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 Lightspeed Systems Announces Filter Bypass Controls http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lightspeed-systems-announces-filter-bypass-controls.html Lightspeed Systems has introduced a crucial new feature to its school content filter to help protect students online. Filter Bypass Controls, now available in Lightspeed Systems Web Filter, gives school IT departments the power to ban and report on the use of web filtering bypass tools. ]]> Wednesday, September 13, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lightspeed-systems-announces-filter-bypass-controls.html NJ to Allow Reimbursement for Speech-Therapy Provided via Telehealth http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/nj-to-allow-reimbursement-for--speech-therapy-provided-via-telehealth.html New Jersey has decided to allow schools and districts across New Jersey to request Medicaid reimbursement for their use of online speech-language therapy services like those provided by PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers. ]]> Tuesday, September 12, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/nj-to-allow-reimbursement-for--speech-therapy-provided-via-telehealth.html SchoolDude Debuts Education Operations Health Index http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/schooldude-debuts-education-operations-health-index.html The Education Operations Health Index combines two decades of SchoolDude operations data and a 23-question survey addressing preventive and deferred maintenance, technology, energy, community use and safety. More than 200 education operations professionals at K-12 and private schools, four-year universities and two-year colleges answered the 2017 survey. ]]> Tuesday, September 12, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/schooldude-debuts-education-operations-health-index.html Vernier Partners with the Association for Multicultural Science Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/vernier-partners-with-the-association-for-multicultural-science-education.html Vernier Software & Technology has partnered with the Association for Multicultural Science Education (AMSE), an affiliate association of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), to support AMSE as it discusses diversity and equity in science classrooms during NSTA's three regional conferences this fall. ]]> Tuesday, September 12, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/vernier-partners-with-the-association-for-multicultural-science-education.html PULSE Brings Robots to Life http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pulse-brings-robots-to-life.html Middle schoolers are getting more of what they want and need -- control -- thanks to the TETRIX® PULSE™ Robotics Controller. Pitsco Education created the controller with beginning programmers and the TETRIX PRIME robotics system primarily in mind. ]]> Tuesday, September 12, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pulse-brings-robots-to-life.html edWeb.net and Voyager Sopris Learning Launch PLC on Adaptive Literacy http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-voyager-sopris-learning-launch-plc-on-adaptive-literacy.html edWeb.net and Voyager Sopris Learning® announce a new, free professional learning community on edWeb, Adaptive Literacy Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning helps preK-12 educators meet and exceed their goals for student achievement, and provides support in the key areas of evidence-based instructional solutions, in-depth professional development, and use of cutting-edge technology to accelerate learning. ]]> Monday, September 11, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-voyager-sopris-learning-launch-plc-on-adaptive-literacy.html Lightspeed Systems Relay for Chrome http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lightspeed-systems-relay-for-chrome.html Hundreds of school districts around the world are starting the school year with Lightspeed Systems Relay for Chrome, a filtering and monitoring software solution that protects students wherever they take their devices. Lightspeed Systems released Relay in early 2017 to help customers confidently and safely roll out their Chromebook mobile-learning programs. ]]> Saturday, September 09, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lightspeed-systems-relay-for-chrome.html Lexia Learning Releases iPad App for Lexia RAPID Assessment http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lexia-learning-releases-ipad-app-for-lexia-rapid-assessment.html n order to increase the flexibility and efficiency with which districts and schools can administer adaptive reading assessment, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone company, has made the Lexia RAPID Assessment™ literacy program available on iPad with the RAPID iOS app. The computer-adaptive screener and diagnostic tool for grades K-12 is now available on the App Store. ]]> Thursday, September 07, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lexia-learning-releases-ipad-app-for-lexia-rapid-assessment.html InFocus Introduces First Open Android Touch Display http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/infocus-introduces-first-open-android-touch-display.html InFocus Corporation launches the first Android-based, interactive touch display solution built for education. The 75-inch JTouch Plus INF7530eAG offers teachers and students an all-in-one teaching and collaboration solution running the Android operating system that supports whiteboarding, document viewing, web browsing, and wireless casting via built-in AirPlay functionality. ]]> Wednesday, September 06, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/infocus-introduces-first-open-android-touch-display.html CDI Partners With EdTechTeam to Offer PD http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/cdi-partners-with-edtechteam-to-offer-pd.html CDI Computer Dealers announces a new partnership with EdTechTeam, a California-based company specializing in professional development for teachers. The partnership will provide teachers with access to professional development workshops focused on using Chromebooks in the classroom. ]]> Wednesday, September 06, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/cdi-partners-with-edtechteam-to-offer-pd.html West and Education Funding Partners To Offer adNet Tool http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/west-and-education-funding-partners-to-offer-adnet-tool.html West and Education Funding Partners (EFP) today announced a partnership that will give West's SchoolMessenger Presence website customers a turnkey funding solution through EFP adNet. The tool programmatically serves digital advertising which is seamlessly displayed on school district and school websites. ]]> Wednesday, September 06, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/west-and-education-funding-partners-to-offer-adnet-tool.html World Book Launches At-Home Learning Product http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/world-book-launches-at-home-learning-product.html World Book, Inc. announced the launch of World Book WOW, where kids ages 8 through 13 go for fun learning, reading, and homework support. OW (World of Wisdom) is a child's individualized virtual play and learning space. Three main sections—Homework, Games, eBooks—deliver kids to study and research boosters and tools, games that provide real fun and learning, and an exclusive collection of eBooks about topics that kids love/\... ]]> Tuesday, September 05, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/world-book-launches-at-home-learning-product.html America's Navy and Discovery Education Offer STEM Virtual Field Trip http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/america-s-navy-and-discovery-education-offer-stem-virtual-field-trip.html America's Navy and Discovery Education have joined forces to expand access for high school students interested in cutting-edge, real-world applications of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in the 21st century with a first ever, Virtual Field Trip - Navy's Elite STEM Workforce: Aboard the USS Nimitz. ]]> Tuesday, September 05, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/america-s-navy-and-discovery-education-offer-stem-virtual-field-trip.html itslearning's Newest User Interface and Onboarding Updates http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/itslearning-s-newest-user-interface-and-onboarding-updates.html itslearning is updating its user interface and onboarding processes to ensure that K-12 teachers and students will find using the system easier than ever. Teachers will be better able to manage their content and resources regardless of whether the material is stored within or outside of the LMS. New features provide "to-do" guidance for students so that they feel supported in their learning. ]]> Tuesday, September 05, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/itslearning-s-newest-user-interface-and-onboarding-updates.html Kahoot! Launches Kahoot! Studio Learning Games http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/kahoot--launches-kahoot--studio-learning-games.html Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform aunched Kahoot! Studio, a new unit that will offer a library of ready-to-play, curriculum-aligned, and high-quality original Kahoot! game collections. The games will be offered primarily to K-12 teachers and students. Original kahoot games will also be created for "edutainment" for the general public. ]]> Wednesday, August 30, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/kahoot--launches-kahoot--studio-learning-games.html Kids Discover Announces Single Sign-On Capability http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/kids-discover-announces-single-sign-on-capability.html Kids Discover, a leading provider of vibrant and engaging science and social studies curriculum, is thrilled to announce that its products are now compatible with single sign-on through both Google Classroom and Clever. Students will now only require one password to access Kids Discover content-the same password they already use for the rest of their classroom programs. ]]> Tuesday, August 29, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/kids-discover-announces-single-sign-on-capability.html Kajeet® Partners with All Four Major U.S. Wireless Carriers http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/kajeet--partners-with-all-four-major-u-s--wireless-carriers.html Kajeet®, the industry leader for safe, mobile student Internet connectivity, announces today the expansion of its partnerships to connect students on all four major U.S. 4G LTE wireless networks. Doubling the networks school districts can choose to connect students – from two to four wireless carriers – ]]> Monday, August 28, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/kajeet--partners-with-all-four-major-u-s--wireless-carriers.html TLC Releases Updates to the CARL http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tlc-releases-updates-to-the-carl.html The Library Corporation has announced the availability of their latest round of development for the CARL product line with the release of CARL•X™ v9.5.1, CARL•Connect v1.4.3, CARL•Connect Discovery v3.3, and CARL APIs v1.9. TLC continues to build and improve upon its full featured API offerings as part of the core CARL product line. ]]> Saturday, August 26, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tlc-releases-updates-to-the-carl.html Lexia Research Team Collaborates with Tufts Researcher http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lexia-research-team-collaborates-with-tufts-researcher.html To help educators better evaluate whether a digital tool will support best instructional practices, Lexia Learning's research team, in collaboration with the Program Director at the Center for Reading and Language Research lab at Tufts University, authored a chapter for a newly published textbook on educational technology. ]]> Thursday, August 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lexia-research-team-collaborates-with-tufts-researcher.html Students Safely View Eclipse via Mixed Reality from zSpace http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/students-safely-view-eclipse-via-mixed-reality-from-zspace.html students in Melissa Aspinwall's Gifted and Talented Classes at Taylors Creek Elementary in Hinesville, Georgia, used zSpace to learn about solar eclipses and how they happen days in advance of the actual event. They could watch how the moon moves slowly in front of the sun and then away again, repeating the event as many times as they wished - unlike yesterday's less than three-minute event. ]]> Wednesday, August 23, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/students-safely-view-eclipse-via-mixed-reality-from-zspace.html