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Workbench Builds Online Communities for Maker Companies

Edtech company CWIST is expanding to become Workbench as it brings its branding in line with its core mission of creating online communities called "workbenches." Workbench develops and maintains these communities on behalf of their education partners, which are some of the preeminent names in the maker space. Read More »

PASCO's New Wireless Sensors for Science Ed

Earlier this year, PASCO® Scientific unveiled the industry's first line of wireless sensors that are compatible with multiple technology platforms, including Windows®, Mac®, iPad® and iPhone®, Android™ tablets and phones, and Chromebooks™. At ISTE 2016 PASCO will give educators a sneak peek of the latest additions to the line: wireless conductivity, light, voltage, and current sensors. Read More »

Promethean Intros New ActivPanel

Promethean will introduce its new ActivPanel interactive display at IlTE 2016 in Denver. Powered by an externally accessible, upgradeable Android™ platform central processing unit (CPU), ActivPanel unleashes the power of teacher and student connectivity. The new panel features wireless and BlueTooth® connectivity, pre-loaded applications for mobile device mirroring, digital whiteboarding, and free collaboration software from ClassFlow. Read More »

Pearson Content Now Works with Any LMS

Pearson announced a new iteration of its main content delivery system for K-12 schools...Pearson Realize is now fully compatible with IMS Global's Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI™) standards, making almost all of the company's K-12 content and data easy to use, access and analyze, regardless of the school's learning management system (LMS). Read More »

Mackin and ClassLink Partner

Mackin announced a new partnership with ClassLink, a new single sign-on connection platform. This new partnership will provide users with secure, OneClick access to MackinVIA, a free and complete digital content management system that provides easy access to eBooks, audiobooks, educational databases, and video. Read More »

Follett, Biblionasium Partner

Follett and Biblionasium are joining forces in an exclusive partnership with the goal of supporting the independent reading activities of students, ages 6 to 13. In August Follett's Destiny Library Manager will be seamlessly integrated with Biblionaisum's digital platform that connects young readers with their friends, teachers, librarians and parents in a safe and private space. Read More »

Lifeliqe Creator Lets Teachers Create 3D Content

Lifeliqe, a learning and productivity platform for interactive 3D, VR, and AR, today launched Lifeliqe Creator, a feature giving educators the power to create and publish interactive presentations and ebooks that integrate 3D models instead of 2D images. Read More »

Lightspeed Unveils New Features of Flexcat

Lightspeed's new mobile app will turn teachers' iOS device into a Flexcat remote control. With the app, the new Flexcat includes expanded coverage for up to 12 audio pods. Flexcat now also supports Whisper Coaching, a variation on informative assessment. Read More »

Vernier's Thermal Analysis for FLIR ONE

Vernier Software & Technology developed a new free app to allow students to study thermal energy concepts by analyzing images and video captured with the FLIR ONE™ Thermal Camera for iOS. Using the Thermal Analysis for FLIR ONE™ app, students can measure temperature changes on the skin, illustrate convection, track heating due to friction and more. Read More »

Smithsonian Releases Learning Lab

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access debuts the Smithsonian Learning Lab, an engaging online toolkit that enables everyone to find, customize and share digital museum resources with others. The Learning Lab offers free digital access to more than a million diverse resources from across the Smithsonian along with simple-to-use tools to organize, augment and personalize these assets. Read More »