Getting Smart: 21st Century Education – Not Just Relationships, But Also Partnerships and Personalization

Source: Getting Smart In an August 16, 2014 New York Times OpEd piece, “Teaching is Not a Business,” David Kirk argues that while the solutions education reformers and businesses are touting focus on the “impersonal, whether it’s the invisible hand of the market or the transformative

School CIO: Mac to School Offers Recertified iPad 3s

Source: School CIO Mac to School is now offering recertified iPad 3s to school districts. The recertified iPads are available for 25% less than what schools would pay buying comparable devices directly from Apple. On an average order of 300 iPads, a school or district would save more

THE Journal: Learning Upgrade Offers 100,000 Free Licenses for its Common Core-Aligned Courses

Source: THE Journal To help students and teachers make the transition to the Common Core State Standards, Learning Upgrade is offering 100,000 complimentary student licenses to schools nationwide. Administrators and teachers can enroll each licensed student into any of Learning Upgrad

District Administration: The future is here – new ed tech targets the brain

Source: District Administration District Administration featured Nervanix in an article about new products which target memory, attention levels and brain’s plasticity. Check out what they had to say about Nervanix below! To read the whole article visit

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool – Recertified iPad 2s and 3s

Source: EdTech Digest District budgets are tighter than ever, and the prices of the latest and greatest edtech tools are getting higher each day. Is it possible to afford the best products on the market without straining your budget? With a little creative financing, the answer is yes

District Administration: Saving money with refurbished technology

Source: District Administration CIOs should make sure refurbished devices are compatible with school software and have sufficient memory District CIOs looking to save money on computers are increasingly turning to refurbished technology. Buying preowned equipment puts more devices in

TechFaster: Common Sense Media’s Graphite Releases Top Tech Picks for Teachers

Source: TechFaster PR with Panache! is thrilled to announce that Goalbook was listed #6 in Common Sense Media’s list of top tech picks for teachers! Read what they had to say below and visit to view the entire list of top tech picks. Earlier this summer at ISTE we

Internet@Schools: Learning Upgrade Gives Away 100,000 Complimentary Student Licenses to Online Curriculum

Source: Internet@Schools Learning Upgrade is offering 100,000 complimentary student licenses to schools nationwide in order to promote its online curriculum designed to help students and teachers make the transition to Common Core State Standards. Administrators and teachers can enrol

EdTech Times: Q&A With Terry Thoren, CEO and Co-founder of WonderGroveLearn

Source: EdTech Times Edtech Times had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Terry Thoren, CEO and co-founder of WonderGroveLearn, a company that develops instructional animations for children in Pre-K – 2. Company at Glance:  Terry Thoren, CEO of WonderGrove Learn. Website: www.WonderGrov

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool – TeacherMatch

Source: EdTech Digest   An innovative way to advance, streamline and facilitate talent management in the K-12 education field comes from TeacherMatch. At the core of the software is a research-based hiring assessment tool called TeacherMatch Educators Professional Inventory (EPI)