platforms to allow for easy monetary transactions from parents online. Read More »

OR Administrators and Partner To Digital Literacy Skills

Oregon elementary schools now have a powerful tool for ensuring that their students are equipped with digital literacy skills as the result of a new collaboration between the Oregon Elementary School Principals Association (OESPA), a division of the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA), and Read More » Announces New Integrations with LMSs announced that its hundreds of thousands of free online resources are now integrated with Canvas by Instructure, Schoology, Moodle, Highlight by EdElements, Matchbook Learning's Spark, and Edmodo. These join the current integrations, which include Google Classroom, Renaissance Learning's STAR tests, Atlas Learning and Otus Plus. Read More »

PresenceLearning Helps Reduce Travel Burden for Itinerant Speech-Language Pathologists

Klamath County School District needed to find a solution to help alleviate the excessive "windshield time" of its speech-language pathologists (SLPs), who often felt they had to sacrifice valuable time working with students because of the long travel times between their school sites. This, on top of a hard-to-fill vacancy for an SLP, led to the successful implementation of PresenceLearning's live, online speech therapy services for close to 80 of the district's students. Read More »

Computer Resources and Focal Tech Launch Integrated Online Payment Portal

Computer Resources LLC and long-time partner Focal Tech, Inc. have launched a Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant online payment portal to answer a long-standing need of parents to manage school fees online. The new offering gives parents an easy option to manage and complete student- and school-related payment transactions Read More »

Seven Reasons Why Schools Are Using Digital Audiobooks

Nearly 13,000 schools and districts work with OverDrive to complement their existing K-12 content. Most OverDrive-powered schools utilize eBooks for required text and leisure reading, but audiobooks are gaining in popularity and offer students numerous advantages including the ability to multi-task and help with comprehension. Read More »

Coolcher Launches Virtual Classroom Platform

Coolcher launched its virtual classroom platform offering online classes taught by teachers from around the world. The classes can be scheduled to fit with any school's calendar. For a one-time fee, schools and after-school centers get access to all courses for an unlimited number of classes for one year... Read More »