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GuideK12™ Launches SchoolSearch

GuideK12 announces the launch of SchoolSearch, designed to provide a better way for districts to communicate boundaries, program or school options and more to parents in their community. SchoolSearch is the most comprehensive online communication tool that districts can provide to parents for more informed decisions on school location and program selection. Read More » Brings Digital Literacy to High School Students announces Project NextTech, a high school digital literacy course that helps prepare students for success in high school, college, and their future career opportunities. The content is based on curriculum developed by the nonprofit Generation YES through years of research and student and teacher feedback. Read More »

Promethean Pledges To Safeguard Student Privacy

Promethean today announced its signature of the Student Privacy Pledge, demonstrating its commitment to responsibly handling students’ personal information and data. The commitments of the Pledge outline the ongoing commitments the signatories have to industry practices around student data that meet and exceed all federal requirements. Read More »

Discovery Education Presents Virtual Field Trip from the Tower of London

Discovery Education will host a live, global virtual field trip from the moat of the historic Tower of London. Offered in partnership with the Historic Royal Palaces, this unique learning experience will commemorate Remembrance Day, a national day of tribute in the UK to honor members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Read More » Launches PLC on "Teaching Kids to Code", a professional learning and social network has launched a free professional learning community (PLC), Teaching Kids to Code, to help teachers integrate computer science and coding into classroom lessons. The Teaching Kids to Code PLC hosts webinars and online discussions to help educators connect and collaborate on the broader topic of teaching kids to code Read More »

Mac to School Ramps Up Apple Device Buy-Back Program

Rather than letting old machines sit in the janitor's closet gathering dust, hundreds of schools nationwide are choosing to sell those machines back to Mac to School, a leading provider of K-12 recertified Apple technology. Over the past year, Mac to School has bought back millions of dollars worth of EdTech from schools, helping districts get some much-needed cash back in their pockets, seeing over $1M paid to schools through buybacks in August alone. Read More »

Filament Games Launches Titles in the Amplify Market

Filament Games, developer of PLEx Life Science game-based curriculum, announced late last week that three of its learning game titles are now available to download via the Amplify Market, the K-12 app store included on the tablet-based Amplify System. The game titles released to the Amplify Market include Bongo Balance, Planet Mechanic, and Dr. Guts. Read More »

Insight Education Group Launches Observation and Evaluation Tools

Insight Education Group announced today the release of two dynamic new tools as part of the ADVANCE suite, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that doesn't just manage the observation and evaluation processes; it fuels great teaching through opportunities for actionable, timely and specific feedback. Read More »

Videos, Robots Prime Features of new TETRIX Robotics Site

When Pitsco Education set out to update its TETRIX® Robotics site, it did more than just update the look. It set out to improve the user's experience. One of the highlights of the new site is the RoboBench video series featuring Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford. Designed to provide a format for visual learners, the series covers helpful tips, how to build robot components, and more. Read More »

ASCD and PARCC Announce CCSS Resources Project on iTunes U

ASCD announced the Common Core Resources Project on iTunes U. The Common Core Resources Project is a curation of instructional resources and assessment sample items that will help educators successfully implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and teach effectively using iPads. Read More »