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 IMS Global Announces Initiative To Establish Digital Badges http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ims-global-announces-initiative-to-establish-digital-badges.html IMS Global Learning Consortium, the global leader in education technology interoperability and impact, today announced the formation of the IMS Digital Credentialing Initiative. IMS Digital Credentialing aims to further the adoption, integration and transferability of digital credentials, including badges, within institutions, schools, and corporations. ]]> Tuesday, April 21, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ims-global-announces-initiative-to-establish-digital-badges.html ListenUp Audiobooks Teams with OverDrive http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/listenup-audiobooks-teams-with-overdrive.html ListenUp Audiobooks announced that more than a dozen audiobook titles are now available to public libraries, schools, and institutions of higher education worldwide through OverDrive’s leading book lending platform. ListenUp’s catalog is a premier collection of audiobooks containing a wide variety of genres ]]> Saturday, April 18, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/listenup-audiobooks-teams-with-overdrive.html Mimio Introduces Touch Enabled Interactive Projectors; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mimio-introduces-touch-enabled-interactive-projectors-.html The enhanced MimioProjector 280 line can fit the needs of any classroom because it now offers educators three options: the conventional non-interactive 280 model, the pen-based interactive 280I model and the touch-enabled 280T model. With touch technology added to the MimioProjector line, schools can now offer students the technology they are so familiar with ]]> Saturday, April 18, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mimio-introduces-touch-enabled-interactive-projectors-.html Discovery and Intel Security Release New Cyberethics Module http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/discovery-and-intel-security-release-new-cyberethics-module.html Discovery Education and Intel Security have released an all-new digital safety module for students ages 8-11 focusing on Cyberethics as part of the Intel® Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year national education initiative designed to teach children to "Think Before You Link" and make safer decisions when using the Internet. Designed to be curriculum aligned, these modules inform students and their families about how to act responsibly online. ]]> Saturday, April 18, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/discovery-and-intel-security-release-new-cyberethics-module.html Educational Math Apps Reach One Million Downloadsl http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/educational-math-apps-reach-one-million-downloadsl.html The Math Learning Center’s growing collection of free apps reflects its commitment to inquiry-based learning using effective instructional strategies and practices supported by research. The apps are the product of the organization’s collaboration with Clarity Innovations, a Portland-based strategy and development services firm focused on the K-12 education industry. ]]> Wednesday, April 15, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/educational-math-apps-reach-one-million-downloadsl.html Califone Upgrades PA419 with Bluetooth and NFC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/califone-upgrades-pa419-with-bluetooth-and-nfc.html As educators continue to deploy more sophisticated audio-visual technology in the classroom and outside, Califone International LLC, the premier manufacturer of quality audio technology and sound presentation solutions for schools, houses of worship, industry, institutions and presenter uses, has upgraded its portable PA419-02 wireless speaker with new wireless capabilities. ]]> Wednesday, April 15, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/califone-upgrades-pa419-with-bluetooth-and-nfc.html edWeb.net Partners with Games4Ed http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-partners-with-games4ed.html edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community, is partnering with Games4Ed, a new organization recently established to further the use of games and other immersive learning strategies in schools, to expand and deepen collaboration on game-based learning. ]]> Wednesday, April 15, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-partners-with-games4ed.html Blake eLearning Debuts Mathseeds Schools Edition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/blake-elearning-debuts-mathseeds-schools-edition.html The team behind the highly successful and effective Reading Eggs early literacy program, which is used by more than 1,000,000 children and 5,000 schools in U.S., is excited to announce the release of Mathseeds for grades K–2 Created specifically for the needs of early math learners in grades K–2, Mathseeds helps children master the core numeracy skills they need to be successful in school and beyond. ]]> Tuesday, April 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/blake-elearning-debuts-mathseeds-schools-edition.html Edsby Selected by Kawartha Pine Ridge for District-wide Deployment http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edsby-selected-by-kawartha-pine-ridge-for-district-wide-deployment.html Edsby, an innovative cloud-based education engagement platform that connects K-12 students, teachers and parents using smartphones, tablets and the web, has been selected by Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB) for district-wide deployment after a rigorous procurement and evaluation process. ]]> Tuesday, April 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edsby-selected-by-kawartha-pine-ridge-for-district-wide-deployment.html PBS Kids Launches Its First Online World http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pbs-kids-launches-its-first-online-world.html PBS KIDS announced the launch of Kart Kingdom, the children's media brand's first-ever online world. Now available at pbskids.org/kartkingdom, Kart Kingdom features a collection of fun, curriculum-based games that help kids ages 6-9 learn systems thinking skills. The game also helps children build collaboration skills as they work together to create gadgets and unlock rewards ]]> Tuesday, April 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pbs-kids-launches-its-first-online-world.html Virtual Enterprises International Receives $1 Million Grant http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/virtual-enterprises-international-receives--1-million-grant.html Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) announced today that it will be expanding its efforts to create tomorrow's business leaders and entrepreneurs by piloting a VE Junior Ventures (VE-JV) Career Academy for middle school students with the support of a $1 million, four-year grant from the New York Life Foundation. ]]> Monday, April 13, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/virtual-enterprises-international-receives--1-million-grant.html New “NetSupport School Tutor” http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new--netsupport-school-tutor-.html NetSupport has released its Android app NetSupport School Tutor, which extends the company’s market-leading “NetSupport School” classroom management solution into dedicated tablet-based educational environments. Through the NetSupport School Tutor app, teachers are empowered to connect with their students via a school or self-supplied tablet, and access a remarkable array of features that foster student engagement and promote learning outcomes... ]]> Saturday, April 11, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new--netsupport-school-tutor-.html Edgenuity's New Suite of Health & Phys Ed Courses http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edgenuity-s-new-suite-of-health---phys-ed-courses.html Edgenuity announced the launch of a full suite of Health and Physical Education courses from cFitness Academy, available through Edgenuity's Instructional Services offering. cFitness Academy works to promote lifelong health and fitness by providing online and blended PE, health and career options for students in grades K-12. ]]> Thursday, April 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edgenuity-s-new-suite-of-health---phys-ed-courses.html Califone Launches KB4 Bluetooth Keyboard http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/califone-launches-kb4-bluetooth-keyboard.html Califone International LLC announces its latest Bluetooth keyboard, the KB4. This new model features a compact, lightweight design for easy portability and flexible classroom use. The ultra-thin (1/4”) KB4 keyboard sports a sleek, black finish, and is compatible with Bluetooth-enabled iOS, Android and Windows-based systems... ]]> Thursday, April 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/califone-launches-kb4-bluetooth-keyboard.html Book Creator Passes 10 Million Ebooks Milestone http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/book-creator-passes-10-million-ebooks-milestone.html More than 10 million ebooks have been created with Book Creator, the simple way for students to make ebooks on their tablets. The number one book app in more than 80 countries around the world, Book Creator brings student work to life by giving them the ability to use text, images, video, music and narration to tell their story. ]]> Wednesday, April 08, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/book-creator-passes-10-million-ebooks-milestone.html Mac to School Increases Capacity for Summer Device Buy-Backs http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mac-to-school-increases-capacity-for-summer-device-buy-backs.html Mac to School is thrilled to announce the expansion of its headquarters, which will allow their team to process and service more devices purchased from schools, ensuring each is ready to head back to the classroom. Mac to School works with technology teams across the country to put the best technology at the lowest cost into the hands of students. ]]> Wednesday, April 08, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mac-to-school-increases-capacity-for-summer-device-buy-backs.html PCS Edventures; New Robotics STEM Release http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pcs-edventures--new-robotics-stem-release.html PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., announced the launch of a new product in its Discover Robotics product series. Discover Robotics: Physics, is a unique educational approach to engaging students and teaching physics concepts using robotics and engineering systems. Designed for middle school students, the product provides tools and curriculum for the hands-on explorations of physics topics ]]> Wednesday, April 08, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pcs-edventures--new-robotics-stem-release.html Schools Everywhere Switch to ClassLink LaunchPad http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/schools-everywhere-switch-to-classlink-launchpad.html In just 15 months, over 700 schools, serving over 60,000 teachers and 500,000 students, have switched to ClassLink LaunchPad from Stoneware's WebNetwork and other solutions. LaunchPad delivers cloud based instant access (single sign-on) to any website and to school network files. This tremendous growth comes as schools want for a simpler experience and lower costs. ]]> Tuesday, April 07, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/schools-everywhere-switch-to-classlink-launchpad.html edWeb.net Announces the Launch of edWeb.TV http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-announces-the-launch-of-edweb-tv.html edWeb.net announced the launch of edWeb.TV, a PD-on-demand service that makes it easy for educators to search and view edWeb's exceptional archive of more than 500 professional learning "edWebinars." The new edWeb.TV service responds to the increasing demand from educators, schools, and districts for an easier way to search and watch edWeb's webinar archives. ]]> Monday, April 06, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-announces-the-launch-of-edweb-tv.html Knewton Pioneers New Personalized Print Learning Solutions in Collaboration with HP http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/knewton-pioneers-new-personalized-print-learning-solutions-in-collaboration-with-hp.html Knewton unveiled Personalized Print Learning Solutions with HP to make adaptive learning materials seamlessly available across print and digital platforms. With Personalized Print Learning Solutions, publishers will be able to create adaptive educational materials, including personalized print chapters of textbooks, worksheets, or assignments for schools and colleges that primarily rely on print textbooks. ]]> Saturday, April 04, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/knewton-pioneers-new-personalized-print-learning-solutions-in-collaboration-with-hp.html