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Price-Tag for 2015 Back-to-School Supply Lists Now Over $70

The numbers are in: the cost of the average elementary back-to-school supply list in 2015 is $70.93. According to TeacherLists, the smarter way to manage, share and find school supply lists, one of the factors driving the increase in back-to-school spending is the addition of health and cleaning supplies like tissues and hand sanitizer to lists traditionally filled with pens, glue sticks and notebooks. Read More »

New Study Confirms Need for Valid Computer Science Education Assessments

A new study released today by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) finds there is a dearth of valid and reliable assessments for measuring student learning in computer science (CS) education. Sowing the Seeds of Assessment Literacy in Secondary Computer Science Education highlights the challenges US high school teachers face when examining student understanding of computing concepts and identifying current models for computer science (CS) assessment. Read More »

BenQ Adds Innovative Small- to Medium-Space Capabilities on M6 Projectors

BenQ America Corp. introduced its all-new M6 Series projectors. Designed with exceptional brightness capabilities, easy installation options, and BenQ's renowned Colorific™ picture quality, the company's MX631ST and MW632ST short-throw projectors deliver an impressive 3200 lumens of brightness with an outstanding 13,000:1 contrast ratio, and a long list of standard features, Read More »

LA COE Turns to Impero Education Pro for Classroom Technology Management

The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) has selected Impero Education Pro as its network and classroom management solution for the launch of a bold new initiative to modernize and update the technology infrastructure across its entire network of schools. The nation's largest regional education agency needed a robust and reliable remote management solution that could scale to the service district's more than 80 schools... Read More »

Moodle Launches MoodleCloud – Free Hosting for Educators

Moodle announced the release of MoodleCloud, a free hosting offering direct from the makers of Moodle, allowing anyone to get a free Moodle site in seconds. Ideal for individual classrooms and other small learning environments, MoodleCloud offers all the advantages of the latest version of Moodle’s award-winning education technology software, Moodle 2.9.1, complete with integrated web-conferencing delivered on a custom cloud system utilising Amazon Web Services. Read More »

Trident Case Showcases Electra Series Charging Carts

Trident Case will be showcasing its Electra Series Charging Cart, the ideal in-classroom solution for charging and securely storing up to 60 tablets at once, at ISTE 2015. ISTE attendees will be able to see the Charging Cart in action at Booth #710 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Read More »

Trident Case Offers Protective Microsoft Surface™ Education Solutions

Reinstating its commitment to providing classroom tablets with the utmost protection and security, Trident Case™ is showcasing their all-new protective Cyclops cases for the Microsoft Surface™ Pro 3 and Microsoft Surface™ 3 tablets at ISTE 2015. Read More »

Trident Case Displays All-New Clear Case Solutions

Trident Case is displaying its all-new line of education-specific clear cases at ISTE 2015. The new clear cases - which provide maximum protection against everyday wear-and-tear - leave the tablet's school-issued tracking barcode visible, providing teachers and school administrators with peace-of-mind knowing their tech investment is both protected and accounted for. Read More »

ViewSonic's Smart Collaboration Solutions

ViewSonic Corp. will showcase the company’s classroom collaboration solutions at the 2015 ISTE Conference. ViewSonic will demonstrate how their projectors, large-format displays and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products work smarter to connect and deliver information, interactivity and management solutions in any classroom or school. Read More »

Pearson Intros Automated Roster Sync & SSO

Today, the world’s leading learning company announced the launch of Pearson EasyBridge, a tool that allows for class rosters to be shared automatically among Pearson’s K-12 learning programs from any SIS. No longer will teachers or admins need to update rosters independently in each program - with EasyBridge it can be done automatically. Read More »