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Gale Metadata Available in EBSCO Discovery Service

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, have agreed to make Gale databases and archives discoverable through EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). The agreement allows EBSCO to index Gale metadata and make it discoverable for mutual customers through EBSCO Discovery Service. Read More »

Baltimore County Chooses the SAFARI Montage Digital Learning Platform

Baltimore County Public Schools has chosen SAFARI Montage Digital Curriculum Presenter (DCP) to support their recently announced initiative to provide 1:1 digital learning environments for all BCPS students, beginning in 2013-14. DCP will be used to deliver the district's digital curriculum, including their new elementary-level world languages curriculum, to all BCPS classrooms and student mobile devices. Read More »

Free Website Makeover from Schoolwires® for Fall Mountain RSD

A search of district websites to identify best practices in district branding and community engagement led Fall Mountain Regional School District (FRMSD) to enter and win the Schoolwires Website Makeover Contest. FRMSD will receive a new district website built on the Schoolwires Centricity2TM content management system. Read More »

Smithsonian Online Education Presents Two Sessions on Astrophotography

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is hosting two online education conferences for teachers and students June 12 and July 10 that showcase astrophotography as a prime example of the intersection of these two subject areas. Read More »

Mac® SW Coming in June for FrontRow Juno® Classroom Audio System

FrontRow Juno users can download Mac-compatible software to add automated lesson capture and system control to their portable classroom audio systems starting in June. This release will run on Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard), as well as with the Windows® 8 operating system. All Juno hardware shipped since April 1, 2013 can use the new software. Read More »

Macmillan Education Partners with Knewton

Today, Macmillan Education, announced a partnership with leading adaptive learning company Knewton. Macmillan will create next-generation digital products and use Knewton technology to provide personalized recommendations and analytics. These Knewton-enhanced materials will become available to students and teachers in 2015. Read More »

PBS LearningMedia Offers More Than 30,000 Free, Digital Resources

PBS LearningMedia today announced that it now offers more than 30,000 digital resources available for free to PreK-12 educators nationwide. The new resources address nationwide curriculum gaps in digital media and bolster the service’s offerings in math, science, English/language arts, social studies and the arts. Read More »

Website Brings Civil War History to Life

Young people often think of events that happened before they were born as ancient history-and terminally boring. Now, in time for the 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg in July, a new website called Gettysburg By The Numbers (GBTN; www.teachersfirst.com/gettysburg) is helping to make history come alive for students, teachers, and families. Read More »

Epson Now Offers Promethean Software

Epson announced Promethean's ActivInspire teaching and learning software is now available for purchase for both new and current customers of Epson's industry-leading BrightLink® interactive projectors. Educators in the United States and Canada now have an easy way to add curriculum software into interactive learning environments. Read More »

Over 1 Million Student Service Hours Managed Through x2VOL

The world is in a better place right now. In fact, there are lots of better places and happier people thanks to students around the country who have given over 1 million hours of community service through x2VOL. x2VOL, by intelliVOL, is a platform used by high schools to manage and report student service hours in private and public schools and districts nationwide. Read More »