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The Shift to Online & Computer-Based Testing

According to a new research brief released today by EdTech Strategies, LLC, the 2015-16 school year will mark the first time that the majority of state mandated summative testing in U.S. elementary and middle schools will be administered via technology and not in a paper and pencil format. Only 15 percent of all end-of-year state tests will not offer an online administration option. Read More »

itslearning and Clever's Strategic Partnership

itslearning announced a new relationship with Clever to provide seamless and secure data integration between the learning management system and a school's or district's student information system (SIS). Specifically, schools and districts using itslearning can now use the Clever platform to ensure that student enrollment records, staff accounts, and class rosters are quickly integrated and automatically updated. Read More »

Carnegie Learning Launches digitalACE

Carnegie Learning, Inc. announced the introduction of its newest offering, digitalACE™. digitalACE is an iPad-based application featuring Carnegie Learning’s research-proven core mathematics content for Grades 6–12. digitalACE was designed to address the challenge of encouraging students to learn mathematics deeply and robustly in the very limited amount of instructional time available in the 21st century classroom. Read More »

Epson Interactive Projectors Bundled with SMART Notebook Software

Epson announced an agreement where SMART Notebook® collaborative learning software will now be included with Epson BrightLink® interactive projectors worldwide. The addition of SMART Notebook software to Epson interactive projectors provides a potent combination for collaborative learning. Read More »

Mimio Launches MimioMobile for the Web

Mimio has launched MimioMobile for the Web. Available through a (compatible) Web browser at mobile.mimio.com, the Web application enables educators to deliver collaborative lessons and assessments to an entire class. This release, coupled with the existing Apple and Android apps, allows the MimioMobile app to work on virtually any device the student may have... Read More »

Follett To Create Open Content Repository

Follett continues to expand its market-leading Destiny solution to be an open agnostic discovery tool for print and digital content that supports PreK-12 classroom and curriculum needs. Another major step in that direction was announced today when Follett unveiled new product integrations with OverDrive and Mackin Educational Resources. Read More »

Mackin Announces Product Integrations with Follett

The product integration ensures that once users have logged into fOLLETT Destiny, they can access MackinVIA content without being presented with another separate login prompt from their platform. Students and staff can easily access the content from Destiny with a single click of a consistent open button, further negating the need to remember multiple usernames and passwords. Read More »

OC Pathways, Nepris Team Up

For the first time, Orange County teachers, school counselors and work-based learning coordinators can seamlessly bring business and industry partners - from around the world or down the street - into the classroom virtually and in real-time, thanks to a unique partnership between the OC Pathways initiative and Nepris. Read More »

VHS Launches Judaic Studies Courses

The Virtual High School announced the spring 2016 course schedule for its Online Judaic Studies Consortium (OJSC). The consortium was developed for the purpose of broadening Jewish day schools' Judaic studies course offerings, and the five courses being offered this semester will help teachers and students explore a variety of Judaic topics... Read More »

Kajeet Announces 100th District Partner

Kajeet celebrated its latest milestone in connecting students to educational resources on the Internet when outside the classroom. Recently welcoming its 100th school district partner in the country, the Kajeet Education Broadband™ solution is connecting students on multiple national 4G LTE wireless broadband networks to ensure that they have a level playing field... Read More »