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Warren County Public Schools will realign its attendance map with the help of geovisual analytical software.
Verso App enables students to submit independent, anonymous responses to challenges — and then see all their classmates’ original ideas.
According to “Fencing Out Knowledge: Impacts of the Children’s Internet Protection Act 10 Years Later,” a report from the American Library Association (ALA), schools and libraries are routinely filtering Internet content far more than what the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires.
Elementary school students may soon get an up close view of the International Space Station--and a far-out view of Earth--thanks to new astronomy-focused programming initiative.
A new app from maker startup Tynker lets students build custom apps, like games and interactive stories, directly from tablets, like iPads.
Florida's Brevard Public Schools is implementing a new system to manage volunteer and visitor check-in.
Three Wisconsin school districts are shifting administration processes to software from Skyward.
An Illinois district near Chicago is installing a data warehouse solution from DecisionEd to help manage its data analysis, with the goal of improving success metrics like its graduation rate.
Nearly every large organization has experienced some kind of "significant" IT security incident in the last year, such as a phishing attack, compliance policy violation or unsanctioned device or application use. These are some of the findings of a research project done by IDG Connect for ForeScout, a company that sells security products.
As part of a $1 million grant, 14 Texas universities and community colleges are receiving funds for high-tech STEM camps to help prepare students for future careers in aerospace, biotechnology, IT, and more.
The tool helps educators to create tests that incorporate their own questions or existing questions automatically suggested by OpenEd’s educational recommendation engine.
SimpleK12, a provider of online professional development for educators, will host a free webinar series August 9 on the effective use of Google tools and apps in the classroom.
Will more time in math class equate to more math fluency for middle school students? Not in the long run, according to research done at Stanford University's Center for Educational Policy Analysis.
Vision ME is a Web-based iPad application that combines presentation features with mobile device management tools.
Nearly six in 10 education publishers currently describe or tag their material with metadata, and 56 percent of those who don't have plans to begin doing so within the next year, according to a recent survey by the Learning Resources Metadata Initiative.
BoomWriter Media has updated its collaborative writing platform, also dubbed BoomWriter, to include an interactive vocabulary tool.
Starting next year, Sesame Workshop will release a new adaptive learning curriculum for math and reading based on educational concepts found in its television series The Electric Company.
Literacy software provider Texthelp has launched Fluency Tutor for Google, a leveled reading and assessment tool designed to help teachers working with emerging or struggling readers.
K8e produces multi-device content that readers can access on any operating system, directly in an Internet browser, without downloading software. User can also download books to read offline.
SRC Solutions, a company that offers the Registration Gateway online enrollment program, has launched a new platform for helping schools manage student documents and communications related to compliance, retention, and risk mitigation.