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MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship Program

Waltham, MA (USA), October 2014 - Raytheon Company is calling for submissions to its 2014-15 MathMovesU® Middle School Scholarship and Grant Program. To participate, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students nationwide are invited to illustrate the importance of math in the world around them. » MORE

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Pilot Program for Kurzweil 3000-firefly in Jordanian Schools

Dallas, TX (USA), October 2014 - Kurzweil Education™, a division of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc., has announced that Sensotec nv/sa, Kurzweil Education's development and localization partner based in Belgium, and the Jordan Education Initiative (JEI), one of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah's not-for-profit organizations in Amman, Jordan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to pilot Kurzweil 3000®-firefly® in four schools. » MORE

Classroom Technology

Casio Encourages Digital Learning

Dover, NJ (USA), October 2014 - Technology is becoming more mainstream in the classroom, and educators are always seeking new ideas and tools to seamlessly integrate it into their lessons. With budget cuts on the rise, the best education technologies enable educators to do more with fewer resources. Casio America, Inc. has introduced a new, free mobile application called C-Assist. C-Assist offers educators a suite of tools that work wirelessly in conjunction with Casio's portfolio of projectors, including the company's Ultra Short Throw XJ-UT310WN. » MORE

Classroom Technology

Seven Edtech Companies Win "iHub Pitch Games" Challenge

San Jose, CA (USA), September 2014 - Seven education-technology startups from across the nation have emerged as winners of the "iHub Pitch Games", held at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, earning the opportunity to test their science and math-friendly software in Silicon Valley schools. » MORE

Technology for Education

Scholas Presented at Vatican Scholas

Vatican City (I), September 2014 - "Building peace through Education and Technology" are the words with which the organization Scholas unveiled the first online, collaborative, and multi-religious platform that seeks to connect educational institutions all over the world regardless of race, color, or religion. The announcement came after a week of intense activities. On 01 September, Pope Francis inaugurated the Scholas Third Global Congress on Education event in the Saint Paul VI Room, with the participation of soccer celebrities who played the first interreligious soccer game for peace. » MORE

Streamlined Product

Kurzweil Educationals Systems Rebrands Company

Dallas, TX (USA), September 2014 - Kurzweil Educational Systems®, a division of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc., has announced that it will rebrand itself to reflect its continuing investment in state-of-the-art innovative literacy software for all students. As Kurzweil Education™, the company will not only provide assistive technology solutions but also support all learners in their journey to gain academic success. The rebranding includes a new name, tagline, logo, and a tighter product portfolio through the recent divestment of the IntelliTools product line. » MORE

Technology-Protection

"New Rules for School" Help Parents

Nashville, TN (USA), September 2014 - Kids heading back to school count on costly gadgets to help them learn and connect but are at greater risk than adults when it comes to device loss and damage, according to a new survey by Asurion, the recognized global leader in technology-protection services. » MORE

STEM Learning Tools

Fischertechnik for Students with Special Needs

Sanborn, NY, (USA), September 2014 - The fischertechnik division of Studica recently partnered with Minnick Schools to bring some of the fischertechnik learning kits to students with learning disabilities, special needs, behavioral issues and autism. Together they aim to develop STEM pathways and practices for various student groups. » MORE

Successful Experience

Top 30 List of America's Most Savvy Online Schools

Nashville, TN (USA), August 2014 - OnlineSchoolsCenter.com has released its list of the Top 30 Most Technologically Savvy Online Schools in the United States. The schools listed in the article are among the best of the best when it comes to providing a technologically enhanced online experience that will enable their students to grow and learn in a format that enhances their lives and furthers their career. » MORE

Online Public School

Georgia Cyber Academy Expanded Learning Opportunities

Atlanta, GA (USA), August 2014 - Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), a full-time, tuition-free online public school for students in Georgia, will begin their 2014-2015 school year as the program marks its eighth year of operation in the State. GCA uses the award-winning K¹² curriculum to offer students in grades K-12 an exceptional learning experience. GCA offers an individualized learning approach and provides students with the tools they need to succeed both in school and beyond. » MORE