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OpenEd's Common Core Quest Now Live on the Chrome Web Store

To support the more than 1.2 million Chromebooks in use in U.S. K-12 schools, OpenEd today announced that its free app, Common Core Quest, is now live on the Chrome Web Store. Also available on the App Store and Google Play, Common Core Quest is a comprehensive quiz and instructional resource tool that spans 100 percent of the Common Core State Standards. Read More » and Gryphon House Launch New PLC and Gryphon House have partnered to present Early Learning Book Chats, a free professional learning community (PLC) that helps educators and caregivers find the tools that they need to bring the joy of learning to young children. The Early Learning Book Chats community hosts online book chats with award-winning early childhood authors and experts... Read More »

FuelEd Online Summer School Solution

Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ today announced that enrollment is now open for school districts that want to provide students opportunities to catch up through online credit recovery, or get ahead through online original credit courses this summer. Read More »

CDW's Cloud 401 Study

CDW announced its release of the report "Cloud 401: Navigating Advanced Topics in Cloud Computing." The report measures the successes and struggles that organizations across multiple industries experienced as they deployed data, storage or application services in the cloud. A survey of more than 1,200 IT professionals across many industries offered revealing insights. Read More »

NY Times, CIG Education Collaborate on Education Initiative

The New York Times and CIG Education Group have come together to launch NYT EDUcation, a new education initiative. NYT EDUcation will provide innovative courses and programs covering a wide array of subjects, including communications and media, which reflect the authoritative content and intellectual breadth of The New York Times. Read More »

Schoology To Power Online Arts Curriculum

Henry Mancini Arts Education-created by Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center (LPPAC) and its partners-contains 3,000 online arts lessons that bring dance, music, theatre and visual arts to students via digital platforms including tablets, smart phones, laptops and computers. The lessons, to be accessed through the Schoology learning management system, will be available in Fall 2015. Read More »

VoiceSaver Amplifier from Califone

As school districts increasingly integrate audio technology to support modern classrooms and Common Core assessments, Califone International LLC introduces its upgraded Bluetooth-enabled VoiceSaver™. The personal amplifier provides teachers with clarity while delivering lessons, and now features a wireless headset for hands-free flexibility. Read More » and Crayola Announce New Online PLC and Crayola have partnered to present Champion Creativity: The Power of Art-Infused Education. This professional learning community (PLC) helps educators and school leaders explore how art-infused education builds 21st century readiness, student engagement, and fosters a strong creative, collaborative school culture. Read More »

Fordham's CLIP Publishes Privacy Handbook for Student Information Online

-Fordham University School of Law Center on Law and Information Policy is pleased to announce the publication of the Privacy Handbook for Student Information Online: A Toolkit for Schools and Parents, which is designed to provide materials that offer tools for school administrators, teachers and parents so that they can better understand and address online privacy protections and legal requirements. Read More »

Southwest Kansas Co-Op Selects PresenceLearning

SKACD is currently using two PresenceLearning speech-language pathologists with approximately 90 students at three different sites. Since choosing PresenceLearning, SKACD has fielded inquiries from ten other service agencies and testified to the efficiency and effectiveness of their online speech therapy program with PresenceLearning. Read More »