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Bloomz Now Connects More Than One Million Parents, Teachers, and Administrators

Bloomz is thrilled to announce that its fast-growing parent-teacher communication app has officially passed the one million user mark. This number includes teachers, administrators, and parents from more than 79 different countries, though 94% of users reside in the United States. Read More »

Sansar Opens to the Public in Creator Beta

Sansar™, the world’s leading social VR platform, today opened its creator beta to the public. Sansar empowers individuals, communities, schools, studios, corporations, brands and others to easily create, share, and ultimately sell immersive 3D social experiences for consumers to enjoy on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows PCs. Read More »

TX District Adds 200 Boxlight Interactive Projectors

Interactive projectors provide a cost-effective way for teachers to use touch technology to encourage student engagement and collaboration and also enliven classroom instruction with clear, beautifully detailed images. Copperas Cove ISD has found the technology so impressive that after purchasing 180 interactive projectors from Boxlight in 2015, the district has just acquired 200 more. Read More »

ClassDojo Launches "Toolkit"

"Toolkit": a place for teachers to find easy-to-use tools they can use throughout the day to create incredible classrooms. At launch, Toolkit includes eight tools that allow teachers to do common classroom activities, like making classroom groups, having students share in pairs, picking a student at random, playing classroom music, and much more -- with just one tap. Read More »

Blackboard Delivers Innovation Across Its Teaching and Learning Suite

Blackboard Inc. continues to deliver new features and enhancements across its teaching and learning portfolio, helping learners, teachers and administrators achieve better outcomes through a seamless and unified user experience. The company's solutions show continued momentum around the world, with institutions, businesses and government entities recognizing the importance of providing a holistic solution to the educational needs of their learners. Read More »

MT Teachers To Use Code.org’s Computer Science Curriculum

America Campaign’s Montana Teachers Teaching Tech program, in partnership with Code.org, trained 38 middle and high school educators in Phoenix, AZ last week. This unique training program will bring computer science to schools throughout Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota in the upcoming 2017 - 2018 academic year. Read More »

itslearning Certified for OneRoster 1.1

itslearning has achieved the most current level of IMS Global Conformance Certification for the IMS OneRoster®. The new certification, OneRoster 1.1, solves a school's need to securely and reliably exchange roster information, course materials and, now with v. 1.1, the ability to pass/report grades between systems. Read More »

Schools in Four Countries Expand Online Offerings from VHS

The Virtual High School (The VHS), a non-profit empowering schools with the industry's best online learning programs, today announced that schools in Istanbul, Turkey; Huenenberg, Switzerland; Los Viñedos, Torreón, Coahuila Mexico; and Recife, Brazil are supplementing their online and e-learning curriculum offerings through the highly-acclaimed learning collaborative. Read More »

Blackboard Launches Open Innovation Initiative for REST and LTI Developers

Blackboard Inc. announced the Open Innovation Initiative to enable REST and LTI developers to create integrations and customizations for Blackboard's solutions without incurring upfront costs. Developers will receive a no-cost developer license for Blackboard Learn and access to Learn SaaS instances, with additional access to documentation and development tools for creating, testing and demoing REST and LTI integrations with Blackboard solutions Read More »

edWeb.net Announces Amplify Fractions' PLC

edWeb.net is announcing Amplify Fractions as the new sponsor of the Adaptive Math Learning free professional learning community on edWeb. The Adaptive Math Learning community provides a place for educators to post questions, share practical tips, and get feedback from experts and peers to better understand how to use adaptive learning and real-time data to inform instruction, improving fraction learning outcomes. Read More »