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Silicon STEM Academy Fills Gap in Technology Training

Silicon STEM Academy (SSA) is a new enrichment program launching in Denver to teach kids aged 11-17 computer programming, robotics, digital media and other technology skills. SSA was created to help fill the STEM education gap left by most schools, while providing a fun, hands-on enrichment activity for tech kids. Read More »

Girls Thinking Global Launches PLC on edWeb

Girls Thinking Global (GTG), dedicated to connecting nonprofits that serve adolescent girls and young women around the world, today launched an online professional learning community on edWeb. The community will help educators and organizations connect and converse about ways to nurture leadership qualities in adolescent girls and young women. Read More »

ENGLISH ON THE GO! New App

People who want to learn English have a convenient new tool to do so.English on the Go is a new app developed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and it is the world's first English study social networking service app. A system that helps people learn English from their own smart phones could benefit more than one billion people around the globe Read More »

Kensington Introduces Hi-Fi Headphones with Mic

Kensington introduced the newest product in its headphone portfolio, the Hi-Fi Headphones with Mic. Offering exceptional sound, a rotating microphone, universal comfort and a robust design, the new headphones are ideal for the increasingly multi-media rich learning and testing environments of K-12 education. Read More »

The Learning Counsel Releases 2015 National Digital Curriculum Strategy Survey

The Learning Counsel released the results of its second annual survey of school and district digital curriculum strategy and transformation, sponsored by Sprint. At the leading edge of this extensive online survey is the factor of homework policy. The survey found that only 35% of districts and schools have established policy on homework limitations. Read More »

itslearning Enhances Curriculum Management Functionality

itslearning unveiled its latest platform upgrades. The new core functionality will bring curriculum management capability and content together into a one-stop-shop and ensure that units, lessons, resources, and assessments can be easily aligned to standards, utilized by teachers and updated by curriculum staff. Read More »

Promethean Introduces ClassFlow™ Connect

Promethean launched ClassFlow Connect, a wireless classroom collaboration system that enables teachers and students to connect, interact, and instantly share ideas and information. With ClassFlow Connect, the entire class can simultaneously interact or view and share resources from any mobile device, including smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks™, and notebook computers. Read More »

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Expands Effort To Close Digital Divide

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Comcast NBCUniversal announced today the Comcast Foundation has invested more than $3 million in BGCA’s My.Future technology initiative. The grants will further develop the My.Future technology platform and curriculum and give more Clubs access to the technology, tools and teachers to activate the program. Read More »

Performance Matters Partners with GradeCam

Thanks to a new partnership between Performance Matters™ and GradeCam, teachers now have a new way to efficiently access, analyze and act on assessment data to positively impact students' academic performance. The Unify assessment platform now seamlessly integrates with GradeCam web and document camera technology. Read More »

Second Avenue Learning Discusses Role of Games in Middle School

Second Avenue Learning announced that two of its principals, CEO and Founder Victoria Van Voorhis and Dr. Anne Snyder have published a chapter in The Handbook of Research on Gaming Trends in P-12 Education. The chapter, "Playful Transition: Serious Games for the Middle School Years," discusses the role of play in middle school, a time of critical physical and cognitive change. Read More »