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Nepris Brings Real-world Relevance in STEM to K-12

STEM professionals from throughout the country are meeting face-to-face with students to talk about their jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, and they don't have to drive a single mile. These connections are being made through Nepris (, which brings real world relevance in STEM to K-12 classrooms through interactive sessions and project mentoring. Read More » and Problem-Attic Announce Online PLC

Problem-Attic, the online question bank for K-12 educators, has launched a free professional learning community around Assessment for Learning on, a professional learning and social network for the education community. The goal of this professional learning community is to provide ideas and resources for instruction and realtime formative assessment. Read More »

Digital Literacy Curriculum Available as Free iBooks Textbooks

Common Sense Media released its K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum as a set of 8 free interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available on iBooks. The curriculum teaches how to participate safely, responsibly, and respectfully in today's digital world. Read More »

Mackin Secures 17,000 eBook Titles from Penguin Group

Mackin recently launched a collection of nearly 17,000 eBook titles for school libraries from Penguin Group (USA). Penguin is the sixth major book publisher to partner with Mackin over the past year, joining Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hachette, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan. Read More »

JetLag Learning with simCEO Joins the EduTone Marketplace

EduTone Corporation announced today that JetLag Learning and their flagship product, simCEO, has joined the EduTone Single Sign-On (SSO) Marketplace Part of Intel Education which is an on-demand catalog of cloud-hosted, third party try and buy services for the K-12 education market segment. Read More »

SETDA Launches New Website

SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders, today announced the launch of the redesigned, another key step in the implementation of the association's strategic plan. The redesigned website more clearly communicates the association's work and priorities to the public and follows on the fall 2013 launch of an online professional learning community for members and partners, SETDA Connects. Read More »

Adobe Commits Over $300 Million to ConnectED

Adobe announced it is answering President Barack Obama’s challenge to bring technology education and teacher training to American schools by committing over $300 million in software and professional development to the White House’s ConnectED initiative. This commitment is among the largest to date, bringing the collective total of private sector donations to over $1 billion. Read More »

Flip the Classroom with New Tool for Blended Learning

Netop released the Vision Pro Learning Center, a new feature of its bestselling classroom management software program designed to support the growing number of flipped and blended classrooms around the country. Now educators have access to the Vision Pro Learning Center, a web-based assessment tool that supports 21st century, personalized learning environments. Read More »

Roku Channel Extends School and Library Digital Catalogs to Living Room TVs

OverDrive announced today that it will launch a free Roku channel that enables users of school and library audiobooks and Streaming Video to listen and watch titles on their TVs. The OverDrive Roku channel will provide consumers another way to access their local library digital audiobook and video catalog ... Read More »

If You Can Launches Social Emotional Learning Game

If You Can Company, a new startup from Trip Hawkins that uses gameplay to teach children social and emotional learning (SEL) skills, today announced the release of its first game, "IF…", now available for iPad. If You Can also announced that Greylock Partners has led a $6.5 million Series A funding. Read More »