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NEC Debuts 2 New Media Switches

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 07:00
Two new media switches will control multiple projectors and displays at once.

Obama To Nominate King for Top Ed Post

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 06:00
President Obama announced his intention to nominate John B. King as secretary of education. King has been acting secretary since the departure of Arne Duncan in December.

Theft Detection Software Helps Find Kids Too

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:24
Yes, theft technology can be a dandy tool for ensuring that a stolen computer gets returned to its rightful owner. But Absolute Software has also found itself involved in tracking down kids as well, who need other kinds of help.

Mimio Introduces Largest Touch Display in Its MimioDisplay Line

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:20
The new 4K ultra-high-definition touch display combines the features of an interactive whiteboard with a high-resolution display and speakers.

New LMS for Washington District Supports Standards-Based Curriculum

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 14:35
The 22,000-student Federal Ways Public Schools will use Edupoint’s LessonVUE Curriculum Management program.

Missouri District Pilots RFID Door and School Bus Access

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:45
A 1,400-student Missouri school district is trying out technology for hands-free door and vehicle access.

WebbAlign Helps Edmentum Refine Assessment Tools

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:27
As the result of a new partnership program, WebbAlign will help companies and organizations align their academic standards, curriculum and assessments.

Pearson Selects Online Learning Excellence Award Winners

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 07:05
Pearson has selected the recipients of its annual Online Learning Excellence Awards at its 16th annual Cite Online Learning Conference.

Knovation Expands Access to Resource Collection

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:56
Knovation has expanded access to its curated collection of standards-aligned digital learning resources.

Bloomington Public Schools Adopts New SIS Following Discontinuation of Legacy System

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 15:26
Bloomington Public Schools has selected a new student information system following the discontinuation of its previous SIS.

Unplag Allows Students To Check Papers for Plagiarism

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 13:35
Unplag, an online plagiarism detection engine, has been updated to allow students to check their own papers ahead of the due date to make sure all their sources are properly acknowledged.

Tech Ed Getting Short Shrift in President's Proposed Budget

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:57
As experts pore over the details of the proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget just released by the White House, one education technology organization has already begun preparing for collateral damage related to the amount allocated to enrichment grants.

Atlantic County Schools Goes Solar at 2 Sites

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:44
The Atlantic County School District has completed installation of two solar power projects totaling 600 kilowatts.

iCEV Career and Technical Ed Platform Adds Career Cluster Interst Inventory Tool

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 17:27
CEV Multimedia has added a Career Cluster Interest Inventory tool to its cloud-based career and technical education platform, iCEV.

iPad Shipments Plummet as Detachable Tablets Double

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 16:18
Shipments of Apple tablets, including iPad and iPad Pro, dropped nearly 25 percent in the last quarter of 2015, leading an overall decline in the tablet market. Meanwhile shipments of detachable tablets — devices that include removable keyboards — actually doubled in the same period.

Superplus Adds Gaming Features to Vocab App for Students with Special Needs

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 15:15
Superplus has updated its SuperSpeak vocabulary skill-building iOS app for students with special needs to include a new play feature designed to improve student engagement.

Baltimore School Cuts Emissions, Beefs up STEM Ed with Solar Power

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:53
Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School has completed installation of a 178-kilowatt solar energy project.

StoryBots Adds Free Videos, Activities for Whiteboards, Tablets

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:03
JibJab Bros. Studios has expanded StoryBots with StoryBots Classroom, a free resource featuring hundreds of activities, videos and books for use with tablets, laptops and interactive whiteboards, as well as StoryBots Math Skills, a new collection of math lessons and games for kindergarten students.

Dremel Launches 3D Printing Ecosystem

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 07:00
Dremel, a company generally known for manufacturing tools, has developed a STEM education program to integrate 3D printing into the classroom.

Bretford Debuts Modular Charge and Sync Carts

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 18:26
Bretford has debuted a new charging and storage cart, the CoreX, for mobile devices and another line, featuring the new "MiX Module System," for MacBooks and iPads.