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eChalk Unveils 'Personal Dashboard'

Through the eChalk Personal Dashboard, users can interact with and prioritize their information through a drag-and-drop interface featuring customizable, movable tiles. The new management tool saves users time by reducing "information sprawl," enabling single-click access to the content they rely on most and leveraging eChalk's Mosaic™ technology to deliver personalized communication and content. Read More »

New Mimio Software Upgrades

In order to help students and teachers prepare for the upcoming Common Core State Standards (CCSS) assessments, Mimio has updated two products in its MimioClassroom™ family of interactive teaching technologies to enhance collaborative learning and ongoing formative assessment. Read More »

TabPilot Launches FocalPoint

TabPilot Learning Systems, creator of the TabPilot Tablet Manager for Android, announces the launch of TabPilot FocalPoint, a secure, locked-down web browser for Android tablets. The new browser keeps students focused and on task by locking them into certain websites, which are configured by teachers. Read More »

Samsung School Interactive Classroom Packages

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, today announced at ISTE 2013 the U.S. commercial availability of Samsung School, a fully integrated one-to-one learning package that combines the latest tablet and display technology to create an interactive, student-centric learning environment. Read More »

FundingFactory SupportsTechnology End-of-Life Management Plans

FundingFactory showcased its research in the infographic No Tablet Left Behind, the E-Waste Impact of 1:1 Devices, which aims to raise awareness about the importance of developing a district or school policy that outlines the plan for proper disposal of electronic waste (e-waste). Read More »

Funds For Learning Proposal Supports ConnectED Implementation

Funds For Learning®, the nation's largest E-rate compliance services firm, met with the FCC to submit the firm's E-rate 2.0 proposal, which provides recommended steps for implementing ConnectED. The proposal would "create an E rate program that is future-ready, equitable, predictable and scalable," said Funds For Learning CEO John D. Harrington. Read More »

Jones eGlobal Library Introduces Digital Library Analysis

Jones eGlobal Library, builders of trusted digital libraries for lifelong learning, is offering a free analysis to help education leaders understand how their digital libraries compare to the evolving "Gold Standards" when it comes to developing students' information literacy skills. Read More »

K12 Inc. To Provide Mobile Access to CCSS Content, Assessments, and World Languages

K12 Inc. announced that it is providing school districts mobile access via the iPad® to the A+nyWhere Learning System® (A+LS®) by K12® and Middlebury Interactive Languages™ curricula in the 2013-2014 school year. Read More »

K-12's Online Program Management Platform Is Mobile

K12 Inc. announced at ISTE that it is enabling school district administrators to manage their online learning programs whenever and from wherever they choose. This fall, K12 will make its innovative online program management platform, PEAK12 Office, available via iPhone, iPad, as well as iPod touchR. Read More »

Leading Edge Certification Launches Digital Educator Certification

Leading Edge Certification announced the launch of its third certification: Leading Edge Certification for the Digital Educator. Leading Edge Certification for the Digital Educator is geared toward classroom teachers and is based on the National Education Technology Plan, Common Core State Standards, and the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T). Read More »