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E2020 Inc.'s Courses Based on New Interactive Instructional Model

E2020 Inc., one of the fastest-growing providers of online learning solutions, announced today that it has released a large selection of courses for the 2012-2013 school year. These courses were built on a new instructional model and expressly designed to meet state and Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Read More »

Kaplan Test Prep Launches Free 60-Minute Adaptive PSAT® Diagnostic Exam

To help students reach their maximum potential on the PSAT and increase their eligibility for this merit-based aid, Kaplan Test Prep has again partnered with Testive, an adaptive test development company, to create the first-ever adaptive 60-minute practice PSAT that can reliably predict a test-taker’s score. Read More »

Kajeet® Partners with AAAS

Kajeet® announceD its partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and its participation in the Active Explorer Smartphone Project, a web application that integrates mobile technology into the classroom by equipping students with smartphones to increase engagement and encourage scientific exploration of their environments Read More »

Study To Explore Parents' Perceptions of Mobile Learning

This fall Grunwald Associates LLC will conduct a research study to examine student uses, parent perceptions and family requirements for mobile learning platforms. The study will be conducted with support from AT&T and in collaboration with the Learning First Alliance, a major national education organization. Read More »

RI Selects CDW-G for Classroom Technology Integration

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) selected CDW-G, a leading provider of technology solutions to education and government, to deliver the state’s vision of the modern classroom to schools across the state, CDW-G announced today. Read More »

Browsing eBooks Grows Exponentially in Libraries and Schools

Millions of eBook readers are turning to public and school libraries to browse for "what to read next." ... Fueling this dramatic shift is OverDrive Read, a free web browser-based eBook reading option introduced this month at OverDrive's worldwide network of 19,000 libraries and schools. Read More »

Follett Announces New Follett Digital Reader

Follett School and Library Group announced the joint release of Destiny 10.5, FollettShelf and Follett Digital Reader that will provide a simpler and richer Follett eBook mobile reading experience from computers, laptops, notebooks, tablets, and smartphones. The joint release is another move by Follett to help its customers adopt and manage digital content as well as to move from digital reading to digital learning,... Read More »

Lightspeed Systems Releases Updated Email Management Solution

Lightspeed Systems released a new version of Email Management, the tool built specifically for schools to make managing email easier and more efficient. The Email Management solution includes the Spam Filter and Email Archiving modules. Read More »

Lightspeed Systems Releases Updated Mobile Device Management Compatible With iOS6

Following Apple Inc.’s release of iOS6, Lightspeed Systems has already released an update to the company’s Mobile Device Management(MDM) solution. Built specifically for schools, with direct educator input, the updated MDM is compatible and supports all the new features in iOS6—ensuring schools will have a seamless transition. Read More »

Parchment Delivers 4 Millionth e-Transcript

Driven by an expanding network of secondary and postsecondary education providers, Docufide® by Parchment™ has now exchanged more than 4 million electronic transcripts (e-Transcripts). The industry-leading e-Transcript exchange network doubled the volume of e-Transcripts delivered in each of the past four years, and year-over-year growth is expected to double again in 2012. Read More »