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Discovery Education Supports Baltimore County Digital Conversion

Baltimore County Public Schools will partner with Discovery Education to support the school system's digital conversion, called Students & Teachers Accessing Tomorrow. The five-year partnership will support an initiative centered on transforming teaching and learning by effectively integrating technology into the classroom. Read More »

Headsets Strengthen Speaking and Listening Skills

Califone International, Inc. offers headphones and headsets that help students build the speaking and listening skills defined as critical components in the English Language Arts (ELA) portion of the Common Core State Standards. Read More »

LEGO® Education Launches Tablet-based Software

Today, in celebration of National Digital Learning Day, LEGO Education introduces the company’s first tablet-based application, supporting LEGO Education StoryStarter. A language arts solution, LEGO Education StoryStarter teaches students the basic mechanics of a well-composed story, making it a great tool for analyzing existing stories, writing new stories, or discussing specific, current topics. Read More »

LightSail Education, Baker & Taylor To Deliver e-Books

LightSail Education announced an exclusive partnership with Baker & Taylor. Now schools using the award-winning LightSail adaptive literacy platform will have access to Baker & Taylor’s robust KnowledgePoint content management solutions and their portfolio of hundreds of thousands of digital books. Read More »

TCEA-Learning.com Partnership Brings Tech Literacy Assessment to TX Schools

To meet districts’ growing need to understand students’ 21st century skills proficiency, the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) is partnering with Learning.com to offer all Texas schools a technology literacy assessment at no cost to districts. Now in its fourth year, the partnership helped 224 districts deliver nearly 137,000 assessments to eighth grade students during the 2012-13 school year. Read More »

New MOOC-Ed Courses

NC State University unveils two new Massive Open Online Courses in Education (MOOC-Ed) beginning in March through the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Marking the Alliance for Excellent Education's Digital Learning Day, registration is officially open on courses covering the integration of digital learning in schools and interpreting and implementing the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. Read More »

Verizon Foundation Expands Investment in Education

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Microsoft, Partners Answer President Obama’s ConnectED Challenge

Through this program, access to unique offerings that before were only available to financial need-based institutions will now be available for all U.S. public schools. This includes hardware, collaboration software and teacher training resources. The offer includes access to the latest Windows 8.1 devices and also includes essential software and services necessary to create immersive, personalized learning environments for today’s classrooms. Read More »

AT&T To Provide $100 Million of Free Mobile Access to Educational Resources

AT&T announced plans to commit $100 million of free mobile broadband access to educational websites, applications and services, and professional development to help middle-school students and their teachers. AT&T's mobile broadband service will enable students to utilize tablets and other mobile devices for educational purposes that support student learning in new and more effective ways. Read More »

DC Public Schools To Provide Ed Tech Training

Atomic Learning, Inc. has collaborated with DC Public Schools to offer tech integration, assistive technology, and common core training resources to the entire district. Through this access, the district is able to provide the practical application of technology in education by empowering educators with the training and resources needed ... Read More »