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Districts Nationwide Choose Dell Chrome-based Learning Solutions

Dell announced schools across the nation are adopting the Dell Chromebook 11 to support Common Core online assessments, individualize lesson plans and increase student and teacher access to technology. Building on Dell’s end-to-end education technology portfolio, the Chromebook 11 provides schools with an affordable solution that is secure, easy to deploy and manage and more reliable than competing Chromebook devices. Read More »

Pitsco Increases Social Media Presence

Pitsco Education has significantly expanded its social network presence. This new focus included adding Pinterest and Google+ to their social network repertoire. Pitsco can now be found on six major social networking sites: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, and LinkedIn. Read More »

Netwrix Releases Top IT Security Best Practices for Educational Organizations

The Netwrix 2014 SIEM Efficiency Survey Report found that education is in the top three industries most vulnerable to security incidents, revealing weaknesses in established security policies to prevent or at least detect security incidents at early stages. Netwrix Corporation recommends three best practices for educational organizations to reinforce their security policies... Read More »

More than 120 Apex Learning Courses Approved by NCAA

Apex Learning has been granted program approval for more than 120 courses by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Since 2008, Apex Learning has frequently been selected as the provider of online courses by schools and districts that want to ensure their student-athletes meet NCAA initial-eligibility requirements to compete in college. Read More »

SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS

SunGard K-12 Education today announced the release of the eSchoolPLUS Family App. Designed to tighten the feedback loop between schools and families, the Family App puts just-in-time information that supports student achievement at the fingertips of parents/guardians and students on their mobile device. Read More »

Instructors Revitalize Courses with Tips from ‘The EDvantage’

The EDvantage, a free online resource hub for educators, brings instruction to life with the release of its new online video showcasing tips professors can use to ignite energy in their classrooms this year. The free video offers five tips to encourage discussion and engage students including using memorable stories and kick starting critical thinking skills. Read More »

Intel Security and Discovery Education Launch Digital Safety Program

Intel Security, in partnership with Discovery Education announced the Intel® Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year national education initiative designed to teach children to "Think Before You Link" and make safer decisions when using the Internet. Read More »

ISTE Launches Project ReimaginED, New Social Learning Community

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) invites K-12 teachers and technology coaches to join Project ReimaginED, a new social learning community dedicated to redesigning learning activities to the meet ISTE Standards for Students and the Common Core State Standards. Project ReimaginED is an opportunity for teacher and technology coaches to collaborate real time to develop lessons that align to the standards. Read More »

Tobii Dynavox Expands Access with Spanish Version of Compass Software;

Tobii Dynavox, the market leader in accessibility and communication solutions for individuals with disabilities, announces the availability of a Spanish version of its Compass Software. Since its release in September 2013, Compass Software has helped thousands of individuals with communication challenges communicate. Read More »

New Edgenuity Curriculum Prepares Students To Be Engaged, Responsible, and Safe Online

Edgenuity released a new curriculum designed to help students learn and engage safely and successfully online. Edgenuity's new Online Learning and Digital Citizenship course includes lessons on interacting with digital curriculum, understanding digital leadership and safety, practicing proper "netiquette," dealing with online harassment and cyberbullying in effective ways, and a range of other topics. Read More »