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PBS KIDS Announces “It All Adds Up”

PBS KIDS, in partnership with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), announced “It All Adds Up,” an effort that aims to boost math learning at home – and everywhere – by providing resources for parents. “It All Adds Up” is an awareness effort designed to expand the impact of Ready To Learn to support the development of early math and literacy skills in children ages 2-8 from low-income families. Read More »

Oxford University Press Resources Now Searchable to EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users;

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oxford University Press (OUP) have extended their partnership enabling two additional authoritative resources from OUP, University Press Scholarship Online and Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, to be searchable within EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Read More »

ASCD's PD E-books Available Through Kobo

ASCD is pleased to announce that its e-books are now available through Kobo, a global leader in e-reading. More than 80 of ASCD's professional development e-books are now available at www.kobo.com to educators in 200 countries, and counting. Read More »

BenQ Combines Performance and Affordability in New Projectors

BenQ America Corp. introduced its new M6 Series of advanced business, education and home projectors. The product line comprised of the MS616ST, MX618ST, MX662, and MW663 models feature superior contrast ratios of 13000:1, up to 3,500 ANSI lumens of brightness, and BenQ's world-leading SmartEco™ technology to cut energy consumption by up to 70 percent. Read More »

Promethean and Epson Announce Partnership

Under the agreement announced today, customers will be able to purchase Promethean’s teaching and learning software, ActivInspire, from Epson when buying Epson’s industry-leading BrightLink interactive projectors. Each company will provide world-class customer support for their respective products, giving educators full confidence and support as they convert classrooms and learning spaces to interactive work areas. Read More »

ALEKS Brings Its Solutions to the Tablet Environment

To support the explosive adoption of iPads and other tablet devices by U.S. schools, ALEKS Corporation today announced the availability of its first K-12 and higher education courses for iPad and select Android tablets. Eight ALEKS courses are now optimized to work in the emerging tablet environment. Read More »

Triumph Learning Partners with Knewton

Triumph Learning announced a partnership with leading adaptive learning company Knewton. Triumph Learning will build new digital products using the Knewton API to provide its students with continuously personalized learning experiences and analytics in all-new digital products built around the Common Core State Standards. Read More »

eScholar to Present with inBloom, Inc. at SXSWedu

Currently, inBloom and eScholar are working together to launch the New York State Education Data Portal (EDP), which will be implemented in the Fall of 2013. eScholar myTrack will provide a data dashboard and goal management system, while inBloom will deliver the data infrastructure from which eScholar myTrack will pull and load data. Read More »

Agilix Labs One of First Users of InBloom Data Standard (IBDS)

Agilix, Inc., the leading provider of automated learning infrastructure, today announced that it has created one of the first educational applications to tap into the emerging InBloom data standard (IBDS). Agilix is demonstrating the new underlying technology, dubbed HoneyComb, at SXSWedu in Austin, TX, March 4-7. Read More »

iTunes U Content Tops One Billion Downloads

Apple® announced that iTunes U® content downloads have topped one billion. iTunes U features the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content from top schools and prominent libraries, museums and organizations helping educators create courses including lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and more for iOS users around the world. Read More »