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New Digital Tool Helps Teachers Locate STEAM-Related Materials

The NGSS Explorer is designed to help educators locate materials aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.

eThink Integrates Moodle with CampusAnyware SIS

eThink Education, a provider of technology management services for the open source Moodle learning management system, has integrated its eThink Moodle product with the EDC Technology's CampusAnyware student information system.

Oculus Rift VR Sets Begin Shipping

Rift has arrived. Oculus announced in a blog that it had begun shipping its virtual reality (VR) headset first to those who invested in its idea through Kickstarter. Next, pre-ordered Rifts will ship out, starting "mid-week."

Learning is in the Conversation: From Monologue to Dialog in the K-12 Classroom

First the educational need, then the technology! Dialogue, not monologue, needs to be a primary learning activity. Supporting dialogue in the classroom, then, is a real educational need. The Collabrify Suite of Apps – free, device-agnostic, and designed expressly for grades 1-8 – meet that real educational need. Read this week’s blog post, increase dialogue by collabrifying your classroom.

Oakland Schools Technical Campus Wins 3D Printer

Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast in Pontiac, MI has been awarded an Afinia H800 3D printer to help promote student interest in the manufacturing industry and manufacturing careers.

Texas Extends Use of Adaptive Math Program

The Texas Education Agency has extended an agreement with a software provider to make a digital math resource available to all public and open-enrollment charter school students across the state through December of 2017.

Blackboard Adds ReadSpeaker Text-to-Speech Tech

ReadSpeaker has partnered with Blackboard to make its text-to-speech technology more available to students around the world.

Explain Everything Unveils New Whiteboard App for iPads

Explain Everything has updated the Explain Everything Collaborative Whiteboard, an iOS app designed specifically for use in education.

Kentucky District To Host Ed Tech Open House

The Fort Thomas Independent School District, the highest rated district in Kentucky, will host an open house for other districts across the state to demonstrate on site how digital learning tools are used in the district.

No.Inc Debuts Portfolio Assessment System for Special Education

No.Inc, an educational technology software development company, has launched a special education transition portfolio system for high school students in Maryland who are transitioning out of special education.

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