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Vernier Software & Technology to Host 20 Free Data-Collection Workshops

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:43
Attendees will receive hands-on training using data-collection technology, as well as a Go Direct® Temperature Probe for their classroom.

Stick Pick Helps Improve Student Engagement

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:02
Stick Pick is a classroom-management and -assessment app that takes the popsicle-stick-in-a-can concept digital and expands it to help teachers improve the way they ask questions in the classroom.

User-Friendly Assignment App a Hit with Teachers

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:40
Classkick lets teachers create and share assignments, monitor students, and give feedback in real time as students work from iPads or computers.

Skyward Introduces DistrictCheck, New SIS & ERP Self-Assessment

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 09:57
DistrictCheck helps school leaders collect feedback from stakeholders through a private URL, where anonymous responses are gathered.

The Never-Ending Quest for a Simplified SBG System!

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 09:05
I think I'm on to something this year!

Impero Software and ClassLink Partner

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 08:54
“At ClassLink, we are dedicated to providing secure, simple access to resources required by educators and students,” said Patrick Devanney, VP of Interoperability, ClassLink.

Mentoring Minds Partners With Clever to Offer Single Sign-on Access

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 08:40
“We are excited to partner with Clever in order to provide a seamless experience with the school learning environment,” said Shad Madsen, CEO, Mentoring Minds.

Up, Up, and Away in Your Own Hot-Air Balloon

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 06:29
Kids learn how hot-air balloons launch and maintain flight in this Science Buddies project.

ACT Academy: Top Resource for the Technology-Driven Classroom

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 06:11
ACT Academy is a K-12 resource library where teachers can search for, save, and assign multimedia content to individuals or groups of students.

Fake News: 3 Things We Can Learn From Finland (And 3 Cool Tools From Right Here In The US Of A)

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 07:25
In 2014 Finland began noticing intentional misinformation campaigns focused around issues like immigration, the European Union, or whether Finland should become a full member of NATO.

ClassDojo Provides Strong Classroom Management & Communication Features

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 06:58
Connect with kids and parents using quick, easy text or image updates

New Content Added to Discovery Education’s Digital Services

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 06:13
Discovery Education has added immersive new assets to Discovery Education Experience, the Math, Science, and Social Studies Techbook, and STEM Connect.

FIRST® and LEGO® Education Partner

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 20:40
“The great addition of FIRST LEGO League Jr. Discovery Edition to the Progression of FIRST Programs allows the youngest students to engage with STEM in a fun, hands-on way,” said Donald E. Bossi, president of FIRST.

CoSN2020 Pre-Registration Tips

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 20:30
This year there will be more time to meet with fellow attendees.

The Benefits of Digital Reading

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 14:23
Research draws a direct correlation between students’ frequency of reading for fun and their average reading scores. The more frequently they read, the higher the students’ reading scores.This white paper provides insights into the benefits of an ebook program at your school. You’ll learn how:

Videos Help Teach Broad Range of Math, ELA Topics

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 06:28
LearnZillion is an online database of short video lessons that address learning topics aligned to individual Common Core standards.

Makerspaces A to Z: Impactful

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 05:54
In addition to creating makerspaces that are impactful, we can help others be impactful, as well.

Kids Learn Coding & Build Their Own R2-D2 With Lego Boost Star Wars Set

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 05:37
The new Lego Boost Droid Commander set lets kids build and control iconic Star Wars droids while learning some basic coding.

New App Brings Multi-Device Screen Mirroring Tech to Apple TV

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:39
Apple TV owners can now screen mirror multiple device types and up to four devices simultaneously with the new Ditto tvOS Receiver app.

Google for Education Introduces Originality Reports

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:14
Today, Google for Education announced the launch of originality reports, a new feature that helps ensure the authenticity of coursework by flagging any text that has missed citations and has high similarity with text on the web or in books.