Net Texts, a free, Web-based library of open educational resources, has developed an extension for Chromebooks and the Chrome browser.
At the International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo this week in Atlanta, Rand McNally launched a digital world atlas aimed at the education market. The online service, dubbed Rand McNally World Atlas, provides thousands of dynamic maps with data overlays, cross-curricular content and standards support.
WIN Learning has launched the WIN Career Readiness System, a new digital teaching and learning solution designed to prepare high school students for college and careers.
At ISTE 2014 this week, Dell announced that Chesterfield County Public Schools, Henrico County Public Schools and Maryville City Schools are rolling out Dell laptops to give students anytime, anywhere access to learning and collaboration tools and help prepare them for college and career success.
Insight Enterprises, a technology reseller and technology consulting company, launched Insight ON: Education, a new digital information website with news and explainers on a variety of topics, like Common Core and mobile devices, with the goal of helping educators use technology to improve teaching and learning.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Technology is playing a key role in keeping students with physical and learning disabilities stay engaged in class and at home.
- By Bridget McCrea
Edmodo has released a new formative assessment tool called Snapshot, which is "designed to provide real-time insight into student proficiency in educational standards and help teachers immediately address any learning gaps."
PASCO scientific has updated its K-12 science learning application, SPARKvue. The latest version enables students and teachers to share data and collaborate on lab activities in real time, and adds an array of other new features for students and teachers.
This August Discovery Educator Network is hosting free professional development resources for K-12 educators.
Mimio is unveiling a new line of interactive classroom displays and also releasing new versions if its flagship education software tools, MimioStudio and MimioMobile.