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The FIRST Robotics Competition is teaming up with Tableau Software to expose students to the latter's data analytics software, also named Tableau.
The Taylor Independent School District in Texas has adopted a new student information system in an effort to reduce paper usage and eliminate redundant data entry.
The cloud-based app is designed to provide online and offline access to professional development and instructional e-books.
Palm Beach County School District has implemented a new wireless network across all 185 schools and 13 other facilities to support 1-to-1 learning initiatives and the state's mandated switch to e-textbooks.
A new evaluation of School Improvement Grant recipients shows that even in schools with high percentages of English language learners, ELL students were poorly represented in strategic reform efforts.
The number of wearable computing devices sold in the United States will triple in 2014, according to a new forecast from market researcher International Data Corporation, to top 19 million shipments.
Global PC shipments dropped 1.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 as compared to the same period in the previous year, according to market research company Gartner. The decline is the smallest the segment has seen in the last seven quarters.
The grade-specific apps for kindergarteners through sixth-graders provide literacy exercises and practice tests aligned to the ELA Common Core State Standards.
Crestron's new TSS-752 room scheduling touchscreen features a 7-inch widescreen color display designed to provide at-a-glance meeting and scheduling information.
Virtual K-12 enrollments in Michigan have surged in the last three years while completion rates have declined slightly. But beyond that, according to a new report, little insight can be gleaned about the effectiveness of virtual schools owing to the poor quality of data reported to the state.
TenMarks is offering its Summer Math Program for free to students around the country.
Smart Technologies has unveiled the Smart Board 6065, the first model in a new line of interactive flat panels for education.
The visual learning and assessment tool now offers student data tracking, an automatic exercise generator that simplifies the lesson-creation process and an interactive wizard that demonstrates each feature of the app.
Online curriculum provider Edgenuity has released a new Lesson Mastery report to help teachers monitor student progress by skill and standard to more effectively personalize instruction.
NEC is putting $25,000 in products up for grabs with the launch of a video contest for K-12 schools.
The group representing 10 million educators cautioned against using aligned assessments in high-stakes accountability decisions, and also announced a new website to highlight best practices for implementing Common Core State Standards.
West Corporation is acquiring SchoolMessenger, legally named Reliance Holding, a provider of notification and communication tools for the K-12 market.
Reading Horizons has launched Reading Horizons Discovery 6.0, an updated version of its literacy development program for students in grades K-3, with a Common Core report and other features.
The first-ever computer-based national undergraduate college admission exam was administered to an invited group of 11th-grade students in 80 high schools across 23 states.
Fuel Education has launched an online curriculum designed to help teachers personalize learning for middle school students in blended or fully online environments.