eSchool News: New science teaching tools shown at NSTA conference

Companies demonstrated products built around the Next Generation Science Standards and designed to engage students in science activities Source: eSchool News Nearly 10,000 science teachers and curriculum specialists gathered in Boston earlier this month for the organization’s National

EdNET Insight features PR with Panache!

If you read our friend Vicki Bigham’s  ”She Snoops for Scoops” column in EdNET Insight, you may have noticed some familiar names this week! Here’s what she had to say about our team: And Jacob Hanson, PR With Panache!, is especially proud of his sister this wee

Boston Business Journal: Born out of a failed business idea, Wildlife Acoustics grows with latest bat-detector product

Source: Boston Business Journal The idea that a technological device could recognize different types of birds by their birdsong just as well as a human could was considered impossible in the early 2000s — until Concord resident Ian Agranat built it. It wasn’t perfect, he said, a

THE Journal: Colorado BOCES Takes Aim at ‘Summer Slide’ with Free Digital Books

Source: THE Journal The Colorado BOCES Association with two other organizations to make 4,000 digital books available to students and their families for a reading trial this spring and early summer. From April 14 to July 31, educators, students and families will be able to access the

Defying national trend, Minnesota increases gifted programs

In 2004, only two districts had full-time gifted programs; today, 15 districts offer these services Source: District Administration Gifted students in the Navigator Program at Minnetonka Public Schools take fast-paced courses with gifted-certified teachers. The number of full-time aca

EdTech Digest: Irreversible Momentum

Promethean CEO Jim Marshall discusses the future of technology in schools. Source: EdTech Digest Jim Marshall is the CEO of Promethean. He was appointed to the Board in July 2012 having joined the Company in 2011 as President of North American Markets. Previously, Jim served as CEO of

eSchool News: 3 advances in special education instruction

Online services, Common Core tools, and robots are supporting special-ed instruction Source: eSchool News Advances in educational technology make it possible for educators to tailor their instruction for students with special needs. These technologies, including online speech therapy

T&L EdTech Ticker: iOS-Powered Bat Detector App Launched

Source: Tech & Learning, EdTech Ticker blog Wildlife Acoustics introduced its new Echo Meter Touch bat detector/recorder/analyzer at the National Science Teachers’ Association Conference (NSTA) in Boston. The Echo Meter Touch is a key-fob-sized ultrasonic module that plugs i

eSchool News: Odysseyware Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist in Two Categories

Source: eSchool News Odysseyware, leading provider of online curriculum and blended learning today announced that its platform was named a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for both the Best K12 Course Management Solution and Best Instructional in Other Curriculum Area

Pahrump Valley Times: Pathways students earn credits faster with new curriculum

Source: Pahrump Valley Times Nye County school officials announced a milestone for the district’s alternative education program Pathways recently. Students at the non-traditional campus completed twice as many class credits this year as they did for the entire 2012-13 school year, tha