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Rosetta Stone Continues Expansion into Education Technology for Kids

Rosetta Stone® Kids Lingo Word Builder expands on the phonics foundation established in the company's very successful Lingo Letter Sounds app, which rose to number two on the list of most popular kids apps in the Apple App Store earlier this Fall. The new app supports the Common Core Curriculum standards for Kindergarten, reinforcing early English reading skills while also introducing Spanish speaking in a lively, engaging way. Read More »

OverDrive Media Stations Engage eBook and Audiobook Readers Inside the Library

OverDrive announced today that its "inside the library" eBook, audiobook, music and video sampling and checkout terminal, OverDrive Media Station, is now broadly available. Launched as a pilot program earlier this year, the in-library eBook kiosks enable readers to browse eBooks, audiobooks and other media on a touchscreen monitor... Read More »

Findaway World & Mackin Launch Digital Audiobook Platform

Mackin Educational Resources has joined with Findaway World, LLC, to provide access to more than 31,000 digital downloadable audiobooks directly through MackinVIA. Through the new partnership with Findaway, access to these digital audiobooks becomes even more streamlined and simplified through MackinVIA. Read More »

Edvance360 Provides First MOOC to Parents on Internet Safety;

Edvance360 announced a MOOC starting on 11/11/2013 geared toward parents on the topic of internet safety. The course contains action-provoking resources designed for parents and those wish to S.E.C.U.R.E. (Supervise, Enroll, Communicate, Understand, Review, Engage) the safety of our children. Read More »

OverDrive School Digital Libraries Update with Enhanced Metadata, Recommendation Features

When teachers, students and parents visit their school's OverDrive-powered digital library website, they will find a fully-updated user interface providing a more informative, user-friendly experience. New features include enhanced metadata, robust search tools, filters and improved title detail pages and menus to make finding a title easier. Read More »

J. Paul Getty Museum and Khan Academy Partner To Offer Free Arts Education Online

The J. Paul Getty Museum and Khan Academy announced today a partnership that will provide expanded free online arts education on the Khan Academy website. The Getty Museum will work to develop a rich personalized learning environment across a broad variety of topics. The content released today includes seven tutorials with more than 80 videos. Read More »

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 »