New #AskAbout AI Campaign Encourages Educators to Prepare Students for the Future Use of Artificial Intelligence
Getting Smart and eduInnovation unveil new campaign with multi-media resources exploring the implications of AI on the future generations.
November 30, 2017 — Powered by Getting Smart and sponsored by eduInnovation, the Ask About AI: The Future of Work and Learning campaign is the result of a multi year research project investigating the implications and influence artificial intelligence (AI) will have on the lives and livelihoods of young people over the next several decades. The #AskAboutAI campaign includes a plethora of multi-media resources including blog posts, articles, podcasts, videos, and a white paper.
K-12 Educator Survey Results: Rising Need for English Learner Instruction Will Require More Resources and Professional Development
As the demand for English Learner (EL) instruction grows across the United States, the vast majority of K-12 educators (80 percent) believe EL instruction is a priority for their school or district, according to the results of the 2017 EL Education Report, a new survey conducted by learning science company McGraw-Hill Education. Educators also indicate that more professional development and different types of learning materials are needed to meet the needs of EL students.
Impero Education Pro wins in the Best Upgraded Product category
Simi Valley, CA, Nov. 21, 2017 – Impero Software has been named a winner in the 2017 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence for its flagship product, Impero Education Pro. The product won in the “Best Upgraded Products category.” The winners are featured on Tech & Learning online (https://goo.gl/iZyWxd) and will also be included in the magazine’s December print issue.
CDI’s mobiLAB® charging carts by eduGear® are exclusively designed for education
Chicago IL – Nov. 29, 2017 – CDI Computer Dealers has deployed more than 17,000 mobile charging carts to schools throughout North America as part of its comprehensive work to support schools as they add mobile technology to classrooms and move to 1:1 programs.
The Learning Counsel Awards and Honors 11 School Districts for their Digital Curriculum Transition Strategies
The annual gathering celebrated innovation in teaching and learning and brought together ed-tech executives to set new goals for 2018
(Henderson, NV) November 29, 2017 – At the Learning Counsel’s Annual Gathering and National Awards event, 11 innovative schools and districts were recognized for their work to not only transform the way they teach, but for their management-level restructuring for digital delivery. Attendees at the event included top education executives from around the U.S., who gathered to acknowledge exemplary progress and discuss the latest systems, strategies, and tools to build a new model for K-12 education.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal Transform Digital Learning Opportunities for Kids
My.Future 2.0 Platform Unveiled, Providing New Resources and Opportunities for Kids, Educators
LOS ANGELES – Wednesday, November 8, 2017— Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal together unveiled the next iteration of their digital literacy platform, My.Future, today in Los Angeles, Calif. From its initial roll out as a tool for staff members to facilitate programming, “My.Future 2.0” will serve as the primary vehicle that nearly four million Boys & Girls Club kids and teens will use for digital learning opportunities. This is yet another step for the nearly 160-year-old nonprofit organization to ensure Boys & Girls Clubs remain relevant and impactful in a world where kids are born digital natives.
This new book and free mobile app allow children to learn letters and letter sounds with
(ATLANTA, Georgia) November 28, 2017 — Just in time for the holidays, Alive Studios, leading provider of augmented reality for early education, has launched the My Letters alive Journal and free mobile app. The new program uses the interactive wonder of augmented reality to bring learning the ABC’s to life, at a price that can’t be beat. For only $9.95, any parent or teacher with access to a smartphone or mobile tablet can give their early learner an immersive, 3D letter-learning experience.
New classroom screen-mirroring software is tailored to teachers
NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Squirrels LLC today launched Reflector Teacher, a new screen-mirroring application built on the Reflector technology that’s used in more than 100,000 classrooms. Reflector Teacher is an education-streamlined version of the Reflector software that educators use to wirelessly display iPads, Chromebooks and other devices in the classroom.
(Baltimore, MD) November 2017 — Allovue, a K-12 education finance company, today announced the release of Balance Budget 2.0. The latest version of Allovue’s budget product will allow school districts to create and fund positions, manage staff rosters, and produce staffing and vacancy reports.
The 180 new Math Upgrade lessons for grades 6–8 use songs, videos,
and games to inspire K-12 students and adults to learn on their own time
(SAN DIEGO, CA) November 8, 2017 – With the addition of 180 new math lessons for grades 6–8, Learning Upgrade, an innovative ed tech company providing digital, differentiated literacy curriculum designed to support students during learning breakthroughs, now offers a full K-8 math curriculum on the Learning Upgrade App. Each Math Upgrade lesson is standards-aligned, and aimed to serve K-12 and adult learners striving to improve their math skills.
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