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HMH Optimizes K-12 Content Delivery for Windows 8

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to optimize HMH’s core K-12 education content for the Windows 8 operating system, providing an even greater level of choice and access to students and educators across a broad range of devices. HMH will work with Microsoft to develop a new eTextbook reader application for Windows 8 in advance of the new 2014 school year. Read More »

Atomic Learning LTI Tool Becomes IMS Global Learning Consortium v1.1 Compliant

Edtech training leader Atomic Learning recently announced it has attained IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC) Learning Tools Interoperability™ (LTI™) v1.1 certification to further extend the Atomic Learning Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Tool functionality with the company's education partners. The edtech training company's tool functionality previously held v1.0 compliance. Read More »

CurriculumLoft Offers a Nationwide 1:1 Equipment Exchange Program

CurriculumLoft is offering a nationwide K-12 program that allows schools to earn “credits” for obsolete or underutilized mobile devices and computer equipment. These credits can be applied towards a curriculum-focused 1:1 solution, leveraging the market-leading CurriculumLoft and the newest KUNO4+. Read More »

Texthelp Announces Read&Write Gold for Mac V6

Texthelp Inc. announced the release of Read&Write Gold for Mac Version 6. Read&Write 6 Gold is an easy-to-use customizable toolbar that integrates with common applications and provides users of all ages and abilities, especially those with reading and writing difficulties, learning disabilities, and English Language Learners, with the support tools they need to be confident, independent learners. Read More »

Balcony 7 eBook Titles Now Available through Mackin

Mackin Educational Resources is pleased to announce a new partnership with Balcony 7 Media and Publishing to add their titles to Mackin’s growing eBook catalog. Balcony 7 Media and Publishing is a provider of timeless content for children and adults, in both print and digital formats Read More »

Alternative School for Math and Science Adopts "Samsung School" Digital Learning Suite

Samsung and Corning Incorporated are partnering to provide the most advanced technology for today's education. Included in the full technology package are Samsung Galaxy tablets for all faculty and students, interactive whiteboard displays for each classroom, wireless printers, and the Samsung School software enabling real-time instruction and interaction. Read More »

Britannica Launches e-Commerce Site for Schools and Libraries

Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at The site allows teachers, principals, district administrators and librarians to examine more than a thousand products ranging from e-books to comprehensive digital-learning solutions to reference products. Read More »

PA ESU Hosts Webinar on the Benefits of Online Therapy;

When school districts within the Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU) faced overflowing caseloads and a backlog of student assessments for speech and occupational therapy, the CAIU researched new options and selected PresenceLearning to provide online therapy services to districts in need. After a successful year deploying PresenceLearning's live online services, the CAIU will discuss their experiences during a free webinar on Thursday, June 12... Read More »

Apex Learning Virtual School Enrollments Up 50%

Apex Learning Virtual School, an online virtual school that partners with districts to provide their students with increased access to high quality educational opportunities, more than doubled the national growth rate with enrollments up 50 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year. Read More »

Netop’s Web-Based Assessment Tool Expands Support for Blended Learning Environments

Netop, the worldwide leader in classroom management software, today released an update to the Vision Pro Learning Center, first released as part of Vision Pro version 8.5 in February 2014. Designed to support the growing number of flipped and blended classrooms, the web-based student assessment system will be updated automatically and requires no downtime. Read More »