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 EasyBib Is Now Fully Mobile Responsive http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/easybib-is-now-fully-mobile-responsive.html Writers can view EasyBib from the device that's most convenient and now see a screen that's automatically adjusted to fit that device. These changes improve the user experience on tablets and phones, where so many are now accessing EasyBib. Users will now see a full screen for maximum usability - no matter what device they're using. ]]> Thursday, August 21, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/easybib-is-now-fully-mobile-responsive.html EBSCO Add 12 New Subject Sets to eBook Collection http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ebsco-add-12-new-subject-sets-to-ebook-collection.html EBSCO Information Services announces the release of 12 new EBSCO eBook™ Subject Sets, which increases the total number to more than 200. The Subject Sets are offered to libraries in convenient collections grouped by subject matter. Subject Sets are prepackaged sets of titles from leading publishers in specific, high-interest topics designed to meet the needs of libraries while simplifying collection development. ]]> Thursday, August 21, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ebsco-add-12-new-subject-sets-to-ebook-collection.html Capstone Young Readers and Scribd Announce eBook Subscription Deal http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/capstone-young-readers-and-scribd-announce-ebook-subscription-deal.html Capstone Young Readers, a leading publisher of children's books and digital products and services, announces a distribution agreement with Scribd, the leading eBook subscription service featuring more than 500,000 eBooks ranging from contemporary bestsellers to beloved classics. Capstone Young Readers is the third children's publisher to join the service. ]]> Wednesday, August 20, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/capstone-young-readers-and-scribd-announce-ebook-subscription-deal.html DynaVox Unveils World’s Largest Dedicated Speech-Generating Tablet http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/dynavox-unveils-world-s-largest-dedicated-speech-generating-tablet.html DynaVox Systems unveiled the DynaVox T15, a powerful, 15-inch dynamic display tablet for individuals with advanced access needs, visual impairments or physical limitations. The world’s largest dedicated speech-generating tablet, the T15 is a touch-based speech-generating devices intended for those with aphasia, autism, cerebral palsy, cortical visual impairment, early ALS, locked-in syndrome and stroke. ]]> Tuesday, August 19, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/dynavox-unveils-world-s-largest-dedicated-speech-generating-tablet.html New Internet Management Solution from NetRef http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-internet-management-solution-from-netref.html Teachers and administrators can ring in the school year with a new solution for managing Internet access with NetRef, the first-ever educational security system that safeguards all Internet access points. The multi-platform software empowers teachers to guide the next generation of digital citizens by setting the boundaries kids need. ]]> Tuesday, August 19, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-internet-management-solution-from-netref.html Recorded Books Re-launches RB Test Prep for Libraries http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/recorded-books-re-launches-rb-test-prep-for-libraries.html RBdigital from Recorded Books has announced a re-launch of RB Test Prep for Libraries, an online test preparation service. Formerly known as ePrep, this revamped service offers unlimited access to online test-prep courses delivered by experts through engaging, on-demand video lessons. ]]> Tuesday, August 19, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/recorded-books-re-launches-rb-test-prep-for-libraries.html Channel One News Launches Searchable Video Library http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/channel-one-news-launches-searchable-video-library.html Channel One News, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt company, announced the launch of the Channel One News Video Library, a user-friendly, searchable database of nonfiction videos and interactive activities tied to current events. The Channel One News Video Library is a comprehensive resource of Channel One News’ video segments and activities created with one goal in mind: to help students interpret the news and spark important conversations around current events. ]]> Monday, August 18, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/channel-one-news-launches-searchable-video-library.html Agreement Allows 41 States to Go Paperless through Electronic Transcript Exchange http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/agreement-allows-41-states-to-go-paperless-through-electronic-transcript-exchange.html The Midwestern Higher Education Compact signed a contract addendum with Parchment, Inc. allowing continued participation in the largest and most comprehensive electronic transcript contract in the nation for MHEC’s member states and now expands to include the member states of the Southern Regional Education Board and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, totaling 41 states. ]]> Saturday, August 16, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/agreement-allows-41-states-to-go-paperless-through-electronic-transcript-exchange.html edWeb.net and Learning Bird Partner for New Online PLC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-learning-bird-partner-for-new-online-plc.html Learning Bird and edWeb.net will partner to support teachers making the print-to-digital curriculum transition with a new, free online professional learning community, The Digital Educator: Skills for Success. The Digital Educator community will focus on 21st-century instruction with educators and experts discussing how to create, publish, and share digital lessons to blend, flip, and differentiate learning. ]]> Saturday, August 16, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-learning-bird-partner-for-new-online-plc.html Insight Publishes Back to SchoolTech Guidelines http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/insight-publishes-back-to-schooltech--guidelines.html Insight Public Sector has identified network readiness as one of the most critical issues facing school districts this back to school season. Insight has compiled five key issues to consider as technology places heavier demands on network infrastructure, based on Insight's conversations with superintendents and technology leaders in school districts nationwide: ]]> Tuesday, August 12, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/insight-publishes-back-to-schooltech--guidelines.html NEC DisplayNote Software Now Available in the Cloud http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/nec-displaynote-software-now-available-in-the-cloud.html NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the availability of NEC DisplayNote Software through the cloud. The tool lets educators, students, and professionals present and share content, and collaborate across any device using Windows, IOS and Android operating systems. ]]> Monday, August 11, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/nec-displaynote-software-now-available-in-the-cloud.html Mackin Announces eRC Agreement with SirsiDynix http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mackin-announces-erc-agreement-with-sirsidynix.html SirsiDynix and Mackin Education Resources are working together to bring bring audiobooks, video resources, and nearly 300,000 eBooks to the eResource Central (eRC) ecosystem. The partnership will allow school libraries to update their local title metadata with the click of a button, will let students download, preview, and see available eResources all from the library catalog. ]]> Saturday, August 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/mackin-announces-erc-agreement-with-sirsidynix.html Senkatel® Releases First Purpose-Built Education Chromebook http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/senkatel--releases-first-purpose-built-education-chromebook.html Senkatel Corporation introduced its first purpose-built Google® Chromebook™ with design features and internet-accessible software applications targeting the K-12 education market. Senkatel, in collaboration with Intel® Education Solutions, now offers Intel processor-based Google Android™ OS education tablets and a ruggedized Chromebook ]]> Saturday, August 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/senkatel--releases-first-purpose-built-education-chromebook.html Several School Districts Partner with BenchPrep http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/several-school-districts-partner-with-benchprep.html BenchPrep and ACT Mastery are pleased to announce that over 16 schools and districts will provide digital courses for college readiness and ACT preparation through the BenchPrep platform for the 2014-2015 school year. More than 50,000 students and over 500 teachers are expected to benefit from this implementation. ]]> Saturday, August 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/several-school-districts-partner-with-benchprep.html D2L Supercharges Its Integrated Learning Platform http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/d2l-supercharges-its-integrated-learning-platform.html D2L is supercharging its ILP by providing groundbreaking new features and partnerships designed to personalize education and eliminate the achievement gap. Available immediately, the D2L ILP provides full integration of its adaptive learning solution (D2L LeaP), more robust analytics, game-based learning, an expanded mobile offering with Windows 8 capabilities and the newest education content all within a single, open platform. ]]> Saturday, August 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/d2l-supercharges-its-integrated-learning-platform.html SignUpGenius Eliminates Back-to-School Stress http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/signupgenius-eliminates-back-to-school-stress.html SignUpGenius prepares for strong growth in the school market this fall as it eliminates back-to-school stress for parents and teachers. Room moms and PTA organizers use the site to manage volunteers for everything from class parties to book fairs and fundraising events, and teachers flock to SignUpGenius to simplify the process of scheduling parent teacher conferences. ]]> Wednesday, August 06, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/signupgenius-eliminates-back-to-school-stress.html BenQ's BYOD-Ready Projector Now Shipping; BYOD-Ready Projector http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benq-s--byod-ready-projector-now-shipping--byod-ready-projector.html BenQ America Corp. announced the latest addition to its robust M6 series, the MW665 projector. Designed for professional applications in environments such as houses of worship, classrooms, and boardrooms, the device boasts 3,200 ANSI lumens of brightness, a 13,000:1 contrast ratio, and SmartEco™ energy-saving features to lower the projector's total cost of ownership (TCO). ]]> Tuesday, August 05, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benq-s--byod-ready-projector-now-shipping--byod-ready-projector.html Introducing Unitedteach.com http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/introducing-unitedteach-com.html United Teach is a platform where virtual volunteers join K-12 classrooms and help teachers inspire kids to learn. Student engagement is the single most important success factor in learning, and guest speakers are a proven way to increase engagement in the classroom. ]]> Tuesday, August 05, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/introducing-unitedteach-com.html Aruba Networks Supports Prince George’s County Public Schools' K-12 Wi-Fi Deployments http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/aruba-networks-supports-prince-george-s-county-public-schools--k-12-wi-fi-deployments.html Prince George’s County Public Schools is deploying an Aruba Mobility Defined-Network to support more than 65,000 mobile devices, including 16,000 iPads the district is rolling out to classrooms. The district plans to connect all 204 of its schools, 20 administrative and maintenance buildings, and even school bus lots, to the new Aruba network. ]]> Tuesday, August 05, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/aruba-networks-supports-prince-george-s-county-public-schools--k-12-wi-fi-deployments.html Odysseyware's Top 60 Online Courses Released on HTML5 for Mobile Compatibility http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/odysseyware-s-top-60-online-courses-released-on-html5-for-mobile-compatibility.html As part of Odysseyware's continuous effort to meet the changing needs of schools, the online blended learning company has converted its 60 most popular online courses to HTML5. This conversion from Flash to HTML5 will make Odysseyware's top courses compatible with all tablets, touchscreens and handheld devices, as well as easier to access on standard computers. ]]> Monday, August 04, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/odysseyware-s-top-60-online-courses-released-on-html5-for-mobile-compatibility.html