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Follett Launches New Release of FollettShelf™

Follett today announced a new back-to-school release of its popular FollettShelf™ hosted digital bookshelf, which includes a new HTML5 reading environment for Follett eContent called Follett Enlight™. The new release of FollettShelf provides schools with universal access to quality K-12 eContent in a consistent virtual learning space that promotes critical thinking skills through reading, studying and note taking. Read More »

Miami-Dade Schools Renews contract with GuideK12™,

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) has renewed their annual contract with GuideK12 after an overwhelmingly successful year using their geovisual analytics solution. This web-based technology allows M-DCPS administrators the ability to instantly explore and analyze district data in real time to improve and streamline district planning. Read More »

TechSmith Partners with EdReach To Amplify Digital Footprint of Educators

Propelled by a new partnership with EdReach, TechSmith today announced the impending launch of its EdReach channel ‘Chalkstar to Rockstar – Revolutionary Ideas in Learning.’ Through this channel, TechSmith has a thoughtful, fun and creative way for its educators to share their stories and experiences with the goal of spurring inspiration and innovation in their peers. Read More »

Wacom Delivers Serious Creative Fun to the iPad

Wacom® today introduces the new Intuos® Creative Stylus, a pressure-sensitive digital pen for sketching, drawing and painting on an iPad. It inspires creativity anytime, anywhere through a realistic pen-on-paper feel and an intelligent design so you can rest your palm naturally on the iPad when using compatible creative apps. Read More »

Pearson Continues Free Availability of Virtual Nerd Math Tutorials

Pearson announced the continued, free availability of Virtual Nerd's high quality math tutorials and the development of a new app that will put a professional math tutor in the palm of students' hands. The global education company acquired Virtual Nerd on July 1, 2013. Read More »

SC High School League & PlanetHS Partner;

PlanetHS, provider of the only free, and safe student activity and athletic management social media platform is thrilled to announce its partnership with the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL). SCHSL Leadership has chosen PlanetHS and its cloud-based service to be the exclusive eligibility submission platform for all high school athletes in South Carolina. Read More »

New Balefire Labs Online Service Identifies Best Educational Apps

Balefire Labs, Inc. (www.balefirelabs.com) — a new provider of tools and services that foster the advancement of children’s learning — announced today the launch of its new online service for parents and teachers that provides objective evaluations on PreK-12 educational apps based on scientifically validated criteria. Read More »

Hobsons and Liberty Public Schools Bring Technology to the Classroom with Naviance

Hobsons and Liberty Public Schools (LPS) have partnered to promote individualized learning and academic planning by integrating Naviance, the world’s leading college-and career-readiness platform for schools and districts, in the classroom through Liberty’s one-to-one laptop initiative for students in grades 9–12. Read More »

Research on Cutting-Edge Technologies Leads to Exciting New Curriculum Topics

Researching. Experimenting. Overcoming challenges. They're all part of the learning process, and recently these processes helped Pitsco curriculum writers create three exciting new middle-level topics ready for classrooms this fall. Read More »

CoSN Announces Wisconsin State Chapter

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced its newest state chapter - the Wisconsin Education Technology Leaders (WETL). Wisconsin is CoSN's 17th state chapter nationwide and the third state to join CoSN this year, following New York and Illinois. Read More »