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AAUSD Approves Parchment Services

Parchment announced that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) approved Parchment’s services for LAUSD’s 106 high schools. LAUSD is the second largest public school district in the United States, and its more than 640,000 students represent the largest number of K12 enrollments in the country. Read More »

GlassLab Launches SimCityEDU

GlassLab announced the release of SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge!, the first of a new generation of educational games built to meet the needs of today’s students. GlassLab has collaborated with ETS, Pearson, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), and Electronic Arts to create a game-based classroom tool that uses elements from the beloved SimCity™ franchise to engage students in real-world challenges. Read More »

K12 Inc. Adds EmbarK12 Online

K12 Inc. has released an online-only version of its EmbarK12™ pre-K curriculum. Built with the same attention to instructional integrity as the award-winning EmbarK12™ Comprehensive, EmbarK12™ Online is designed to help children ages 3–6 practice the skills they will need to prepare for kindergarten. Read More »

Lerner Publishing Group Launches Android eReader App

Lerner Publishing Group announced today the launch of the Lerner Digital™ eReader App for Android devices. With more than 3,000 eBooks available across age levels, interests, and genres, the Lerner Digital™ Android eReader App allows educators, parents, and readers to easily select, download, and read from among Lerner Publishing Group’s sizable eBook collection. Read More »

Rural GA District Adopts Online Speech Therapy

Fannin County Schools selected PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, and, now has approximately 30 students in grades K-8 using online speech therapy. The district's rural location made it difficult for Fannin County Schools to find qualified SLPs. Read More » Thanks Partners for Collaboration on Connected Educator Month, thanks to the collaboration with partners and sponsors, hosted an award-winning number of events as part of the U.S. Department of Education's Connected Educator Month. The US Dept of Education declared October 2013 Connected Educator Month (CE13) to encourage educators around the country, and the world, to connect and collaborate online to improve teaching and learning. Read More »

Kajeet Provides Off-Campus Internet to Forsyth County Students

Forsyth County Schools (FCS) and Kajeet® announced a new collaborative joint project. FCS extended its Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program to offer students without off-campus Internet access the connectivity they need with the Kajeet SmartSpot™. Read More »

OR Adopts Edgenuity Middle School CCSS ELA Courses

Edgenuity announced that its middle school Common Core ELA courses have been adopted by the Oregon Department of Education. Edgenuity was one of only seven publishers adopted at grades 6-8. Reviewer comments included statements promoting the relevance and alignment of content. Read More »

Refurbished Means More Technology

Mac to School provides district administrators with options to get more high quality hardware, for less, in the hands of their students. In addition to selling refurbished computers, Mac to School also offers to purchase outdated Apple products from districts that are looking to upgrade or make room in their budget for new computers. Read More »

Net Texts Announces New Android App

In an effort to support all schools working to incorporate high quality open educational resources (OER) into their 1:1 implementations, Net Texts has released an upgraded version of its Android application. Net Texts is a free, web-based system that provides teachers access to a vast library of high quality OER content, which they can then combine with their own resources to create and publish lessons directly to student devices. Read More »