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 BenQ's New Interactive Flat Panel Displays http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benq-s-new-interactive-flat-panel-displays.html - BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of education technology solutions, today announced additions to its RP Series of Interactive Flat Panels (IFPs). The new displays are designed with a range of innovative features and capabilities to smoothly transition any classroom to fully immersive active learning environments. ]]> Thursday, May 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benq-s-new-interactive-flat-panel-displays.html CEV Multimedia Releases Health Science Curriculum; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/cev-multimedia-releases-health-science-curriculum-.html As the jealth care industry continues to offer job opportunities for high school and college graduates, CEV Multimedia announces the release of a new Health Sciences curriculum that will help prepare students to enter a wide variety of careers in the healthcare and health sciences industries. ]]> Thursday, May 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/cev-multimedia-releases-health-science-curriculum-.html Clever Joins IMS Global Learning Consortium ; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/clever-joins-ims-global-learning-consortium--.html Clever announced today that it has joined the IMS Global Learning Consortium to further the industry-wide development of more open and interoperable technology solutions for K-12 education. The company also announced that its products now support and are certified for IMS Global’s newest standard, OneRosterTM. ]]> Tuesday, May 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/clever-joins-ims-global-learning-consortium--.html Imagine Learning Now Certified for IMS Global OneRoster™ Standard http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/imagine-learning-now-certified-for-ims-global-oneroster--standard.html Imagine Learning, award-winning developer of language and literacy software for elementary students, is a member of the IMS Global Learning Consortium and has now achieved conformance certification for the Imagine Learning Cloud product on the OneRoster™ CSV 1.0 standard for transferring roster data. ]]> Tuesday, May 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/imagine-learning-now-certified-for-ims-global-oneroster--standard.html IMS Global Announces Recommended LTI Upgrades http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ims-global-announces-recommended-lti-upgrades.html IMS Global Learning Consortium announced final release of two specifications that leverage the widely adopted Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®). LTI Content-Item Message 1.0 and Membership Service 1.0 enable features that make integration of learning tools with learning platforms more seamless than LTI on its own. I ]]> Tuesday, May 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ims-global-announces-recommended-lti-upgrades.html STEM Funders Network Announces 10 Additional Ecosystems http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/stem-funders-network-announces-10-additional-ecosystems.html The STEM Funders Network (SFN) announced the addition of 10 ecosystem communities to join the national STEM Ecosystems Initiative comprised originally of 27 ecosystem communities across the United States. This national initiative seeks to nurture and scale effective science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning opportunities for all young people. ]]> Tuesday, May 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/stem-funders-network-announces-10-additional-ecosystems.html Varsity Tutors Launches New Mobile Video Chat App http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/varsity-tutors-launches-new-mobile-video-chat-app.html Varsity Tutors announces the launch of its new mobile application that enables access to live, one-on-one tutoring anywhere in the world with connectivity. With Varsity Tutors’ best-in-class technology, students and professionals can instantly access private tutoring on the go with video chat, interactive whiteboard, collaborative document editing and other powerful functions for any learning need... ]]> Tuesday, May 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/varsity-tutors-launches-new-mobile-video-chat-app.html West's Education Group Outlines Best Privacy Practices http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/west-s-education-group-outlines-best-privacy-practices.html West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-enabled communication services, today announced a white paper addressing school and student data privacy. "School and Student Data Privacy: Nine Considerations for Community Engagement" provides an overview of school data privacy best practices with a focus on technology, family involvement and communication. ]]> Tuesday, May 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/west-s-education-group-outlines-best-privacy-practices.html Longleaf Solutions and CaseNEX Rebrand as IO Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/longleaf-solutions-and-casenex-rebrand-as-io-education.html Longleaf Solutions and CaseNEX, announced today the rebranding of the combined business as IO Education. In support of the new brand, IO Education unveiled a new logo and website at https://www.ioeducation.com and announced an integrated product portfolio. ]]> Tuesday, May 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/longleaf-solutions-and-casenex-rebrand-as-io-education.html OverDrive Summer Read Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/overdrive-summer-read-program.html More than 1,700 schools in all 50 U.S. states and six provinces in Canada have partnered with OverDrive for a unique summer reading program to help students improve their language skills...For the month of June, these schools will offer the OverDrive Summer Read program in which students can borrow and read from a collection of popular, interactive Juvenile Fiction and award-winning Young Adult eBooks. ]]> Monday, May 23, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/overdrive-summer-read-program.html Readability Study: More Than Half of Students Unable To Read Content Displayed on 70-inch Flat Panel http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/readability-study--more-than-half-of-students-unable-to-read-content-displayed-on-70-inch-flat-panel.html Epson today announced new findings from a recent study conducted by Radius Global Market Research that evaluated the readability of content displayed on a 70-inch flat panel in an average-sized classroom. According to the new research, 58 percent of students in an average classroom can't read content displayed on a 70-inch flat panel. ]]> Tuesday, May 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/readability-study--more-than-half-of-students-unable-to-read-content-displayed-on-70-inch-flat-panel.html Big Brainz Math Software Now Available on Chromebook; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/big-brainz-math-software-now-available-on-chromebook-.html In response to current ed tech trends, Imagine Learning announces that its Big Brainz math-fact fluency program is now available on Google Chromebook, in addition to Windows, Mac, and iPad. ]]> Tuesday, May 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/big-brainz-math-software-now-available-on-chromebook-.html Sunburst Digital Establishes Itself as Leader in Offering Integrated Technology Solutions; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/sunburst-digital-establishes-itself-as-leader-in-offering-integrated-technology-solutions-.html There is only one coding and robotics solution developmentally appropriate for early childhood audiences, Wonder Workshop. Dash & Dot are designed as an instructionally sound solution suitable for early learning. Sunburst customers are adopting the lovable robots at a breakneck speed. ]]> Tuesday, May 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/sunburst-digital-establishes-itself-as-leader-in-offering-integrated-technology-solutions-.html TEC To Host 22nd Annual Accredited TEC Summer Institute http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tec-to-host-22nd-annual-accredited-tec-summer-institute.html Exclusively designed for Educators, TSI provides hands-on training and classroom materials designed to assist technology and engineering educators by increasing their knowledge of Laser Technologies, 3D Printing, and Computer-Aided Design. Throughout July, TEC will be offering a choice of one, two or three days of hands-on training seminars and workshops taught by certified professional instructors at TEC’s inhouse TECnology Center. ]]> Tuesday, May 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tec-to-host-22nd-annual-accredited-tec-summer-institute.html edWeb.net and Learning.com Launch PLC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-learning-com-launch-plc.html edWeb.net and Learning.com, a provider of K-12 solutions to support districts as they transition to digital content and build students' digital literacy skills, announce the launch of Digital Learning Resources: OER to DIY, a free professional learning community to assist educators with ways to use, create, organize, and share digital resources for instruction. ]]> Monday, May 16, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-learning-com-launch-plc.html HEAT Software Provides Support for Apple’s New Education Technology http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/heat-software-provides-support-for-apple-s-new-education-technology.html HEAT Software, a leading provider of Cloud Service Management and Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) software solutions, today announced that its new LANrev 7.2 software integrates seamlessly with Apple’s newest education technology: Apple School Manager. ]]> Saturday, May 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/heat-software-provides-support-for-apple-s-new-education-technology.html CodeMonkey Partners with Sunburst Digital http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/codemonkey-partners-with-sunburst-digital.html CodeMonkey teaches programming basics in a language known as "CoffeeScript" through game-based learning. Their proven approach emphasizes learning a useful, real programming language through an intuitive and highly engaging online game. Now, CodeMonkey is offering that proven methodology with Sunburst Digital for U.S. classrooms. ]]> Thursday, May 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/codemonkey-partners-with-sunburst-digital.html PresenceLearning Offers Decathlon of Summer PD Opportunities http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/presencelearning-offers-decathlon-of-summer-pd-opportunities.html For education leaders looking to take advantage of flexible summer schedules to earn professional development credits, PresenceLearning's "Decathlon Challenge" webinar series will provide unlimited access to 10 free webinars starting July 10, 2016. Educators who watch 1 or more webinars and pass the end-of-webinar quizzes can earn up to 15.5 hours of professional development. ]]> Tuesday, May 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/presencelearning-offers-decathlon-of-summer-pd-opportunities.html Wonder Workshop Launches Wonder League Robotics Clubs http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/wonder-workshop-launches-wonder-league-robotics-clubs.html Wonder Workshop, creators of robots that teach students foundational skills in computer coding, invites schools to participate in the newly announced Wonder League Robotics Clubs, the first network of clubs in elementary schools for coding and robotics. The school district that gets the highest percentage of schools participating by July 10, 2016 will receive a $10,000 grant in Wonder Store credit to help fund their clubs. ]]> Tuesday, May 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/wonder-workshop-launches-wonder-league-robotics-clubs.html Sunburst Digital Brings K-12 Keyboard Proficiency Program to the Cloud http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/sunburst-digital-brings-k-12-keyboard-proficiency-program-to-the-cloud.html Chromebooks, iPads, Tablets, Smart Phones, and Thin Clients offer this generation of 21st century learners a cost-effective chance to advance their capacity to grow knowledge everywhere. Type To Learn Cloud Edition places K-12's #1 Keyboard Proficiency program in every learning environment without any installation or technology hurdles. ]]> Monday, May 09, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/sunburst-digital-brings-k-12-keyboard-proficiency-program-to-the-cloud.html