Industry News

8/28/2015

8/28/2015

With the free, open personalized learning platform, Knewton will host open content and free supplemental lessons on a variety of subjects and grade levels, starting with K12 math, English, science and history.

8/28/2015

The latest version of NextTier Education’s mobile and web apps is set for release next week. With the apps, students are presented with a prioritized task list that guides them through the nuances specific to each college’s application when they add colleges to their NextTier account.

8/28/2015

Developed based on student feedback, MindTap Mobile allows students to access many features of Cengage Learning's MindTap e-learning platform directly from their smartphones.

8/27/2015

8/27/2015

SchoolMint will be the primary mobile platform for application and enrollment processes for all New York City charter schools. Currently, the admissions and communications platform supports over 70 charter schools across the city.

8/27/2015

Through its recent partnership with John Wiley and Sons, Inc., PCG Education will offer the Paths to College and Career English Language Arts Curriculum for grades 6-12 in print and digital formats to educators nationally.

8/27/2015

Epiphany Learning, a personalized learning startup, has launched version 2.0 of its Epiphany Learning Personalized Learning Application. New features include teachers dashboards, grading support, co-teaching tools and more.

8/26/2015

8/26/2015

As part of a new partnership to develop game-­based assessments and explore adaptivity in games, Muzzy Lane’s technology for game-­based learning will be combined with Knewton’s adaptive platform.

8/26/2015

Already using Skyward for its financial operations, Georgetown ISD turned to the Student Management Suite for all-in-one access to student data, online scheduling and the Family and Student Access portal. In addition, Klein ISD selected the Student Management Suite from Skyward.

8/26/2015

In Corpus Christi, the Flour Bluff ISD recently upgraded to an Arecont Vision megapixel IP camera system that includes more than 130 cameras watching the district's six campuses.

8/25/2015

8/25/2015

The Week in Rap Junior, a weekly program that engages elementary students in cross-curricular learning through age-appropriate news stories, introduces kindergarten through fifth-grader students to news videos, exercises and an interactive creative challenge each week.

8/25/2015

Teachwise Inspire is a new platform for educators that provides members with unlimited access to tens of thousands of downloadable resources with Common Core alignment and detailed teacher reviews in addition to a library of professional development courses.

8/25/2015

The school system is partnering with Fuel Education to provide its online course catalog, technology platform and tools to Athens Renaissance School, a new full-time online and blended public school for K12 students in Alabama. The courses that will be taught by both Athens City Schools teachers and FuelEd’s certified teachers.

8/24/2015

8/24/2015

Kindergarten through second grade teachers can now access Think Earth materials to teach students about the environment and the everyday behaviors that can help protect it. Updated Think Earth units for third grade will be available in September, and grades four through eight will be available online in 2015 and 2016.

8/24/2015

Designed for administration in the fall, winter and spring, RAPID (Reading Assessment for Prescriptive Instructional Data) Assessment uses a computer-adaptive process to identify and monitor reading and language skills for students in grades 3–12 so that teachers can quickly acquire actionable data for instruction and measure the long-term growth of each student’s skills.

8/24/2015

School Specialty's SPARK teamed up with KIDS in the GAME and ICAN Foundation to provide the Oakhurst Intermediate School in Mississippi with resources to develop a comprehensive physical education and health program. SPARK also collaborates with other supporting organizations to promote active and healthy living.

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