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Lightspeed Unveils New Features of Flexcat

Lightspeed's new mobile app will turn teachers' iOS device into a Flexcat remote control. With the app, the new Flexcat includes expanded coverage for up to 12 audio pods. Flexcat now also supports Whisper Coaching, a variation on informative assessment. Read More »

Vernier's Thermal Analysis for FLIR ONE

Vernier Software & Technology developed a new free app to allow students to study thermal energy concepts by analyzing images and video captured with the FLIR ONE™ Thermal Camera for iOS. Using the Thermal Analysis for FLIR ONE™ app, students can measure temperature changes on the skin, illustrate convection, track heating due to friction and more. Read More »

Smithsonian Releases Learning Lab

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access debuts the Smithsonian Learning Lab, an engaging online toolkit that enables everyone to find, customize and share digital museum resources with others. The Learning Lab offers free digital access to more than a million diverse resources from across the Smithsonian along with simple-to-use tools to organize, augment and personalize these assets. Read More »

Boxlight Guide fHelps Educators Select and Launch Tech Tools

To help schools and districts make technology initiatives a success, Boxlight has published a new guide, Launch Tech in Your Schools Successfully, which can be downloaded at no charge from Read More »

Boxlight To Debut Line of Standard and Interactive Laser and Bulb Projectors

Boxlight will be unveiling its new line of P12 projectors at the 2016 ISTE Conference & Expo in Denver, Colorado. Scheduled to start shipping in late June, the product line offers educators four easy ways to bring stunning visuals to classroom instruction. In addition to a standard projector, the line includes laser, laser HD, and laser ultra-wide projectors. Read More »

Texas Students Get Britannica e-Books

Students in Texas will soon have more than 200 high-quality e-books from Britannica® Digital Learning to support their studies in language arts and science, Britannica announced today. Schools that participate in the TexQuest program by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission will have unlimited access to four Britannica e-book collections beginning this month. Read More »

LA's Caddo Parish Schools and Discovery Education Partner

Louisiana's Caddo Parish Public Schools announced an expansion of its eight-year partnership with Discovery Education. In the latest phase of this relationship, Caddo Parish schools and Discovery Education are launching the iLearn initiative, which will build a strong culture of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) districtwide. Read More »

Zaniac Launches 3D Game Design Program for Kids

Zaniac, a national STEM education franchise, is encouraging kids to create the video games they love to play with the introduction of its newest STEM course, 3D Game Design. In 3D Game Design, fourth through eighth grade students will learn to design and program every element of their own game, including game mechanics, three-dimensional animations, character models and more. Read More »

Telemedicine Therapy Services Now Eligible for Medicaid Reimbursement in FL

Florida schools' eligibility to receive Medicaid reimbursement from the state for their use of telemedicine services starts just before the 2016-17 school year. The new legislation will increase school districts' access to telemedicine services such as PresenceLearning's live, online speech and occupational therapy, behavioral interventions and mental health services, assessments, and early childhood services. Read More »

Swift Playgrounds App Makes Learning To Code Easy & Fun

Apple® introduced Swift Playgrounds™, an innovative new app for iPad® that makes learning to code fun and easy for anyone. Swift Playgrounds brings coding to life with an interactive interface that encourages students and beginners to explore working with Swift™, the easy-to-learn programming language from Apple used by professional developers to create world-class apps. Read More »