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EBSCO Discovery Service™ - A Valuable Discovery Solution for Schools

Nichols School, a Buffalo, New York school for grades 5-12, is one of the first schools in the country to implement EBSCO Discovery Service. Librarians weren't looking for a discovery service but a demo of EBSCO's EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) won the library staff over with the ease of searching and breadth of information available in EDS. Read More »

Revolutionary App Enables Offline Testing

ExamSoft Worldwide, Inc. will introduce its new offline testing application, SofTest-M, in a live webcast at 10 a.m. CT on April 2.The first secure, offline exam delivery application for the iPad, SofTest-M restricts access to applications and blocks the Internet during an exam, eliminating connectivity and reliability issues often associated with traditional solutions.... Read More »

Solution Tree, MasteryConnect Partner To Support Advancement of PLCs

MasteryConnect has partnered with Solution Tree, a K-12 professional development and consulting company, to offer a new, cloud-based solution to help educators track mastery of standards, advance their PLCs, and share formative assessments aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Read More »

Blended Schools Network MOOC - Building K-12 Professional Peer Networks

Blended Schools Network (BSN) will be using SoftChalk Cloud and the Google Plus platform to deliver a new massive open online course (MOOC) on “Today’s Blended Teacher: A MOOC made for Community and Curation.” The course is designed for educators who wish to improve their knowledge of quality blended learning and improve the quality of their existing content while growing their K-12 professional peer network. Read More »

CENIC's CalRENTraffic Doubles in 2013

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) today announced a record-breaking year for the California Research and Education Network (CalREN), the advanced network serving California's K-20 research and education communities and thus providing high-performance connectivity to over 10 million Californians every day. Read More »

Lightspeed Systems Wants to Help Schools Go Mobile

Lightspeed Systems recognizes that along with the educational opportunities of mobile devices, implementation and safety challenges exist for both IT staff and teachers. The company’s most recent information guide, Mobile Learning in Today’s Schools, helps schools achieve anytime, anywhere learning with proven strategies and best practices for successful mobile programs. Read More »

Schoolwires To Redesign Flipped Learning Network Website

The Flipped Learning Network (FLN) has selected Schoolwires to redesign and host its website, creating a feature- and resource-rich site that better reflects the focus of the organization. FLN chose Schoolwires as its provider because of the company's knowledge of the K-12 market and its reputation for excellent customer service. Read More »

Alexander Street To Enhance Library Software

Alexander Street Press has sponsored Georgia-based Equinox Software, Inc. in the development of new enhancements to its Evergreen Open Source ILS library software. Equinox is recognized as the international leader in Evergreen support, migrations, and software development. Read More »

2013 Smithsonian Online Education Series

"From Where I Stand," two online education conferences April 10 and May 8, will bring this rich aspect of American history into classrooms everywhere. Hosted by the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies, the program features Smithsonian historians, curators and educators, who will highlight relevant museum collections, respond to participant questions and present free digital-learning resources. Read More »

Partnership Encourages Collaboration on Using iPads in the Special Ed

The iPad has been an inspiration for students with special needs and Atomic Learning recognizes the impact the mobile device has had on these students. To further the impact, the online PD provider recently developed a partnership to offer the "Intro to the iPad for Students with Special Needs" Atomic Catalyst course through Tech&Learning University at a discount to its readers. Read More »