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LAUSD Selects EduTone as Service Provider for Educational Data Integration

EduTone, the company that provides schools with access and identity management tools to make sure technology doesn't get in the way of learning, announced today that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) officially selected the company to provide the District with a SaaS-based Educational Data Integration Service (EDISon) to more effectively transfer student and teacher data between the District and the approved vendors they work with. Read More »

Common Sense and SETDA Release E-Rate Tool Kit

Common Sense Kids Action and the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) announced today their collaboration to help finish the job of connecting every school and library in America to high-speed Internet by helping states and school districts access billions of dollars in the newly modernized federal E-rate program. Read More »

edWeb.net and Nureva Launch Digital Portfolio PLC

edWeb.net and Nureva Inc. have partnered to present Digital Portfolios for K-12, a free professional learning community (PLC) for educators to share ideas and best practices around the meaningful integration of digital portfolios to empower students to take ownership of their learning. Read More »

Denver Study Shows Apex Increases Student Achievement;

The Denver Public Schools Department of Accountability, Research and Evaluation found that, compared to a control group, students using Apex Learning digital curriculum scored higher on state assessments, performed better in subsequent courses and were less likely to need remediation in college. Read More »

ETA hand2mind Hosts Its 50th edWeb Webinar

ETA hand2mind has hosted a professional learning community (PLC) on edWeb.net for the past three years, providing free professional development for elementary and middle school math educators. The community has grown to over 6,400 math education professionals, with over 6,000 CE certificates issued and more than 20,000 views of the program's recorded webinars. Read More »

ID District Embraces Data Visualization Software

Exciting times are ahead for Cassia County School's 5,000 students, thanks to the passing of a $36 million bond in March 2015. To support and guide the planning, passing, and implementation of the bond, Cassia School District administrators chose the geovisual analytics platform from GuideK12 to drive the data-driven scenario planning they used to communicate widespread change within the district. Read More »

ISTE Celebrates Digital Citizenship Week

As part of an ongoing initiative to ensure that all students, parents and teachers are prepared to navigate and succeed in our evolving digital world, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today released a new white paper, Building and Keeping a Positive Digital Identity: A Positive Approach for Educators, Students and Parents. Read More »

Cannybots Partners with KIPP on Technical Education

Cannybots, the programmable smart toy robots that can be controlled from a smartphone or tablet, and that get kids excited about robotics, today announced a partnership with KIPP schools in the United States. The partnership will help KIPP enhance their digital curriculum with the introduction of Cannybots into the classrooms. Cannybots will donate approximately one kit per every 100 kits sold. Read More »

Powered by EDUonGo, Ucodemy Launches Itch

Powered by EDUonGo, Ucodemy used EDUonGo’s LTI feature to combine Scratch, a popular visual programming language, with their learning management system. In addition to providing the same free activities found at Scratch.com, such as interactive stories, games and animations, Itch also integrates ready-to-go lessons inside the Scratch user interface. Teachers also have the option of creating their own coding courses. Read More »

Sunburst Digital Partners with Speakaboos

Sunburst announced Speakaboos for School, a new initiative bringing the award-winning digital reading motivation platform to elementary schools. The Speakaboos platform motivates children of all reading levels, helping them become self-confident, independent readers through a library categorized by children's interests and featuring engaging stories that leverage interactive technology and active learning Read More »