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Education Video Resources Growing Rapidly at Alexander Street

Hundreds of new teaching demonstrations and instructional films are now available online with the debut of Education in Video: Volume II. The latest collection from Alexander Street Press expands topical coverage of the teaching field, delving into new and emerging areas including special needs, multiculturalism in the classroom, differentiated instruction, and the US Common Core. Read More »

SETDA Launches The Guide to Technology Requirements

SETDA announced the launch of The Guide to Technology Requirements, a web site to help school and district leaders understand the detailed requirements for the online assessments being developed by all six state-led assessment consortia aligned to new college- and career-ready standards. Just as important, it provides guidance to help districts consider these requirements in the overall context of school technology needs. Read More »

Clarity Innovations Sees Demand Increase for Mobile

Clarity Innovations, a Portland-based strategy and development services firm for the K-12 education industry, has expanded its product strategy, design and development service offerings to help its clients make the shift to what schools call “mobile learning”. Read More »

OverDrive eBooks Now Available for Kindle FreeTime

OverDrive announced today that eBooks from more than 20,000 schools and libraries in its U.S. network are available to be used with Amazon's Kindle FreeTime. OverDrive is the only supplier of eBooks to schools and libraries with support for Kindle devices. This enables kids and parents to access thousands of Kindle format eBooks from the library and read them within the FreeTime feature ... Read More »

New eTextbook Publishing Platform To Disrupt Textbook Adoption

There's a new kid on the block, or rather in this case, a new etextbook platform in schools. The Voces® platform developed by Teacher's Discovery allows all facets of an etextbook, including text, practice exercises, projectables, videos, audio, reinforcement games and reportable assessments, to be accessed through a single portal. Read More »

ViewSonic Introduces ViewSchool™

ViewSonic Corp. is introducing its newly enriched ViewSchool™ Education Program. The program was developed to deliver schools and districts 21st century-digital tools that enhance students’ learning experience through technology. In addition to products selected for the digital classroom, the program includes customized support and promotional offers. Read More »

CurriculumLoft Announces OEM Alliance with HP

CurriculumLoft announced a new OEM alliance with HP directed towards supporting K-12 education with Chromebooks and Notebooks manufactured for school environments. CurriculumLoft will provide K-12 districts with effective and sustainable solutions, featuring HP’s newest generation of Notebooks and Chromebooks, all running CurriculumLoft’s software suite. Read More »

Laredo ISD Integrates Atomic Learning To Provide Tech Training

Laredo Independent School District of Laredo has expanded its collaboration with Atomic Learning to offer tech integration and mobile learning resources to the entire district. Through this access, the district is able to focus on the practical application of technology in education by empowering educators with the training and resources needed to create college and career-ready students. Read More »

MySchoolWorx Launches Nationwide

Digital Enhancements announced today the national launch of MySchoolWorx, a cloud-based solution that makes real-time, robust student performance reporting and parent communications available from smartphones, tablets and computers anywhere, anytime. Read More »

Texas School District Converts to Mimio

To assist its teachers in providing exceptional learning environments, facilitate differentiated instruction, and prepare students to successfully meet the challenges of excelling in the 21st century workplace, Edinburg (TX) Consolidated Independent School District is standardizing its classroom technology via the MimioTeach™ interactive whiteboard, a device that converts any dry erase board into a fully interactive whiteboard. Read More »