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New Student Response System Turns Any Smart Device into a Clickerl

Netop launched Netop Response, a new web-based, interactive student response system that turns any smart device into a clicker. With Netop Response, teachers can actively engage students and easily assess learning. Using QVR, a virtual remote technology from Qwizdom, a leader in interactive classroom solutions, Netop Response provides a browser-based clicker that runs on any smart device, Read More »

New eReader App for Tablets Enhances mackinVIA eResources Portal

Mackin Educational Resources introduced the mackinVIA Reader app, now available through the Apple iTunes Store for iPad and for Android tablets. The free application expands the capabilities of the mackinVIA content management system to allow for offline reading. More than simply an eResources portal, mackinVIA is now a complete package with its eReader application which allows users to check out and download eBooks for offline reading Read More »

BadgeStackTM Selected for Pioneering College-Readiness Program

Using the innovative BadgeStack learning platform, Longwood University in Farmville, Va., is offering a post-secondary readiness MOOC program for high-school students this year. The noncredit course, called "5 Skills You Need to Succeed: What Employers Want You to Know," teaches communication and presentation skills, critical thinking, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills, and how to successfully navigate the work world. Read More »

Capstone Digital Lauches myON iPad App

Capstone Digital, developer of personalized learning environments for students, announces the launch of its myON™ iPad app. More than 1.2 million students - who have already read more than 4 million digital books on the myON platform - now have unlimited anytime, anywhere access to the personalized literacy environment through the new myON iPad app. Read More »

EBSCO Publishing Releases K-8 and High School E-book Collections

EBSCO Publishing continues its growth of e-book products with two new grade-appropriate e-book subscription collections for the school market. eBook K-8 Collection™ and eBook High School Collection™ are available for schools looking to find full-text e-books specifically catered to their needs. The collections align with Common Core for Grades K-8 and Grades 9-12... Read More »

Moses Lake School District 161 Adopts Live Online Speech Therapy

To help address a shortage of speech-language pathologists (SLPs), Moses Lake School District 161 (WA) adopted PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students. Through the adoption, the district is able to provide students who have special needs with engaging, high-quality online speech therapy while better supporting - and lessening the caseload for - its existing SLPs. Read More »

Teacher Created Materials Launches Explor-eBook App

Teacher Created Materials (TCM) of Huntington Beach, CA, announces the launch of a new app and proprietary e-content delivery platform Explor-eBook. Explor-eBook will provide students with digital editions of TCM's interactive eBooks, offering a personal and innovative experience for every learning style across content areas and grade levels. Read More »

Asia Pacific Films Joins Forces with Alexander Street Press

Alexander Street Press and Hawaii-based Asia Pacific Films have partnered together to expand the range of content from Asia and the Pacific available to educators and scholars worldwide. Since founding Asia Pacific Films in 2009, president Jeannette Hereniko has built an unrivalled catalog of culturally and historically significant films from Asia and the Pacific, 90 percent of which had not previously been distributed outside of their country of origin. Read More »

Kno Digital Textbooks App Now Available for Microsoft’s® Windows 8

Kno, Inc. unveiled its digital textbook application for the new Windows 8® operating system. Kno’s new education app will be available in the Windows 8 App Store (http://windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows-8/apps) and from numerous manufacturers on devices supporting Windows 8. Read More »

Atomic Learning Adds SMART Board Notebook 11 to Training Library

Atomic Learning has expanded its training collection to include a series of tutorials on SMART Board Notebook 11, as well as training on Captivate 6 for PC users, Flash and Photoshop CS6, Sakai 2.8 for Students and Windows 8 to the Atomic Integrate library. The SMART Board® Notebook® training series will guide users through the many new features that are a part of version 11. Read More »