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Here you'll find the latest news from the education technology world, from the newest hardware and software releases to policy and funding updates to research reports to school and district tech initiatives. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Be sure to visit our Features page.


Veative Launches Educational VR Headset with Interactive Controller

VR Learn currently offers more than 500 content modules in biology, chemistry, physics and math. The company expects to bring the number of available modules to 700 by mid-2017 and 1,100 by the end of the year.

Wordly Wise i3000 Adds Quizlet Integration

EPS Instruction and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, has unveiled new editions of Wordly Wise for the 2017-2018 school year. Wordly Wise 3000 4th Edition is the print version of the vocabulary instruction program, and Wordly Wise i3000 is the digital version.

School Specialty Offers New Inclusive Physical Education Resources

School Specialty has recently added new resources to its Sportime featuring SPARK line of physical education equipment and curriculum. The new resources include the SPARK Inclusive PE Guidebook, Sportime Inclusive PE Starter Pack, Inclusive PE Specialty Workshop and Project IGNITE! online resources.

Report: 2 in 3 Parents Say Classroom Tech Is Key to Student Futures

Tech leaders say motivating teachers is the biggest hurdle, according to a new report.

Hoonuit Invites Teachers to Become Learning Ambassadors

Hoonuit, a company that provides professional development content and data analytics software, has invited teachers to apply for membership in its Learning Ambassador program.

Cricket Media Debuts E-Mentoring Program

Cricket Media has introduced CricketTogether, an e-mentoring platform connecting students with carefully screened adult role models.

ISTE Participants Respond to Spike in Fake News Websites

In today’s Wild West media environment of falsehoods and competing claims, how can students separate fact from fiction and judge the credibility of online information for themselves? That was one of the key questions addressed during the ISTE conference in San Antonio this week.

Extreme Management Center Adds Improved Onboarding, Security

Extreme Networks has updated its network management tool, Extreme Management Center (EMC), with new tools designed to improve onboarding and security.

Parrot Education Expands Drone Program Worldwide

The program supports the adoption of unmanned aerial vehicles (also known as drones) in classrooms, labs and field work.

Hitachi Introduces 3 Interactive Flat Panel Displays for Collaboration

Three new interactive flat panels from Hitachi America offer full HD capabilities in 65-inch, 75-inch and 86-inch models.

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