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Intel Introduces Android-Based Education Tablet Reference Design

Intel introduced an education-focused tablet reference design, featuring an Intel® Atom™ chip and the Android* operating system. The Intel Education tablet is specifically for education, featuring student-friendly designs that empower students to create compelling content. Features including front- and rear-facing cameras, a stylus, integrated speakers and microphones bring interactive, multimedia content into learning. Read More »

KIDS DISCOVER Gives Away Interactive Learning Apps

In celebration of the new school year, KIDS DISCOVER is making available to teachers and students three of the company's most popular, multi-media learning apps at no cost. Ancient Greece, Cells and The Constitution apps are all available free on the App Store for a limited time. Read More »

TeacherLists.com as Site Passes the 300,000 Classrooms Milestone

TeacherLists.com - the largest and fastest-growing free online service for posting and sharing school supply lists and teacher wish lists - now hosts lists for more than 300,000 classrooms across all 50 states. Teachers, schools and school PTOs and PTAs have added lists for more than 200,000 classrooms this year alone. Read More »

Comcast’s Internet Essentials Continues To Gain Momentum

With the start of the new school year, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. More than 220,000 families, benefitting an estimated 900,000 low-income Americans nationwide, now have a broadband connection at home. Read More »

Knovation Adds Customer-Driven Enhancements to netTrekker

Knovation has added visual and user interface enhancements to its flagship solution netTrekker, Knovation’s leading solution for curating and delivering digital educational content. Driven by customer input, the changes will provide a more visually appealing and streamlined overall netTrekker experience. Knovation has also announced the addition of Sophia Learning as its newest content integration partner Read More »

DC Super Heroes and DC Super-Pets Titles Now Available as Capstone Interactive e-Books

Capstone and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, announce that the world's most popular Super Heroes and their Super-Pets are now available in the Capstone Interactive eBook format. Thirty-two titles are currently available as interactive eBooks, with an additional 28 titles to be released in the fall. Read More »

Kaplan K12 Teams with TweenTribune

The K12 division of Kaplan Test Prep has teamed with TweenTribune.com. TweenTribune and its three sister sites provide 113,172 registered teachers with leveled-text news stories updated daily at no cost via an advertising-supported revenue model. Two of TweenTribune's sites were among 10 named by the American Library Association as "Great Websites for Kids" in 2013. Read More »

Triumph Learning Awarded Grant To Support Development of Adaptive Learning Platform

Triumph Learning today announced that it has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of the philanthropy's Literacy Courseware Challenge. The company will use this grant to fund and develop a portion of its expertly crafted, adaptive learning platform for students in grades 3-8. Read More »

Hachette Book Group Partners with Mackin

Mackin Educational Resources is pleased to announce a new partnership with Hachette Book Group (HBG). Beginning August 2013, HBG’s entire catalog of 6,000+ eBooks will be available to Mackin customers, on and offline, through their school’s exclusive MackinVIA platform. Read More »

Free Training Series Available for Literacy Support Software for Students with Special Needs

Atomic Learning and Texthelp Inc. are pleased to announce the availability of free training tutorials on Read&Write 11 Gold, the newest release of this award-winning software from Texthelp. Read&Write Gold text-to-speech software is for individuals with reading or writing difficulties, those with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, and English Language Learners. Read More »