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Makey Makey Partners with Workbench

Makey Makey, which produces invention kits, has partnered with project-based learning leader Workbench to launch Makey Makey Labz, an online community for students, educators and fans. The online community, powered by Workbench, is a place for users to share their Makey Makey inventions and find inspiration from other inventors around the world. Read More »

Workbench Partners with Clever To Offer Synchronized Single Sign In

Project-based learning leader Workbench today announced a further integration with education platform Clever to expand on the single sign in to Workbench's online communities for makers, inventors and educators and offer complete synchronization with a school's student information system (SIS). Read More »

INROADS and STEMBoard Join Forces To Increase Diversity in STEM/STEAM

INROADS, Inc. and STEMBoard have formed a strategic alliance to expand opportunities in STEM/STEAM for underserved students, professionals and entrepreneurs. INROADS is a non-profit focused on development and career preparation for talented, underserved youth. STEMBoard is a technology solutions company that works to close the achievement gap by empowering historically underrepresented youth to help build transformational technologies. Read More »

GoTouch Turns Any Screen into Interactive Whiteboard

GoTouch is a portable, easy-to-use device that instantly turns any TV or projector into a giant interactive touchscreen whiteboard you can write or draw on. With a few simple steps, GoTouch pens let teams scribble to their hearts' content—brainstorming, improving on concepts, sharing sparks of inspiration, annotating, and delivering dynamic presentations that bring ideas to life. Read More »

Bloomz Offers Class Messenger Users a One-Click Transition

Class Messenger announced that it would permanently shut down its service on December 23, leaving thousands of users without a communication tool for their classroom right before the holiday break. Bloomz has stepped up to offer an easy way for teachers and parents who had been using Class Messenger to keep in touch without missing a step. Read More »

Epson Introduces Projector with Ultra-Long Lamp Life

Epson announced the PowerLite® 975W projector - Epson's first classroom projector to offer up to a 10,000-hour lamp life in Bright Mode1. Featuring 3,600 lumens of color brightness and 3,600 lumens of white brightness2 and WXGA resolution, the new projector delivers vivid, widescreen images, even in well-lit classrooms. Read More »

LA District Taps E-rate, Funds For Learning to Create 1:1 Infrastructure

When Lafayette Parish School System (LPSS) embarked upon an ambitious 1:1 device initiative, the district turned to E-rate experts at Funds For Learning to guide administrators through the funding process. LPSS used the subsequent funding to develop a district-wide infrastructure capable of supporting more than 30,000 end users. Read More »

Sprint Announces 1Million Project Pilot Participants

Approximately 4,000 students in 11 cities across the country will be the first to receive a free mobile device and free high-speed wireless internet connectivity through Sprint (NYSE:S) and the Sprint Foundation’s 1Million Project pilot program. Upon successful completion of the pilot program, which begins in January 2017, schools will also be invited to join the multiyear initiative through its entirety when it rolls out nationwide rollout for the 2017-2018 school year. Read More »

VHS Introduces Two New Judaic Studies Courses

The Virtual High School's Online Judaic Studies Consortium (OJSC) is offering two new courses for the spring 2017 semester. One is A Look at Contemporary Israel through the Eyes of Tanakh, developed and taught by Rabbi Jeffrey Schrager. The other is Responsibility and Restitution: Perek HaChovel, Read More »

ID District Chooses Technology from PASCO Scientific

Recognizing that a sound grounding in science strengthens many of the skills students need and use every day, Coeur d’Alene Public Schools (CDPS) recently established a new, comprehensive science philosophy to foster scientific literacy. To help facilitate this new approach, CDPS has begun using lab- and inquiry-based solutions from PASCO® Scientific in all grade 6-8 science classes. Read More »