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DynaVox Unveils World’s Largest Dedicated Speech-Generating Tablet

DynaVox Systems unveiled the DynaVox T15, a powerful, 15-inch dynamic display tablet for individuals with advanced access needs, visual impairments or physical limitations. The world’s largest dedicated speech-generating tablet, the T15 is a touch-based speech-generating devices intended for those with aphasia, autism, cerebral palsy, cortical visual impairment, early ALS, locked-in syndrome and stroke. Read More »

Channel One News Launches Searchable Video Library

Channel One News, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt company, announced the launch of the Channel One News Video Library, a user-friendly, searchable database of nonfiction videos and interactive activities tied to current events. The Channel One News Video Library is a comprehensive resource of Channel One News’ video segments and activities created with one goal in mind: to help students interpret the news and spark important conversations around current events. Read More »

Agreement Allows 41 States to Go Paperless through Electronic Transcript Exchange

The Midwestern Higher Education Compact signed a contract addendum with Parchment, Inc. allowing continued participation in the largest and most comprehensive electronic transcript contract in the nation for MHEC’s member states and now expands to include the member states of the Southern Regional Education Board and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, totaling 41 states. Read More » and Learning Bird Partner for New Online PLC

Learning Bird and will partner to support teachers making the print-to-digital curriculum transition with a new, free online professional learning community, The Digital Educator: Skills for Success. The Digital Educator community will focus on 21st-century instruction with educators and experts discussing how to create, publish, and share digital lessons to blend, flip, and differentiate learning. Read More »

Insight Publishes Back to SchoolTech Guidelines

Insight Public Sector has identified network readiness as one of the most critical issues facing school districts this back to school season. Insight has compiled five key issues to consider as technology places heavier demands on network infrastructure, based on Insight's conversations with superintendents and technology leaders in school districts nationwide: Read More »

NEC DisplayNote Software Now Available in the Cloud

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the availability of NEC DisplayNote Software through the cloud. The tool lets educators, students, and professionals present and share content, and collaborate across any device using Windows, IOS and Android operating systems. Read More »

Mackin Announces eRC Agreement with SirsiDynix

SirsiDynix and Mackin Education Resources are working together to bring bring audiobooks, video resources, and nearly 300,000 eBooks to the eResource Central (eRC) ecosystem. The partnership will allow school libraries to update their local title metadata with the click of a button, will let students download, preview, and see available eResources all from the library catalog. Read More »

Senkatel® Releases First Purpose-Built Education Chromebook

Senkatel Corporation introduced its first purpose-built Google® Chromebook™ with design features and internet-accessible software applications targeting the K-12 education market. Senkatel, in collaboration with Intel® Education Solutions, now offers Intel processor-based Google Android™ OS education tablets and a ruggedized Chromebook Read More »

Several School Districts Partner with BenchPrep

BenchPrep and ACT Mastery are pleased to announce that over 16 schools and districts will provide digital courses for college readiness and ACT preparation through the BenchPrep platform for the 2014-2015 school year. More than 50,000 students and over 500 teachers are expected to benefit from this implementation. Read More »

D2L Supercharges Its Integrated Learning Platform

D2L is supercharging its ILP by providing groundbreaking new features and partnerships designed to personalize education and eliminate the achievement gap. Available immediately, the D2L ILP provides full integration of its adaptive learning solution (D2L LeaP), more robust analytics, game-based learning, an expanded mobile offering with Windows 8 capabilities and the newest education content all within a single, open platform. Read More »