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Suite of iOS Apps for Science Education and 21st Century Skills

Carolina Biological Supply has released several science education apps for the iPad and iPhone and are approaching 150,000 downloads. There are free apps, as well as premium and high definition versions, covering science topics from chemical equations and atomic structure to owl pellet dissection. Read More »

Amplify Announces New Tablet Pricing and Features

In an effort to provide more educational value at a lower cost to schools across the country, Amplify announced new pricing, resources and accessories for the Amplify Tablet System (now the Amplify System). The Amplify System includes the ruggedized Amplify Tablet, instructional software, vetted K­-12 content and expert support. Read More »

zSpace 200 Next Generation Virtual Reality Solution

In classrooms around the country students will have the ultimate immersive learning experience, dissecting human hearts, diving into volcanoes and testing physics outcomes in Jupiter's gravity. And they won't have to worry about limited supplies or student safety when they learn with zSpace 200. The next generation of immersive virtual technology delivers a futuristic hardware and software system that brings abstract concepts to life. Read More »

CrazyForEducation's Provides Online Video Tutoring

CrazyForEducation's website offers academic content created by expert teachers, including a wide variety of math help, such as algebra, calculus, and geometry, as well as science including chemistry, physics, and more. For students, it's like having their own personal tutor for all their math and science needs, not only during the summer, but throughout the academic school year. Read More »

The EDvantage Adds 800 New Resources

The EDvantage, a free online resource hub for educators, announces the addition of more than 800 resources to its content library for the 2014-15 school year. The update brings the total number of content available to nearly 3,000 items. Read More »

BenQ Now Shipping Interactive Flat Panel Display

BenQ America Corp. announced the official release of its latest interactive flat panel (IFP) display: the RP700+. Designed to increase classroom interaction, boardroom collaboration, and make wayfinding more intuitive, the 70-inch full HD display uses six-point multitouch technology to provide incredibly responsive feedback and more accurate positioning. Read More »

CK-12 and Clever Team To Deliver Secure Integration

K-12 announced today that it is partnering with Clever, which provides students and teachers single sign-on access to their favorite applications, and provides districts simple and secure integration with their student information system (SIS). The partnership with Clever will make it easier for districts to deploy CK-12, and for users to access their customizable CK-12 Math and Science content. Read More »

Ingram and ProQuest Expand Ebook Collaboration

Ingram Content Group Inc., and ProQuest LLC today announced an expanded e-book collaboration that benefits libraries worldwide. Earlier this year, the companies teamed to make titles from Ebook Library (EBL) available through Ingram's OASIS® content platform. Ingram has now added ebrary’s vast range of titles, integrating all ProQuest e-book titles within the platform, simplifying acquisition for the companies’ shared customers. Read More »

Edmentum Online Courses Receive National Standards Certification

Edmentum has received numerous course approvals and certifications from University of California "a-g" and Quality Matters review boards for Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy courses. With many online course providers to choose from, districts use these approvals to confirm course quality and rigor and to ensure the efficacy of courseware products. Read More »

More Than 70 School Districts Start the Year with Centricity2

More than 70 school districts from across the country will start the new school year with a more engaged and connected community. Powered by the Schoolwires Centricity2 community management system, these K-12 communities are poised to enjoy fast access to critical information, mobile compatibility, and new multi-media features. Read More »