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Learning Bird and will partner to support teachers making the print-to-digital curriculum transition with a new, free online professional learning community, The Digital Educator: Skills for Success. The Digital Educator community will focus on 21st-century instruction with educators and experts discussing how to create, publish, and share digital lessons to blend, flip, and differentiate learning. Read More »

Insight Publishes Back to SchoolTech Guidelines

Insight Public Sector has identified network readiness as one of the most critical issues facing school districts this back to school season. Insight has compiled five key issues to consider as technology places heavier demands on network infrastructure, based on Insight's conversations with superintendents and technology leaders in school districts nationwide: Read More »

NEC DisplayNote Software Now Available in the Cloud

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the availability of NEC DisplayNote Software through the cloud. The tool lets educators, students, and professionals present and share content, and collaborate across any device using Windows, IOS and Android operating systems. Read More »

Mackin Announces eRC Agreement with SirsiDynix

SirsiDynix and Mackin Education Resources are working together to bring bring audiobooks, video resources, and nearly 300,000 eBooks to the eResource Central (eRC) ecosystem. The partnership will allow school libraries to update their local title metadata with the click of a button, will let students download, preview, and see available eResources all from the library catalog. Read More »

Senkatel® Releases First Purpose-Built Education Chromebook

Senkatel Corporation introduced its first purpose-built Google® Chromebook™ with design features and internet-accessible software applications targeting the K-12 education market. Senkatel, in collaboration with Intel® Education Solutions, now offers Intel processor-based Google Android™ OS education tablets and a ruggedized Chromebook Read More »

Several School Districts Partner with BenchPrep

BenchPrep and ACT Mastery are pleased to announce that over 16 schools and districts will provide digital courses for college readiness and ACT preparation through the BenchPrep platform for the 2014-2015 school year. More than 50,000 students and over 500 teachers are expected to benefit from this implementation. Read More »

D2L Supercharges Its Integrated Learning Platform

D2L is supercharging its ILP by providing groundbreaking new features and partnerships designed to personalize education and eliminate the achievement gap. Available immediately, the D2L ILP provides full integration of its adaptive learning solution (D2L LeaP), more robust analytics, game-based learning, an expanded mobile offering with Windows 8 capabilities and the newest education content all within a single, open platform. Read More »

SignUpGenius Eliminates Back-to-School Stress

SignUpGenius prepares for strong growth in the school market this fall as it eliminates back-to-school stress for parents and teachers. Room moms and PTA organizers use the site to manage volunteers for everything from class parties to book fairs and fundraising events, and teachers flock to SignUpGenius to simplify the process of scheduling parent teacher conferences. Read More »

BenQ's BYOD-Ready Projector Now Shipping; BYOD-Ready Projector

BenQ America Corp. announced the latest addition to its robust M6 series, the MW665 projector. Designed for professional applications in environments such as houses of worship, classrooms, and boardrooms, the device boasts 3,200 ANSI lumens of brightness, a 13,000:1 contrast ratio, and SmartEco™ energy-saving features to lower the projector's total cost of ownership (TCO). Read More »


United Teach is a platform where virtual volunteers join K-12 classrooms and help teachers inspire kids to learn. Student engagement is the single most important success factor in learning, and guest speakers are a proven way to increase engagement in the classroom. Read More »