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 Edmentum Releases Study Island® for Home http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edmentum-releases-study-island--for-home.html Edmentum released Study Island® for Home, a brand-new K-12 solution for the family and homeschool markets. This release marks the first new product for Edmentum geared specifically toward a home audience. In addition to offering an extensive library of practice resources, the program includes built-in engagement features ... ]]> Thursday, February 04, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edmentum-releases-study-island--for-home.html Dremel Creates 3D Printing Ecosystem http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/dremel-creates-3d-printing-ecosystem.html Dremel created the Dremel Dreams program, a digital ecosystem that promotes a student-driven learning environment for 3D printing. The program equips educators with a comprehensive toolkit for classroom support, including 3D-specific lesson plans and intuitive design software and hardware. ]]> Wednesday, February 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/dremel-creates-3d-printing-ecosystem.html EXO U's BYOD Teaching Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/exo-u-s-byod-teaching-platform.html EXO U announced the North American launch of Ormi, its new BYOD teaching platform. Ormi (meaning "momentum" in Greek) was engineered to minimize steps and eliminate common interruptions experienced by teachers when attempting to integrate mobile devices into classroom lessons. ]]> Wednesday, February 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/exo-u-s-byod-teaching-platform.html Greenville County Schools Uses Data To Improve Student Performance and Safety http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/greenville-county-schools-uses-data-to-improve-student-performance-and-safety.html PlanetHS, a platform connecting school communities online, is proud to announce its innovative, collaborative partnership with Greenville (SC) County Schools and the Greenville Health System to collect data regarding student participation in school-sponsored athletics and sports-related injuries. ]]> Wednesday, February 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/greenville-county-schools-uses-data-to-improve-student-performance-and-safety.html Promethean's Next Generation ActivWall™ System http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/promethean-s-next-generation-activwall--system.html Promethean today announces the launch of the next generation of its ActivWall System. Advanced surface technology for the Modern Classroom, the widescreen surface of the new ActivWall product line is designed as a comprehensive collaborative learning solution, offering multi-touch interactivity, HD viewing and dry-erase writing. ]]> Wednesday, February 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/promethean-s-next-generation-activwall--system.html Vernier's New LabQuest Stream http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/vernier-s-new-labquest-stream.html To expand data-collection possibilities in the science classroom, Vernier Software & Technology has developed LabQuest Stream™. This wireless and USB sensor interface allows students to collect scientific data from multiple sensors with a mobile device, Chromebook™, or computer. ]]> Wednesday, February 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/vernier-s-new-labquest-stream.html ContentKeeper's New Load Balancing Appliances http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/contentkeeper-s-new-load-balancing-appliances.html ContentKeeper, a leader in Web and mobile filtering and reporting, is now providing a high-quality, affordable solution - the ContentKeeper Load Balancing Appliance (CK-LBA). As classrooms continue to use more online resources, districts may triple or quadruple the bandwidth they use today, and the CK-LBA is built to support this growth. ]]> Wednesday, February 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/contentkeeper-s-new-load-balancing-appliances.html Bloomz's Free App Connects Teachers, Parents http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/bloomz-s-free-app-connects-teachers--parents.html Bloomz is introducing its revolutionary mobile and web app that connects teachers with today's new generation of mobile and social-media-savvy parents. Bloomz saves teachers time by integrating communication, coordination, and community-building tools-all in one easy-to-use, beautifully designed app. ]]> Tuesday, February 02, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/bloomz-s-free-app-connects-teachers--parents.html Califone Expands 3068 Series to Headsets http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/califone-expands-3068-series-to-headsets.html To adapt to the evolving needs of ELLs, Califone International LLC updates its best-selling 3068AV headphone by offering the tool as a headset. The 3068 headset features an attached noise reducing microphone to engage students in active speaking and listening, resulting in a deeper learning experience. ]]> Tuesday, February 02, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/califone-expands-3068-series-to-headsets.html ISTE Seeks Comment on New Standards for Learning in the Digital Age http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/iste-seeks-comment-on-new-standards-for-learning-in-the-digital-age.html The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today announced the first draft of the new ISTE Standards for Students is now available for public review and comment. ISTE is particularly encouraging educators around the world to gather feedback on the new standards from the individuals that they will have the greatest impact on - students. ]]> Tuesday, February 02, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/iste-seeks-comment-on-new-standards-for-learning-in-the-digital-age.html Follett, EBSCO Announce eBook Partnership http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/follett--ebsco-announce-ebook-partnership.html Follett announced it is partnering with EBSCO Information Services to make approximately 600,000 EBSCO-hosted eBooks available for ordering through Titlewave, Follett's premier collection development and order platform for K-12 schools. The Follett-EBSCO partnership provides schools with the flexibility to purchase EBSCO eBooks™ on Titlewave... ]]> Monday, February 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/follett--ebsco-announce-ebook-partnership.html IntelliBoard, PowerSchool To Integrate Moodle with SIS http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/intelliboard--powerschool-to-integrate-moodle-with-sis.html Intelliboard.net and PowerSchool are joining forces through PowerSchool’s Independent Software Vendor IISV) partnership program. As part of the agreement, IntelliBoard is integrating Moodle gradebook and course participation with PowerSchool, bringing analytics and reporting to the next level for parents, teachers, instructors, and school administrators. ]]> Saturday, January 30, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/intelliboard--powerschool-to-integrate-moodle-with-sis.html Curriculum Foundry Now Integrated with Google Drive and Google Apps for Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/curriculum-foundry-now-integrated-with-google-drive-and-google-apps-for-education.html Learning.com announced that Curriculum Foundry, its innovative solution for seamlessly accessing, organizing and sharing digital content, is now fully integrated with Google Drive and Google Apps for Education. That means that the growing number of schools that use Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks will be able to share the learning objects, lessons, units and courses they have created in Curriculum Foundry through Google Drive. ]]> Wednesday, January 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/curriculum-foundry-now-integrated-with-google-drive-and-google-apps-for-education.html Fulton County Schools Standardizes A/V Technology with Epson BrightLink http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fulton-county-schools-standardizes-a-v-technology-with-epson-brightlink.html To improve students' and educators' technology experience in classrooms districtwide, Fulton County Schools in Metro Atlanta is installing a BrightLink® 595Wi interactive projector from Epson in each of its 6,100 classrooms. At the end of the two-phase implementation, which is projected to be completed in fall 2016, Fulton County Schools' implementation will be the largest BrightLink 595Wi installation to date. ]]> Wednesday, January 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fulton-county-schools-standardizes-a-v-technology-with-epson-brightlink.html MN Selects Mouse as Technology Curriculum Provider http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mn-selects-mouse-as-technology-curriculum-provider.html Mouse, a national youth development nonprofit that empowers students to use technology as a force for good, announced today that the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has selected Mouse as its featured STEM learning provider and will use the Mouse technology curriculum and web-based learning platform for high school students throughout Minnesota. ]]> Wednesday, January 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mn-selects-mouse-as-technology-curriculum-provider.html InFocus Announces Inspire Education Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/infocus-announces-inspire-education-program.html InFocus is enhancing its focus on the education market, with products, extended services and support as well as discount programs, to make it possible to have advanced technology in every classroom. One proof of InFocus’ dedication is today’s launch of the Inspire Education Program, which offers schools additional discounts and extended warranties, beyond its traditional program, on presentation and collaboration solutions tailored for the classrooms... ]]> Tuesday, January 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/infocus-announces-inspire-education-program.html Pitsco Adds Afinia H800 3D Printer to 3-D Printing Curriculum Packages; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-adds-afinia-h800-3d-printer-to-3-d-printing-curriculum-packages-.html 3-D printing in the classroom has just taken its next big step, thanks to the new Afinia H800 3D Printer and Pitsco Education's engaging and rigorous 3-D Printing Curriculum. The new H800 printer, which replaces the Afinia H480 in both Pitsco 3-D Printing Curriculum Packages, offers a 30-percent faster production time and a build area that is five times larger than that of its predecessor. ]]> Saturday, January 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-adds-afinia-h800-3d-printer-to-3-d-printing-curriculum-packages-.html The Virtual High School Launches After-School Space Station Academy Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/the-virtual-high-school-launches-after-school-space-station-academy-program.html The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.) has partnered with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), a nonprofit charged with managing the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory, to provide the Florida Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs with an after-school version of the popular Space Station Academy course. CASIS has supplied the initial funding to enable 480 Club members in upper elementary and middle school grades to enroll in the course, ]]> Saturday, January 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/the-virtual-high-school-launches-after-school-space-station-academy-program.html Promethean Launches ActivPanel™ with Android Functionality http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/promethean-launches-activpanel--with-android-functionality.html Global education technology solutions company Promethean continues to lead the way with innovation in the interactive flat panel market by launching the new ActivPanel which will help to future proof schools’ investment in education technology and provide the latest features for a modern classroom environment. ]]> Wednesday, January 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/promethean-launches-activpanel--with-android-functionality.html Evolution Labs and New Jersey ASA Partner on Engagement Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/evolution-labs-and-new-jersey-asa-partner-on-engagement-platform.html Evolution Labs and The New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) have partnered to further develop and make available to NJASA members the company’s web and mobile-based student and parent success platform, Suite360. Suite360 leverages new media engagement features with critical content to help students and parents navigate a range of issues, from bullying and cyber-bullying to mental health and wellness, to academic pressures. ]]> Wednesday, January 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/evolution-labs-and-new-jersey-asa-partner-on-engagement-platform.html