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Insight Works on Microsoft Server Security

The Insight Enterprises, Inc. Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 next week at the ISTE conference. On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will cease support for this widely-used operating system, and Insight is warning education leaders to not ignore critical steps to protect their sensitive data. Read More »

EBSCO's New eBooks™ App and Viewer

Two new tools from EBSCO Information Services have been created to enhance the EBSCO eBooks™ experience for library users. The EBSCO eBooks mobile app and the EBSCO eBooks viewer allow library users to download e-books easily, and enjoy an optimal viewing environment regardless of whether they are accessing the e-book on a mobile, tablet device or a desktop or laptop computer. Read More »

San Francisco Public Library Is the First 10 Gigabit Library in the U.S.

San Francisco Public Library, the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), and the City and County of San Francisco announced today that they have collaborated to provide unprecedented direct connection at 10 gigabits per second access speed to CENIC’s California Research and Education Network (CalREN) and from there to the world. Read More »

Califone Launches Virtual School Starter Kit

To flourish in virtual or classroom learning environments, students need technology that is as mobile as they are. Califone International, LLC releases its Mobile Peripheral Pack at the 2015 ISTE Conference and Expo in Philadelphia. Ideal for new virtual school students, the kit includes the company’s new Tablet Stand, 3068AV headphone and a KB4 Bluetooth® keyboard. Read More »

Follett Now Exclusive Distributor of Playaway Launchpad

Findaway and Follett School Solutions today announced Follett is the exclusive PreK-12 distributor of Playaway Launchpad, the pre-loaded and secure children's learning tablet designed specifically for circulation. Introduced by Findaway in March 2015, Playaway Launchpad delivers high-quality, ad-free learning apps grouped together by subject area, theme, grade level, and age. Read More »

Book Creator for Windows

More than 15 million ebooks have been made with Book Creator for iPad and Android, and now the popular classroom app is receiving a Windows makeover and will be available on desktop devices for the first time. The developers are making the app free on the Windows store for a limited period following the launch. Read More »

"District on the Move" Adds Geovisual Analytics

With the current and projected growth, the district realized a need for a comprehensive solution that provided much needed data and insights to make these changes as smooth as possible. CRPUSD has selected GuideK12; geovisual analytics tool to inform strategic planning with greater insight, speed and transparency. GuideK12 is a web-based, decision support software that allows administrators to visualize student data on an interactive map. Read More »

NEC's Latest Ultra-Short-Throw Interactive Projector

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the UM352W ultra-short-throw projector that enables broad collaboration among teachers and students to improve learning. The 3,500-lumen projector includes a built-in interactive pen receiver and two interactive pens for white-boarding and annotations at the writing surface. Read More »

Cincinnati's Blended Learning AP Courses Provides Each Student with Kajeet Education Broadband

CPS began offering AP Blended Learning courses last school year to offer advanced academic experiences to students who do not have, or have limited access, to AP courses in their schools. The district provides the students with a digital curriculum, mobile devices and a safe, high-speed Internet connection—Kajeet Education Broadband™—to allow them to work at home. Read More »

ClassLink Makes Logins Easy

Managing multiple logins at Nebraska's sixth largest district is now easy, thanks to ClassLink. Grand Island Public Schools, which serves over 9,400 students, has adopted ClassLink's single sign-on solution districtwide. Read More »