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Vinci Education is launching a new game-based digital math curriculum for elementary education, mapped to the Common Core and featuring real-time data-tracking features designed for tablets.
To help improve its four- and five-year high school graduation rates, Boston Public Schools is expanding its partnership with online course provider Apex Learning.
California's Pajaro Valley Unified School District will install solar power systems, projected to reduce energy costs by approximately $380,000 each year, at five schools.
Cloud Server provider Infinitely Virtual has unveiled a virtual server offering targeted at K-12 schools and higher education institutions.
To help shore up its professional development among early education instructors, the state of Massachusetts is introducing the video-coaching support platform from Torsh to help provide feedback and analysis.
A new survey of K-12 teachers found that 88 percent of respondents said they and their students use technology in class but only 24 percent said they believe it has a strong positive effect on student achievement and a mere 13 percent said it has a strong positive effect on standardized test scores.
Cheap, flexible computers may be one step closer to reality, thanks to researchers at the University of Iowa and New York University.
Chalkup employs social networking tools and an interactive platform to facilitate online learning with video chat, instant messaging, group messaging, discussion boards and Twitter.
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.