EdNET Insight - Technology Headlines http://www.ednetinsight.com en-us http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Central by Imulus (http://imulus.com) info@ednetinsight.com TLC Providing SocialFlow Media Publishing Service http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tlc-providing-socialflow-media-publishing-service.html The Library Corporation has joined forces with SocialFlow to become its exclusive provider to libraries. SocialFlow provides a service that analyzes a customer’s real-time conversational data within their social streams and automatically delivers relevant social media content to the right audience at the right time for maximum engagement. ]]> Saturday, January 24, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tlc-providing-socialflow-media-publishing-service.html Curriculum Associates' New Math App http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/curriculum-associates---new-math-app.html Curriculum Associates has expanded its i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction mobile family of products with the launch of Door 24® Plus, a new educational game for the iPad®. Available for free on the App Store, Door 24 Plus establishes a foundation based on fact fluency and then builds computational fluency... ]]> Thursday, January 22, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/curriculum-associates---new-math-app.html eBackpack Enables 21st Century Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ebackpack-enables-21st-century-learning.html eBackpack, Inc., the leading provider of cross-platform cloud assignment, assessment, and classroom workflow management solutions for 1:1 and BYOD/BYOT K12 classrooms, announced today that it has been selected by Apple to provide eBackpack Services to over 100 schools across the nation as part of Apple’s ConnectED initiative program. ]]> Wednesday, January 21, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ebackpack-enables-21st-century-learning.html Epson’s Newest Classroom Projectors http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/epson-s-newest-classroom-projectors.html Epson announced eight new cost-effective PowerLite® projector models giving teachers even more lamp life with up to 10,000 hours2 of use to engage with students and deliver dynamic lessons. In addition to extended lamp life, the new models offer a range of brightness, resolution, connectivity, and budget options to meet the need of any K-12 classroom. ]]> Wednesday, January 21, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/epson-s-newest-classroom-projectors.html Mobile County Public Schools Selects GuideK12 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mobile-county-public-schools-selects-guidek12.html Mobile County Public Schools, the largest school district in Alabama, serves over 58,000 students in 90 schools and magnet programs. Mobile County administrators selected GuideK12™ because it will allow them to visualize their district on a map while combining student and county data for real time scenario planning and analysis by district leaders. ]]> Wednesday, January 21, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mobile-county-public-schools-selects-guidek12.html Samsung Showcases Collaborative Learning Solutions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/samsung-showcases-collaborative-learning-solutions.html Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is highlighting its comprehensive suite of solutions for collaborative teaching and learning, and helping educators create dynamic classrooms, showcasing Samsung’s portfolio of Galaxy tablets, smartphones and wearables, along with Chromebooks for one-to-one learning programs and fully-integrated solutions like Samsung School... ]]> Wednesday, January 21, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/samsung-showcases-collaborative-learning-solutions.html ID District Uses Online Speech Therapy http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/id-district-uses-online-speech-therapy.html School districts spanning large areas, like Bonneville Joint School District 93 in Idaho Falls, ID, often struggle to hire and retain enough fully qualified speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to serve their widely dispersed schools. To more fully and frequently serve students with special needs, Bonneville Joint School District 93 is using PresenceLearning’s online therapy services. ]]> Tuesday, January 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/id-district-uses-online-speech-therapy.html Tech & Learning New Social Media Hub http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tech---learning-new-social-media-hub.html Tech & Learning is launching Tech & Learning's Live @ Bett 2015, a new social media hub where editors will curate the hottest social media posts and trending comments before, during, and after the Bett 2015 Show, Jan. 21-24 in London. Tech & Learning's Live @ Bett 2015 is sponsored by Intel® Education. ]]> Tuesday, January 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tech---learning-new-social-media-hub.html Vernier Expands Data-Logging Capabilities for Chromebooks http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/vernier-expands-data-logging-capabilities-for-chromebooks.html To address the extensive adoption and use of Chromebooks in classrooms, Vernier Software & Technology recently released its free Graphical Analysis™ app. Developed specifically for the Chrome™ operating system, the new app makes it easy to collect and share scientific data using Chromebooks. ]]> Tuesday, January 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/vernier-expands-data-logging-capabilities-for-chromebooks.html ViewSonic Introduces Networkable Series of Projectors http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/viewsonic-introduces-networkable-series-of-projectors.html ViewSonic Corp. introduces the LightStream™ PJD6 Networkable Series of Projectors. The LightStream line delivers the ultimate in True to Life colors in any lighting condition. The new LightStream™ PJD6 delivers smart features including ViewSonic’s patent pending PortAll™ for secured wireless streaming, SonicExpert for enhanced fuller range of integrated sound, an integrated cable management cover and “My Button” auto configuration mode. ]]> Tuesday, January 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/viewsonic-introduces-networkable-series-of-projectors.html Universal Mind's Multi-Device Collaboration Tool http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/universal-mind-s-multi-device-collaboration-tool.html With over 2.2 Million downloads since the first release in 2010, iBrainstorm is being used by school districts around the world helping teachers and students to communicate, share and express their ideas in new and creative ways. The new release offers a complete redesign, adding many of the most requested features from users. ]]> Saturday, January 17, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/universal-mind-s-multi-device-collaboration-tool.html OKI Data To Showcase Innovative Printing Solutions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/oki-data-to-showcase-innovative-printing-solutions.html OKI Data Americas announces its participation in the Florida Educational Technology Corporation 2015 National Conference where the company will demonstrate select single function and multifunction devices (MFPs) including the new B512dn and MB562w, plus complementary software solutions to meet the specific and unique requirements of educators and school administrators. ]]> Thursday, January 15, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/oki-data-to-showcase-innovative-printing-solutions.html Pitsco's Website Revamp - Fast & Easy Searches http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-s-website-revamp---fast---easy-searches.html Now, at Pitsco.com, searches are fast and easy. A website revamp, which went live on January 12, 2015, sports a new look and navigation that combines catalog and curriculum products and includes 91 new landing pages as well as new search capabilities such as the Standards Navigator. ]]> Thursday, January 15, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-s-website-revamp---fast---easy-searches.html New Search Feature and Evaluation Tool from 3rd Quote http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-search-feature-and-evaluation-tool-from-3rd-quote.html 3rd Quote has launched the first search tool and collaborative evaluation tool designed to empower schools to quickly identify Edtech providers that have signed the Student Privacy Pledge. 3rd Quote is also the exclusive company that provides schools the opportunity to evaluate Edtech providers based on their protection of student data. ]]> Wednesday, January 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-search-feature-and-evaluation-tool-from-3rd-quote.html Southern CA Districts Enhance Security with the Raptor System http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/southern-ca-districts-enhance-security-with-the-raptor-system.html Chula Vista Elementary School District in Chula Vista, California and Val Verde Unified School District in Perris, California are enhancing on-site security measures with visitor management software produced by Raptor Technologies, the nation’s leading provider of visitor management technologies for K-12 schools. ]]> Wednesday, January 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/southern-ca-districts-enhance-security-with-the-raptor-system.html Children's eBook Sales Surge in 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/children-s-ebook-sales-surge-in-2014.html OverDrive announced today that library spending on children's, juvenile, and young adult eBooks in 2014 grew by 48% over 2013. Helping drive this dramatic growth was OverDrive's 2014 launch of narrated eBooks and highly-illustrated best-selling children's titles using open industry-standard EPUB3 and OverDrive Read. ]]> Tuesday, January 13, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/children-s-ebook-sales-surge-in-2014.html New Badges To Identify Ed Tech Products that Protect Privacy http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-badges-to-identify-ed-tech-products-that-protect-privacy.html iKeepSafe has launched the first independent assessment program for Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), designed to help schools find ed tech programs and services that protect student data privacy. iKeepSafe will soon announce the first companies and products that earn iKeepSafe FERPA badges. ]]> Tuesday, January 13, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-badges-to-identify-ed-tech-products-that-protect-privacy.html edWeb.net and Common Sense Education Launch PLC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-common-sense-education-launch-plc.html Common Sense Education is partnering with edWeb.net to present Digital Classroom: Teaching with Tech, a free professional learning community for educators to share ideas and best practices around the meaningful integration of technology and teaching. ]]> Tuesday, January 13, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-common-sense-education-launch-plc.html GreyED Solutions and SmartBrief Join Forces for Content Distribution http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/greyed-solutions-and-smartbrief-join-forces-for-content-distribution.html SmartBrief is pleased to announce "Tech Tips Tuesdays" in SmartBrief on EdTech, the leading daily K-12 Ed Tech newsletter. The tips, written by educators for educators, are being produced in partnership with GreyED Solutions, a company headed by nationally recognized education leaders serving K12 schools and the EdTech Industry. ]]> Tuesday, January 13, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/greyed-solutions-and-smartbrief-join-forces-for-content-distribution.html SIIA Comments on President’s New Privacy Protections http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/siia-comments-on-president-s-new-privacy-protections.html “SIIA and our member companies agree with the need to safeguard student data. We appreciate the President’s support for the student data privacy pledge now signed by 75 education technology companies. .....We are concerned that, unless a new federal law pre-empts all state laws, it risks adding another layer to the confusing patchwork of regulations now facing local schools and service providers." ]]> Monday, January 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/siia-comments-on-president-s-new-privacy-protections.html