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Website Brings Civil War History to Life

Young people often think of events that happened before they were born as ancient history-and terminally boring. Now, in time for the 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg in July, a new website called Gettysburg By The Numbers (GBTN; www.teachersfirst.com/gettysburg) is helping to make history come alive for students, teachers, and families. Read More »

Epson Now Offers Promethean Software

Epson announced Promethean's ActivInspire teaching and learning software is now available for purchase for both new and current customers of Epson's industry-leading BrightLink® interactive projectors. Educators in the United States and Canada now have an easy way to add curriculum software into interactive learning environments. Read More »

Over 1 Million Student Service Hours Managed Through x2VOL

The world is in a better place right now. In fact, there are lots of better places and happier people thanks to students around the country who have given over 1 million hours of community service through x2VOL. x2VOL, by intelliVOL, is a platform used by high schools to manage and report student service hours in private and public schools and districts nationwide. Read More »

EBSCO Introduces Newest Digital Historical Archive Collection

EBSCO introduces Civil War Primary Source Documents™, a comprehensive collection of primary source materials chronicling aspects of the American Civil War. Drawn from the holdings of the New-York Historical Society, the collection captures various accounts of the Civil War as it was experienced on land and sea. Read More »

Lightspeed Systems Brings Schools Together To Discuss Mobile Devices

Last month, Lightspeed Systems hosted the inaugural District Advisory Committee, joining together district representatives from around the country in San Diego, California. This high-level two day event was designed to provide administrators an opportunity to share their experiences with mobile learning. Read More »

CARLI Strikes Deal with Alexander Street Press

Alexander Street Press has forged a landmark agreement with the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) to provide perpetual access to academic online video collections for 124 of the group's participating governing member institutions. Beginning in May, governing member institutions will be granted perpetual streaming access to the six Alexander Street Press video databases of their choice... Read More »

Boston and Chicago Public Schools Adopt BoomWriter Digital Education Platform

BoomWriter Media, Inc. announces that the Boston Public Schools and Chicago Public Schools will adopt its innovative content creation, collaboration and delivery platform, and that Chicago-based CareerBuilder, the largest online job site in North America, will sponsor the Chicago district’s adoption. BoomWriter gives more than 250,000 Chicago and Boston students in grades 3-12 the opportunity to use its award-winning digital education platform in their schools. Read More »

Dell Latitude 10 Tablet Expands Learning at San Antonio ISD

San Antonio Independent School District has deployed Dell Latitude 10 tablets running Microsoft Windows 8 across 33 of its 90 campus libraries in the first phase of the district’s literacy initiative to support students to explore learning outside the classroom and connect to Big Universe, an integrated literacy platform. Read More »

OKI Data Americas Announces Availability of PaperCut MF

OKI Data Americas today announced the availability of PaperCut™ MF, a print job accounting and management software which works with OKI® single- and multifunction printers (MFPs), and open platform MFPs. Designed to support work environments of all sizes, the PaperCut MF software solution helps organizations accurately and conveniently account for - and recoup the costs of - printing and copying. Read More »

Rediker Software Introduces New Mass Notification System for Administrator’s Plus

Rediker Software announced the release of AdminPlus Notify, a mass notification system for the student information system Administrator’s Plus. Designed to help administrators instantly connect with their school communities, AdminPlus Notify gives schools the ability to easily send out mass notifications to thousands of students, parents and staff via text, voice and email in just a matter of minutes. Read More »