Hi-Tech Chic Launches COVID-19 Page

We wrote our first coronavirus article for Hi-Tech Chic after 2 French ex-pats based in Taiwan emailed us asking if we could review their new app (& the 1st on market), the “coronavirus app.” The 2 French men created the app after being stuck in Taiwan as the pandemic grew. Since then we have received pitches 24/7 of coronavirus/ COVID-19 related apps, learning tools and consumer products. After realizing we were writing about the pandemic several times a week since January, we created the “COVID-19” page on Hi-Tech Chic.

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June 2020 SXSW Sessions Online with Rachel Ray, Matthew McConaughey, and More

After the cancellation of SXSW 2020, SXSW Sessions Online, a weekly series of programming with speakers was recently launched. During Rachael Ray with Addie Broyles, Jerry Saltz, and Matthew McConaughey with Jeff Nichols sessions they will be sharing their expertise, empathy, and experience, along with a Slido Q&A portion for live streaming viewers.

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QuantumERA™ Launches Gettysburg: A Nation Divided AR360 App

During this unique time, keeping kids learning and engaged at home can have its challenges however there is new app to help students of all ages get excited and immersed in Civil War history. Recently launched, QuantumERA™, a content creation company that creates mixed reality experiences, Gettysburg: A Nation Divided app takes users back in time to a battle in the Civil War and immerses them in the action using AR360. Gettysburg: A Nation Divided’s animation allows players to walk amidst soldiers and experience the battle unfolding around them.

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Ten One Design Launches Inklet 2 “Basic Mode” for Remote Learning

Yesterday during the Showstoppers virtual press event, Ten One Design presented the Inklet 2 software which is a tool for digital artists but now repurposed to assist with shared whiteboards for use in remote learning environments. The software allows you to write and draw on your trackpad, with finer control and enhanced sensitivity over standard trackpad use. Due to the recent circumstances, Ten One Design just launched the new “Basic Mode” for Inklet 2, designed with teachers in mind. Basic Mode simplifies the learning curve for Inklet 2 and allows users to just start drawing.

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Mira Lehr Launches New Online Series ‘MiraVision’ for the Mennello Museum of American Art

Just in time for Earth Day 2020, Mira Lehr, one of the art world’s pioneer climate activists, honors her 50th anniversary of championing nature with “High Water Mark” at the Mennello Museum of American Art . The museum’s new online art resources feature fun and creative digital tools for parents and children staying at home for social distancing.

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Classkick Announces Free Real-Time Virtual Home School Learning App For Coronavirus Affected Schools Throughout U.S.

Announced this week, Classkick, www.classkick.com, the leading virtual learning app that shows teachers in real-time exactly what students are thinking and learning, are immediately offering the Classkick Pro School Membership for free for Coronavirus COVID-19 affected schools (a $1499 value). Because of the widespread U.S. school closures, over 3,000 new schools signed up for Classkick’s remote learning app, with over 1,000 schools unable to pay immediately. With many more schools closed and children’s education at stake, Classkick is offering Classkick Pro School for free for all schools in need. To sign up, go to https://classkick.com/coronavirus.

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Boca Raton Museum of Art Presents “Keep Kids Smart with ART” Online Series

With most of the United States forced to self-isolate and practice social distancing along with schools canceled parents are now looking for homeschooling options. Even though the Boca Raton Museum of Art is closed to the public, starting this Friday, March 20, the museum is launching a new series of free Online Community Art Initiatives for all ages at this link. Featuring the new Keep Kids Smart with ART series to help parents and their children who are home from school.

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