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Hamilton Project Proposes Rigorous Evaluation of Education Tech Tools

The Hamilton Project will release a new policy proposal entitled "Learning What Works in Educational Technology with a Case Study of EDUSTAR," that aims to accelerate our understanding of what works in educational technology. Read More »

Superplus Kicks Off Autism Awareness Month with Special Offer

To kick off Autism Awareness Month in April, Superplus is offering SuperSpeak – an app that facilitates communication between kids with special needs and their parents, caregivers and therapists – at a discounted price to celebrate being named Best Special Needs Solution in the EdTech Digest Awards and to thank those who work to improve the lives of children with special needs. Read More »

Discovery Education's Annual Spring Virtcon

On Saturday, April 16, Discovery Education will convene its annual Spring VirtCon. Classroom teachers and administrators worldwide are invited to participate in this free, day-long professional learning event featuring online and in-person opportunities for educators to explore essential topics in education leadership. Read More »

BenQ Wins TX Department of Information Resources Approved Vendor Status

BenQ America Corp. is an approved Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) vendor. As a Texas DIR vendor, BenQ can be contracted to provide monitors, projectors, interactive flat-panel and digital signage display solutions to state agencies, cities, counties, public school districts and universities throughout Texas. Read More »

VHS Intros New Online Judaic Studies Consortium Course

This spring semester, the Virtual High School's Online Judaic Studies Consortium (OJSC) is offering a new course: Mussar: Practical Ethics for Living a Meaningful Life. Developed by Rabbi David Jaffe, founder of the Kirva Institute, the course focuses on Mussar, the Jewish wisdom tradition that teaches individuals how to make the choices most aligned with their best selves. Read More » and Nureva Launch New PLC and Nureva have partnered to present the Fostering Student Collaboration community to help teachers and school leaders learn how to create learning environments that foster student collaboration to ensure that every individual can make a real contribution, and what role technology can play in the process. Read More »

Robomatter, Inc. and Engineering For Kids Announce Partnership

Robomatter, Incorporated, a global leader in STEM education, and Engineering For Kids (EFK), a leading provider of extracurricular STEM programs, announced a new partnership to bring Robomatter’s research-based robotics and computer science educational content to students across North America, helping ensure students are prepared to compete in the 21st century. Read More »

iPad App for Reading Assistant Provides a Reading Tutor for Every Student

Scientific Learning Corp. (OTC PINK:SCIL) today announces the availability of the Reading Assistant™ program on the iPad. Reading Assistant is the only software that uses advanced speech recognition technology to correct and support students as they read aloud, helping them improve their reading grade level up to 50 percent more than students receiving classroom instruction alone, in the same time period. Read More »

Vernier Launches New System for Physics

Vernier Software & Technology's new Dynamics Cart and Track System provides a complete and durable system that can be customized using a wide range of accessories, including fan carts and friction pads, to help teachers and students conduct physics investigations in kinematics and dynamics. The system is ideal for conducting hands-on experiments, Read More »

Think Through Math Achieves LTI Certification from IMS Global Learning Consortium

Think Through Learning Inc. announced today that their award-winning web-based instruction system for grades 3 and above, Think Through Math, has achieved LTI certification from the IMS Global Learning Consortium as a Tool Provider. Read More »