T.H.E. Journal News

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Companies Partner to Create Adaptive Personalized Student Learning Paths

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:00
A new partnership between Edmentum and Renaissance has merged online assessment and adaptive instruction solutions from both companies in an effort to help teachers deliver targeted instruction to students.

Oklahoma District Deploys 500 Custom Charging Stations to Refresh Digital Learning

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:00
The Putnam 16 Charging Station can simultaneously store and charge up to 16 iPad devices, with 16 MFI certified lightning cables and 2.4 amp charging at each port.

Researchers Develop Methods to Detect Hacking of 3D Printers

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:00
These are attractive targets because 3D-printed objects and parts are used in critical infrastructures around the world, such as healthcare, transportation, robotics, aviation and space, according to new research from the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and the Georgia Institute of Technology who have found three way to detect cyberattacks on 3D printers.

Apex Learning Debuts Personalized Learning Tutorials for High School Equivalency Exams

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:30
Apex Learning, a provider of digital curricula, has launched new tutorials designed to help students prepare for high school equivalency exams.

Prologic Updates TEAMS with New Dashboards, Improved Organization

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:00
Prologic Technology Systems has unveiled TEAMS 2.0, the newest version of its education administration management platform, with new dashboards, improved navigation and more.

Gale Makes 'In Context' Resources Free for Eclipse Education

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:00
Gale's In Context suite offers media-rich resources designed to integrate easily with curricula and offers videos, articles, charts, images, infographics and more with accessibility features such as text and voice translation in a dozen languages. The suite also allows users to search resources by Lexile score or complexity level.

Shmoop Launches New Learning Guides, Online Courses

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:30
Online publisher Shmoop has launched new learning guides, online courses and test prep resources to start the upcoming school year.

Curriki Adds Oracle Academy Comp Sci Workshops

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:00
Curriki, a nonprofit provider of open educational resources, has added new workshops from Oracle Academy.

Teachers Favor Data-Diven PD But Want More Buy In

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 19:00
To jump start a discussion on teacher PD, the NEA (National Education Association) and professional learning companies Corwin and Learning Forward conducted a survey of more than 6,300 teachers nationwide.

Cornell Tech Hosts Workshop for K-12 CS Strategy

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:38
Cornell Tech recently held a workshop to help eight local school districts and a cooperative educational service agency begin creating computer science education strategies.

Google Updates Classroom and Forms for Back-to-School

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:00
In time for back-to-school season, Google for Education has rolled out 10 updates to Classroom and Forms that are designed to help teachers save time and stay organized.

Sonic Foundry Debuts Mini Model for Compact Affordable Video Capture

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:56
Sonic Foundry today introduced the Mediasite RL Mini, a scaled-down device for recording video and lecture materials in low-tech classrooms.

Digital Badging Feature for Districts Added to Performance Matters Teacher PD

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:30
A new badging feature has been added to Performance Matters’ Professional Development Management solution, enabling school districts to define, create, manage and issue badges for teacher PD.

Texas District to Deploy Complete ERP Solution

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:30
Magnolia Independent School District has selected an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that centralizes finance, human resources and student information.

ThirdEye Debuts 3-Screen AR System for Education

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:33
When wearers look straight ahead, the view is clear; they see what's in front of them. With a turn to the left, wearers view a video screen allowing them to communicate with and view a remote person. With a turn to the right, users see "data" screens, displaying instruction.

Nonprofit Encourages African American Girls and Women to Stay Afloat in STEM

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 13:30
A new nonprofit science education organization based in Baltimore, MD wants more African American girls and young women to explore marine-related research and pursue careers in aquatic-based STEM fields.

Free edWebinars Support Educators Building Students’ Digital Literacy Skills

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:30
Educators who are looking to build up students’ digital literacy skills can now learn how through a new, free series of webinars from Learning.com and edWeb.net.

Country's Oldest State Virtual School Turns 20

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 16:45
When Florida formally launched Florida High School in 1997, no other state had attempted such an undertaking.

State Pumps $10.2 Million into Alternative Teacher Comp Plans

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:42
The initiative was kicked off last year when state lawmakers passed an accountability pilot program that referenced funding of programs "linking teacher performance and professional growth to salary increases."