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MA, HI, TX and Others Partner with ConnectEDU

ConnectEDU, a technology company helping students make connections between education and career, is now working with numerous states on education initiatives spanning college and career planning, professional development, and statewide assessments. Read More »

Varsity Tutors Shows Increase in Number of Free Education Options

Varsity Tutors released an infographic analyzing the rise in online learning trends in response to the ongoing increase in tuition costs. Faced with the prospect of such a burden, more people are taking education into their own hands by seeking free alternatives online. Read More »

Audio Notetaker Update Improves Functionality for Students with Disabilities

Sonocent Audio Notetaker 3.1, an audio-based study tool for students with disabilities, has been updated to add powerful accessibility features such as text-to-speech and support for Livescribe Pencasts. The version also enhances the user’s experience with the addition of bullets, numbers, lists and also video export. Read More »

Social Media Can Boost Learning

A new research report proves that middle school students can improve their knowledge (and appreciation) of science through social media. The report describes the use of MySciLife, a social learning environment in which each student takes on a specific science identity-for instance a concept, like gravity; or a person, like Einstein; or an object, like Saturn. Read More »

Filament Games and Smithsonian Team Up for New App

A new partnership between Filament Games, award-winning developer of real teaching games, and the Smithsonian Science Education Center inspires kids with a mobile game expedition to the National Zoo. Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp is a free teaching game that shows 3-to-5-year-old children how to describe movement and motion while virtually visiting exotic animals at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. Read More »

Triumph Learning Partners With Clever

Triumph Learning announced a partnership with Clever to seamlessly integrate student information system (SIS) data with its online digital learning tools, making it easier for teachers and students to use Triumph Learning’s standards-aligned online resources through a single logon. Read More »

Califone Releases Speaker To Support Mobile Learning

As schools and districts throughout the country continue to introduce mobile computing devices in the classroom, it's important to plan for the technology infrastructure to support these new teaching tools Califone International, Inc., announces the launch of its first speaker developed exclusively for iPad® and iPhone®. Read More »

OverDrive Debuts Streaming Video Service to Libraries and Schools

OverDrive announced that the Streaming Video lending service has launched in its first pilot at Los Angeles Public Library. The Streaming Video service is a convenient and exciting way to instantly borrow from your library and watch videos anytime, anywhere, on any computer, tablet or mobile device with an internet connection. . Read More »

HMH Expands Its E-Book Distribution to Libraries

Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has selected its MyiLibrary® e-content platform for the distribution of thousands of e-books to libraries worldwide. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt plans to add thousands of titles to Ingram’s MyiLibrary e-book platform. Read More »

FL District Uses Online Speech Therapy

To eliminate speech-language pathologist (SLP) travel time and keep Taylor County School District students with diverse speech needs in class, Taylor County School District implemented PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students. Read More »