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Shmoop Launches SmartPhone-Ready Video Test Prep

With Shmoop’s Video Test Prep, students can study in quick bursts whenever they have a few minutes to spare. When a student registers, Shmoop will send them three videos a day, tailored to their SAT*, ACT*, or CAHSEE needs. Students can then watch the videos in the convenience of their own home/school/bus/circus tent. Read More »

Netop Expands Capabilities to Mac Student Computers

To help teachers manage the explosive growth of bring-your-own-device initiatives and mixed platform technology environments, Netop today released new versions of its bestselling classroom management software that introduce core classroom management features for Mac student computers in addition to improved browser support. Read More »

Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy Earns Online Course Provider Approval in Washington State

Edmentum has been recognized by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) as a multidistrict online course provider and program provider in Washington state. Edmentum’s online course offerings, accessible through EdOptions Academy, have been approved for the 2014-15 school year, and the approval will remain valid for the next three years. Read More »

LS2 PAC, Kids, and Mobile offer eIntegration

The Library Corporation’s LS2 PAC, LS2 Kids, and LS2 Mobile now give libraries the ability to offer full catalog integration of eResources from OverDrive® and Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360, allowing readers of any age to download eBooks and other digital items directly to their iPads, smartphones, or other devices without leaving the familiar environs of their library’s catalog. Read More »

Epson Partners with Mimio

Epson and Mimio announced a partnership to sell MimioStudio™ classroom software with Epson BrightLink® interactive projectors. This agreement gives schools more options for bringing advanced collaboration and interactivity into the classroom, delivering learning environments that inspire, connect and motivate students. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 Education Is Ready for Class

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced the availability of the new Galaxy Tab® 4 Education - its first tablet specifically designed to support scalable 1:1 computing initiatives in K-12 schools. The rugged, student-friendly, 10.1-inch tablet - which integrates with Google Play for Education and can be managed easily via a web-based console - is available now for school districts planning deployments for the 2014-2015 academic year. Read More »

Over 2,100 New Public, Academic, and School Libraries Join OverDrive

OverDrive announced that it has added 2,173 public, school, academic, and corporate libraries to its global network this year alone. As libraries and institutions seek lending services for eBooks, OverDrive is overwhelmingly selected as a vendor with more than 90 percent of U.S. libraries and a growing number of schools partnering with OverDrive. Read More »

New Version of MimioStudio Lets Mimio Users Connect Three Mobile Devices

The latest release of MimioStudio™ 11.2 software features the ability to connect three mobile devices using the MimioMobile™ app – free. Starting May 13, 2014 classrooms with a MimioStudio hardware or software license can connect up to three mobile devices via the MimioMobile app when they upgrade to the new software version. Read More »

Edgenuity Highlights Online and Blended Learning Success in MI

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, is celebrating the success of its school partners in Michigan, shining a spotlight on schools across the state that are using Edgenuity offerings to meet a wide range of student needs and help students, teachers and schools reach their academic goals. Read More »

Luca Lashes Adds More Interactivity/Chinese to Its Free App

Multilingual eBook and app creator, Luca Lashes® LLC announces an upgraded version of its introductory app, Luca Lashes®, the Brown-Eyed Boy with the Magic Eyelashes. With stories geared for children ages 0 to 6 and older children with special needs, the award-winning series helps turn children’s “fearful firsts” into educational experiences. Read More »