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Parchment Enhances e-Transcript Platform with Analytics Tools

Parchment Inc. announced major updates to Docufide® by Parchment™, the industry-leading e-Transcript exchange platform, and Parchment.com, where learners can create personal credentials accounts. With the product release, the Docufide platform features new tools that further streamline processes for thousands of high schools and colleges, impacting millions of transcripts delivered during the college application cycle. Read More »

Lightspeed Systems Announces New IT Focused Blog

Lightspeed Systems' VP of Product Development, Rob Chambers, is bringing his vast product knowledge and educational technology expertise to readers with his new blog, Tech Talk. With a goal of reaching customers and non-customers alike, Tech Talk aims to provide clarity and generate discussion on pain points faced by district technology leaders and overall edtech industry news. Read More »

Can Playing Mobile Apps Boost School Performance?

Word Joust, an interactive, mobile app aimed at helping students improve their vocabulary and scholastic test performance, has been featured in Edutopia's latest Classroom Resource Guide, Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know, as a suggested app for teaching middle school students. Word Joust is a product of Root-1, Inc., an award-winning developer of solutions for education with over half a million users. Read More »

Tale2Go Cements Partnership with Virginia's VSTE

Tales2Go is partnering with the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, to offer a group buying opportunity for VSTE members. An affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education ("ISTE"), VSTE's mission is to promote professional development opportunities as well as identify and source cutting edge technology solutions for Virginia educators. Read More »

OverDrive App for NOOK® Makes Library eBook Borrowing Even Easier

OverDrive, the leading distributor of eBooks for libraries and schools, announced the release of the free OverDrive Media Console app for NOOK, making it even easier for users to borrow eBooks and audiobooks from libraries and schools. With the new OverDrive app, users of NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color can wirelessly borrow eBooks and MP3 audiobooks from the library. Read More »

New Research on K-12 Educators and Social Networking

Preliminary results of a new research report - A Survey of K-12 Educators on Social Networking, Online Communities, and Web 2.0 Tools 2012 - was released at EdNET 2012. The survey was conducted by MMS Education and sponsored by edWeb.net and MCH Strategic Data. The new research updates and expands upon a previous study conducted in 2009, and shows that educators have increased their adoption of social media tools for personal use and professional collaboration. Read More »

EdGate Supports Cloud9 Learning's mLearning Management System

Through a partnership with the industry leader EdGate, Cloud9 Learning, LLC, has announced the launch of its premiere product-an mLearning Management System (MMS) that adds the communication, collaboration and accessibility features associated with mobile computing to the power of a conventional Learning Management System (LMS)-for major mobile tablet and smart phone platforms (iOS and Android). Read More »

Teacher Gaming Network Launchesfor Online Game Creation

The FTC Family of Companies launched their new Teacher Gaming Network, providing a free online system for teachers to create custom interactive games for their classroom. Teachers have complete control of the content during their game creation, as they enter their own questions and answers in various formats. Once their questions are entered, they can choose to create a game from several different game styles. Read More »

Samsung To Launch 1:1 Pilot in Memphis School

Samsung announced an education partnership with Memphis City Schools to carry out a classroom pilot of Samsung's Smart School Solution, a fully integrated 1:1 learning platform that empowers teachers to deliver an interactive learning environment. Read More »

Epson's New DC-20 Document Camera;

Epson America announced the new EPSON® DC-20 document camera, a valuable teaching tool designed to enhance the K-12 classroom experience. With advanced features including powerful optical zoom and HDMI digital connectivity, the DC-20 is the ideal solution to help educators engage students and make a bigger impact with their curriculum. Read More »