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Thousands of eBooks through Zing from Schoolwide, Inc

Schoolwide, Inc., a leading provider of educational products and services since 1993, has announced that over 25,000 educators and parents, reaching over 500,000 students in grades PreK–10, have signed up in the last 2 months to receive free unlimited access to thousands of fantastic eBooks in both English and Spanish through the company’s new Zing website. Read More »

Boundless Partners with Canvas

The integration, Boundless’ first with an LMS, gives Canvas users access to the Boundless library of more than 10,000 pieces of digital content in over 20 subjects, fully vetted and customizable with Boundless’ content-creation services, study materials and assessment items. Boundless is currently available to all Canvas users through the EduAppCenter. Read More »

SchoolMessenger Passport Launches Single Sign-On Solution

SchoolMessenger, the trusted platform for school community engagement launched SchoolMessenger Passport, its new K12 single sign-on (SSO) product. SchoolMessenger Passport allows districts to provide teachers, staff, parents and students with quick and secure access to online learning applications, open educational resources (OER), and a variety of school management and administration software programs using a single sign-on. Read More »

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 » and Nureva Launch Digital Portfolio PLC 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 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 »