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NEC's Latest Ultra-Short-Throw Interactive Projector

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the UM352W ultra-short-throw projector that enables broad collaboration among teachers and students to improve learning. The 3,500-lumen projector includes a built-in interactive pen receiver and two interactive pens for white-boarding and annotations at the writing surface. Read More »

Cincinnati's Blended Learning AP Courses Provides Each Student with Kajeet Education Broadband

CPS began offering AP Blended Learning courses last school year to offer advanced academic experiences to students who do not have, or have limited access, to AP courses in their schools. The district provides the students with a digital curriculum, mobile devices and a safe, high-speed Internet connection—Kajeet Education Broadband™—to allow them to work at home. Read More »

ClassLink Makes Logins Easy

Managing multiple logins at Nebraska's sixth largest district is now easy, thanks to ClassLink. Grand Island Public Schools, which serves over 9,400 students, has adopted ClassLink's single sign-on solution districtwide. Read More »

US Dept of Ed Funds a Minecraft-like Enviromental Video Game

Eco is an online multiplayer game that addresses the need to engage middle school science players and prepare them to be environmentally literate citizens with 21st century. Strange Loop Games will develop a simulated ecosystem within a world virtually inhabited and affected by players as they build a society. Read More »

San Jose School District Uses Virtual Reality Technology

Students are just completing their first year learning with the zSpace STEM lab, which includes a set of student virtual reality stations and a teacher station, each outfitted with an interactive stylus as well as a wide variety of educational software ranging from science and physics to engineering. Virtual-holographic images can be “lifted” from the screen and manipulated with the stylus. Read More »

New Lab Book from Vernier Integrates Data-Collection Technology

The new Vernier Chemistry Investigations for use with AP* Chemistry lab book from Vernier Software & Technology provides 16 student-directed, inquiry-based laboratory investigations. Aligned with the AP Chemistry Lab Manual published by The College Board, lab instructions help students use sensors, such as the Vernier pH Sensor and SpectroVis Plus Spectrophotometer, to collect data. Read More »

New eBook Shares Strategies for Developing Foundational Language and Literacy Skills

Young children benefit from learning early literacy and language skills, building the foundation for all future learning and academic progress. To help train families and caretakers to instill a sense of fun and a life-long love of reading in pre-readers and early readers, communication intervention and literacy expert Dr. Shari Robertson partnered with PresenceLearning to create the eBook “6 Strategies to Build Better Readers.” Read More »

MMS SIS Platform Is SIF™ 2.7 Certification

Computer Resources LLC, developer of the MMS Student Information Platform for K-12 schools, was awarded Massachusetts certification for the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF) version 2.7. MMS is one of the first software platforms to achieve this standard of efficiency. Read More »

Social Media a Potent Tool for Libraries

Dallas ISD is utilizing social media to engage and communicate with its community, and it relies on the SocialFlow media management service to ensure that messages are shared in optimal fashion. SocialFlow is a social media publishing service that is the leading platform for the distribution and optimization of content to social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. Read More »

Pearson's Q-interactive Reaches One Million Subtest Milestone

Pearson announced that more than one million clinical assessment subtests have been administered on Q-interactive, an award-winning, innovative digital system used by psychologists and speech-language pathologists. Designed for use in schools, clinics, hospitals, private practice and universities, Q-interactive allows clinicians to administer tests via two iPads connected with Bluetooth. Read More »