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Glip Ofeers Free Cutting Edge Collaboration Technology

Glip, Inc. announced that the Glip conversation platform is available for free for students and educators. Glip is ideal for students and educators as the platform is designed for teams of any size to plan, share and organize work, supporting content-rich, fast-paced, collaborative activities. Individuals with .edu email addresses can sign up for free to use the Glip conversation platform to collaborate with classmates, teachers, and advisors. Read More »

Curriculet Offers Schools a New Way To Purchase eBooks

Curriculet, a digital reading platform, announced a more effective and affordable way for schools to use ebooks. The company, formerly known as Gobstopper, offers school districts the ability to purchase circulations of ebooks for a period of three-months or a year at a time, while enabling teachers to enrich the titles by embedding their own questions, quizzes and rich media Read More »

Buzzmath Launches Common Core Aligned Open Badges

One of the first Open Badges systems built in collaboration with Mozilla, the MacArthur Foundation, and HASTAC is now accessible in Buzzmath, Scolab Inc.’s math practice program. The 56 badges available represent an opportunity for middle school students to share earned knowledge and accomplishments. Read More »

Tool Factory Partners with UK"s Kudlian

Tool Factory has partnered with British educational software publishers Kudlian to enhance the use of animation as a curriculum tool across US schools. The partnership will provide American schools with access to Animate It software, which is already making waves across the pond. Animate It is an intuitive software package that enables students of all ages to create their own professional, stop-motion animated movie. Read More »

DreamBox Learning Launches DreamBox Math App for iPad

DreamBox Learning® announced that its award-winning online DreamBox Learning Math program is now available as an app for iPad. Powered by the company’s pioneering Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ technology, the new DreamBox Math App provides a robust personalized learning experience on iPad. Read More »

ENA Chooses Aerohive To Build Managed Wi-Fi Service for Schools

Aerohive Networks® announced that managed Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider Education Networks of America (ENA) has chosen Aerohive Networks’ technology as a key underpinning for its ENA Air managed Wi-Fi service. ENA Air brings complete, turnkey Wi-Fi connectivity to schools and libraries Read More »

Initiative To Put MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printers in Schools

MakerBot announced the MakerBot Academy earlier this week, a mission to put a MakerBot® Replicator® 2 Desktop 3D Printer in every school in America. This initiative is a unique partnership between MakerBot, DonorsChoose.org America Makes, and Autodesk, and was a response to a call to action by the President of the United States. Read More »

TabPilot Adds Screen Monitoring and Control to Tablet Manager

TabPilot Learning Systems launches TabPilot 3.0, offering new features such as remote monitoring of student tablets, class screen freeze, district-level management, automatic wireless synchronization for apps and files, support for Barnes & Noble Nook line of tablets, and more. Read More »

eBook History Collection Now Available from EBSCO

EBSCO Information Services has released eBook History Collection, a growing subscription package of eBook titles concentrated in the various aspects of World History that is a strong complement to any academic collection. eBook History Collection includes more than 9,000 titles from leading publishers. Read More »

Schools Adopt and integrate eBooks at an Accelerating Rate

eBooks are being used by millions of students in schools all over the world. Research and the latest data from OverDrive shows that students are engaging more than ever with devices such as tablets, smartphones, e-readers and computers. OverDrive serves a growing network of more than 27,000 libraries and schools worldwide, 6,500 of which are K-12 schools. Read More »