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Edgenuity Highlights New At-Risk Student Success Stories

As high school graduation season rapidly approaches, many students who were once at risk of dropping out will receive their diplomas instead, thanks to help from innovative online and blended learning programs. Edgenuity is pleased to highlight a number of at-risk student success stories from across the country that can serve as models for schools and districts focused on increasing graduation rates. Read More »

FrontRow Releases New ezRoom® with HDMI

FRONTROW releases its new EZROOM® AV control system with HDMI. The new product configuration provides an active HDMI over Cat5e extender solution that can support the complete range of HDMI devices. In addition, FRONTROW de-embeds the audio from the HDMI signal and directs it into the FRONTROW CM3000 for amplification into the room. Read More »

Copia Transforms Digital Classroom with Enhanced K-12 Learning Solution

Copia, the socially-driven digital content platform that provides customized, interactive solutions for students, educators and publishers, today announced an enhanced version of its learning solution specifically designed to meet the needs of K-12 students and educators. The platform is currently being piloted in the Los Angeles Unified School District... Read More »

Hobsons Launches PrepMe Vocabulary Quiz Facebook Game

Hobsons announced the launch of the PrepMe Vocabulary Quiz, a game-based learning Facebook application designed to amplify student engagement and enhance performance on tests like the SAT. Built to complement PrepMe, an online adaptive learning solution for PSAT, SAT and ACT test preparation, the PrepMe Vocabulary Quiz is a free tool .... Read More »

Gale Metadata Available in EBSCO Discovery Service

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, have agreed to make Gale databases and archives discoverable through EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). The agreement allows EBSCO to index Gale metadata and make it discoverable for mutual customers through EBSCO Discovery Service. Read More »

Baltimore County Chooses the SAFARI Montage Digital Learning Platform

Baltimore County Public Schools has chosen SAFARI Montage Digital Curriculum Presenter (DCP) to support their recently announced initiative to provide 1:1 digital learning environments for all BCPS students, beginning in 2013-14. DCP will be used to deliver the district's digital curriculum, including their new elementary-level world languages curriculum, to all BCPS classrooms and student mobile devices. Read More »

Free Website Makeover from Schoolwires® for Fall Mountain RSD

A search of district websites to identify best practices in district branding and community engagement led Fall Mountain Regional School District (FRMSD) to enter and win the Schoolwires Website Makeover Contest. FRMSD will receive a new district website built on the Schoolwires Centricity2TM content management system. Read More »

Smithsonian Online Education Presents Two Sessions on Astrophotography

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is hosting two online education conferences for teachers and students June 12 and July 10 that showcase astrophotography as a prime example of the intersection of these two subject areas. Read More »

Mac® SW Coming in June for FrontRow Juno® Classroom Audio System

FrontRow Juno users can download Mac-compatible software to add automated lesson capture and system control to their portable classroom audio systems starting in June. This release will run on Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard), as well as with the Windows® 8 operating system. All Juno hardware shipped since April 1, 2013 can use the new software. Read More »

Macmillan Education Partners with Knewton

Today, Macmillan Education, announced a partnership with leading adaptive learning company Knewton. Macmillan will create next-generation digital products and use Knewton technology to provide personalized recommendations and analytics. These Knewton-enhanced materials will become available to students and teachers in 2015. Read More »