Project Launches

Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools

London (UK), December 2016 - The apprenticeship support and knowledge for schools (ASK) project will deliver apprenticeship and traineeship information to young people in years 10, 11, 12, and 13. This will ensure young people are aware of all the options available to them. The project is funded by the Skills Funding Agency and National Apprenticeship Service and will offer young people in the North, Midlands, London, and the South the skills they need to get on in work.

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With Avallain and Westermann

True Differentiated Learning for Primary Schools

Lustmühle (CH), September 2016 - Avallain has joined forces with Westermann, one of the leading publishers of educational media in Germany, to develop a primary-math learning environment that supports truly differentiated learning, allowing teachers to respond to the needs of individuals.

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To Help Teachers

Demystify Computing Theory with New eLearning

Plymouth (UK), July 2016 - A novel digital learning tool created by Sponge UK covers new areas of study in the UK school computing curriculum, including computational thinking, lgorithms, and the principles of programming. The modules are the result of a partnership between innovative technology company ARM and The Tech Partnership that helps to support digital skills in the UK economy. 

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Flexible Solution

ILX Launches a New App Designed to Support Classroom

London (UK), January 2016 - ILX, the global best-practice learning company, has launched the "ILX Player App" to allow mobile access to a broad range of ILX's eLearning courses. The new app provides users with short video content that actively supports online or classroom training. This includes a wide range of courses such as PRINCE2, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Management of Risk (MoR), Agile PM, and ITIL. » MORE

UMIGO

Educational Online Game Comes to Public Television

Chicago, IL (USA), October 2015 - UMIGO (You Make It Go), the free online world that helps early elementary-age children discover the fundamentals of math, comes to public television screens for the first time. Two thirty-minute episodes will be available beginning in October 2015. » MORE

Develop Skills

TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English!

Princeton, NJ (USA), September 2015 - Starting in September, students from around the world will begin using their English-language skills as part of the 2015 TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! project. The program, designed by Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the TOEFL program, inspires students to practice and improve their English-language skills in the classroom under the guidance of their English-language teachers. » MORE

Microsoft's Windows

Latest Classroom-Management-Software Release

Markham, ON (CA), September 2015 - Leading classroom-management specialist NetSupport has released the latest version of NetSupport School to coincide with the worldwide availability of Windows 10. Windows 10 delivers new levels of flexibility in the classroom and across the campus, encompassing desktop and tablet learning resources. And after a year of development, NetSupport is set to capitalise on this by delivering NetSupport School Tutor: a new Windows Store app designed for teachers that will deliver seamless orchestration of classroom activities from any Windows 10 tablet or PC. » MORE

Online Marketplace

Teachers Share and Sell Educational Content Worldwide

San Francisco, CA (USA), September 2015 - TES Global, a digital education business committed to supporting teaching and learning, has unveiled tes.com, an online marketplace for teacher-generated content and resources. Tes.com allows U.S. educators to access a global community of teachers and resources. » MORE

With Pure Storage

Increasing the Time Students Spend Learning

Matt Kixmoeller, Vice President of Products at Pure StorageMountain View, CA (USA), August 2015 - Pure Storage, an independent solid-state array vendor, has announced that Judson Independent School District (ISD), an educational organization serving more than 23,000 students in Bexar County, Texas, implemented Pure Storage to dramatically reduce login time for its virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment so students can spend more time learning. One of Judson ISD's largest schools immediately saw a 95 percent improvement in response time, reducing login time from 15 minutes down to an average of 36 seconds. » MORE

New Online Forum

Dr. George Bradley Launches Higher Education Blog

Dr. George BradleyColumbia, SC (USA), May 2015 - Dr. George Bradley believes that the American educational system will be in serious trouble without an immediate wake-up call and a greater focus on making education affordable and accessible to all, while ensuring that all students are provided a rigorous education that includes technical skills and training. » MORE

Worldwide

Online Summer School Enrollment Open To K-12 Students

Baltimore, MD (USA), May 2015 - Enrollment is open for an online summer school at International Connections Academy (iNaCA), the accredited virtual private school serving students in grades K-12 in the United States and across the globe. Families are invited to attend an information session to learn more about the benefits of the program. » MORE

Whitepaper

Increase Engagement through Student-Centered Learning

Boston, MA (USA) / Bergen (NO), April 2015 - itslearning, maker of the personalized learning-management platform of the same name, has released a whitepaper on student-centered learning. Student-centered learning occurs when students are given a voice and choice in their learning and encouraged to gather knowledge themselves. When students are inspired to create rather than consume, teachers become facilitators and guides. This empowers students to take ownership of their learning. » MORE

News in Slow ...

Italian for Beginners Language Theatre

Cambridge, MA (USA), March 2015 - The makers of News in Slow Italian announce the release of Italian for Beginners Language Theatre, a comprehensive program that teaches Italian grammar, vocabulary, and conversation in the form of theatrical dialog. » MORE

Read to Succeed

Mobile Stories for Local Language Reading

Washington, D.C. (USA), February 2015 - A mobile storytelling project that will bring reading to Zambian children, who often have no access to books at home, is one of fourteen winners of a literacy-innovation competition by the U.S. Agency for International Development. Developed by Creative and called Makhalidwe Wathu, the mobile storytelling project will be integrated into the Agency's current Read to Succeed program in Zambia. » MORE

K-12 Schools

More Than 13 Million Computing Devices Installed

Stamford, CN (USA), January 2015 - According to newly published research from Education Market Research (EMR)/Simba Information, more than thirteen million computing devices were installed in elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. in 2014. Of these devices, seventeen percent were tablets. This is one of several key findings from "The Complete K-12 Report: Market Facts & Segment Analyses, 17th edition", a new market-research report published by EMR/Simba. » MORE