Digital publisher Press4Kids is pleased to announce the launch of News-O-Matic, School Edition 2014-15, an educational news app for elementary and middle school students.
Mackin Educational Resources announces the release of the Spring 2014 Compendium app for tablets, smartphones and desktop computers. This new release is the second edition of the recently created app which gives users access to over 700 of today’s highly reviewed PK-12 titles. The enhanced app is available for free in the iTunes store, Google Play and Amazon.
3M Library Systems has introduced eAudiobooks to its . Debuting 40,000 titles through their partner Findaway World, patrons can discover, check-out and listen immediately through the 3M Cloud Library app. The eAudiobooks are automatically bookmarked and synced across all devices, allowing users to listen anywhere, anytime. Audio titles are compatible with all devices and expected to be available by early June.
Teachers are scanning more than 1,500 quizzes and tests every weekday with Quick Key Mobile. Today, the total number of quizzes scanned will surpass 150,000 worldwide. Watch a demonstration video on their website, where a Quiz Counter keeps a real-time count of quizzes scanned.
Congratulations to reviewer Stacy Rosenthal and her colleagues at Council Rock School District in Pennsylvania. The district is the 2014 winner of The Outstanding School District Library Award. The award is presented by the Pennsylvania State Library Association. LMC and our readers appreciate Stacy’s hard work for her district and the profession.
We would also like to invite our reviewers to join the new edWeb community, LMC @ the Forefront. It is another place to share your “spotlights” with colleagues.
LMC congratulates all of the Youth Media Awards recipients and the committee members who work to make these choices for the delight of young readers everywhere. To see a full list of winners, visit http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2014/01/american-library-association-announces-2014-youth-media-award-winners.
Cerebellum Corporation has launched a new video streaming website for its award-winning line of Standard Deviants educational videos, which take an entertaining and fun approach to teach difficult core curriculum subjects. Now students and educators can use the SD Instant Access digital delivery and playback platform to instantly download or stream 274 Standard Deviants titles.