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 InfoComm To Offer AV Education to Downey USD http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/infocomm-to-offer-av-education-to-downey-usd.html InfoComm International® signed an agreement with Downey Unified School District in Southern California to offer foundational AV coursework. Downey Unified School District's high school students will have access to InfoComm's online course Essentials of AV Technology and the Recognized AV Technologist Certificate Program exam. ]]> Wednesday, October 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/infocomm-to-offer-av-education-to-downey-usd.html LearnZillion's New Offerings for Districts Using Digital Curriculum http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learnzillion-s-new-offerings-for-districts-using-digital-curriculum.html LearnZillion announced new offerings to meet the needs of the growing number of school districts nationwide using digital curriculum. LearnZillion now offers organized curricula, curriculum management, ongoing coaching and formative assessments in a way that gives districts the opportunity to personalize its support of its teachers each day. ]]> Tuesday, October 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learnzillion-s-new-offerings-for-districts-using-digital-curriculum.html Arlington ISD" Goes Mobile with LocknCharge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/arlington-isd--goes-mobile-with-lockncharge.html Arlington Independent School District (AISD) in Texas is introducing more than 1,800 Carrier 30 Carts from LocknCharge to have the capacity to hold more than 54,000 Chromebooks. With these carts, AISD staff can store, charge and protect the mobile devices—making it easier to implement digital learning initiatives. ]]> Tuesday, October 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/arlington-isd--goes-mobile-with-lockncharge.html Co District Partners with Discovery To Support Learning Technology http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/co-district-partners-with-discovery-to-support-learning-technology.html Colorado's St. Vrain Valley School District announced a new partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. As part of this new relationship, Discovery Education is supporting the district's continued transition to modern learning environments... ]]> Monday, October 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/co-district-partners-with-discovery-to-support-learning-technology.html PRIZM™ Brings Coding to the TETRIX® World http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/prizm--brings-coding-to-the-tetrix--world.html TETRIX® robotics has been affecting classrooms and competitions around the world since 2008. The TETRIX MAX and TETRIX PRIME building systems have brought simplicity, reliability, and quality to the remote-controlled robotics space -- and now Pitsco Education brings those same virtues to autonomous robotics with the introduction of the TETRIX PRIZM™ Robotics Controller. ]]> Monday, October 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/prizm--brings-coding-to-the-tetrix--world.html The Virtual High School Celebrates 20th Anniversary http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/the-virtual-high-school-celebrates-20th-anniversary.html This year, The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.), a nonprofit empowering schools with the industry's most comprehensive online learning programs, will reach its 20-year milestone. The past two decades have seen the organization grow from a small operation funded by a U.S. Department of Education technology challenge grant to an international, non-profit e-learning provider. ]]> Monday, October 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/the-virtual-high-school-celebrates-20th-anniversary.html Pitsco STEM Expeditions® and zSpace http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-stem-expeditions--and-zspace-10-8-2016.html Pitsco's new STEM Expeditions® lead students on math- and science-rich journeys through real-world experiences involving collaborative building and doing. What could be better? . That same hands-on experience with another layer added -- the eyes-on 3-D experience of zSpace's virtual reality software and hardware. ]]> Saturday, October 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-stem-expeditions--and-zspace-10-8-2016.html One Year of Computer Science for All in NYC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/one-year-of-computer-science-for-all-in-nyc.html One year ago, CSNYC and the City of New York announced Computer Science for All (#CS4All), an ambitious ten-year, $80 million public-private partnership to provide computer science (CS) to all 1.1 million students in NYC public schools. Now in its first year of implementation, CS4All programs are being offered in 250 elementary, middle and high schools across the city-15 percent of the city's 1,700 schools. ]]> Saturday, October 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/one-year-of-computer-science-for-all-in-nyc.html Noodle Markets Launches Beta http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/noodle-markets-launches-beta.html Noodle Markets, K-12's national market network, has launched the beta period of its marketplace and opened its doors to district and school-level leaders nationwide. The marketplace beta allows K-12 decision makers to research products in a defined number of categories and test a select number of platform features. ]]> Wednesday, October 05, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/noodle-markets-launches-beta.html Learning.com Launches Nationwide Code-a-Thon http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learning-com-launches-nationwide-code-a-thon.html Learning.com announces its first Code-a-Thon, a nationwide competition that will run from Nov. 14-18, 2016 to provide an introduction to coding skills for elementary and middle school students. The winning school will receive a one-year subscription to EasyTech and EasyCode Premium, Learning.com's digital literacy and coding curriculum for grades K-8. ]]> Tuesday, October 04, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learning-com-launches-nationwide-code-a-thon.html ThinkCERCA's Teach the Election http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/thinkcerca-s-teach-the-election.html ThinkCERCA announced the launch of Teach the Election, an online information hub that features everything educators need to get students thinking critically about the 2016 election. The site provides teachers with weekly prompts for helping students debate what the candidates are saying in the news, as well as curated differentiated lessons for educating students about the election issues. ]]> Tuesday, October 04, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/thinkcerca-s-teach-the-election.html Simbli by eBOARDsolutions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/simbli-by-eboardsolutions.html eBOARDsolutions announced today that its flagship board management solution, eBOARD, now has a new name - Simbli. Simbli contains all of the features and functionality eBOARD users know and love, alongside a variety of new product enhancements, features, and an exciting long-term product roadmap. ]]> Monday, October 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/simbli-by-eboardsolutions.html PresenceLearning Pioneers Video Delivery of Psychoeducational Assessments http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/presencelearning-pioneers-video-delivery-of-psychoeducational-assessments.html PresenceLearning introduces a pioneering new service that schools can use to evaluate students with areas of concern: psychoeducational assessments administered live and online by fully credentialed school psychologists. An exclusive agreement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) authorizes PresenceLearning as the only remote provider of the Woodcock-Johnson® IV (WJ IV) Cognitive and Achievement batteries. ]]> Wednesday, September 28, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/presencelearning-pioneers-video-delivery-of-psychoeducational-assessments.html Epson iProjection App for Chromebooks http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/epson-iprojection-app-for-chromebooks.html Epson announced the availability of the Epson iProjection™ App for Chromebooks, enabling students and teachers to wirelessly display content from Chromebooks on Epson BrightLink® interactive projectors and most PowerLite® projectors. Teachers have the ability to display up to four Chromebook notebook computers simultaneously from a maximum of 50 connected devices for an engaging collaborative classroom experience. ]]> Tuesday, September 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/epson-iprojection-app-for-chromebooks.html EXO U and Samsung Partner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/exo-u-and-samsung-partner.html As part of the partnership announced today, Samsung will bundle Ormiboard with new and current educational packages, and also offer it as a standalone feature to current Samsung customers. Samsung will incorporate Ormiboard functionality on large-format displays, interactive displays, Chromebooks, Android devices, and more. ]]> Tuesday, September 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/exo-u-and-samsung-partner.html 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