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District Launches Anonymous Alerts Anti-Bullying Student Reporting Service

The Socorro Independent School District has added Anonymous Alerts®, allowing its 44,000 students to quickly, easily, and anonymously report urgent information to school officials across their 45 school campuses. The system encourages students, parents and staff to confidentially report bullying, gang-related issues and other sensitive topics through private messages sent on their mobile and computer Internet-enabled devices. Read More »

Website Evaluation Toolbar Available on ResearchReady

Students use ResearchReady to learn fundamental, effective, and ethical 21st-century research skills - at their own pace - through a series of multimedia lessons and interactive questions. With the new Website Evaluation Toolbar, students enter in the URL of the source they want to use and go through the PAARC method of website evaluation taught in ResearchReady, Read More »

WSPRA Partners with Schoolwires® To Deliver Engaging Web Experience

The Washington School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) is building its association website on the Schoolwires Centricity2™ platform to give its members a responsive and engaging web experience, from any device. Read More »

Cyber Tools To Strengthen District' Security

October marks the 10th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) reminded K-12 technology leaders of its resources aimed at helping to protect against threats to critical systems. Read More » and Common Sense Media Announce Digital Citizenship PLC

Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has launched a free professional learning community around Digital Citizenship on The community kicks off its free monthly webinar series during this year's National Digital Citizenship Week. Read More »

Kajeet's New Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot

School districts can now offer customized off-campus connectivity to students with the Kajeet SmartSpot™, a portable Wi-Fi hotspot, enabling every child to have access to essential academic and education resources on the Internet anytime, anywhere. Each Kajeet SmartSpot™ 4G LTE provides faster data speeds and supports up to 10 student devices. Read More »

STEM Central Goes Live

Sally Ride Science announced the launch of STEM Central, a free web resource for educators and students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics and careers. STEM Central offers thousands of links to articles, videos, maps, animations, and other media specifically focused on the needs of educators and students. Read More »

Epson Expands Education Projector Offerings

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New Training Helps Educators Develop Badge Program

Atomic Learning has recently expanded its online training library to include a training workshop on using badges in the classroom. This online training workshop is made for teachers of any subject or grade level to learn how to develop a badge program of their own by following Colorado technology teacher Brad Flickinger's 7 step program. Read More »

Grand Island Public Schools Deploys Centrify

Centrify Corporation, the leader in Unified Identity Services across data center, cloud and mobile, today announced that Grand Island Public Schools has deployed its Centrify Suite 2013 solution to improve security and policy management across its 21-building school system. Read More »