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Clever Joins IMS Global Learning Consortium ;

Clever announced today that it has joined the IMS Global Learning Consortium to further the industry-wide development of more open and interoperable technology solutions for K-12 education. The company also announced that its products now support and are certified for IMS Global’s newest standard, OneRosterTM. Read More »

Imagine Learning Now Certified for IMS Global OneRoster™ Standard

Imagine Learning, award-winning developer of language and literacy software for elementary students, is a member of the IMS Global Learning Consortium and has now achieved conformance certification for the Imagine Learning Cloud product on the OneRoster™ CSV 1.0 standard for transferring roster data. Read More »

IMS Global Announces Recommended LTI Upgrades

IMS Global Learning Consortium announced final release of two specifications that leverage the widely adopted Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®). LTI Content-Item Message 1.0 and Membership Service 1.0 enable features that make integration of learning tools with learning platforms more seamless than LTI on its own. I Read More »

STEM Funders Network Announces 10 Additional Ecosystems

The STEM Funders Network (SFN) announced the addition of 10 ecosystem communities to join the national STEM Ecosystems Initiative comprised originally of 27 ecosystem communities across the United States. This national initiative seeks to nurture and scale effective science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning opportunities for all young people. Read More »

Varsity Tutors Launches New Mobile Video Chat App

Varsity Tutors announces the launch of its new mobile application that enables access to live, one-on-one tutoring anywhere in the world with connectivity. With Varsity Tutors’ best-in-class technology, students and professionals can instantly access private tutoring on the go with video chat, interactive whiteboard, collaborative document editing and other powerful functions for any learning need... Read More »

West's Education Group Outlines Best Privacy Practices

West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-enabled communication services, today announced a white paper addressing school and student data privacy. "School and Student Data Privacy: Nine Considerations for Community Engagement" provides an overview of school data privacy best practices with a focus on technology, family involvement and communication. Read More »

Longleaf Solutions and CaseNEX Rebrand as IO Education

Longleaf Solutions and CaseNEX, announced today the rebranding of the combined business as IO Education. In support of the new brand, IO Education unveiled a new logo and website at and announced an integrated product portfolio. Read More »

OverDrive Summer Read Program

More than 1,700 schools in all 50 U.S. states and six provinces in Canada have partnered with OverDrive for a unique summer reading program to help students improve their language skills...For the month of June, these schools will offer the OverDrive Summer Read program in which students can borrow and read from a collection of popular, interactive Juvenile Fiction and award-winning Young Adult eBooks. Read More »

Readability Study: More Than Half of Students Unable To Read Content Displayed on 70-inch Flat Panel

Epson today announced new findings from a recent study conducted by Radius Global Market Research that evaluated the readability of content displayed on a 70-inch flat panel in an average-sized classroom. According to the new research, 58 percent of students in an average classroom can't read content displayed on a 70-inch flat panel. Read More »

Big Brainz Math Software Now Available on Chromebook;

In response to current ed tech trends, Imagine Learning announces that its Big Brainz math-fact fluency program is now available on Google Chromebook, in addition to Windows, Mac, and iPad. Read More »