Industry News

4/10/2014

4/10/2014
An update to the company's See.Touch.Learn. Pro 3.0 iPad application has been launched. The visual learning and assessment tool now offers student data tracking, an automatic exercise generator and an interactive wizard that clearly demonstrates each feature of the app.
4/10/2014
MIND Research Institute released a new white paper, “Better Blends With Visual Game-Based Math.” Covering the benefits of a blended learning model for both teachers and students, the paper describes various ways MIND’s ST Math program can personalize digital learning while being part of a core mathematics curriculum.
4/10/2014
A new ACT research report shows a clear link between student academic readiness and college dropout and transfer rates. The findings suggest students at the greatest risk of dropping out are those who earn lower ACT college readiness assessment scores.

4/9/2014

4/9/2014
Software House and ELERTS Corporation are partnering to integrate the ELERTS Lock-It-Down mobile app with the C•CURE 9000 security and event management system. This integration provides users the ability to lockdown a facility remotely through an iPhone, iPad or Android phone.
4/9/2014
Mutualink has introduced a secure multimedia communications platform to enhance schools’ safety and security by establishing a direct link with police, fire, EMS and other entities in emergency situations. Mutualink K12, designed exclusively for K12 schools, acts as a gateway for real-time voice, video, data and text communications.
4/9/2014
SunGard K-12 Education has released the latest version of its eSchoolPLUS student information system. New features include boosting efficiency of daily tasks and quickly recording students’ presence and location during emergency situations.
4/9/2014
Discovery Education has created a special Earth Day collection of videos, images and articles through Discovery Education Streaming and Streaming Plus. The resources teach students about environmental conservation, sustainability and other science topics.
4/9/2014
Extreme Networks and Pro Football Hall of Fame are partnering on education and community outreach in K12 districts across the country. Extreme will be donating its IdentiFi Wireless and high performance switch technology to be distributed across multiple districts and powering the PFHOF’s Heart of a Hall of Famer series.
4/9/2014
Learning Upgrade is unveiling its Math Upgrade 6 course to support student mastery of all sixth grade Common Core math standards. Math Upgrade 7 will also be released this month. The Math Upgrade series of courses, designed by educators, covers each standard benchmark in grades one through eight.
4/9/2014
Waterford Institute launched its reading curriculum in a web-based format designed to help schools reduce their hardware costs and more easily access its software. Waterford Reading is a language arts curriculum covering phonics, vocabulary, writing, oral fluency and more through learning activities, songs and books .
4/9/2014
TabPilot Learning Systems released Tablet Manager 4.0, expanding features that allow for classroom control, monitoring, and management of tablets in shared-use environments.
4/9/2014
Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System in Michigan has partnered with PresenceLearning to provide 60 of its students with online speech therapy. The school system, which is part of Mosaica Education’s network of charters and online academies, is using PresenceLearning at all four of its schools.

4/8/2014

4/8/2014
Extron IN1608 IPCP is Extron Electronics's newest model in the IN1608 product family. The fully integrated AV system features a built-in Extron IP Link Pro control processor for complete control.
4/8/2014
Arrow, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, introduced the Key Rotation Indicator Rose for use on the QL97 series classroom intruder lockset. In an emergency situation, the 97 Function allows the teacher to use their key to lock the outside lever from inside the classroom, thereby preventing unauthorized entry.
4/8/2014
Working with Mac to School, California's Academy of Arts and Sciences administrators were able to save the charter school $245,000 by purchasing more than 350 refurbished MacBooks.

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