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by Abbas On 10/13/2011

Jadu, Inc. a global  web contact management vendor, today announced a new mobile web publishing service called Weejot that will allow organizations to publish apps to the mobile web.

by Abbas On 10/13/2011

Discovery Education has partnered with several companies to create an assortment of free resources for educators, students and their families.

by Pearson On 10/14/2013

Renowned Cognitive Neuroscientist Will Explore the Science of LearningBLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Oct. 11, 2013 – Recently, there has been a dramatic increase in our knowledge of how children’s brains develop and how they learn. Despite this, there is not much interaction between education and cognitive neuroscience. Combining these disciplines, as well as other research areas, could lead to a new science of learning.

by ISTE On 10/10/2013

Education Leader and Innovator Brings Decades of Experience in K-20, Corporate Learning to New PositionWASHINGTON, D.C. – Oct. 10, 2013 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today announced the appointment of Wendy Drexler, Ph.D., as chief innovation officer. Drexler brings more than two decades of experience in educational technology across the K-20 spectrum to her new position as the division leader responsible for the ISTE Standards, professional development services, and the association’s thought leadership teams, including research and evaluation.

by Netop On 10/15/2013

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oct. 15, 2013- Netop, the worldwide leader in classroom management software, today announced updates to its bestselling classroom management software programs that expand support for today’s diverse classroom computing environments. With the release of version 8.2 of Vision and Vision Pro, Netop’s software now supports remote desktop services, online testing, the latest browsers and additional languages.

by Pearson On 10/15/2013

NEW YORK – Oct. 14, 2013 — Print textbook pages come to life with today’s launch of Pearson BouncePages. Now available on any mobile app store, this free app allows parents, teachers, and students to instantly launch interactive instructional content directly from a textbook page. The app was developed in collaboration with Layar, the global leader in mobile augmented reality and interactive print.

by Institute for Humane Studies On 10/15/2013

The Institute for Humane Studies launches EDvantage, a free online curriculum hub for educators. Designed for college professors and high school teachers, the online portal curates educational videos, articles and other resources instructors can use to supplement classroom instruction. EDvantage searches the realm of online content, collecting high-quality and creative resources that educators can incorporate into instruction. Educators also have the option to contribute their own content to the site, helping to grow the resource and build a community of connected users.

by Charlotte Andrist, Haselton Group On 10/21/2013

Hosted by Educators for Educators, New Webinar Series Presents Tips for Creating Fully Integrated, Interactive, Collaborative Classrooms 

by Pearson On 10/15/2013

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - Oct. 15, 2013 – Raptor Technologies, the nation’s leading visitor management provider for K-12 schools, and Pearson, provider of industry-leading student information systems, PowerSchool and PowerSchool SMS, announced today that Raptor has joined Pearson’s Independent Software Vendor (ISV) program as a commitment to provide new capabilities and efficiencies in the K-12 education sector.

by Califone International, Inc. On 10/15/2013

Califone International, Inc., a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of school audiovisual and supplemental curriculum products, announces the release of two new megaphones for use during school activities, as well as in emergency situations. The PA-25RBT is the first megaphone to be outfitted with Bluetooth Wireless Technology, enabling it to transmit audio wirelessly from any mobile device that supports the Bluetooth Standard. The PA-25RX is the first megaphone to connect via a 3.5 mm auxiliary input for broadcasting audio from another wired audio source.

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