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Shindig Video Chat Now Integrates with Canvas LMS

Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system. 

XYZPrinting Debuts 3D Printer for Education

XYZPrinting, a manufacturer of 3D printers, has unveiled its first education-focused 3D printer, the da Vinci miniMaker.

New Collaboration Software Allows Teachers Students Access From Any Device

New software designed to allow teachers and students to create and share content on almost any connected device has been introduced to the education market.

Robo 3D Debuts 3D Printing Kit for STEM Ed

Robo 3D has introduced its STEM Education Kit to help teachers integrate 3D printing and modeling into their classrooms. The announcement was made at this week's ISTE 2016 conference and expo taking place in Denver, CO.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Debuts Field Trips for Google Expeditions

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has launched the first of its HMH Field Trips for Google Expeditions.

The Possibilities for VR to Transport Students Appeal to Teachers

In a recent survey more than 9 in 10 teachers (93 percent) said they believe the use of VR would "excite" their students, and 8 in 10 (83 percent) say it might improve learning outcomes.

Vernier Produces Free Collection of STEM-Focused Resources for Teachers

The Oregon-based software company released a number of free resources, including support tools like in-person workshops, webinars, video tutorials, grant opportunities and more.

Enhanced Discovery Education Science Techbook Supports STEM Instruction

The digital solution includes significant enhancements that support phenomena-driven learning and STEM instruction, as well as professional development opportunities for educators.

Amazon Jumps into Digital Ed Resource Business; Starts with OER

Amazon has expanded its footing in the education arena with a new service that allows teachers to search for, curate, share, review and access digital resources for use in the classroom.

ISTE Works with Microsoft to Help Schools Adopt Technology for Learning

The International Society for Technology in Education and Microsoft are teaming up on several programs intended to help schools and educators prepare for the use of technology in education.

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