Edmodo, a social network for schools, has rolled out a collection of updates focused on communication, collaboration and resource sharing and discovery ahead of the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.
The California Department of Education has launched Collaboration in Common, a professional learning and resource sharing network for California educators.
Echo360 has launched an upgrade program designed to help users transform Panopto video into learning assets for the Echo360active learning platform.
Drawp for School, a classroom workflow management tool, has introduced the Drawp Resource Marketplace, where teachers can browse, create and share digital learning resources.
Second Avenue Learning, in partnership with iCivics, is offering a special promotion on its Voters Ed program.
Teachers are less stressed about the Common Core or about teacher accountability requirements this year than they were last year, according to this year's Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Educator Confidence Report.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Buena Regional High School in New Jersey has implemented a student engagement platform designed to teach students about issues related to social and emotional well-being.
ProQuest is adding almost 30 million pages of digitized materials to its Historical Collections program this year.
Through the Chicago City of Learning initiative, students can participate in any one of the 5,000 on-site and online activities, such as hands-on STEM learning and coding bootcamps, to earn digital badges recognized by schools.
A couple of the ingredients that made ISTE 2016 unique were what the conference called “Poster” and “Playground.” Poster was an area of the Colorado Convention Center where teachers demonstrated technologies they’ve successfully used in the classroom. Playground featured hands-on workshops with educators and students exploring everything from mobile learning and games to virtual reality and the maker movement.