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 PASCO's New Wireless Sensors for Science Ed http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pasco-s-new-wireless-sensors-for-science-ed.html Earlier this year, PASCO® Scientific unveiled the industry's first line of wireless sensors that are compatible with multiple technology platforms, including Windows®, Mac®, iPad® and iPhone®, Android™ tablets and phones, and Chromebooks™. At ISTE 2016 PASCO will give educators a sneak peek of the latest additions to the line: wireless conductivity, light, voltage, and current sensors. ]]> Thursday, June 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pasco-s-new-wireless-sensors-for-science-ed.html Promethean Intros New ActivPanel http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/promethean-intros-new-activpanel.html Promethean will introduce its new ActivPanel interactive display at IlTE 2016 in Denver. Powered by an externally accessible, upgradeable Android™ platform central processing unit (CPU), ActivPanel unleashes the power of teacher and student connectivity. The new panel features wireless and BlueTooth® connectivity, pre-loaded applications for mobile device mirroring, digital whiteboarding, and free collaboration software from ClassFlow. ]]> Thursday, June 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/promethean-intros-new-activpanel.html Pearson Content Now Works with Any LMS http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pearson-content-now-works-with-any-lms.html Pearson announced a new iteration of its main content delivery system for K-12 schools...Pearson Realize is now fully compatible with IMS Global's Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI™) standards, making almost all of the company's K-12 content and data easy to use, access and analyze, regardless of the school's learning management system (LMS). ]]> Wednesday, June 22, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/pearson-content-now-works-with-any-lms.html Mackin and ClassLink Partner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mackin-and-classlink-partner.html Mackin announced a new partnership with ClassLink, a new single sign-on connection platform. This new partnership will provide users with secure, OneClick access to MackinVIA, a free and complete digital content management system that provides easy access to eBooks, audiobooks, educational databases, and video. ]]> Wednesday, June 22, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mackin-and-classlink-partner.html Follett, Biblionasium Partner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/follett--biblionasium-partner.html Follett and Biblionasium are joining forces in an exclusive partnership with the goal of supporting the independent reading activities of students, ages 6 to 13. In August Follett's Destiny Library Manager will be seamlessly integrated with Biblionaisum's digital platform that connects young readers with their friends, teachers, librarians and parents in a safe and private space. ]]> Tuesday, June 21, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/follett--biblionasium-partner.html Lifeliqe Creator Lets Teachers Create 3D Content http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lifeliqe-creator-lets-teachers-create-3d-content.html Lifeliqe, a learning and productivity platform for interactive 3D, VR, and AR, today launched Lifeliqe Creator, a feature giving educators the power to create and publish interactive presentations and ebooks that integrate 3D models instead of 2D images. ]]> Tuesday, June 21, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lifeliqe-creator-lets-teachers-create-3d-content.html Lightspeed Unveils New Features of Flexcat http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lightspeed-unveils-new-features-of-flexcat.html Lightspeed's new mobile app will turn teachers' iOS device into a Flexcat remote control. With the app, the new Flexcat includes expanded coverage for up to 12 audio pods. Flexcat now also supports Whisper Coaching, a variation on informative assessment. ]]> Tuesday, June 21, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/lightspeed-unveils-new-features-of-flexcat.html Vernier's Thermal Analysis for FLIR ONE http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/vernier-s-thermal-analysis-for-flir-one.html Vernier Software & Technology developed a new free app to allow students to study thermal energy concepts by analyzing images and video captured with the FLIR ONE™ Thermal Camera for iOS. Using the Thermal Analysis for FLIR ONE™ app, students can measure temperature changes on the skin, illustrate convection, track heating due to friction and more. ]]> Tuesday, June 21, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/vernier-s-thermal-analysis-for-flir-one.html Smithsonian Releases Learning Lab http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/smithsonian-releases-learning-lab.html The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access debuts the Smithsonian Learning Lab, an engaging online toolkit that enables everyone to find, customize and share digital museum resources with others. The Learning Lab offers free digital access to more than a million diverse resources from across the Smithsonian along with simple-to-use tools to organize, augment and personalize these assets. ]]> Monday, June 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/smithsonian-releases-learning-lab.html Boxlight Guide fHelps Educators Select and Launch Tech Tools http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/boxlight-guide-fhelps-educators-select-and-launch-tech-tools.html To help schools and districts make technology initiatives a success, Boxlight has published a new guide, Launch Tech in Your Schools Successfully, which can be downloaded at no charge from http://news.mimio.boxlight.com/launch-tech-successfully. ]]> Thursday, June 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/boxlight-guide-fhelps-educators-select-and-launch-tech-tools.html Boxlight To Debut Line of Standard and Interactive Laser and Bulb Projectors http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/boxlight-to-debut-line-of-standard-and-interactive-laser-and-bulb-projectors.html Boxlight will be unveiling its new line of P12 projectors at the 2016 ISTE Conference & Expo in Denver, Colorado. Scheduled to start shipping in late June, the product line offers educators four easy ways to bring stunning visuals to classroom instruction. In addition to a standard projector, the line includes laser, laser HD, and laser ultra-wide projectors. ]]> Tuesday, June 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/boxlight-to-debut-line-of-standard-and-interactive-laser-and-bulb-projectors.html Texas Students Get Britannica e-Books http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/texas-students-get-britannica-e-books.html Students in Texas will soon have more than 200 high-quality e-books from Britannica® Digital Learning to support their studies in language arts and science, Britannica announced today. Schools that participate in the TexQuest program by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission will have unlimited access to four Britannica e-book collections beginning this month. ]]> Tuesday, June 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/texas-students-get-britannica-e-books.html LA's Caddo Parish Schools and Discovery Education Partner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/la-s-caddo-parish-schools-and-discovery-education-partner.html Louisiana's Caddo Parish Public Schools announced an expansion of its eight-year partnership with Discovery Education. In the latest phase of this relationship, Caddo Parish schools and Discovery Education are launching the iLearn initiative, which will build a strong culture of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) districtwide. ]]> Tuesday, June 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/la-s-caddo-parish-schools-and-discovery-education-partner.html Zaniac Launches 3D Game Design Program for Kids http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/zaniac-launches-3d-game-design-program-for-kids.html Zaniac, a national STEM education franchise, is encouraging kids to create the video games they love to play with the introduction of its newest STEM course, 3D Game Design. In 3D Game Design, fourth through eighth grade students will learn to design and program every element of their own game, including game mechanics, three-dimensional animations, character models and more. ]]> Tuesday, June 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/zaniac-launches-3d-game-design-program-for-kids.html Telemedicine Therapy Services Now Eligible for Medicaid Reimbursement in FL http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/telemedicine-therapy-services-now-eligible-for-medicaid-reimbursement-in-fl.html Florida schools' eligibility to receive Medicaid reimbursement from the state for their use of telemedicine services starts just before the 2016-17 school year. The new legislation will increase school districts' access to telemedicine services such as PresenceLearning's live, online speech and occupational therapy, behavioral interventions and mental health services, assessments, and early childhood services. ]]> Monday, June 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/telemedicine-therapy-services-now-eligible-for-medicaid-reimbursement-in-fl.html Swift Playgrounds App Makes Learning To Code Easy & Fun http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/swift-playgrounds-app-makes-learning-to-code-easy---fun.html Apple® introduced Swift Playgrounds™, an innovative new app for iPad® that makes learning to code fun and easy for anyone. Swift Playgrounds brings coding to life with an interactive interface that encourages students and beginners to explore working with Swift™, the easy-to-learn programming language from Apple used by professional developers to create world-class apps. ]]> Monday, June 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/swift-playgrounds-app-makes-learning-to-code-easy---fun.html zSpace Screen Virtual Reality Helps CA ELL Students http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/zspace-screen-virtual-reality-helps-ca-ell-students.html zSpace today announced that at Culverdale Elementary, a revolutionary virtual reality technology is helping students break down language and learning barriers. In their first few months of learning with zSpace STEM Labs, a screen-based virtual reality solution, students are gaining a deeper understanding of science concepts. ]]> Wednesday, June 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/zspace-screen-virtual-reality-helps-ca-ell-students.html America’s Educator Ron Clark To Appear as a Hologram http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/america-s-educator-ron-clark-to-appear-as-a-hologram.html Promethean and ARHT Media Inc. are pleased to announce that Texas teachers and administrators attending the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District’s Rigor, Relevance and Relationships Conference on June 7-10 will experience what they have only seen in sci-fi movies – a keynote address delivered by a hologram. ]]> Monday, June 06, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/america-s-educator-ron-clark-to-appear-as-a-hologram.html Waltham Schools Launches New Responsive Website from Rediker Software http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/waltham-schools-launches-new-responsive-website-from-rediker-software.html Waltham Public Schools unveiled an improved approach to mobile communications recently by launching a district-wide responsive website from Rediker Software. The service provides schools and districts with an attractive and affordable website that delivers an optimal viewing experience on any device. ]]> Saturday, June 04, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/waltham-schools-launches-new-responsive-website-from-rediker-software.html Learning.com Announces EasyCode http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learning-com-announces-easycode.html To support the movement to make coding the "fifth core subject," Learning.com today announced EasyCode, an intuitive, teacher-friendly digital curriculum for introducing coding skills to elementary and middle school students. EasyCode is a plug-in to EasyTech, Learning.com's digital literacy curriculum for elementary and middle school students ]]> Thursday, June 02, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learning-com-announces-easycode.html