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, an online marketplace for teacher-generated content and resources. 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

Asia Tops

Biggest Global School Rankings

Pisa (I), May 2015 - The biggest-ever global school rankings have been published, with Asian countries in the top five places and African countries at the bottom. Singapore heads the table, followed by Hong Kong. The UK is in 20th place, among higher-achieving European countries, with the US in 28th. » MORE


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

Social Media

National Coalition of Education Associations

Los Angeles, CA (USA), May 2015 - A broad coalition of national education associations, advocates, and social-media influencers have launched the Break the Code of Silence Campaign. The initiative encourages educators to fill a perceived void in education-media coverage by self-reporting stories of the positive things happening daily in American schools. » MORE


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