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SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS

SunGard K-12 Education today announced the release of the eSchoolPLUS Family App. Designed to tighten the feedback loop between schools and families, the Family App puts just-in-time information that supports student achievement at the fingertips of parents/guardians and students on their mobile device. Read More »

Instructors Revitalize Courses with Tips from ‘The EDvantage’

The EDvantage, a free online resource hub for educators, brings instruction to life with the release of its new online video showcasing tips professors can use to ignite energy in their classrooms this year. The free video offers five tips to encourage discussion and engage students including using memorable stories and kick starting critical thinking skills. Read More »

Intel Security and Discovery Education Launch Digital Safety Program

Intel Security, in partnership with Discovery Education announced the Intel® Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year national education initiative designed to teach children to "Think Before You Link" and make safer decisions when using the Internet. Read More »

ISTE Launches Project ReimaginED, New Social Learning Community

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) invites K-12 teachers and technology coaches to join Project ReimaginED, a new social learning community dedicated to redesigning learning activities to the meet ISTE Standards for Students and the Common Core State Standards. Project ReimaginED is an opportunity for teacher and technology coaches to collaborate real time to develop lessons that align to the standards. Read More »

Tobii Dynavox Expands Access with Spanish Version of Compass Software;

Tobii Dynavox, the market leader in accessibility and communication solutions for individuals with disabilities, announces the availability of a Spanish version of its Compass Software. Since its release in September 2013, Compass Software has helped thousands of individuals with communication challenges communicate. Read More »

New Edgenuity Curriculum Prepares Students To Be Engaged, Responsible, and Safe Online

Edgenuity released a new curriculum designed to help students learn and engage safely and successfully online. Edgenuity's new Online Learning and Digital Citizenship course includes lessons on interacting with digital curriculum, understanding digital leadership and safety, practicing proper "netiquette," dealing with online harassment and cyberbullying in effective ways, and a range of other topics. Read More »

KidsTeam at Pearson Helps Design Learning Tools

Every week, a team of eight 2nd-7th graders arrives at Pearson's offices in Chandler, Arizona, ready to work side-by-side with the company's designers and developers. They are KidsTeam at Pearson, part of an initiative announced today by the company's Research & Innovation Network, which transforms learners into co-designers of the digital tools and solutions that they and their classmates may learn with in the future. Read More »

SchoolCircle Simplifies School Communication and Logistics

SchoolCircle is a new survival tool for busy parents, teachers and room parents. It eliminates much of the “busywork” that teachers and room parents deal with in order to communicate with parents, and organize events and volunteers. SchoolCircle does away with the hassle of having parents copy-and-paste information, read reply-all email threads, and the stress of forgetting an important event in their kids’ life. Read More »

Waterford Early Learning Releases First Ever Mobile App

Waterford Institute announced the availability of MyBackpack, its first mobile app, which will allow more than 500,000 students in classrooms across the U.S. currently using Waterford Early Learning (WEL) software to access select WEL curriculum from the convenience of an iPad. Read More »

ECE Center Equips 27 Classrooms with Mimio

Harmony Early Childhood Center, a preschool center serving children ages 3-5 years old in Olathe, Kansas, has equipped 27 of its classrooms with MimioTeach™ interactive whiteboard bars and MimioMobile™ application licenses. The purchase expands the use of both Mimio products from a two-classroom pilot that took place during the winter and spring of 2014... Read More »