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Pitsco's NI myRIO Kit Opens Doors to Engineering Robotics

What do a rover vehicle, a balancing arm, and a self-balancing robot assembly have in common? They introduce students to accelerometers, gyro sensors, algorithm development, wireless functionality, and mechatronics, among other concepts. Conveniently, they can all be built from the new Pitsco TETRIX® PRIME for NI myRIO kit. Read More »

New Science Learning Solutions from PASCO

Research confirms the positive impact of inquiry-based instruction on students’ understanding of science. To provide teachers with new ways to involve students in hands-on, inquiry-based science this school year, PASCO® Scientific introduces new hardware, apparatus, and curriculum solutions to engage students in STEM subjects such as chemistry and physics, and motivate them to want to learn more. Read More »

Promethean Planet® Surpasses 2 Million Members

Promethean Planet, one of the world's largest online collaborative communities for educators, today celebrates continued growth with membership surpassing 2 million educators from around the world. Created by teachers for teachers, Promethean Planet is an open community where educators can access and share digital resources as well as get ideas and advice from their peers on how to best utilize digital tools. Read More »

Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union Launches New Dashboard Powered by OneCampus

Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union has selected and rapidly implemented OneCampus to power their new Dashboard, a one-stop shop for school tasks and applications. The modern app-store experience of OneCampus will provide WSESU students, faculty, and parents the ability to search and connect with information and services in one location from any device. Read More »

Shmoop Releases All-You-Can-Eat Subscription Service

Shmoop has just released an all-you-can-eat subscription plan. Shmoopscribers gain unlimited access to literally everything on the site...in addition to the fancy name. Students will be able to enjoy over $10,000 worth of premium products—from the Credit Recovery-enabled 6th Grade ELA Course to ACT® Test Prep—for just $24.68 month. Read More »

Mac to School Offers Low-Cost iPad 4 Devices

Just in time for the new school year, Mac to School-a leading provider of certified Apple technology for education-is now offering certified fourth-generation iPads to K-12 school districts. Released in November 2014, fourth-generation iPads include a 1.4 GHz Dual-Core Apple Swift (Apple A6) processor, a much more powerful CPU than the 1 GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9 in the iPad 3. Read More »

PresenceLearning Helps Economically Disadvantaged School District with Online Speech Therapy;

Lone Pine Unified (LPUSD), an economically disadvantaged district near the California-Nevada border, found it hard to recruit and retain speech-language pathologists (SLPs) because of its location. To overcome this challenge, LPUSD chose to use online speech therapy through PresenceLearning and is seeing great success. Read More »

Gaggle Expands PD Offerings

Gaggle continues to expand its professional development and training options. Schools or districts using Google Apps for Education or Office 365 can receive onsite or webinar training to meet their specific needs. In addition, they can receive training on Gaggle products such as the Safe Classroom Learning Management System (LMS) or Safety Management for Google Apps and Safety Management Office 365. Read More »

Mobile Safety App Helps LA District Maintain Safe Schools

SchoolDude announced that St. Charles Parish Public Schools is now using its mobile safety platform CrisisManager. Home to nearly 10,000 K-12 students and 1,700 employees across 28 building locations, St. Charles Parish Public Schools’ administrators, faculty, staff and parents have immediate access to safety plans on their mobile devices via CrisisManager. Read More »

New Interest Discovery Tool from NextLesson

NextLesson announced the launch of InterestID, a student interest and lesson discovery tool that enables teachers to discover their students' interests and easily find standards-aligned lessons on topics students love. With a fun, engaging interface, InterestID allows students to voice their favorite interests within categories such as sports, books, movies, food, music and gadgets. Read More »