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National Urban League and Discovery Education Announce Partnership

The National Urban League and Discovery Education announced a new partnership to bridge the digital divide by transforming urban education and preparing students to be college, career and citizenship ready. This new partnership will seek to raise awareness about the benefits of digital learning and support programs that are deploying digital educational resources in meaningful and innovative ways. Read More »

CoSN and AASA Announce Free Google Hangouts and Webinars

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and AASA announced plans today to offer educators a suite of free online professional development sessions this fall. Included in the offerings are a four-part Google Hangout On Air series and a two-part webinar series, which demonstrate how educators are using data to inform instruction and improve student achievement. Read More »

PublicSchoolWORKS' New Website

PublicSchoolWORKS, the signature safety solution for schools, has launched its new website that has been redesigned to provide an improved user experience. The new website includes enhanced navigation tools to access comprehensive school safety information, timely and relevant industry news, plus updated information and resources available from PublicSchoolWORKS. Read More »

Forsyth County Expands Partnership with Discovery Education To Support BYOT Effort

Forsyth County Schools and Discovery Education announced today an expansion of their partnership. This expansion supports Forsyth County Schools' nationally recognized Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program, which encourages students to bring their personal technology tools to school for learning. Read More »

Tech Logic Implements First Ever ILS Connector Technology for Joint-Use-Library

Tech Logic is proud to announce the successful implementation of Tech Logic’s RFID technology in a Joint-Use Library. A collaborative effort was made with our long standing customer, Virginia Beach Public Library, and one of our newest customers, Tidewater Community College Library, to make this innovative project a success. Read More »

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 »