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 Benetech Delivers 10 Million Accessible Ebooks http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benetech-delivers-10-million-accessible-ebooks.html Benetech announced that over 10 million accessible ebooks have been downloaded through its Bookshare initiative. Bookshare is the world's largest online library for people who are blind, visually impaired or have a physical disability that interferes with reading, such as dyslexia. ]]> Tuesday, September 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benetech-delivers-10-million-accessible-ebooks.html Generation Global Launches, Free Safe Online Environment http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/generation-global-launches--free-safe-online-environment.html Generation Global, an education non-profit created for students ages 12-17, today announced its relaunch into the U.S. as Generation Global, an initiative of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. Generation Global provides practical, support for educators to guide the next generation of young people in becoming global citizens by peacefully navigating cultural and religious differences through meaningful dialogue. ]]> Tuesday, September 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/generation-global-launches--free-safe-online-environment.html RoboKind Debuts Robot with African-American Likeness http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/robokind-debuts-robot-with-african-american-likeness.html RoboKind debuts a humanoid robot designed to expand access and engagement for African-American students in K-12 STEM education. The robot, with African-American likeness, will deliver the Robots4STEM curriculum designed in partnership with Quadrant 4 System Corporation (QFOR). ]]> Tuesday, September 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/robokind-debuts-robot-with-african-american-likeness.html New Partnership between EBSCO and Mackin Makes Accessing eBooks Easier http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-partnership-between-ebsco-and-mackin-makes-accessing-ebooks-easier.html EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Mackin have partnered to make EBSCO eBooks™ available to order on the Mackin.com ecommerce site. The collaboration between EBSCO and Mackin gives MackinVIA customers the opportunity to choose from a wide range of relevant EBSCO eBooks titles from within their preferred platform. MackinVIA... ]]> Monday, September 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-partnership-between-ebsco-and-mackin-makes-accessing-ebooks-easier.html Workbench Partners with League of Innovative Schools To Host "Day of Innovation" http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/workbench-partners-with-league-of-innovative-schools-to-host--day-of-innovation-.html Baltimore-based Workbench will provide hands-on experiences using drones, programmable robots, 3D printers and other cutting-edge technology during the "Workbench Day of Innovation" November 3, 2016 as part of the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools Fall Meeting. ]]> Thursday, September 15, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/workbench-partners-with-league-of-innovative-schools-to-host--day-of-innovation-.html CSNYC Launches National Computer Science Education Consortium http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/csnyc-launches-national-computer-science-education-consortium.html CSNYC announced the launch of the CSforAll Consortium, a national organization formed in response to the growing computer science (CS) education community, the broadly bipartisan support for CS, and the President's call to action to provide every student with access to CS education. ]]> Wednesday, September 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/csnyc-launches-national-computer-science-education-consortium.html Tampa Prep Adopts 70 Lightspeed Audio Systems http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tampa-prep-adopts-70-lightspeed-audio-systems.html Lightspeed Technologies and Tampa Preparatory School announce the installation of Redcat Access systems and Flexcat audio systems in the newly opened and redesigned Tampa Prep Upper School. Tampa Prep, an independent co-educational college prep school, now has a total of 68 Redcat Access systems and two Flexcat audio systems between the middle and upper schools. ]]> Wednesday, September 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tampa-prep-adopts-70-lightspeed-audio-systems.html West Expands Scope of Its Education Ecosystem Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/west-expands-scope-of-its-education-ecosystem-program.html West Corporation announced the expansion of the partnership program tied to its popular SchoolMessenger solutions, rebranded as the "West Education Ecosystem." In the year since its launch, the program has added a wide variety of complementary partners representing different areas of education technology ]]> Wednesday, September 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/west-expands-scope-of-its-education-ecosystem-program.html Fayette County Public Schools Partner with PASCO http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fayette-county-public-schools-partner-with-pasco.html Fayette County Public Schools’ science program teaches students to value and use science as a process for obtaining knowledge, based upon observable evidence.To infuse technology into the curriculum and provide rich, inquiry-based learning experiences for students in grades K–12, the system has purchased cutting-edge wireless sensors from PASCO® Scientific for all 26 schools. ]]> Tuesday, September 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fayette-county-public-schools-partner-with-pasco.html Lenovo's LanSchool Classroom Management Software http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lenovo-s-lanschool-classroom-management-software.html Lenovo launched LanSchool v8.0, an expanded version of Lenovo’s award-winning classroom software technology that promotes collaborative learning while helping to minimize student distractions. Responding to the needs of teachers and technology administrators in education, LanSchool v8.0 now provides additional support for Chromebooks... ]]> Monday, September 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lenovo-s-lanschool-classroom-management-software.html Pitsco's New ETRIX® Robotics Catalog http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-s-new-etrix--robotics-catalog.html Pitsco Education's 2016-2017 TETRIX® Robotics Catalog is filled with more than 60 pages of classroom stories, ideas, building tips, and new products for robotics classrooms and competition teams, with a particular focus on an all-new coding solution. ]]> Monday, September 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-s-new-etrix--robotics-catalog.html TI Unveils a New STEM Solution http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ti-unveils-a-new-stem-solution.html exas Instruments (TI) today unveiled the TI-Innovator™ Hub, a classroom tool that introduces students to coding and engineering design to prepare them for the jobs of the future. Most educators and experts agree coding is a skill so important that every student needs to know the basics to excel in a rapidly changing world. ]]> Monday, September 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ti-unveils-a-new-stem-solution.html PCS Edventures Announces Bricklab Product Changes http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pcs-edventures-announces-bricklab-product-changes.html PCS Edventures! Inc., a leading provider of K-12 Science and Engineering (STEM) programs announced new product packaging and configurations for its popular BrickLAB product line that will expand its market potential. The new packaging configurations and expansion of colors streamline fulfillment operations for schools and also opens up new potential retail markets. ]]> Thursday, September 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pcs-edventures-announces-bricklab-product-changes.html New Release of AristotleInsight::K12 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-release-of-aristotleinsight--k12.html Sergeant Laboratories announced a new release of their flagship education product, AristotleInsight::K12. AristotleInsight::K12 has been a leading classroom management and student visibility solution for traditional PCs, Macs, and mobile devices for over 20 years. This release includes many new features designed to improve learning outcomes in the classroom. ]]> Thursday, September 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-release-of-aristotleinsight--k12.html Free Workshops Provide Science and STEM Educators with Hands-On Experience http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/free-workshops-provide-science-and-stem-educators-with-hands-on-experience.html Vernier Software & Technology will host 35 free, hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum. Each four-hour workshop will be led by an experienced science education instructor who will work alongside educators as they explore classroom-ready labs that incorporate the award-winning line of data-collection technology from Vernier. ]]> Tuesday, September 06, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/free-workshops-provide-science-and-stem-educators-with-hands-on-experience.html ClassFlow Launches New App for Teacher-Parent Communication http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/classflow-launches-new-app-for-teacher-parent-communication.html ClassFlow Moments, a new free app for teacher-parent communication, is the latest addition to Promethean's award-winning collaborative learning software ClassFlow. With the ClassFlow Moments app, teachers can easily share classroom assignments, announcements, and awards with parents so they can proactively engage with their students' learning. ClassFlow Moments is free for parents. ]]> Thursday, September 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/classflow-launches-new-app-for-teacher-parent-communication.html PCS Edventures' New Robotics Curriculum http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pcs-edventures--new-robotics-curriculum.html PCS Edventures! Inc.announced the formal release of its newest robotics curriculum, Discover Robotics II LABCards. The PCS Edventures Discover Robotics product line engages students in relevant topics through hands-on robotics activities in computer science and physics. ]]> Thursday, September 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pcs-edventures--new-robotics-curriculum.html NaviGate Prepared and Clever Announce Partnership http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/navigate-prepared-and-clever-announce-partnership.html Safety technology company, NaviGate Prepared, has partnered with Clever to make it even simpler and more secure for schools and districts to use its school safety application.The partnership between NaviGate Prepared and Clever gives schools the ability to seamlessly sync their SIS with the NaviGate Respond app. ]]> Wednesday, August 31, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/navigate-prepared-and-clever-announce-partnership.html Canvas Network's Open Courses Focusing on Engaging Girls in STEM http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/canvas-network-s-open-courses-focusing-on-engaging-girls-in-stem.html Canvas Network, an open online educational platform from Instructure, today announced that it will be hosting courses focusing on engaging girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives. This free online course series issues a call to action for educators, students and parents to prioritize STEM education for girls in elementary, middle and high school grades, as well as higher education. ]]> Monday, August 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/canvas-network-s-open-courses-focusing-on-engaging-girls-in-stem.html Teachers Are Individualizing the Learning Experience with eBooks http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/teachers-are-individualizing-the-learning-experience-with-ebooks.html According to a 2016 OverDrive and ASCD survey, educators across the country agree that they see at least one benefit in using eBooks and audiobooks over print in the classroom. The most commonly cited benefit was the ability to deliver individualized instruction. ]]> Monday, August 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/teachers-are-individualizing-the-learning-experience-with-ebooks.html