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The Digital Citizenship App, available for i0S and Android tablet/mobile devices, covers three important topics of digital citizenship: online safety, cyberbullying and the ethical use of digital resources. The app's content and user experience have been specifically designed for middle and high school students. Read More »

Curriculum Planning Fits in Teachers’ Pockets with Lesson Planet Mobile

Despite the common belief that teachers enjoy more "time off" than most of us, K-12 educators are often planning for class at unexpected hours, in unexpected places. Enter Lesson Planet's mobile-friendly site redesign. Faster, more comprehensive search and adaptable views improve access to teacher reviews and links to online curriculum resources from tablets and smartphones. Read More »

Belkin Introduces Secure and Charge

Belkin introduced Belkin Secure and Charge, the company's newest mobile device management solution for classroom use. The Belkin Secure and Charge makes it easy to securely deploy and support tablets and Chromebooks so teachers and students can focus more on the learning experience, and less on the hassles of managing their mobile devices. Read More »

Belkin Announces Completion Of Apple MFi Certification for Secure Wired Keyboard

Belkin announced today that it has completed Apple® MFi (Made for iPad) certification for its Secure Wired Keyboard for iPad, designed for classroom and standardized testing environments. Belkin will showcase the wired keyboard, introduced in early February, and other education solutions at the annual CUE 2014 Conference, March 20-22 in Palm Springs, California. Read More »

Belkin Air Protect™ Case and Air Protect™ Sleeve for Chromebooks

Belkin unveiled two new products developed for classroom use, the Air Protect™ Case for Chromebooks and the Air Protect™ Sleeve for Chromebooks. Both are designed for ease of use, as well as active classroomenvironments, where accidental damage can occur to mobile devices that are not outfitted with some form of external protection. Read More »

Fuel Education Announces Personalized Learning Options for Summer School

Fuel Education™ announced a variety of options for school districts seeking online learning programs for summer school. Based on the company’s experience partnering with more than 2,000 school districts, the Fuel Education (FuelEd) Summer School solution is designed to provide districts the curriculum, technology, and support they need to enable their students take advantage of summer to catch up, get ahead, explore languages, or complete electives. Read More »

Big Universe Learning Conducts Effectiveness Study of Its E-book Platform

Big Universe Learning announced the preliminary results of an efficacy study of its e-book platform. The national effectiveness study is being conducted by SEG Measurement, an independent research firm. The study is evaluating the effectiveness of Big Universe's K-8 literacy solution by comparing the amount of student learning achieved by a group of students using the Big Universe platform to a group of students who are not using Big Universe. Read More »

Mackin Adds Over 32,000 Audiobooks to Its MackinVIA

Thousands of the most often requested titles from a wide range of noted publishers are available to schools and libraries with this latest relationship. A varied selection of new fiction and non-fiction, best sellers, classics and Common Core materials solidifies the robust power of MackinVIA as a complete digital resource management system. This added content enhances a growing list of over 250,000 eBook titles and nearly 100 databases. Read More »

Mackin Releases Greatly Improved Version of Their Free Compendium App

Mackin Educational Resources announced the release of the Spring 2014 Compendium app for tablets, smartphones and desktop computers. This new release is the second edition of the recently created app which gives users access to over 700 of today's highly reviewed PK-12 titles. Read More »

New Techbook App from Discovery Education

Discovery Education announced the launch of a new iPad app for its award-winning Science Techbook™ series. The Discovery Education Techbook app™ is available for download on the App Store in the U.S. and Canada at no cost and empowers educators and students with an active Science Techbook account to access Discovery Education's dynamic digital content anywhere, anytime. Read More »