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Internet2 Announces Content Initiative with Smithsonian

Internet2, the nation’s premier advanced technology community for research and education, today announced a major collaboration with the Smithsonian at the 2013 Internet2 annual meeting. Through this initiative, Smithsonian staff and researchers will share historical and cultural collections, access remote instruments, and promote interactivity with professors, researchers, teachers and libraries... Read More »

Netop Now Supports Student iPads

Netop, the worldwide leader in classroom management software, announced the release of version 8 of Vision and Vision Pro today. The first in a series of new features designed to support smart devices, version 8 of Vision and Vision Pro enables teachers to demo from their PC to any web-enabled student device, including iPads, Androids, Chromebooks, Macs, and PCs. Read More »

Funds For Learning Proposes Plan To Meet E-rate Demands

Funds For Learning®, the nation’s largest E-rate compliance services firm, today formally announced its proposal to modernize the E-rate program. The release of the Funds For Learning E-rate 2.0 Proposal comes on the heels of the USAC demand estimate for Funding Year 2013. Total demand is estimated at $4.98 billion, the third highest in the history of the E-rate program. Read More »

Gale Announces National Geographic Kids

Gale, part of Cengage Learning, announced the launch of National Geographic Kids , the fourth resource in the National Geographic Virtual Library product line. This new resource contains material appropriate for younger audiences, and boasts unique content that is not duplicated in other available National Geographic Virtual Library products. Read More »

x2VOL Added to Naviance Marketplace

Thanks to a new partnership between intelliVOL and Naviance, millions of students can now quickly generate reports about their community service and volunteer hours for their applications to colleges or jobs. Hobsons, the company behind Naviance, selected x2VOL by intelliVOL to provide the exclusive online volunteer management and reporting system in the Naviance Marketplace. Read More »

Edgenuity Launches Suite of Courses Tailored for Middle School

Edgenuity announced a new set of middle school courses specifically designed to prepare middle school students for academic and career success. Available this summer for the 2013-2014 school year, the new offering includes Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) courses that support the instructional shifts required by the adoption of Common Core State Standards, which emphasize an increased focus on problem-solving and analysis. Read More »

Learnhive Simplifies Math Concepts through Apps

Learnhive, an emerging startup based out of Princeton and Bangalore, has come up with novel Apple and Android-based Apps that condense the entire Math syllabi for a particular school grade to just 80 Smart Learning Cards. Each smart learning card in the App provides quick visual summary of a concept with beautiful illustrations and examples, and helps students to revise important Mathematics properties and formulae. Read More »

My Call Now App from One Call Now

One Call Now has launched a free mobile app, My Call Now, for the millions of people who receive messages from them every day. Available for most iOS and Android devices, it allows you to forward messages and add calendar entries directly from voice, email and text messages. You can also choose to receive push notifications of incoming messages, potentially saving service plan data and minutes. Read More »

WebTeach.com's Latest Platform Feature 'WebTeachinar'

WebTeach.com™ announce the addition of its latest platform feature which allows registered WebTeachers to offer interactive, online classes in virtually any subject matter for up to 1000 students at a time. WebTeach.com's new "WebTeachinar" Technology is intended for educators, schools or enterprises wishing to teach a class or an entire course without identifying and inviting potential students in advance. Read More »

Sylvan Learning Teams with Princeton Review for SAT® Prep

To provide college-bound students with a premium SAT preparation alternative, Sylvan Learning is teaming up with The Princeton Review to offer Princeton Review SAT test preparation courses and diagnostic tests this summer at Sylvan Learning Centers. This unique retail partnership will allow The Princeton Review to offer its most popular and intensive SAT preparation course at four of Sylvan's supplemental education centers. Read More »