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Common Sense Launches Curriculum to Combat Sexting, Tech Addiction & Cyberbullying

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 21:28
Common Sense today launched the Digital Citizenship Curriculum for grades 6–8, available free to all schools through its flagship Common Sense Education platform.

NEC Display Consolidates Entry-level Projector Series

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 21:16
New MC and ME series offer affordable models with up to 15,000 hours of lamp life

BETT19 Preview— Free Biology Games to be Showcased at Bett

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:36
Two free interactive platforms that teachers can use to help students learn about molecular biology have been developed by researchers.

Top Ten Makerspace Favorites of 2018

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:59
It is critical to select products that work best to support your makerspace.

PhET in 30 Seconds

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:22
This short video showcases the site's famed interactive simulations as well as some pros and cons that'll help you decide whether it's right for your students.

Follett Releases New Version of Destiny

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 20:24
Follett has released Destiny 16.5, featuring enhancements to Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, and Destiny Resource Manager.

GuideK12™ acquires development application firm, Excensus, LLC.

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 20:03
GuideK12™ announces the acquisition of Excensus LLC, a computer software development and applications firm based in Eagan, MN

Get Healthy with Google Fit and My Maps

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 06:58
 With the start of a new year, many of us are thinking about New Year's resolutions. And of course, one of the most popular goals each year is to exercise more.

BETT19 Preview— to Demo Free Career Exploration Platform

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 06:36 is demonstrating its free online career platform, during BETT 2019.

The Invention Process

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 05:55
On Kid Inventors Day (1/17), it's important to understand HOW inventions are invented.

Learn Coding Concepts With Robots Dot & Dash

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 05:30
Adorable robots teach hands-on coding skills

School Safety Tips Explored at New Tech & Learning Event

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 06:30
How you can prove your schools will be safer without wasting valuable funds?

Google Announces New Updates to Classroom

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:07
Google announces new updates to Google Classroom. Updated features include:

BETT19 Preview: How to Teach Kids Robotics, 3D Design, and Programming All at Once

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 08:00
Skriware educational startup will be showcasing its learn-through-play ecosystem for students at Bett Show 2019, booth no. B56.

Class Tech Tips: Read Aloud Videos and Teacher Guides from Storyline Online

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 07:34
Each book is brought to life through the narration of a member of the Screen Actor’s Guild and illustrations from the book.

New Grading Experiment: Student Tracking for Enhanced Metacognition

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 06:58
It does me no good as an educator to engage in debates around the efficacy of grading.

Effective Practice Tool For Sixth Grade Math Topics

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 06:10
Comprehensive practice tool covers a wide range of skills

Help Wanted: Ark Builders Needed

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 06:00
Since 2001, the Ford Motor Company’s Next Generation Learning initiative has prepared nearly 20,000 young people for college, careers, lifelong learning and leadership by honing their STEAM skills.

Listen Technologies Launches Listen EVERYWHERE

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 22:12
Listen Technologies, provider of assistive listening systems for 20 years, has announced the launch of Listen EVERYWHERE Wi-Fi product. Listen EVERYWHERE replaces Audio Everywhere and features upgraded hardware, a streamlined finish and a new server with professional audio outputs.

BETT19 Preview—uHandy to Debut Science-Cam System

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 07:34
Aidmics Biotechnology, maker of the uHandy Mobile Microscope, will introduce its uHandy Science-Cam, an all-in-one system that integrates multi-displays into one streaming system at BETT Show 2019 in ExCel London from 23-26 January, 2019.