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 Ford's Theatre, Discovery Education Partner for Live Virtual Field Trip http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ford-s-theatre--discovery-education-partner-for-live-virtual-field-trip.html Discovery Education and Ford's Theatre are partnering to host a live, interactive virtual field trip for students nationwide that will commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. On March 26 at 1 P.M. ET, this unique learning experience will transport students to Ford's Theatre as they explore the leadership and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, and learn about the President's tragic assassination and how it has impacted American history. ]]> Thursday, February 26, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ford-s-theatre--discovery-education-partner-for-live-virtual-field-trip.html edWeb.net and Gryphon House Launch New PLC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-gryphon-house-launch-new-plc.html edWeb.net and Gryphon House have partnered to present Early Learning Book Chats, a free professional learning community (PLC) that helps educators and caregivers find the tools that they need to bring the joy of learning to young children. The Early Learning Book Chats community hosts online book chats with award-winning early childhood authors and experts... ]]> Tuesday, February 24, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-gryphon-house-launch-new-plc.html FuelEd Online Summer School Solution http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fueled-online-summer-school-solution.html Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ today announced that enrollment is now open for school districts that want to provide students opportunities to catch up through online credit recovery, or get ahead through online original credit courses this summer. ]]> Tuesday, February 24, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fueled-online-summer-school-solution.html OpenEd's Common Core Quest Now Live on the Chrome Web Store http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/opened-s-common-core-quest-now-live-on-the-chrome-web-store.html To support the more than 1.2 million Chromebooks in use in U.S. K-12 schools, OpenEd today announced that its free app, Common Core Quest, is now live on the Chrome Web Store. Also available on the App Store and Google Play, Common Core Quest is a comprehensive quiz and instructional resource tool that spans 100 percent of the Common Core State Standards. ]]> Tuesday, February 24, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/opened-s-common-core-quest-now-live-on-the-chrome-web-store.html CDW's Cloud 401 Study http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/cdw-s-cloud-401-study.html CDW announced its release of the report "Cloud 401: Navigating Advanced Topics in Cloud Computing." The report measures the successes and struggles that organizations across multiple industries experienced as they deployed data, storage or application services in the cloud. A survey of more than 1,200 IT professionals across many industries offered revealing insights. ]]> Monday, February 23, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/cdw-s-cloud-401-study.html NY Times, CIG Education Collaborate on Education Initiative http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ny-times--cig-education-collaborate-on-education-initiative.html The New York Times and CIG Education Group have come together to launch NYT EDUcation, a new education initiative. NYT EDUcation will provide innovative courses and programs covering a wide array of subjects, including communications and media, which reflect the authoritative content and intellectual breadth of The New York Times. ]]> Wednesday, February 18, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ny-times--cig-education-collaborate-on-education-initiative.html Schoology To Power Online Arts Curriculum http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/schoology-to-power-online-arts-curriculum.html Henry Mancini Arts Education-created by Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center (LPPAC) and its partners-contains 3,000 online arts lessons that bring dance, music, theatre and visual arts to students via digital platforms including tablets, smart phones, laptops and computers. The lessons, to be accessed through the Schoology learning management system, will be available in Fall 2015. ]]> Wednesday, February 18, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/schoology-to-power-online-arts-curriculum.html VoiceSaver Amplifier from Califone http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/voicesaver-amplifier-from-califone.html As school districts increasingly integrate audio technology to support modern classrooms and Common Core assessments, Califone International LLC introduces its upgraded Bluetooth-enabled VoiceSaver™. The personal amplifier provides teachers with clarity while delivering lessons, and now features a wireless headset for hands-free flexibility. ]]> Wednesday, February 18, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/voicesaver-amplifier-from-califone.html edWeb.net and Crayola Announce New Online PLC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-crayola-announce-new-online-plc.html edWeb.net and Crayola have partnered to present Champion Creativity: The Power of Art-Infused Education. This professional learning community (PLC) helps educators and school leaders explore how art-infused education builds 21st century readiness, student engagement, and fosters a strong creative, collaborative school culture. ]]> Tuesday, February 17, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-crayola-announce-new-online-plc.html Fordham's CLIP Publishes Privacy Handbook for Student Information Online http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fordham-s-clip-publishes-privacy-handbook-for-student-information-online.html -Fordham University School of Law Center on Law and Information Policy is pleased to announce the publication of the Privacy Handbook for Student Information Online: A Toolkit for Schools and Parents, which is designed to provide materials that offer tools for school administrators, teachers and parents so that they can better understand and address online privacy protections and legal requirements. ]]> Saturday, February 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fordham-s-clip-publishes-privacy-handbook-for-student-information-online.html Southwest Kansas Co-Op Selects PresenceLearning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/southwest-kansas-co-op-selects-presencelearning.html SKACD is currently using two PresenceLearning speech-language pathologists with approximately 90 students at three different sites. Since choosing PresenceLearning, SKACD has fielded inquiries from ten other service agencies and testified to the efficiency and effectiveness of their online speech therapy program with PresenceLearning. ]]> Saturday, February 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/southwest-kansas-co-op-selects-presencelearning.html New Online Course Addresses Peer Discriminatory Harassment http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-online-course-addresses-peer-discriminatory-harassment.html PublicSchoolWORKS has released a new course, “Discriminatory Harassment — Identification and Response,” to address and help reduce instances of student-to-student “peer” harassment. This is one of 500 courses now available through the PublicSchoolWORKS EmployeeSafe Suite, the only comprehensive and fully automated safety compliance and risk management program for schools. ]]> Thursday, February 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-online-course-addresses-peer-discriminatory-harassment.html Shmoop Offers Thousands of Educational Videos http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/shmoop-offers-thousands-of-educational-videos.html Shmoop’s catalog of thousands of videos can be accessed via their video library, ShmoopTube, and are also embedded throughout their site—in Learning Guides, Test Prep, Online Courses, and Teacher Resources—to help visual and auditory learners stay apace in the text-heavy Internet world. The videos cover topics from literature and history to science, math, grammar, and computer science... ]]> Thursday, February 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/shmoop-offers-thousands-of-educational-videos.html Dell's Most Comprehensive Education Solutions Portfolio Ever http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/dell-s-most-comprehensive-education-solutions-portfolio-ever.html ]]> Thursday, February 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/dell-s-most-comprehensive-education-solutions-portfolio-ever.html BenQ's New M7 Projector Series http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benq-s-new-m7-projector-series.html BenQ America Corp. announced the release of its all-new M7 projector series. Engineered to bring high brightness, Colorific™ picture quality, and simple installation to any setting, the company's MX723, MX726, and MW727 projectors feature up to 4,200 ANSI lumens of brightness, a 13,000:1 contrast ratio, BenQ's world-leading SmartEco™ technology, ]]> Tuesday, February 10, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benq-s-new-m7-projector-series.html Capstone Partners with Cantata Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/capstone-partners-with-cantata-learning.html Capstone has partnered with Cantata Learning, an educational publisher of PreK-3 curriculum content and music, for distribution of its product line through direct and wholesale channels for the school and library markets. Twenty-nine Cantata Learning products are now available as Capstone Interactive eBooks and as print picture book/audio bundles, with an additional 42 new books set for release in Fall 2015. ]]> Tuesday, February 10, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/capstone-partners-with-cantata-learning.html Iowa City Community Schools Chose GuideK12 SchoolSearch http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/iowa-city-community-schools-chose-guidek12-schoolsearch.html Iowa City Community Schools has completed the process of designing, approving and announcing new elementary boundaries for the 2015-2016 school year. To communicate these changes, the district is leveraging new technology tools, making interaction with parents easier. ]]> Tuesday, February 10, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/iowa-city-community-schools-chose-guidek12-schoolsearch.html BenQ's Latest Classroom IQ Solutions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benq-s-latest-classroom-iq-solutions.html BenQ America Corp. unveiled its newest Colorific™ projectors, interactive flat-panel (IFP) displays, and other collaborative classroom applications. Under its "Do It All With Flying Colors" theme, BenQ offering a wide range of dedicated sales and support initiatives via the BenQ Education Solutions in Technology (BEST) program. ]]> Wednesday, February 04, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/benq-s-latest-classroom-iq-solutions.html Califone's AV Equipment for Testing http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/califone-s-av-equipment-for-testing.html Califone International LLC unveils three new earbud designs, a wireless keyboard and personal voice amplifier to fit the needs of any classroom at the 2015 TCEA Convention & Exposition. The E1, E3T and E3USB earbuds, PA283 VoiceSaver and KB3 wireless keyboard contain unique components to support preparation and testing requirements in any state. ]]> Wednesday, February 04, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/califone-s-av-equipment-for-testing.html Fuel Education and PresenceLearning Team http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fuel-education-and-presencelearning-team.html Together, Fuel Education and PresenceLearning deliver a live, online special education solution that provides schools and districts expanded access to a nationwide network of highly qualified speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, special education teachers, and mental health/behavioral health professionals. ]]> Wednesday, February 04, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/fuel-education-and-presencelearning-team.html