Industry News

8/4/2015

8/4/2015

Van Andel Education Institute launched NexGen Inquiry, a web-based, science investigation platform that supports existing curriculum, integrated teacher professional development, a teacher community and a resource library.

8/4/2015

The benchmark assessments now incorporated into Think Through Learning's Think Through Math use the Quantile Framework for Mathematics from MetaMetrics to provide an objective measure of each student’s ability level and readiness to learn new math skills and concepts.

8/4/2015

Connect Learning Today, an online education magazine powered by Promethean, has released 16 Things to Share at a Faculty Meeting, its first in a series of e-books. It offers opening day with faculty and faculty meeting discussion starters and ideas.

8/3/2015

8/3/2015

VIF International Education and A+ Schools are working together to provide internationally themed arts-integrated professional development to teachers through the VIF Learning Center. In the first module, educators will explore how the arts can enhance global learning in their classrooms.

8/3/2015

The Edgenuity curriculum for high school students has been pre-approved by NCAA for use with district teachers. It provides state-certified teachers who interact with students via web conferencing, virtual whiteboard, email, phone and chat to provide direct instruction and support.

8/3/2015

The Glenwood School recently added Hitachi CP-TW3003 interactive 3LCD projectors to each of its classrooms. The projectors are being used in combination with teachers’ computers, tablets, and document cameras.

7/31/2015

7/31/2015

North Carolina’s second-largest school district has selected Edgenuity as the district’s primary online and blended learning solution. Edgenuity will provide access to its full curriculum and offer blended learning, instructional services, initial credit and credit recovery to the district’s 78 secondary schools.

7/31/2015

To support educators in teaching basic coding skills, Wonder Workshop developed a new version of its Blockly touch app. Through drag-and-drop programming and diverse puzzles, the app’s new content brings coding to life during STEM instruction.

7/31/2015

NewSchools Venture Fund has launched NewSchools Ignite, an education technology accelerator that will support entrepreneurs tackling gaps in K12 education technology. Its first initiative will be focused on science and engineering technologies and digital tools that enhance science learning.

7/30/2015

7/30/2015

The eGrants system automates the entire grant life cycle for state and local education agencies, including improvement planning, allocation of funds, application entry, budgeting, approval, payments and various reporting functions for education grants.

7/30/2015

WebAssign released its latest analytics feature for students, My Class Insights. It gives students an overview of concepts they have learned and topics they are struggling with based on data from students' first attempt on a problem.

7/30/2015

Students can flip through Classroom Atlas in its digital format, tap images and content to highlight and add notes to reference later.

7/29/2015

7/29/2015

The redesigned custom course builder allows educators to quickly identify and organize the building blocks of a course to further personalize the learning experience for each student. Additionally, educators are able to search curriculum by topic and standard to facilitate even more customization.

7/29/2015

The U.S. learning software company is exploring a sale that it hopes could value it at as much as $3 billion, including debt. Blackboard provides custom software to help students collaborate on assignments and communicate with teachers.

7/29/2015

The company has expanded its WWAN platform with the introduction of the cloud-delivered AER 3100, which provides an all-in-one networking and security solution.

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