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Idaho IMS Consortium Looks to Support Personalized Learning in Public Schools

Silverback Learning Solutions has partnered with the Idaho Association of School Administrators to launch the Idaho IMS Consortium, a collaborative approach to supporting public education in Idaho. A number of other organizations have joined forces in the consortium, including Boise State University’s Leads Learning Network, AdvancED Idaho, Idaho Digital Learning Academy and Gooru, to offer a comprehensive and multifaceted education solution.

Lifeliqe Debuts VR Museum

Lifeliqe, a visual learning platform incorporating virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and interactive 3D content, is launching Lifeliqe VR Museum, its first fully VR experience.

Encourage Teamwork with Great Brainstorming Resources

Visual brainstorming tools, such as mind maps and virtual corkboards, can help students get organized and comfortable sharing their ideas.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Debuts New Math App for Grades K-2

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched Go Math! Go, a new iOS app designed to playfully engage young students in interactive math experiences.

Education Sector Now Most Targeted with Ransomware

Education has surpassed healthcare as the sector most targeted by ransomware, a variety of malware that makes data inaccessible to users until a ransom is paid.

Online Tool Offers Comparable Education Data for 100-Plus Cities

The George W. Bush Institute launched State of Our Cities, an interactive online tool that provides comparable education data to empower policymakers, leaders and other stakeholders to make informed decisions.

Generation Global Offers Free Online Forum for Students to Explore Cultural Differences

Generation Global is relaunching in the United States, providing educators and students with a free forum to explore global cultural differences through dialogue.

E-rate Update Helps Improve Internet Access at Schools, But Not Enough

The biggest allotment of E-rate requests in applications for fiscal year 2016 was dedicated to data and internet service. More than $2.3 billion focused on that type of funding help.

Lenovo Updates LanSchool with Expanded Chromebook Support, Faster Screen Sharing

Lenovo has updated its LanSchool Classroom Management tool with expanded Chromebook support and other improvements.

Mojo Networks Unveils Wi-Fi Authentication Tool for Google Apps for Education

Mojo Networks, a provider of secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi for the K-12 education market, has introduced a new network authentication tool designed to make it easier for school IT administrators to control Wi-Fi device connections.

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