AVerMedia has released two videoconferencing systems for
schools. The AVerComm H100 and H300 series offers high-definition-quality video, dual screen display, content sharing,
and a professional speaker phone. Both systems expand distance learning programs and global collaboration in schools.
The H300 adds multipoint capabilities, screen capture, and
meeting session recording to a USB flash drive.
MORE INFO: www.averusa.com
Rand McNally Education
has launched an educa-
tion website designed
to provide educators with
geography enrichment tools. The site offers a monthly news-
letter, teaching tips, downloadable maps, and geography and
MORE INFO: www.randmcnally.com/education
NEC Display Solutions has added an ultra-
short-throw series to its line of projectors.
The new U Series consists of the 3,000-
lumen U300X and the 3,100-lumen U310W. Both
mount to the walls above a standard or interactive white-
board. These 3D-ready, high-contrast projectors eliminate
shadows and glare and offer XGA or WXGA resolution and
dual computer input connectivity. They also come with re-
mote volume control, ECO Mode technology for extended
lamp life of up to 3,000 hours, and a 20-second start-up.
MORE INFO: www.necdisplay.com
The Alliance for Investor Education (AIE) has included a
guide on its website to help parents raise financially savvy
kids. Teaching Your Kids about Saving and Investing:
A Guide for Parents offers 10 online resources that dis-
cuss topics such as saving, investing, stocks, and planning
for college expenses. Featured resources also include online
games as a means for teaching financial lessons and links
to previously published resources for investor education in
the classroom. AIE is composed of 20 leading U.S. financial-
related foundations, nonprofit organizations, associations,
and governmental agencies.
MORE INFO: www.investoreducation.org/teachingyourkids
The Amazing People Club is
a new series of books, e-books,
and digital audiobooks featuring
a first-person perspective on
some of the world’s most noted
events, inventions, and locations.
MORE INFO: www.amazingpeopleclub.com
Learning Academy is
a new online learning
for children aged 2–6.
It teaches basics in reading, math, beginning science,
social studies, art, and music via online books, games,
songs, puzzles, art activities, and printables contained within
more than 350 custom lesson plans. A reward system
encourages engagement in this safe, advertisement- and
link-free site that is available at no cost to all public schools
in the United States and Canada that apply. Parents can buy
subscriptions to the site.
MORE INFO: www.ABCmouse.com
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