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Education Edition of Minecraft on Track for Summer Release

Microsoft is on track to deliver its Minecraft: Education Edition with an "early access" program that will let any teacher download the open world game.

InFocus Intros Smartphone-Sized PC

InFocus today announced a new ultra-portable PC that can connect to an iPad, iPhone, PC monitor, display or projector.

Virtual Tour to Honor Shakespeare's Legacy

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, Discovery Education will host a free virtual field trip for students worldwide on April 22.

Microsoft Builds Out Education Offering with 'Classroom'

Omaha Public Schools is piloting a new online service from Microsoft for teachers who use the education edition of Office 365 Education. Microsoft Classroom, currently in preview mode, offers course management features through a homepage where educators can post announcements, assignments with due dates, calendar events and reminders.

Ed Tech Spending Increases by 7 Percent

Education technology hardware spending increased globally by 7 percent in 2015, according to a new report.

DreamBox Adds Personalized Assignment Authoring Tool

DreamBox Learning has updated its K-8 math curriculum with a new tool, AssignFocus, designed to help teachers create personalized assignments aligned to their curriculum.

NEC debuts Large Display for High Ambient Light Environments

NEC Display Solutions has unveiled a 55-inch display, the MultiSync X554HB, designed for use in areas with high ambient lighting.

EON Reality Launches Free App for 'Gamified' Learning

EON Reality has just launched a free app that aims to help teachers and students learn with interactive, "gamified" lessons.

Research: Credit Recovery Students Do Worse in Online Algebra Classes than Face-to-Face

Summer school students studying Algebra I online for credit recovery don't do as well as those in traditional classes. The results of a study done by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research found that more students in the face-to-face courses earned passing grades and scored higher in end-of-course assessments than learners doing their studies strictly online.

Pearson Debuts Webinars on Online, Blended Learning

Pearson has launched a series of webinars focused on ways that online and blended learning can help students prepare for the demands of postsecondary education and the workforce.

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