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CoSN’s New ‘Recipe’ for Leading Mobile Learning

The Consortium for School Networking unveiled two new, great resources for education leaders to take the digital leap in their schools. Launched through the organization’s Leadership for Mobile Learning initiative, CoSN has developed “A Recipe for Success” video guide and a “What is Digital Transformation” graphic that capture the most surprising and counterintuitive lessons of best practices in school district leadership. Read More »

Kajeet Partners with CDW-G To Support Students without Internet at Home

Kajeet, the only wireless service provider dedicated to kids and education, announces its recent partnership with CDW-G, a leading provider of integrated information technology solutions to education, government and healthcare, to help districts ensure that as they launch educational technology programs, all of their students also have Internet for education at home and wherever else they need to do homework. Read More »

Quick Key Mobile Releases Scanner App for Android

Quick Key Mobile released an Android version of its teacher-acclaimed mobile scanning app. With a user-friendly interface, the Android app has all the same capabilities as the iOS version. Created by a veteran educator who was bound by restrictions of a paper-based classroom, Quick Key Mobile helps teachers improve student performance without teaching to the test. Read More »

RoboKind Reveals Cutting-Edge Autism Research

RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, today unveiled pioneering research results at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference demonstrating that its humanoid robot Milo increases engagement in children with autism while enhancing the development of social and emotional skills. Read More »

Mackin New Host of Exploring eBooks for K-12 PLC

edWeb.net and Mackin Educational Resources, a leading provider of print and digital media to PK-12 schools and libraries, are partnering to present a series of free webinars in the online community, Exploring eBooks for K-12. Exploring eBooks for K-12 is a free professional learning community (PLC) with more than 3,500 members... Read More »

edWeb.net, Shutterfly Launch Creating Multimedia Stories for Learning

edWeb.net is partnering with Shutterfly to present Creating Multimedia Stories for Learning to help students discover their individual voices and share their stories. Creating Multimedia Stories for Learning is a free professional learning community (PLC) where educators can share and discover creative and innovative ways for their students to demonstrate and document their knowledge by designing and publishing stories. Read More »

Mackin Adds Full Line of Abrams eBooks

Mackin Educational Resources kicked off the new year with the announcement that they have entered into a partnership with Abrams Books to begin selling Abrams’ full catalog of eBooks. These new additions will join the hundreds of thousands of titles already available through Mackin’s proprietary digital resource management system, MackinVIA Read More »

Learnosity Adds Handwriting Recognition Technology to Math Questions

Learnosity announced the launch of their new suite of technology-enhanced question types enabled with handwriting recognition technology. This allows students to digitally “write” complex equations using operators and integrals without the need for a custom keyboard on screen. Read More »

EDUonGo Launches Ucodemy

Coding is quickly joining the ranks of math and science when it comes to building essential skills. After working with organizations such as Code.org and companies like Microsoft to promote Hour of Code, EDUonGo has decided to launch Ucodemy, a learning platform that equips classrooms with coding curriculums, collaborative teaching tools and professional software coaching. Read More »

Ford's Theatre, Discovery Education Partner for Live Virtual Field Trip

Discovery Education and Ford's Theatre are partnering to host a live, interactive virtual field trip for students nationwide that will commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. On March 26 at 1 P.M. ET, this unique learning experience will transport students to Ford's Theatre as they explore the leadership and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, and learn about the President's tragic assassination and how it has impacted American history. Read More »