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HMH Integrates with Award-Winning Osmo Platform

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced a new partnership with Osmo, creators of the award-winning platform that is revolutionizing the way children play and learn on the iPad. This partnership, the first of its kind for Osmo, will bring HMH’s market-leading math programs, learning content, and manipulatives to the new Osmo Numbers game, which utilizes Osmo’s Reflective Artificial Intelligence technology Read More »

Edmentum Expands Technology Assessment Item Types

Edmentum announced the release of 2,600 new technology-enhanced item types for the 2015-16 school year in math and ELA. Study Island's technology-enhanced item types are designed to promote higher-order thinking and inquiry to prepare students for more rigorous and interactive web-based exams. Read More »

Vidalia City Board of Education Opens Full-Time Online School for GA Students

Fuel Education™ announced that the Vidalia City Board of Education has launched an innovative program for students in grades K-12. The public, full-time online school, Vidalia Academy, offers students across the state of Georgia the opportunity to learn in a flexible educational model that is tailored to each student's needs. Read More »

GA Districts Innovate with SAFARI Montage

Over half a million students in 20 Georgia school districts are now receiving digital instruction on the SAFARI Montage platform. Fulton County Schools just began their second year of rolling out the Learning Object Repository, Video Streaming Library and IPTV solutions, and will be introducing the Digital Learning Platform shortly to teachers and students. Read More »

Sunburst Digital's Tech Skills Integrated Curriculum

Sunburst Digital has worked with the very best-in-class providers of specialized curriculum for learning programming and coding, each offering their own age-appropriate solutions. The resulting combined suite offers innovative solutions that are instructionally sound, as well as implementable across diverse teaching and learning environments. Read More »

Millions of New Students Using eBooks

OverDrive announced that nearly 13,000 schools and districts representing more than five million students from 41 countries have access to digital books this school year. Over the past nine months, nearly 1,600 new schools and districts adopted OverDrive as their digital content solution which includes best-selling authors, new release titles, classics and more. Read More »

James M. Cox Foundation Will Fund Tablets for 1,500 Low-Income Families

The James M. Cox Foundation announced today a $288,500 grant to EveryoneOn. The grant will fund an innovative pilot program providing 1,500 tablet computers, preloaded with premium educational content, to families in Georgia who are enrolling in Cox Communications' Connect2Compete discounted internet service program. Read More »

Nearpod Integrates with Google Classroom

Nearpod announced its Google Classroom integration. This integration allows teachers to instantly assign and share their interactive Nearpod lessons with their students using Google Classroom. This works both for the teacher-paced or student-paced lesson modalities on the Nearpod Platform. Read More »

TabPilot Supports Assigning VPP Apps Direction to iPads in iOS 9

TabPilot announced support for new MDM features in iOS 9, including the ability to assign VPP apps directly to devices. This new feature can make managing app distribution significantly easier for schools, particularly in shared-device environments. Read More »

New Partnership with IU5 Brings Global Grid for Learning to PA Schools

EduTone has partnered with the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit 5 in Pennsylvania, popularly known as IU5, to promote a state-specific version of the Global Grid for Learning (GGFL), EduTone’s cloud-based single sign-on platform, to the schools and districts IU5 serves as well as schools and districts across the state of Pennsylvania beginning with the upcoming 2015/2016 school year. Read More »