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LS2 PAC, Kids, and Mobile offer eIntegration

The Library Corporation’s LS2 PAC, LS2 Kids, and LS2 Mobile now give libraries the ability to offer full catalog integration of eResources from OverDrive® and Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360, allowing readers of any age to download eBooks and other digital items directly to their iPads, smartphones, or other devices without leaving the familiar environs of their library’s catalog. Read More »

Epson Partners with Mimio

Epson and Mimio announced a partnership to sell MimioStudio™ classroom software with Epson BrightLink® interactive projectors. This agreement gives schools more options for bringing advanced collaboration and interactivity into the classroom, delivering learning environments that inspire, connect and motivate students. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 Education Is Ready for Class

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced the availability of the new Galaxy Tab® 4 Education - its first tablet specifically designed to support scalable 1:1 computing initiatives in K-12 schools. The rugged, student-friendly, 10.1-inch tablet - which integrates with Google Play for Education and can be managed easily via a web-based console - is available now for school districts planning deployments for the 2014-2015 academic year. Read More »

Over 2,100 New Public, Academic, and School Libraries Join OverDrive

OverDrive announced that it has added 2,173 public, school, academic, and corporate libraries to its global network this year alone. As libraries and institutions seek lending services for eBooks, OverDrive is overwhelmingly selected as a vendor with more than 90 percent of U.S. libraries and a growing number of schools partnering with OverDrive. Read More »

New Version of MimioStudio Lets Mimio Users Connect Three Mobile Devices

The latest release of MimioStudio™ 11.2 software features the ability to connect three mobile devices using the MimioMobile™ app – free. Starting May 13, 2014 classrooms with a MimioStudio hardware or software license can connect up to three mobile devices via the MimioMobile app when they upgrade to the new software version. Read More »

Edgenuity Highlights Online and Blended Learning Success in MI

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, is celebrating the success of its school partners in Michigan, shining a spotlight on schools across the state that are using Edgenuity offerings to meet a wide range of student needs and help students, teachers and schools reach their academic goals. Read More »

Luca Lashes Adds More Interactivity/Chinese to Its Free App

Multilingual eBook and app creator, Luca Lashes® LLC announces an upgraded version of its introductory app, Luca Lashes®, the Brown-Eyed Boy with the Magic Eyelashes. With stories geared for children ages 0 to 6 and older children with special needs, the award-winning series helps turn children’s “fearful firsts” into educational experiences. Read More »

Education Video Resources Growing Rapidly at Alexander Street

Hundreds of new teaching demonstrations and instructional films are now available online with the debut of Education in Video: Volume II. The latest collection from Alexander Street Press expands topical coverage of the teaching field, delving into new and emerging areas including special needs, multiculturalism in the classroom, differentiated instruction, and the US Common Core. Read More »

SETDA Launches The Guide to Technology Requirements

SETDA announced the launch of The Guide to Technology Requirements, a web site to help school and district leaders understand the detailed requirements for the online assessments being developed by all six state-led assessment consortia aligned to new college- and career-ready standards. Just as important, it provides guidance to help districts consider these requirements in the overall context of school technology needs. Read More »

Clarity Innovations Sees Demand Increase for Mobile

Clarity Innovations, a Portland-based strategy and development services firm for the K-12 education industry, has expanded its product strategy, design and development service offerings to help its clients make the shift to what schools call “mobile learning”. Read More »