Industry News

2/3/2014

2/3/2014
Through this expansion, Discovery Education will support Horry County Schools’ new Personalized Digital Learning (PDL) initiative with engaging digital content and sustained, customized professional development.

1/31/2014

1/31/2014
The program was made possible through funding by a 2012 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant from the Department of Homeland Security / Federal Emergency Management Agency.
1/31/2014
The company will also work with leading educators around the world to extend creativity and collaboration by bridging the gap between digital and physical learning materials.
1/31/2014
Edgenuity’s grade 6-8 mathematics courses were built specifically to address the Common Core Standards for Mathematics.
1/31/2014
With a broad array of disparate technologies and services available to educators, Promethean is committed to “Bringing it ALL Together” by offering a one-of-a-kind portfolio of integrated classroom technology solutions that power the learning process and motivate students to learn.

1/30/2014

1/30/2014
The compact Cable Cubby 500 and mid-size Cable Cubby 700 join the previously-announced Cable Cubby 1200 low-profile enclosure and Cable Cubby 1400 double-sided enclosure, offering four unique, conference room cable management solutions that complement any furniture style or room décor.
1/30/2014
Many parents are in the dark about the private information schools collect and store online, as almost 6 in 10 parents have heard little or nothing about schools letting private companies store personal data about their children.
1/30/2014
The LRMI workshop is specifically aimed at learning resource creators, tagging services providers, and educators at all levels interested in content that is optimized for personal learning.
1/30/2014
After serving over 100,000 summer school students in 2013, Edgenuity looks forward to continuing to partner with schools and districts across the country on innovative summer school programs that drive increased student engagement and academic achievement.

1/29/2014

1/29/2014
A recent article in The Wall Street Journal showed that preliminary data from Futuresource Consulting has Chromebooks taking 19 percent of the K12 tablet and PC market, with Apple at 47 percent and Windows at 28 percent. Those numbers may not seems like a big deal until you consider that Chromebooks had just 1 percent at the end of 2012.
1/29/2014
The Challenge honors K12 student winners whose creative inventions best demonstrate the Spark!Lab process of invention, with a patent filing and Camp Invention scholarship among the prizes.
1/29/2014
Blended learning was under the spotlight at a dedicated panel at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland last week. Education International’s general secretary, Fred van Leeuwen, participated in the panel entitled ‘The Future of Learning’, which debated how education systems are responding to advances in online learning and social technology.
1/29/2014
The initiative will leverage the inspirational leadership of CEOs; the personal stories of their employees who have risen above difficult circumstances to have successful careers; and specific professional pathways that these companies' Talent and Human Resources departments will provide to College Summit students.
1/29/2014
Edgenuity, a provider of online and blended learning solutions, announced that its Common Core mathematics curriculum for grades 6-8 has been adopted by the California State Board of Education. As students progress through the courses, they engage in extended problem sets and apply learning to the context of real-world situations, preparing them for success in higher level mathematics courses.
1/29/2014
UClass.io For Schools is a centralized, searchable district-wide resource exchange that lets teachers share, find and organize resources that are created for the new Common Core standards.

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