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New tool aids game-based learning integration

RGS, a business unit of Avnet, Inc., has introduced the RGS Classroom Game Server (CGS), a new high-performance digital learning system designed to enable school districts to affordably integrate game-based learning (GBL) applications into their digital lesson plans for grades K-12. The unit is optimized for MinecraftEdu from TeacherGaming LLC. The portable server unit, which features a 4th generation Intel® CoreTM i5 processor and 60GB mSATA Solid State Drive, is pre-configured with software, tools, lessons and a self-contained Wi-Fi network. Each unit can support up to 35 players concurrently, in a variety of network environments including existing Ethernet or Wi-Fi LAN. For...

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N.C. schools implement new LMS

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has selected Canvas as its learning management system. The contract covers all local education agency (LEA) and charter schools in North…

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Education On Air: Google hosts free online conference

Google for Education will host a free online conference about leading for the future and shaping the modern classroom. Education On Air will take place on May 8-9, and…

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ADTRAN launches new cloud service

ADTRAN, Inc., has launched ProCloud.EDU, a wireless digital learning (WDL) suite that leverages the power of technology in the classroom with secure, cloud-managed Wi-Fi that is optimized from…

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Are cables in the classroom a thing of the past? Maybe

HDMI over WiFi, specifically Miracast technology, is ready to obsolete cables and transform the classroom—almost. Here's what a wireless future could really look like in our classrooms. …

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CoSN launches K-12 interoperability resource

At its 2015 conference, CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) launched new resources to help school districts achieve the digital leap. The organization also recognized the achievements of…

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Adobe launches Document Cloud

Adobe recently announced Adobe Document Cloud, a new way to manage critical documents at home, in the office and across devices. Adobe Document Cloud will address the waste…

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Poor internet access hinders Hispanics’ educational success

Hispanic Americans are not meeting the economic, educational, and healthcare successes of other ethnic group peers due to inadequate broadband internet access, according to a recent study by…

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Everything you never knew about using Google in the classroom

Did you know you can see all your copy/paste history in Chrome in a click? Bookmark all your browser tabs at once? Create choose your own adventures in…

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My Big Campus transitioning to dashboard model

Learning management system (LMS) My Big Campus, from Lightspeed Systems, will transition into a teacher dashboard and campus library in an attempt to align its functionality with what…

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Absolute Software collaborates with HP to secure new education devices

Absolute Software Corporation will partner with HP to install Absolute's Persistence technology in a new suite of HP’s mobile devices. Absolute has provided educational organizations with the ability to…

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Successful Tips to Accelerate English Language Learning (ELL)

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English language learners (ELLs) face many obstacles compared to native English speakers. How can educators respond to significant challenges facing schools? Here’s what you need to know…

Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

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Today’s students need more than just instruction in the core topic areas. They also need to learn key 21st-century skills that will serve them well in a globally…

Complete Classroom Management for Any Environment

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Many solutions claim to be “multi-platform”, but with dedicated versions from Windows to ChromeOS, Android to iOS, Mac to Linux, all backed by a wealth of best practice…

Transforming Today’s Math Education

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Math can be a challenging subject for many middle and high school students—and schools and districts often struggle to find ways to improve math proficiency while sustaining student…

Mac to School

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Districts across the nation are facing a dilemma: How can you keep up with the changing landscape of expensive educational technology when budgets are tighter than ever? The…

Navigating the New E-rate

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In a series of moves that mark the biggest changes to the E-rate in its 17-year history, the Federal Communications Commission has updated the nation’s school wiring program…