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edWeb.net, Shutterfly Launch Creating Multimedia Stories for Learning

edWeb.net is partnering with Shutterfly to present Creating Multimedia Stories for Learning to help students discover their individual voices and share their stories. Creating Multimedia Stories for Learning is a free professional learning community (PLC) where educators can share and discover creative and innovative ways for their students to demonstrate and document their knowledge by designing and publishing stories. Read More »

Mackin Adds Full Line of Abrams eBooks

Mackin Educational Resources kicked off the new year with the announcement that they have entered into a partnership with Abrams Books to begin selling Abrams’ full catalog of eBooks. These new additions will join the hundreds of thousands of titles already available through Mackin’s proprietary digital resource management system, MackinVIA Read More »

Learnosity Adds Handwriting Recognition Technology to Math Questions

Learnosity announced the launch of their new suite of technology-enhanced question types enabled with handwriting recognition technology. This allows students to digitally “write” complex equations using operators and integrals without the need for a custom keyboard on screen. Read More »

EDUonGo Launches Ucodemy

Coding is quickly joining the ranks of math and science when it comes to building essential skills. After working with organizations such as Code.org and companies like Microsoft to promote Hour of Code, EDUonGo has decided to launch Ucodemy, a learning platform that equips classrooms with coding curriculums, collaborative teaching tools and professional software coaching. Read More »

Ford's Theatre, Discovery Education Partner for Live Virtual Field Trip

Discovery Education and Ford's Theatre are partnering to host a live, interactive virtual field trip for students nationwide that will commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. On March 26 at 1 P.M. ET, this unique learning experience will transport students to Ford's Theatre as they explore the leadership and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, and learn about the President's tragic assassination and how it has impacted American history. Read More »

OpenEd's Common Core Quest Now Live on the Chrome Web Store

To support the more than 1.2 million Chromebooks in use in U.S. K-12 schools, OpenEd today announced that its free app, Common Core Quest, is now live on the Chrome Web Store. Also available on the App Store and Google Play, Common Core Quest is a comprehensive quiz and instructional resource tool that spans 100 percent of the Common Core State Standards. Read More »

edWeb.net and Gryphon House Launch New PLC

edWeb.net and Gryphon House have partnered to present Early Learning Book Chats, a free professional learning community (PLC) that helps educators and caregivers find the tools that they need to bring the joy of learning to young children. The Early Learning Book Chats community hosts online book chats with award-winning early childhood authors and experts... Read More »

FuelEd Online Summer School Solution

Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ today announced that enrollment is now open for school districts that want to provide students opportunities to catch up through online credit recovery, or get ahead through online original credit courses this summer. Read More »

CDW's Cloud 401 Study

CDW announced its release of the report "Cloud 401: Navigating Advanced Topics in Cloud Computing." The report measures the successes and struggles that organizations across multiple industries experienced as they deployed data, storage or application services in the cloud. A survey of more than 1,200 IT professionals across many industries offered revealing insights. Read More »

NY Times, CIG Education Collaborate on Education Initiative

The New York Times and CIG Education Group have come together to launch NYT EDUcation, a new education initiative. NYT EDUcation will provide innovative courses and programs covering a wide array of subjects, including communications and media, which reflect the authoritative content and intellectual breadth of The New York Times. Read More »