Industry News

3/5/2014

3/5/2014
zSpace, Inc. and Los Altos School District announced a pilot program in STEM education that will bring immersive 3D learning stations to students in third through eighth grade. The students will learn about earth, space, physical and life sciences.
3/5/2014
One middle school in the Los Angeles USD found a budget-friendly way to give students access to high-quality education technology by purchasing MacBooks and iMacs from Mac to School, a K12 provider of refurbished Apple devices.
3/5/2014
Visual communications technology manufacturer InFocus Corporation launched its latest low-cost line of projectors, the IN120a series with 3 models, which can display content without being hooked up to a computer.
3/5/2014
HUMAN is now an Official Service Partner of the National School Boards Association, which will allow HUMAN to work with member state associations on complying with the USDA's new Smart Snacks In School rules, which go into effect on July 1, 2014.
3/5/2014
Apple released a slew of improvements and alterations to make deployments at enormous scales more appealing for education and enterprise customers in charge of purchasing and maintaining iPhones and iPads.
3/5/2014
Extron introduced Global Configurator Professional, a new configuration software for control systems and applications that range in scope from single projector classrooms to large, elaborate control system designs.

3/4/2014

3/4/2014
Reading Rainbow (RR) and Kindermusik International (KI) are partnering to combine KI’s research-based musical learning curriculum with RR’s mobile reading service in a digital library available on tablet devices with new digital content.
3/4/2014
Allegion PLC announced its 2014 lineup, including training courses, seminars, webinars, trade shows and K12 conference meetings. Two options include the “School Locking Hardware” for administrators and the Power Hour Webinar Series.
3/4/2014
EdStart.com announced that it has acquired ExitTicket from Leadership Public Schools, a charter network of four San Francisco Bay urban high schools. The system was designed directly in the classroom to accelerate student performance.
3/4/2014
MakerBot announced the order availability for one of its newest 3D printers, the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer.
3/4/2014
According to a recent San Francisco State University study, Individualized Education Plan goals written with the support of Goalbook contained two and a half times more information for planning and measuring a student’s success.

3/3/2014

3/3/2014
Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards.
3/3/2014
Let’s Play, a community partnership led by Dr Pepper Snapple Group, recently received an $11 million commitment to KaBOOM! and Good Sports. Running through 2016, it includes $10 million to build new playgrounds or improve existing playgrounds and $1 million to partner with Good Sports.
3/3/2014
Leading up to its WindSenator teacher training to be held in St. Paul, MN on June 23-27, KidWind is offering scholarships for educators, sponsored by the Department of Energy, the XCEL Energy Windsource Program and EDP Renewables.

2/28/2014

2/28/2014
Approximately 2,000 participants in 40 states and countries joined the live stream of the event. Future @Now explored planning, creating a community and culture of change, developing teacher leaders, integrating digital devices and more.

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