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ClassDojo Launches Parental Engagement Tool

ClassDojo has launched Student Stories, a new tool that allows students to easily add images and videos to their portfolios and share them with their families.

Badging: Not Quite the Next Big Thing

While badging and digital credentialing are gaining acceptance in the business world and, to some extent, higher education, K-12 educators — and even students — are slower to see the value.

Maine District Selects Combined SIS LMS Assessment Platform

Maine Regional School Unit #74 plans to implement a combined student information system, learning management system and assessment platform.

Free Webinar for K–12 Educators and Administrators to Cover Best Tech Practices

The cloud-based learning platform itslearning will host a free tech webinar for K–12 educators and administrators at 1 p.m. EST (10 a.m. PST) Wednesday, July 27. The webinar, available on the itslearning website, will examine best practices in selecting and implementing learning technologies.

D2L Updates Brightspace with Virtual Classrooms

D2L has updated its learning management system, Brightspace, with integrated virtual classroom capabilities.

Schoology Integrates Plagiarism Detection Tool

The Schoology learning management system has been updated to integrate the Unplag plagiarism detection tool.

Volcano School to Pilot Blended Learning

The Volcano School of Arts and Sciences, a state public charter school in Hawaii, is piloting a blended learning program in the upcoming school year.

Web-Based Learning in Rural Areas Gets Federal Financial Lift

A United States Department of Agriculture grant program will fund 45 projects intended to connect rural communities in 32 states with educational experts via videoconferencing.

Lifeliqe, HTC Vive Partner on VR for Education

A company that sells an app allowing students to explore biological creatures, botanical compositions, machinery, environments and other entities has signed on with a virtual reality company to make those same interactive models available to its users.

Survey: Video Usage in Ed Continues Ramp-up

When it comes to the use of video in education, the over-riding theme — as we might expect — is more, more, more, according to the findings of a new survey.

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