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Deeper Learning MOOC Opens for Enrollment

High Tech High, Peer 2 Peer University, and MIT Media Lab are proud to present the launch of a new free massive open online course (MOOC) for K-16 educators. Deeper Learning MOOC (DLMOOC) will start on January 20, 2014. DLMOOC will include glimpses into cutting edge schools that are putting deeper learning into practice and will invite educators to delve deeply into their own practice. Read More »

Follett's Expands PreK-12 ebook Offerings with Macmillan Partnership

Follett today announced a partnership with Macmillan Publishers to distribute Macmillan's collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12 students. The collection adds to the more than 250,000 ebook titles currently available through Titlewave, Follett's powerful collection development, search and ordering tool. Read More »

Follett Launches Simon & Schuster ebooks to Schools

Follett today announced a partnership with Simon & Schuster that makes more than 450 PreK-12 titles available in ebook format on Titlewave┬«, Follett's powerful collection development, search and ordering tool. Follett now offers more than 250,000 ebook titles through Titlewave to schools nationwide. Read More »

edWeb.net, Funds For Learning Create E-rate Community and Webinar Series

Funds For Learning has launched a free professional learning community, Your Online Guide to E-rate Funding, on edWeb.net. The community provides a place where school and district administrators can keep on top of current trends, news, rules and deadlines for the current filing window, Read More »

SIIA To Release Qualitative Mobile Study

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) released a Qualitative Study on Mobile Learning during a press briefing at the Education Business Forum in New York today. The study of educators' mobile challenges and opportunities indicates opportunities for growth in the use of mobile technology in schools. Read More »

Edgenuity Now Taking Enrollments for NCAA-approved Courses

Edgenuity is accepting second semester enrollments for courses that have been reviewed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association and found to meet its requirements for high school student-athletes. Districts and schools can now enroll student-athletes in Edgenuity's online courses to help them fulfill their academic requirements and drive positive academic outcomes while accommodating each student-athlete's training and travel needs. Read More »

Educators Infuse Economic Trends into Lessons with 'EDvantage'

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) at George Mason University launched EDvantage, an online curriculum hub for educators, providing supplemental curriculum resources. The hub helps professors and high school teachers capture students' attention by using timely, relevant examples. Read More »

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Partners with myON

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is investing in their future by partnering with myON to implement a literacy program for all Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizens. This partnership with myON supports the belief that personalized reading instruction will provide a strong educational foundation for Muscogee (Creek) citizens and will strengthen the future workforce for the nation. Read More »

Primoris Academy Steps Up Safety on Snow Days

Snow days are now safer for students and parents at Primoris Academy, a private school for gifted children in Bergen County, New Jersey. Parents hit the roads early to get their children to school. Thanks to a new contract with One Call Now, administrators will be able to quickly contact parents when the school is delayed or closed. Read More »

School Improvement Network and Empirical Education Partner on Teacher Observation Soution

School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, and Empirical Education Inc., a leading R&D firm serving K-12 schools, today announced they have partnered to introduce the Calibration & Certification Engine (CCE) to create consistency, reliability and accuracy in teacher evaluations. Read More »