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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 »

K12 Inc. Adds 110+ School Districts to Online Homebound Education and Alternative Learning Program

K12 Inc. announced that since August 2012 it has signed new agreements to provide its Homebound Education and Alternative Learning (HEAL) program to more than 110 school districts. The HEAL program is one of four full-time online learning programs that K12 provides to school districts.HEAL is designed to meet the needs of students who are away from the classroom for an extended period due to injury,... Read More »

Samsung Display Technology Helps Enable Collaborative Learning Environment for Hall County Schools

Samsung Electronics America Inc. and dB Audio & Video announced today the successful completion of a project with Hall County Schools in Gainesville, GA to create a state-of-the-art, collaborative learning environment featuring commercial displays and interactive whiteboards at the district's innovative Academies of Discovery, highlighting the potential for digital display technology to act as a focal point for learning in the era of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Read More »

One Laptop per Child Launches 1:1 Project in Charlotte, NC

Charlotte marks the second project in recent years for OLPC in the US. The first project, also funded by Knight Foundation, was in Miami for 500 children in a single school. Based on the successful results from the first year of that project, Knight approached OLPC to undertake the larger, multi-school program in Charlotte. The project in Miami is now in its second year. Read More »

New iPad Magazine: ‘Teaching The AvatarGeneration’ announced the launch of ‘Teaching The AvatarGeneration’, a new monthly magazine exclusively for iPad. With content written by experienced teachers and educational technologists, the iPad magazine features a special game based learning section, interesting case studies, app reviews and everything to keep educators ahead of the curve with new and innovative edtech teaching practices. Read More »

New K12 Poll: More American Parents Customize Their Coffee Than Their Child's Education

According to a new K12 Inc.-commissioned study conducted online in February by Harris Interactive among more than 2,200 U.S. adults, nearly nine-in-ten parents (86%) with a child between the ages 6-17 say they customize some aspect of their lives, including the way they shop, bank, and watch television; however, only 29% customize their child's schooling. Read More »