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Promethean Introduces ClassFlow™ Connect

Promethean launched ClassFlow Connect, a wireless classroom collaboration system that enables teachers and students to connect, interact, and instantly share ideas and information. With ClassFlow Connect, the entire class can simultaneously interact or view and share resources from any mobile device, including smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks™, and notebook computers. Read More »

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Expands Effort To Close Digital Divide

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Comcast NBCUniversal announced today the Comcast Foundation has invested more than $3 million in BGCA’s My.Future technology initiative. The grants will further develop the My.Future technology platform and curriculum and give more Clubs access to the technology, tools and teachers to activate the program. Read More »

Performance Matters Partners with GradeCam

Thanks to a new partnership between Performance Matters™ and GradeCam, teachers now have a new way to efficiently access, analyze and act on assessment data to positively impact students' academic performance. The Unify assessment platform now seamlessly integrates with GradeCam web and document camera technology. Read More »

Second Avenue Learning Discusses Role of Games in Middle School

Second Avenue Learning announced that two of its principals, CEO and Founder Victoria Van Voorhis and Dr. Anne Snyder have published a chapter in The Handbook of Research on Gaming Trends in P-12 Education. The chapter, "Playful Transition: Serious Games for the Middle School Years," discusses the role of play in middle school, a time of critical physical and cognitive change. Read More »

Rural TX Workforce Board Launches HS Diploma Program;

The Concho Valley Workforce Development Board in rural west Texas has partnered with Graduation Alliance to offer an online diploma completion and workforce training program that will help identify dropouts and put them on a clear path to success. The partnership will equip young adult dropouts in the rural Texas area with the education and training they need to qualify for in-demand living-wage jobs, Read More »

PlanetHS Earns Single Sign-on Badge from PowerSchool

Student-life online community PlanetHS is proud to announce that it has earned a single sign-on badge from leading student information system PowerSchool. The single sign-on (SSO) feature, which is available to PlanetHS users now, allows students and parents to use one set of log-in credentials for a number of sites, saving them time and reducing their risk of getting locked out of their accounts. Read More »

Regroup Brings Mass Communication Tool to PowerSchool

Regroup Mass Notification, the award-winning leader in emergency and mass notification systems, and PowerSchool Group LLC have joined forces through an independent software vendor (ISV) partnership agreement to bring K-12 school districts a robust mass communication tool that will seamlessly integrate with PowerSchool products. Read More »

Follett Announces 'Follett Community'

When K-12 educators have questions, more and more are turning to Follett Community for answers. An online gathering place where teachers, administrators and librarians can share knowledge and engage in discussions on a wide range of topics, Follett Community provides members a space to share ideas, solutions, and collaborate with other K-12 learning professionals. Read More »

Time Warner Cable Partners with i-SAFE Ventures

Time Warner Cable Business Class announced a partnership with i-SAFE Ventures that makes it easier for schools to meet the mandates imposed under the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) which is required to receive E-Rate Program funding. Through this partnership, schools receiving E-Rate funds for Dedicated Internet Access from TWCBC will have access to discounted subscriptions for i-SAFE services, which meet CIPA requirements for Internet Policy notification and instruction on mandated e-safety topics. Read More »

ISTE and IMS Unveil White Paper

ISTE and the IMS Global Learning Consortium released "A New Paradigm for Decision-Making: A district leaders guide to standard-based technology adoption and integration." With the expanding sea of digital learning solutions, this free resource provides district leaders with a framework for using the IMS Global Interoperability Standards and ISTE Standards to inform a comprehensive and robust digital learning ecosystem. Read More »