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Gale Virtual Reference Library Continues To Grow

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the addition of nearly 200 new children's reference titles from revered publisher, Encyclopaedia Britannica, to its Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) ebook platform. Read More »

Enhanced "Common Sense for Common Core" Website

Scholastic announced the upgrade and redesign of its popular Common Core State Standards website for teachers, school leaders and parents, called "Common Sense for Common Core." The enhanced site offers expert videos focusing on Common Core themes, an easy-to-use product finder tool, grade-leveled book lists for nonfiction and literature, and access to expert advice to help teachers and administrators implement the Common Core at school and parents encourage learning at home. Read More »

Transforming K-12 Rural Education through Blended Learning

Transforming K-12 Rural Education through Blended Learning, a new report published today by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), shares the findings of a joint research partnership between the Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA) and Northwest Nazarene University. Read More »

Two Alabama Schools Rely on SchoolCast

Eastwood Elementary School in the Decatur City School System and Challenger Middle School in the Huntsville City School System both earned Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Awards of Excellence . The award recognizes the school's commitment to safety with a special emphasis placed on the use of technology - including SchoolCast - to ensure that schools are safe. Read More »

Belkin Releases Stage App with New Features

Belkin's Stage App combines the convenience of a document camera with the power of an interactive whiteboard to bring lessons to life and boost student success. It enables educators to sketch and annotate over live video for engaging tutorials, and displays objects using the iPad camera with the ability to sketch, write, label or laser point to objects in real time. Read More »

Tyler Technologies Announces New Cloud-based Transportation Solution

Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced the release of Traversa®, a groundbreaking school transportation management solution designed to transform K-12 school bus management operations and help school districts meet transportation objectives. Traversa is being offered as a cloud-based solution administered by Tyler's experienced staff. Read More »

Free 60-day Trial of x2VOL Community Service System

intelliVOL, creators of x2VOL, is offering schools a free 60-day trial of its award-winning x2VOL community service tracking and reporting platform. The free trial is available until the end of this year, which spans the time when students are most likely to volunteer. Read More »

Lightspeed Systems Brings Complete Mobile Learning Solution to Schools

Lightspeed Systems is pleased to now offer schools a complete solution for both classroom and IT needs—Mobile Learning Essentials. Understanding that technology and education can no longer be separate, the elements of Mobile Learning Essentials work together as one comprehensive solution for safe, mobile, and collaborative education. Read More »

Califone Introduces Megaphones To Support School Activities

Califone International, Inc.announces the release of two new megaphones for use during school activities, as well as in emergency situations. The PA-25RBT is the first megaphone to be outfitted with Bluetooth Wireless Technology, enabling it to transmit audio wirelessly from any mobile device that supports the Bluetooth Standard. Read More »

PwC and JA App Helps Teens Make More Informed Financial Plans

PwC US and Junior Achievement USA® (JA) today announced the launch of JA Build Your Future, an app designed to assist with financial planning as teens look towards post-secondary education and explore their desired careers. This educational resource aims to strengthen the message about the importance of prioritizing financial literacy in our education system... Read More »