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Passaic City Public Schools Deploy 5,000 Samsung Chromebooks

Passaic City Public Schools and Samsung Electronics America Inc., today announced the deployment of Samsung's Chromebook 550 to all district students across grades 7 though 12 in a 1:1 computing program aimed at providing the district's educators and students with the technology and resources needed to bridge the digital divide. Read More »

Federal Way Public Schools Selects ER LearnPad™ as Tablet Solution

Federal Way Public Schools in Federal Way, WA selects Educational Resources®' LearnPad Tablet Solution to roll out to three schools within its district. Federal Way Public Schools will roll out 452 LearnPads to students in the Spring of 2013. Read More »

RKL Consulting Group, LLC Announces Fully Interactive Smartbook Publishing Service

Smartbooks is a new and unique technically advanced service that takes your documents (e.g. PDFs, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), diagrams, pictures, audio and video files and turns them into a platform-independent electronic page turning publication. These Smartbooks can be viewed on-line using any computer, mobile phone, (iPhone/Android), tablet (iPad /Android), and Internet TV. JBG Smartbooks can also be viewed off-line using a flash drive or CD. Read More »

Promethean and BOXLIGHT Announce Partnership

A partnership between BOXLIGHT, a leading manufacturer of interactive projectors, and Promethean, gives educators increased choices to turn any space into a collaborative, 21st century learning center where teachers have the flexibility to design and deliver differentiated lessons filled with rich, hands-on activities that motivate and engage students. Read More »

CoSN Releases Results of First National K-12 IT Leadership Survey

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released the results of its first annual CoSN K-12 IT Leadership Survey, as the association kicks off its 2013 Annual Conference. The survey polled district technology leaders nationwide to capture technology trends, challenges and priorities surrounding K-12 technology leadership. Read More »

LearnSprout Registers 3,300 Schools in Three Months

LearnSprout, the first universal application programming interface (API) for K-12 education announced last week that it had registered more than 3,300 schools for its new Dashboard product. LearnSprout first announced Dashboard in November during the SIIA Innovation Incubator contest in New York... Read More »

NCDPI Partners with Public Consulting Group/Truenorthlogic

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has kicked off work with Public Consulting Group/Truenorthlogic to provide online educator evaluation and professional development tools as part of the Home Base technology project. Home Base is a large-scale technology project to provide digital tools and learning resources for local educators, students and parents Read More »

T.H.E. Journal Launches Online Community on edWeb.Net

T.H.E. Journal and edWeb.net, a professional social and learning network for the education community, announce the launch of EdTech Innovators, an online professional learning community (PLC) that will profile educators who are exceptional in their use of technology for teaching and learning. Read More »

Tribal Nova launches “i Learn With” App Series on NOOK® Tablets

Tribal Nova, the developers behind the award-winning PBS KIDS PLAY! and CBC WONDERWORLD online educational programs, today announced that “i Learn With,” their suite of early childhood learning apps, is now available for the Android market exclusively on NOOK’s family of tablets, including NOOK HD and NOOK HD+. Read More »

Wowzers® Introduces New Sound Enhancements

Students using the award-winning digital learning solution Wowzers® will soon enjoy an even more engaging experience, as the company unveils several new sound features at this year's ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Chicago. The upgrades, highlighted at Wowzers' booth 209, will further enrich student engagement and provide a more realistic, immersive experience. Read More »