Industry News

7/6/2015

7/6/2015

The educational assessment services provider is buying key assets of the CTB assessment business of McGraw-Hill Education. Data Recognition Corporation will acquire CTB's statewide custom business and summative shelf assessment products, including TerraNova, LAS Links, TABE and TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion high school equivalency assessment.

7/6/2015

With HTML5 as its core technology, eSchoolPLUS 4.0 offers expanded features including responsive design, advanced navigation tools, and mobile-first design concepts.

7/6/2015

In addition to offering unique content from MasteryConnect, the new web-based Mindful professional development platform will offer teachers access to School Improvement Network’s library of more than 2,500 videos.

7/6/2015

Edmentum launched its new Flex Assignments to customize instructional content and the Virtual Collaboration Space to connect with students in a synchronous environment. In addition, new courses have been added to Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy, including math and English language arts, over 40 state-specific ones and more career technical education courses.

7/2/2015

7/2/2015

The new Discovery Education Science Techbook is designed specifically to help teachers transition to the Next Generation Science Standards framework. It includes content such as video, audio, text, interactives with hands-on activities and virtual labs.

7/2/2015

Edgenuity MyPath, a supplemental instruction program in mathematics and reading, will soon incorporate Scantron assessment data to deliver personalized learning plans to students. MyPath can be used for intervention, grade-level support, or academic enrichment through individualized learning paths.

7/2/2015

To help make tablets more classroom ready, Educational Resources created its EdRedi application to enable classroom teachers to intuitively supervise and control their students’ name-brand devices — such as the Acer Iconia 10.1 tablet, the first EdRedi-enabled device.

7/2/2015

A leadership module has been added to BrightBytes' Clarity platform. Created in partnership with McREL International, the module is based on McREL's research about the leadership practices that have the largest impact on student outcomes.

7/1/2015

7/1/2015

Apperson Inc. has partnered with Open Circle, a provider of evidence-based curriculum and professional development for social and emotional learning in elementary schools. Apperson will align the skills from its Evo Social-Emotional Learning assessment with skills and practices from the Open Circle Curriculum.

7/1/2015

The K12 mobile device management company released a carrier cart and three charging stations to safely store, sync and charge mobile devices at schools, especially those with 1-to-1 programs and flexible learning environments.

7/1/2015

Vernier Software & Technology has launched the Go Wireless Link to provide a way to wirelessly collect data from more than 40 sensors on tablets and mobile devices in science and STEM classrooms.

7/1/2015

myON has added elementary and middle school titles from Candlewick Press's digital content to its personalized literacy environment, Publisher Program.

6/30/2015

6/30/2015

The Extron TeamWork System is a collaboration system that allows small groups of students to share content from both digital and analog sources on a common display. With Extron ShareLink, schools can offer a wireless collaboration gateway to support devices on campus.

6/30/2015

ABC-CLIO Solutions has added more than 250 Course Essentials video learning modules to its American Government database to enable students to engage with and better understand how the government affects their daily lives.

6/30/2015

The partnership centers on the newly announced Skills Navigator. The online classroom assessment system, which measures student skills in math, reading and English language usage, leverages Knovation’s collection of Open Educational Resources.

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