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 ChartaCloud Announces Humanoid Robotics 'Makerspace' http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/chartacloud-announces-humanoid-robotics--makerspace-.html ChartaCloud Technologies LLC announced that it has introduced 'NAO Makerspace' for local libraries. NAO Makerspace is provided as a package which enables local libraries to have on premise access to an advanced humanoid robot. The package utilizes the robotic industry’s leading humanoid robot and the software for programming and development provided as a site license for libraries. ]]> Saturday, April 30, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/chartacloud-announces-humanoid-robotics--makerspace-.html Robots4Autism Invigorates Early Intervention in Elementary Autism Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/robots4autism-invigorates-early-intervention-in-elementary-autism-program.html RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, continues to improve social understanding among children with autism spectrum disorder. To further emphasize early intervention, Octorara Primary Learning Center (PLC) has implemented the Robots4Autism curriculum with accompanying humanoid robot named Milo. ]]> Wednesday, April 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/robots4autism-invigorates-early-intervention-in-elementary-autism-program.html Truenorthlogic Introduces Mobile App http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/truenorthlogic-introduces-mobile-app.html To save time for course participants and instructors, and ensure that all due credits and CEUs are recorded, Truenorthlogic today announced a new mobile attendance app to complement its suite of professional growth solutions for K-12 schools and districts. ]]> Wednesday, April 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/truenorthlogic-introduces-mobile-app.html ORIGO Intros Research-Based Math Apps http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/origo-intros-research-based-math-apps.html A new series of math education apps, developed by ORIGO Education provides essential practice for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts in an appropriate developmental sequence. The teaching rationale stems from decades of research on how children best learn basic facts. ]]> Tuesday, April 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/origo-intros-research-based-math-apps.html PBS Announces Ibooks For K-8 Teachers http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pbs-announces-ibooks-for-k-8-teachers.html The iBooks, geared toward K-8 educators, cover topics in math, English language arts, social studies, and Spanish language and culture. Each iBook averages 200 pages and contains contextualized lesson plans, professional development resources, and links to curriculum-targeted videos and games from PBS LearningMedia that teachers can use to enrich classroom instruction ]]> Tuesday, April 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pbs-announces-ibooks-for-k-8-teachers.html ThingLink Launches Virtual Reality Lessons App http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/thinglink-launches-virtual-reality-lessons-app.html Interactive media platform ThingLink has launched its first virtual reality content app called VR Lessons. The app is designed for elementary school students, their teachers and parents. VR Lessons by ThingLink is a collection of high quality, interactive, 360° image and video journeys on a variety of topics including science, language, and arts. ]]> Tuesday, April 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/thinglink-launches-virtual-reality-lessons-app.html Bookshare Adds Its 400,000th Title http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/bookshare-adds-its-400-000th-title.html Bookshare has added its 400,000th title to the ever-growing online accessible library collection. Today, through Bookshare’s extensive collection, any person who cannot read traditional books due to blindness, low vision, dyslexia, and physical disabilities can read and enjoy a huge variety of academic, career, and recreational titles just like everyone else. ]]> Saturday, April 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/bookshare-adds-its-400-000th-title.html GoGuardian Announces Chromebook Management Solution http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/goguardian-announces-chromebook-management-solution.html GoGuardian Fleet simplifies common tasks for administrators by syncing with the Google Admin Console, making it easier to assign thousands of devices to students or classrooms, locate misplaced Chromebooks, assign short-term replacements for lost or damaged devices, track repairs, and much more. ]]> Saturday, April 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/goguardian-announces-chromebook-management-solution.html Learning.com Adds Lessons for Building Computational Thinking Skills http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learning-com-adds-lessons-for-building-computational-thinking-skills.html To support school districts across the country as they strive to ensure students build the digital literacy skills essential for college and career success, Learning.com announced today an update to its popular EasyTech solution with a powerful new unit designed to build the foundations of coding - computational thinking. ]]> Wednesday, April 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learning-com-adds-lessons-for-building-computational-thinking-skills.html PASCO Scientific’s New Smart Cart http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pasco-scientific-s-new-smart-cart.html To teach concepts in forces and motion, many schools utilize low-friction dynamics carts and tracks, and then attach sensors to allow students to collect data from their experiments. PASCO® Scientific announces a new solution to make quantitative forces and motions experiments for physics and physical science far easier and more affordable: the PASCO Smart Cart. ]]> Tuesday, April 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pasco-scientific-s-new-smart-cart.html The Learning Counsel Launches 2016 Digital Curriculum Strategy Survey http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/the-learning-counsel-launches-2016-digital-curriculum-strategy-survey.html The Learning Counsel today announced that it 2016 Digital Curriculum Strategy Survey and Assessment Tool is now available online. The survey tool was created to assist executives and curriculum and technology directors in assessing their readiness for a greater transition to digital curriculum and content. ]]> Monday, April 18, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/the-learning-counsel-launches-2016-digital-curriculum-strategy-survey.html Pitsco's TETRIX® Experts Offer Support at FIRST Championship http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-s-tetrix--experts-offer-support-at-first-championship.html Pitsco Education TETRIX® Building System experts who will be on hand in the FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) Pit Area at Union Station through the duration of the the 2016 FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO. All TETRIX parts and pieces found in the FTC Competition Set and an assortment of spare parts and tools will be available at the TETRIX booth ]]> Saturday, April 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pitsco-s-tetrix--experts-offer-support-at-first-championship.html TabPilot Unveils Support for iOS 9.3 Education Features http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tabpilot-unveils-support-for-ios-9-3-education-features.html TabPilot released an update adding support for the new educational features in iOS 9.3 recently released by Apple. TabPilot was fully compatible with iOS 9.3 the day it was released, and now the company pleased to add support for these great new educational features, even prior to the full launch of Apple School Manager itself... ]]> Saturday, April 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tabpilot-unveils-support-for-ios-9-3-education-features.html Shakespeare Goes Digital http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/shakespeare-goes-digital-4-14-2016.html Discovery Education will host an exclusive virtual field trip for students around the world commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. This unique learning experience will transport students to England to celebrate the life and legacy of the world's greatest playwright, enriching Social Studies and English Language Arts lessons with compelling and valuable insight into his life and work. ]]> Thursday, April 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/shakespeare-goes-digital-4-14-2016.html itslearning Preferred Learning Platform for Growing Number of IN Districts http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/itslearning-preferred-learning-platform-for-growing-number-of-in-districts.html Whether educators are striving for the goal of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) or competency-based learning or even standards-based learning, a key element for success is a high-quality curriculum management system. An increasing number of districts in the state of Indiana have opted for the dynamic curriculum management platform of itslearning as a vital element of their teaching and learning processes. ]]> Thursday, April 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/itslearning-preferred-learning-platform-for-growing-number-of-in-districts.html LearnTrials Expands to LearnPlatform for 2016–17 School Year http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learntrials-expands-to-learnplatform-for-2016-17-school-year.html LearnTrials, the award-winning platform for rapid education technology (edtech) evaluation, today is expanding its research, analytics, and automation tools to improve edtech discovery, procurement, implementation, and budgeting for any educator, school district, university, or state education department in the United States. ]]> Thursday, April 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learntrials-expands-to-learnplatform-for-2016-17-school-year.html Boxlight, Medgar Evers College Unveil Interactive Learning Technology Classroom http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/boxlight--medgar-evers-college-unveil-interactive-learning-technology-classroom.html BOXLIGHT Corp., a leading interactive classroom technology manufacturer and K-12 education solutions provider, has partnered with Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn to create a showcase classroom that will enable K-12 teachers and students to experience the full capacity and impact of interactive instruction technologies. ]]> Monday, April 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/boxlight--medgar-evers-college-unveil-interactive-learning-technology-classroom.html ASCD, Mursion To Develop Leadership Institutes that Leverage Simulations http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ascd--mursion-to-develop-leadership-institutes-that-leverage-simulations.html ASCD has selected Mursion, Inc. to provide simulation technology for a new institute for school leaders, featuring state-of-the-art, highly interactive simulations that support a leader’s ability to successfully engage in challenging conversations with teachers, parents/guardians, and other education stakeholders. ]]> Monday, April 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ascd--mursion-to-develop-leadership-institutes-that-leverage-simulations.html CELT’s Services Helping To Fortify the Digital Infrastructure http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/celt-s-services-helping-to-fortify-the-digital-infrastructure.html The Center for Educational Leadership and Technology (CELT) is working with several of the nation’s leading school districts to support their goal of providing all stakeholders with a high-speed, reliable, and equitable digital infrastructure. CELT’s Network Architecture, Implementation, and Support Services practice provides schools with professional, engineering, and project management services as they implement meaningful education reforms ]]> Monday, April 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/celt-s-services-helping-to-fortify-the-digital-infrastructure.html Mackin and SirsiDynix Connector Goes Live http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mackin-and-sirsidynix-connector-goes-live.html Mackin Education Resources and SirsiDynix are pleased to announce the completed integration of Mackin digital content into eResourceCentral (eRC), significantly expanding the range of eResources available to SirsiDynix school libraries. eResource Central is a resource management platform that enables libraries to unite their digital content in one place. ]]> Saturday, April 09, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mackin-and-sirsidynix-connector-goes-live.html