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San Jose School District Uses Virtual Reality Technology

Students are just completing their first year learning with the zSpace STEM lab, which includes a set of student virtual reality stations and a teacher station, each outfitted with an interactive stylus as well as a wide variety of educational software ranging from science and physics to engineering. Virtual-holographic images can be “lifted” from the screen and manipulated with the stylus. Read More »

New Lab Book from Vernier Integrates Data-Collection Technology

The new Vernier Chemistry Investigations for use with AP* Chemistry lab book from Vernier Software & Technology provides 16 student-directed, inquiry-based laboratory investigations. Aligned with the AP Chemistry Lab Manual published by The College Board, lab instructions help students use sensors, such as the Vernier pH Sensor and SpectroVis Plus Spectrophotometer, to collect data. Read More »

New eBook Shares Strategies for Developing Foundational Language and Literacy Skills

Young children benefit from learning early literacy and language skills, building the foundation for all future learning and academic progress. To help train families and caretakers to instill a sense of fun and a life-long love of reading in pre-readers and early readers, communication intervention and literacy expert Dr. Shari Robertson partnered with PresenceLearning to create the eBook “6 Strategies to Build Better Readers.” Read More »

MMS SIS Platform Is SIF™ 2.7 Certification

Computer Resources LLC, developer of the MMS Student Information Platform for K-12 schools, was awarded Massachusetts certification for the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF) version 2.7. MMS is one of the first software platforms to achieve this standard of efficiency. Read More »

Social Media a Potent Tool for Libraries

Dallas ISD is utilizing social media to engage and communicate with its community, and it relies on the SocialFlow media management service to ensure that messages are shared in optimal fashion. SocialFlow is a social media publishing service that is the leading platform for the distribution and optimization of content to social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. Read More »

Pearson's Q-interactive Reaches One Million Subtest Milestone

Pearson announced that more than one million clinical assessment subtests have been administered on Q-interactive, an award-winning, innovative digital system used by psychologists and speech-language pathologists. Designed for use in schools, clinics, hospitals, private practice and universities, Q-interactive allows clinicians to administer tests via two iPads connected with Bluetooth. Read More »

Mac to School Donates Certified MacBooks to Yellow Circle

Mac to School is supporting instruction within various IT fields through a recent donation to Yellow Circle, a non-profit that provides students of all ages free access to courses around Infrastructure Technology, website, app creation and so much more. Read More »

TeacherLists and SchoolInfoApp Partner for Back-To-School Shopping

TeacherLists announces a partnership with SchoolInfoApp to digitally streamline the age-old school supply lists and ease the stress teachers and parents often experience during the back-to-school season. SchoolInfoApp has embedded TeacherLists functionality into their services, allowing teachers to get a head start on sharing and parents a head start on finding and using back-to-school supply lists on an easy-access digital platform. Read More »

New Digital World Language Program from Rosetta Stone and Calvert Education

Rosetta Stone and Calvert Education Services have entered into a partnership that will give high school students the opportunity to earn course credit through a new virtual world language program. This rigorous offering, Calvert Advantage, pairs Rosetta Stone's renowned language learning program with the vocabulary, grammar and literature components of Calvert Education's virtual courses. Read More »

Real World Virtual Reality Transforms STEM Education

For the 2014-15 school year, students from Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District learned science concepts using the zSpace STEM Lab, which consists of a set of student virtual reality stations and a teacher station, each outfitted with an interactive stylus as well as a wide variety of educational software ranging from science and physics to engineering. Read More »