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PresenceLearning Helps Reduce Travel Burden for Itinerant Speech-Language Pathologists

Klamath County School District needed to find a solution to help alleviate the excessive "windshield time" of its speech-language pathologists (SLPs), who often felt they had to sacrifice valuable time working with students because of the long travel times between their school sites. This, on top of a hard-to-fill vacancy for an SLP, led to the successful implementation of PresenceLearning's live, online speech therapy services for close to 80 of the district's students. Read More »

Computer Resources and Focal Tech Launch Integrated Online Payment Portal

Computer Resources LLC and long-time partner Focal Tech, Inc. have launched a Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant online payment portal to answer a long-standing need of parents to manage school fees online. The new offering gives parents an easy option to manage and complete student- and school-related payment transactions Read More »

Seven Reasons Why Schools Are Using Digital Audiobooks

Nearly 13,000 schools and districts work with OverDrive to complement their existing K-12 content. Most OverDrive-powered schools utilize eBooks for required text and leisure reading, but audiobooks are gaining in popularity and offer students numerous advantages including the ability to multi-task and help with comprehension. Read More »

Coolcher Launches Virtual Classroom Platform

Coolcher launched its virtual classroom platform offering online classes taught by teachers from around the world. The classes can be scheduled to fit with any school's calendar. For a one-time fee, schools and after-school centers get access to all courses for an unlimited number of classes for one year... Read More »

Silicon STEM Academy Fills Gap in Technology Training

Silicon STEM Academy (SSA) is a new enrichment program launching in Denver to teach kids aged 11-17 computer programming, robotics, digital media and other technology skills. SSA was created to help fill the STEM education gap left by most schools, while providing a fun, hands-on enrichment activity for tech kids. Read More »

Girls Thinking Global Launches PLC on edWeb

Girls Thinking Global (GTG), dedicated to connecting nonprofits that serve adolescent girls and young women around the world, today launched an online professional learning community on edWeb. The community will help educators and organizations connect and converse about ways to nurture leadership qualities in adolescent girls and young women. Read More »


People who want to learn English have a convenient new tool to do so.English on the Go is a new app developed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and it is the world's first English study social networking service app. A system that helps people learn English from their own smart phones could benefit more than one billion people around the globe Read More »

Kensington Introduces Hi-Fi Headphones with Mic

Kensington introduced the newest product in its headphone portfolio, the Hi-Fi Headphones with Mic. Offering exceptional sound, a rotating microphone, universal comfort and a robust design, the new headphones are ideal for the increasingly multi-media rich learning and testing environments of K-12 education. Read More »

The Learning Counsel Releases 2015 National Digital Curriculum Strategy Survey

The Learning Counsel released the results of its second annual survey of school and district digital curriculum strategy and transformation, sponsored by Sprint. At the leading edge of this extensive online survey is the factor of homework policy. The survey found that only 35% of districts and schools have established policy on homework limitations. Read More »

itslearning Enhances Curriculum Management Functionality

itslearning unveiled its latest platform upgrades. The new core functionality will bring curriculum management capability and content together into a one-stop-shop and ensure that units, lessons, resources, and assessments can be easily aligned to standards, utilized by teachers and updated by curriculum staff. Read More »