Industry News

8/15/2014

8/15/2014

Blackboard Inc. announced the release of Job Genie, a free mobile app designed to minimize student anxiety around the job selection process by helping them explore potential career paths and options for college.

8/15/2014

Childhelp has partnered with 6Connex to create a new virtual campus for its comprehensive child abuse and bullying prevention education program, Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe. The virtual campus will offer curriculum, facilitator training, continuing education opportunities, guest speaker lectures and more to educators.

8/14/2014

8/14/2014

Rethink has launched a management and tracking platform that helps teachers improve student behavior. The new mobile-based Behavior Support tool helps teachers to identify student behavior challenges and provide personal attention to students, by eliminating paperwork and helping teachers customize their behavior invention plans.

8/14/2014

Charleston County School District and Discovery Education announced an expansion of their partnership that brings Discovery Education’s digital science textbook to elementary and middle school classrooms districtwide. Through this expansion, students will have access to Discovery Education’s Science Techbook series.

8/14/2014

Imagine Learning is partnering with Scantron to combine Scantron’s online assessments with the Imagine Learning platform.

8/13/2014

8/13/2014

PresenceLearning has added, “Getting Smarter About SPED: A Conversation about Blended Learning Decisions and Implications” to its online resource library. Based on a webinar featuring Tom Vander Ark, Maria Carr and Robin Wise, the free download outlines how properly executed blended learning models can positively impact special education students.

8/13/2014

Google announced the limited preview of Classroom, a tool that aims to make it easier for teachers to stay in touch with their students and to give them assignments and feedback. Anyone with a Google Apps for Education account can now use the service.

8/13/2014

An eco-friendly line of school supplies made with recycled materials, renewable recources or innovations in biodegradability has been launched by Green ABCs.

8/12/2014

8/12/2014

NEC Display Solutions of America's NEC DisplayNote Software is now available through the cloud. The tool lets educators, students and professionals present and share content, and collaborate across any device using Windows, IOS and Android operating systems.

8/12/2014

Compass Learning's Compass Learning High School curriculum has achieved certification from the University of California (UC) for the 2014–2015 school year. A number of college-preparatory courses have met the criteria established by UC to ensure that students can master rigorous curricula areas required to enter the University’s first-year program.

8/12/2014

WHOOSH! has released a new, non-toxic Screen Shine solution for tablet and computer screens that also forms a protective layer to resist dirt build-up, smudges and fingerprints.

8/11/2014

8/11/2014

Learning A–Z, a Cambium Learning Group, Inc. company, is merging its two Headsprout software products, Headsprout Early Reading and Headsprout Reading Comprehension, into one comprehensive K5 online reading program.

8/11/2014

Roadtrip Nation and Hobsons have partnered to launch a college and career exploration curriculum for students in grades 6-12. The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action around CGI America initiative targets markets with large at-risk, low-income, minority populations, historically high dropout rates, and the highest student-to-counselor ratios.

8/8/2014

8/8/2014

Tiltan Games announced a new educational initiative for preschool, pre-K and kindergarten. Available on iOS and Android, My Dino companion introduces new concepts to young kids at their own pace with a dinosaur avatar and activities.

8/8/2014

Senkatel Corporation introduced its first purpose-built Google Chromebook with design features and internet-accessible software applications targeting the K12 education market. Senkatel, in collaboration with Intel Education Solutions, now offers Intel processor-based Google Android OS education tablets and a ruggedized Chromebook.

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