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 Apple Launches App Development Curriculum http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/apple-launches-app-development-curriculum.html Apple® today launched a new app development curriculum designed for students who want to pursue careers in the fast-growing app economy. The curriculum is available as a free download today from Apple's iBooks Store. App Development with Swift is a full-year course designed by Apple engineers and educators to teach students elements of app design using Swift™, ]]> Wednesday, May 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/apple-launches-app-development-curriculum.html edWeb.net and myON Announce PLC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-myon-announce-plc.html edWeb.net and myON today announced a combined effort to provide educators with robust professional learning opportunities to transform literacy for all pre-K-12 students. myON will sponsor the professional learning community "Building a Community of Readers" on edWeb.net as a forum for professional learning and collaboration focused on all aspects of literacy. ]]> Wednesday, May 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/edweb-net-and-myon-announce-plc.html Learnosity Welcomes Desmos, TextHelp, and GeoGebra to Its Global Partner Network http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learnosity-welcomes-desmos--texthelp--and-geogebra-to-its-global-partner-network.html Learnosity, a transformative edtech company specializing in assessment solutions, continues to unite the most innovative companies currently working in edtech, welcoming Desmos, Texthelp, and GeoGebra to its flagship Partner Network. ]]> Wednesday, May 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learnosity-welcomes-desmos--texthelp--and-geogebra-to-its-global-partner-network.html Schoology Offers Microsoft® Office 365 Integration http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/schoology-offers-microsoft--office-365-integration.html Schoology, the leader in learning management systems (LMS) for education, today announced major enhancements to its integration with Office 365. The updates will allow students and educators to more easily use Office 365 while working inside of Schoology to manage grades, assignments and student submissions. ]]> Wednesday, May 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/schoology-offers-microsoft--office-365-integration.html TN Amends Legislation To Make Schools "Qualified Sites" for Medicaid http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tn-amends-legislation-to-make-schools--qualified-sites--for-medicaid.html Effective April 17, 2017, the Tennessee General Assembly passed Senate Bill 195 to allow elementary and secondary schools to collect Medicaid reimbursement funds for telepractice services. This applies to online speech-language therapy, occupational therapy and behavioral and mental health services like those provided by PresenceLearning,,, ]]> Tuesday, May 23, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tn-amends-legislation-to-make-schools--qualified-sites--for-medicaid.html OverDrive Education Summer Read Program Expands http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/overdrive-education-summer-read-program-expands.html More than 13,500 schools have partnered with OverDrive Education for an annual summer reading program designed to encourage students to keep reading. To keep students engaged while on break, OverDrive Education has expanded the Summer Read program from 8 to 12 popular eBooks. ]]> Monday, May 22, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/overdrive-education-summer-read-program-expands.html STEM Entrepreneurship http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/stem-entrepreneurship.html Who will invent our future? Entrepreneurs; specifically, STEM entrepreneurs. To prepare these K-12 teachers -- and their students -- a consortium composed of leading STEM advocates, educators, and service providers has developed a comprehensive program through which teachers can become certified in STEM entrepreneurship. ]]> Thursday, May 18, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/stem-entrepreneurship.html NY State BOCES Chooses New Interactive TouchIT Screens http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ny-state-boces-chooses-new-interactive-touchit-screens.html Corning Painted Post is the latest school district in New York State to implement TouchIT Technologies interactive LED displays. After thorough testing and evaluation, the new TouchIT Technology “Y” series Interactive LED Display was selected as the preferred classroom A/V solution. ]]> Thursday, May 18, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/ny-state-boces-chooses-new-interactive-touchit-screens.html Blackboard Learn SaaS Now Certified for IMS LTI 2.0 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/blackboard-learn-saas-now-certified-for-ims-lti-2-0.html Blackboard Inc. announced that its market-leading flagship learning management system (LMS), Blackboard Learn, is now certified for the IMS Global Learning Consortium's Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) 2.0 standard. The new standard is now available for Blackboard Learn in the SaaS (Software as a Service) deployment as a technical preview for both the Original and Ultra Experiences. ]]> Tuesday, May 16, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/blackboard-learn-saas-now-certified-for-ims-lti-2-0.html Epson Announces Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Display http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/epson-announces-ultra-short-throw-presentation-display.html Epson announced its continued collaboration with SMART Technologies Inc. to bring Epson's amazing image quality to classrooms using the SMART Board® M680 and 880 interactive whiteboards with the launch of the Epson PowerLite® 680 Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Display for SMART. This presentation display offers seamless integration with SMART Extended Control Panel (ECP)1. ]]> Tuesday, May 16, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/epson-announces-ultra-short-throw-presentation-display.html Learning.com Launches Adaptive Keyboarding Application http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learning-com-launches-adaptive-keyboarding-application.html To help close the keyboarding skills gap, ed tech company, Learning.com, today announced its Next Generation Adaptive Keyboarding solution, a comprehensive digital application designed to help students develop accuracy and speed on the keyboard through independent practice. ]]> Tuesday, May 16, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/learning-com-launches-adaptive-keyboarding-application.html CEV Multimedia Partners with Clever http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/cev-multimedia-partners-with-clever.html With 15 percent of all credits earned by high school graduates coming as part of Career and Technical Education (CTE), educators are looking for ways to improve and streamline students’ experiences with CTE. To ease the use of online CTE curriculum, CEV Multimedia announces a partnership with Clever to create a more seamless online experience for educators and students. ]]> Monday, May 15, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/cev-multimedia-partners-with-clever.html itslearning App Delivers LMS Experience on Android and iOS http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/itslearning-app-delivers-lms-experience-on-android-and-ios.html itslearning has delivered to K-12 students and teachers a fully featured, completely mobile LMS. With it, users have full access to course content, resources and tools on their Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Additionally, students can use the app to submit assignments and upload files. The apps are available now in the App Store and on Google Play. ]]> Tuesday, May 09, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/itslearning-app-delivers-lms-experience-on-android-and-ios.html Blackboard Launches New Cloud Center of Excellence http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/blackboard-launches-new-cloud-center-of-excellence.html Blackboard Inc. announced the launch of a new Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE), leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) best practices, to further enable a smooth, fast and successful transition to the cloud for its institutional partners worldwide. Blackboard's Cloud Center of Excellence will use the AWS Well-Architected Framework and AWS recommended best practices for secure and scalable infrastructure to realize the full potential of cloud-based services. ]]> Monday, May 08, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/blackboard-launches-new-cloud-center-of-excellence.html Boxlight Debuts Two New Projector Lines http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/boxlight-debuts-two-new-projector-lines.html To help educators create "just what they need" interactive learning environments, Boxlight has launched two new lines of standard and interactive projectors as well as the second release of its ProColor Series 1 interactive flat panel displays.The new P9 and Cambridge projector lines bring the latest technology in standard- and short-throw projected images and collaborative areas to the classroom. ]]> Monday, May 08, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/boxlight-debuts-two-new-projector-lines.html New Study Explores Relationship Between Students' Cognitive Development and VR http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-study-explores-relationship-between-students--cognitive-development-and-vr.html Using data from a larger study of 151 sixth and ninth grade students with zSpace, research explored the relationships between students' aspects of cognitive development and perceptions of virtual presence. Results showed that sixth grade students' proficiency in rotating objects mentally were positively correlated with control of the objects and activities in virtual spaces. ]]> Wednesday, May 03, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/new-study-explores-relationship-between-students--cognitive-development-and-vr.html Kahoot! Expands Classroom Reach http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/kahoot--expands-classroom-reach.html Kahoot! announced it is integrating its game-based learning platform with Microsoft Teams, the new chat-based workspace for Microsoft Office 365. Office 365 now has 100 million monthly active commercial users. Kahoot! brings fun and engagement to teacher classroom experiences through Teams, a digital hub for the connected and collaborative classrooms of the future, through gamification. ]]> Tuesday, May 02, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/kahoot--expands-classroom-reach.html Microsoft Unveils New Education Offerings http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/microsoft-unveils-new-education-offerings.html Microsoft Corp. announced a set of educational products and services, inspired by teachers and students, including a new Windows experience — Windows 10 S — along with new experiences in Microsoft Teams for a modern collaborative classroom, new features in Minecraft and mixed reality that spark creativity, a range of Windows 10 S PCs for K?12 classrooms, and the perfect Windows 10 S device for college students — Surface Laptop. ]]> Tuesday, May 02, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/microsoft-unveils-new-education-offerings.html Roland DGA Introduces New Project Based Learning Tutorials http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/roland-dga-introduces-new-project-based-learning-tutorials.html Roland DGA has introduced new Project Based Learning (PBL) tutorials specifically designed for use with the company's advanced digital devices in schools, colleges and other learning environments. These ready-to-teach solutions offer educators a fun and effective way to keep students of all ages engaged in digital fabrication projects throughout the school year. ]]> Monday, May 01, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/roland-dga-introduces-new-project-based-learning-tutorials.html Tynker Launches Courses To Support the Everyone Can Code Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tynker-launches-courses-to-support-the-everyone-can-code-program.html Tynker announced two new courses—Space Cadet and Dragon Spells—to support the Everyone Can Code program from Apple. These free courses, available through the Tynker iPad app, allow students to solve coding puzzles and create do-it-yourself projects using Tynker’s visual code blocks and the Swift programming language. ]]> Monday, May 01, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/tynker-launches-courses-to-support-the-everyone-can-code-program.html