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Kids Become 'Makers" with Tynker's Creative Computing Platform

Tynker's new online curriculum uses professional game studio quality content and tools to inspire kids to create projects that they enjoy, and learn computer programming along the way. With Tynker, they can use their coding skills to easily create games and quizzes, and animations that explain math concepts, or complex science topics, such as the phases of the moon and tides. Read More »

CoSN, AASA Unveil New Resources To ‘Empower’ Superintendents

The Consortium for School Networking) and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, today released a new toolkit and related resources to assist current and aspiring superintendents in building their knowledge, skills and confidence as technology leaders for their schools. The toolkit addresses the changes across the education landscape over recent years, covering key themes, or “imperatives,” of sustainable technology leadership. Read More »

SchoolDude's New Mobile Safety Platform

To help ensure schools and colleges have mobile-enabled emergency response plans, SchoolDude unveiled CrisisManager, a new mobile safety platform. SchoolDude launched CrisisManager to help guarantee emergency plans and safety procedures are immediately and readily available to K-12 and higher education institutions via mobile devices at all times. Read More »

uTutor.me Provides Access To Online Video Lessons

Education website uTutor.me looks to change how tutoring is done by providing 24/7 access to a large video library of Real Lessons from Real Teachers™. With lessons covering elementary, middle and high school math - including algebra, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, and calculus - plus chemistry, physics, history, and more, uTutor.me is an especially valuable resource for homeschoolers. Read More »

COPIA Releases Next Generation of COPIA CLASS

COPIA Interactive is once again breaking new ground with the next generation of COPIA CLASS™, an advanced e-learning platform that combines all the features classrooms rely on to make digital teaching and learning simple and effective. The improved version makes interoperability with media even easier and has expanded its platform support, making it truly device agnostic. Read More »

Mackin Announces New Digital Publisher Relationships

Mackin Educational Resources has added several new publishers to their ever-growing list of digital partnerships. New this September, Mackin welcomes A&J Publishing, Mims House, Newmark Learning (Benchmark) and Corwin Press. These new eBooks will be served in Mackin’s free proprietary digital resource management system, MackinVIA. Read More »

Clarity Innovations' Guide for Effectively Using Technology To Personalize Learning

Clarity Innovations has authored a book for K-12 educators entitled, “Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology” and published by the International Society of Technology in Education (“ISTE”). The guide describes in actionable detail how to plan and implement “one-to-one” learning to inform and enhance their individual learning in ways not possible without technology. Read More »

DIBELS Next Reports Lexile Reader Measures

MetaMetrics®, developer of The Lexile Framework® for Reading, and Dynamic Measurement Group (DMG®), developer of DIBELS Next®, today expanded their partnership. Beginning this school year, DIBELSnet will provide Lexile reader measures based on the DIBELS Composite Score for hundreds of thousands of students in first through sixth grade. Read More »

Lerner eBooks with Audio Now Available from Mackin

Mackin Educational Resources announced this week that Audisee™ eBooks with Audio from Lerner Digital are now available for purchase at Mackin.com. Lerner Publishing Group recently released 80 new titles across age levels, interests and genres that feature fixed formatting with sentence highlighting and fluent, professional audio narration for use on a wide-range of devices including both tablets and computers. Read More »

Famigo Announces EDU, One-to-One Tablet for Pre-K-5

-Famigo, a company providing safer experiences for children on mobile devices, has announced the launch of Famigo EDU, a one-to-one tablet platform for elementary school students and teachers. The secure platform lets teachers find the best content from any source, design individualized lessons online and send them directly to students’ tablets. Read More »