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Pitsco's 2016 Big Book

With a new year comes a new Pitsco Education catalog, and the 2016 Big Book has many exciting products to spark the imagination of any K-12 student. Every year, Pitsco Education looks to bring something a little bit different to classrooms. While the classics such as CO2 dragsters (with new Science of Speed 2 STEM Units) and model airplanes are back, the Big Book features plenty of new items... Read More »

Monarch Center for Autism Sponsors the Teaching Students with Autism PLC

edWeb.net is delighted to announce that Monarch Center for Autism has joined the consortium that sponsors Teaching Students with Autism, a free professional learning community (PLC) where educators can share information to help support the needs of students with autism. Read More »

Benetech Partners with New York Public Library

Benetech announced a new partnership with The New York Public Library (NYPL), making over 370,000 accessible ebooks free to their patrons with print disabilities. Every New Yorker with an eligible print disability will now have free access to Bookshare's vast online library including bestsellers, literature, non-fiction, picture books, educational texts, career guides, and more... Read More »

TeacherLists Partners with Blackboard

TeacherLists, today announced a partnership with Blackboard, Inc. to help teachers and schools manage and share school supply lists quickly and easily by integrating the TeacherLists tool with Blackboard’s leading classroom, school, and district website solution, Blackboard Schoolwires. Read More »

Odysseyware Adds "Principles of Coding" to Its Curriculum

Odysseyware has added a "Principals of Coding" course to its curriculum. "Principles of Coding" is designed to introduce middle school students to the basics of coding and to help them delve into the thought processes behind designing technology by creating games, simulations, and even a mobile application. Read More »

PresenceLearning Surpasses One Million Live, Online Therapy Sessions

PresenceLearning recently reached a major milestone by providing more than one million live, online therapy sessions. Serving thousands of students with special needs every day, PresenceLearning has vastly increased the number of sessions it delivers year after year since its founding in 2009 while continually expanding service offerings to schools and health care organizations. Read More »

New Podcast Series, "Scholastic Reads," Launches

"Scholastic Reads," a new podcast about children's books and the joy and power of reading launches today with a behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter series... This new, biweekly podcast from Scholastic, will feature in-depth interviews with bestselling children's book authors and illustrators, editors and experts... Read More »

PAYK12 and PowerSchool Join Forces on Online School Payments

PAYK12 powered by Ticketracker, a next-generation, online school payment solution, and PowerSchool Group LLC are joining forces through an independent software vendor (ISV) partnership agreement. Through the integration, administrators can now seamlessly plugin PAYK12 with existing student management platforms to allow for easy monetary transactions from parents online. Read More »

OR Administrators and Learnin.com Partner To Digital Literacy Skills

Oregon elementary schools now have a powerful tool for ensuring that their students are equipped with digital literacy skills as the result of a new collaboration between the Oregon Elementary School Principals Association (OESPA), a division of the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA), and Learning.com. Read More »

OpenEd.com Announces New Integrations with LMSs

OpenEd.com announced that its hundreds of thousands of free online resources are now integrated with Canvas by Instructure, Schoology, Moodle, Highlight by EdElements, Matchbook Learning's Spark, and Edmodo. These join the current integrations, which include Google Classroom, Renaissance Learning's STAR tests, Atlas Learning and Otus Plus. Read More »