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Building Robots: The VEX Assembler Powered by Autodesk 123D

What do you get when you combine robots with advanced 3D modeling and some really creative students? The VEX Robotics Competition! This year, Autodesk is teaming up with VEX Robotics to make the competition even better by giving students a cool new way to design, imagine and create their robots: The VEX Assembler powered by Autodesk® 123D®. Read More »

Case Study Outlines How Community and Tech Training Support Aid Texas' District Initiative

Edtech training provider Atomic Learning recently released a case study entitled "Commitment, Communication & Collaboration Vital to iPad 1:1 Success." The case study tells the story of McAllen, TX ISD's mobile initiative. McAllen's subscription to Atomic Learning provides educators with 60,000 step-by-step technology tutorials that propel classroom instruction forward, including project-based training on 21st-century concepts, tech integration projects,... Read More »

Belkin Introduces Air Shield Case

Belkin announced the expansion of its education product line with the introduction of the Belkin Air Shield™ Case for iPads. The Air Shield Case provides exceptional durability for robust iPad protection, designed to guard against the daily wear and tear of student transport between classrooms, and to and from school. Read More »

Edgenuity Launches New Webinar Series and Blog

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the launch of its upcoming webinar series, “the Expert Edge,” and its blog, “the Edge.” Both initiatives are focused on elevating the discussion about the future of online and blended learning. Read More »

Educators Encouraged to Flip a Lesson on the First "Flipped Day"

When students head back to school this year, they may discover that monotonous lectures and mundane activities are a thing of the past when their teachersdecide to flip the classroom. Educators across the globe will take a pledge to flip one lesson on Friday, Sept. 6, the first "Flipped Day." Read More »

National Urban League and Discovery Education Announce Partnership

The National Urban League and Discovery Education announced a new partnership to bridge the digital divide by transforming urban education and preparing students to be college, career and citizenship ready. This new partnership will seek to raise awareness about the benefits of digital learning and support programs that are deploying digital educational resources in meaningful and innovative ways. Read More »

CoSN and AASA Announce Free Google Hangouts and Webinars

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and AASA announced plans today to offer educators a suite of free online professional development sessions this fall. Included in the offerings are a four-part Google Hangout On Air series and a two-part webinar series, which demonstrate how educators are using data to inform instruction and improve student achievement. Read More »

PublicSchoolWORKS' New Website

PublicSchoolWORKS, the signature safety solution for schools, has launched its new website that has been redesigned to provide an improved user experience. The new website includes enhanced navigation tools to access comprehensive school safety information, timely and relevant industry news, plus updated information and resources available from PublicSchoolWORKS. Read More »

Forsyth County Expands Partnership with Discovery Education To Support BYOT Effort

Forsyth County Schools and Discovery Education announced today an expansion of their partnership. This expansion supports Forsyth County Schools' nationally recognized Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program, which encourages students to bring their personal technology tools to school for learning. Read More »

Tech Logic Implements First Ever ILS Connector Technology for Joint-Use-Library

Tech Logic is proud to announce the successful implementation of Tech Logic’s RFID technology in a Joint-Use Library. A collaborative effort was made with our long standing customer, Virginia Beach Public Library, and one of our newest customers, Tidewater Community College Library, to make this innovative project a success. Read More »