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BenQ's M7 Projector Series Brings High Brightness and High Performance to Classrooms and Large Venues

BenQ America Corp. announced its new M7 Series of high-brightness, high-performance projectors. Designed for education and other large-venue settings, the product line comprised of the MX720, MW721, MX722, MX766, and MW767 features up to 4,200 ANSI lumens of brightness, contrast ratios extending to 13,000:1, and power-saving technology to cut energy consumption by up to 70 percent. Read More »

Common Sense Media Launches 1-to-1 Essentials Program

Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, today launched its 1-to-1 Essentials Program - a roadmap of everything schools need to provide students with both technology and the digital citizenship skills they need to be successful with it. Read More »

Kentucky Schools Launch Statewide Cloud-based ERP System from Tyler Technologies

Tyler Technologies, Inc. has successfully moved 173 Kentucky school districts from traditional on-premise deployments of its Munis® enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to a hosted Munis solution. The process took less than two years and makes Kentucky the largest school system in the U.S. on a cloud-based financial management system. Read More »

Pacific Metrics Corporation Releases Software that Supports Content Authoring Tools for SBAC

Pacific Metrics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced assessment and technology solutions, has successfully delivered a release of the item authoring and item pool (IAIP) application software for the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced). Read More »

Ematic Unveils 7" Google Certified Tablet, Only $79.99;

Ematic launches the Genesis Prime, its first-ever Google-certified tablet with complete access to Google Play. For on-the-go users, this 7" Android 4.1(Jelly Bean) tablet is your hub for entertainment with access to thousands of today's most popular apps, games, movies and more. Read More »

Florida Virtual School® and Shmoop Offer End-of-Course Help

Florida Virtual School (FLVS®) has joined forces with Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, to get kids pumped and ready for these all-important exams. All of Shmoop’s guides are aligned to Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, Civics and U.S. History. Read More »

National Forensic League Introduces Online Debate Platform

In an effort to provide more opportunities for students to participate in speech and debate, and to make activities more accessible, the National Forensic League announces the launch of National Forensic League Online, an online debate platform for practice and competition. The platform allows students to practice and compete in real-time from anywhere in the world. Read More »

Pearson Sponsors edWeb.net TechTools for the Classroom Community

Pearson is sponsoring the edWeb.net community TechTools for the Classroom: Easy Ideas to Engage Students. The TechTools community hosts a monthly webinar presented by Shannon Holden, a high school and middle school teacher and administrator who loves technology and helping teachers learn easy ways to use free tools in the classroom. The program is free for all educators. Read More »

New Student Learning Objectives Management Tool

Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) are critical to measuring student achievement growth as well as supporting and helping strengthen teachers' instructional skills. Community Training and Assistance Center's (CTAC) in-depth SLO training and process within Truenorthlogic's software portal creates a powerful, online SLO management tool for K-12 school districts and state education agencies. Read More »

Pitsco's IPLs™ Now Accessible from the Cloud

Pitsco Education's Individualized Prescriptive Lessons (IPLs), with real-world threads, relevant storylines, and diagnostic, mastery-based lessons, offer a new approach to algebra. Now, all 193 of the popular math lessons have moved to the Cloud, making them accessible any time, from any computer and any Web-based browser. Read More »