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$1.00 eTextbooks Hit High Schools

National teacher supply company Teacher's Discovery announced the launch of its new initiative, "Voces" for Spanish students. "Voces" is a full, standards-compliant eTextbook with interactive activities, workbooks, and videos, designed for first-year Spanish students for just $1.00 per student. Over 450 schools converted to "Voces" in the 60 day pre-launch period. Read More »

NEC Display Solutions Improves Its Portable Projector M Series

NEC Display Solutions of America announced its M271X, M311X and M311W projectors, mainstream models ideal for education and small-to-medium-sized business environments that need essential features, including bright images, automated technologies and eco-friendly appeal. Read More »

Atomic Learning User Group in Edmodo Offers Opportunity for Collaboration

Edmodo members now have an opportunity to collaborate with their peers in the Atomic Learning Edmodo Community. Edmodo is a social networking site for teachers and students--and so much more. Read More »

Turning Foundation Collaborates on Area Website

The Turning Foundation in collaboration with the Eastern Ohio P-16 Partnership for Education is launching a new website focused on connecting the public with Northeastern Ohio education. The Education Partnership Network (EPN) was created to connect businesses, educators, students, families and community members mainly in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. Read More »

Anonymous Bullying Reporting Adopted by Growing Number of TX Schools

School district administrators in Abernathy Independent School District (ISD), Reagan County ISD, Hardin ISD, and Cisco ISD, Agua Dulce ISD along with St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School and The Honor Roll School are giving students the ability to anonymously report bullying and cyber bullying incidents using the newly launched CyberBully Hotline by SchoolReach. Read More »

Common Core Math Apps For iPad That Support Elementary Ed

AppTutor Apps, a new product line of mobile apps by Padstar Publishing, Inc., is making a splash in the market of elementary math apps for iPads. With over 28,000 individual downloads in the first three months of availability on the App Store, consumers are showing interest in these new, education-based, interactive apps. Read More »

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Launches HMH Readers

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced today that HMH Readers, its new iPad reading app developed for Common Core Standards mastery, is now available for free download in the iTunes App Store. Designed to supplement the Journeys and Literacy by Design reading programs, HMH Readers features K-6 grade-appropriate non-fiction and fiction texts.... Read More »

Middle School Math Game for iPad/iPhone/iTouch

On November 12th, will be launching a new math app for the iPad, iPhone, and iTouch that is meant to help students practice fundamental math skills while enjoying a fun game. The app, entitled 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game, is a math app for middle school kids that helps them really like practicing their order of operations skills. Read More »

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 »