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Introducing Tyler K-12 Viewpoints Blog

Tyler Technologies, Inc. has launched a new blog for Tyler's School Division focused on the school industry. Tyler K-12 Viewpoints is an online community committed to discussions about industry-relevant topics, particularly school software. Read More »

CDW-G Report on Cloud Computing Adoption

CDW Government LLC announced its 2013 State of the Cloud Report, an assessment of the current and future drivers behind cloud computing adoption in the United States, based on a survey of 1,242 IT professionals familiar with their organization's plans for the cloud. Read More »

Cisco Foundation, MIND Research, VA DOE Partner

The Cisco Foundation is providing a $250,000 grant to the education non-profit MIND Research Institute to help close the math achievement gap for 6,000 elementary and middle school students at 22 Virginia public schools. Fewer than half of Virginia’s fourth test proficient or better in math according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress – and proficiency is even lower among students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Read More »

SoftChalk Cloud Upgrades Its e-Learning Software

SoftChalk, LLC (www.softchalk.com) today announced the launch of new features and enhancements to SoftChalk Cloud, its cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform that works with virtually any learning management system (LMS). Read More »

NoveList Announces E-Resource Recommendations

NoveList®, a division of EBSCO Publishing, is introducing a new feature to NoveList Select™, its catalog enrichment resource. The new feature adds e-resource recommendations to NoveList Select. The recommendations guide patrons to relevant e-resources-that may have been hidden or hard to find-directly from catalog records. Read More »

Robotics To Engage High Schoolers in Math and Science

Teaching math and science has never been more engaging. A new product launched today, is allowing teachers to use quad-copters, robotic-arms and rovers to teach math and science using dedicated educational apps aligned with mandated standards. Read More »

Samsung and HMH Forge Strategic Partnership

Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), announced today a strategic global partnership to offer HMH's interactive education content and solutions on Samsung's range of Android-powered tablet devices, including the GALAXY Note 10.1. HMH will also bring hundreds of HMH titles to Samsung's Learning Hub platform - available in select international markets. Read More »

New K12 Report Highlights Solid Results in Individualized Learning

K12 Inc. released an Academic Report highlighting solid results and factors in individualized learning. The report aims to provide a transparent view of progress, areas in need of improvement and efforts K12 is taking to close gaps. the report also highlights a series of challenges facing the industry as it nears mainstream acceptance and describes how K12 is adapting quickly to these factors. Read More »

Promethean Announces Alliance with Microsoft

A new suite of solutions under development by two global companies Microsoft and Promethean will provide a new collaborative classroom-based learning environment. Working together the two companies will develop a suite of Windows 8 and Windows RT applications giving educators the ability to use collaborative, interactive and real-time assessment technology to personalize learning. Read More »

Belkin's Stage App for iPad and Ergonomic Stand for Tablet Presentations

Belkin today announced the Belkin Stage app for next-generation learning using an iPad. Belkin Stage app for iPad combines the convenience of a document camera with the power of an interactive whiteboard for cost-effective, connected learning that boosts student success. Belkin also unveiled its Tablet Stage, an ergonomic stand for tablets that makes classroom presentations easy to deliver. Read More »