Industry News

12/12/2014

12/12/2014

Denton Independent School District has adopted the Verso app, which works on any device, students are asked to submit their own independent responses to challenges designed by their teacher before gaining access to their peers’ responses.

12/12/2014

Oakland USD will launch a series of interactive health care simulations for high school students. Toolwire co-created the multi-episode Healthcare Experience and Real World Training LearnScape with subject matter experts from OUSD and input from students at Life Academy of Health and Bioscience in Oakland.

12/11/2014

12/11/2014

InFocus Corporation is adding 80-inch models to two of its giant touchscreen lines: JTouch display and BigTouch all-in-one PC.

12/11/2014

The Aeon Series is a fixed frame projection screen that uses Elite’s EDGE FREE technology with an internal frame.

12/11/2014

The Pennsylvania district will move to an online solution for registering new and returning students with its recent partnership with InfoSnap. The online solution will use SmartForm technology to collect relevant data based on previously entered information or choices.

12/10/2014

12/10/2014

Sunesys, LLC announced a turn-up of SunIP Internet connectivity and transport solution for New Jersey's Princeton school district to two Northeast-based backup data centers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

12/10/2014

A new instructional management solution, the Parent Student Portal, has been added to Kickboard's product offerings. The portal provides real-time updates about students’ course grades, missed assignments, merits and demerits and more to parents and students via a computer or mobile device.

12/10/2014

iRobot Corp. updated its STEM outreach program, including launching Create 2. The preassembled robot platform is based off the company’s Roomba to give educators, students and developers robotic programming experience. iRobot also unveiled online resources, including 3D printable files for new parts and faceplate drilling projects.

12/9/2014

12/9/2014

Generation Ready, a professional learning and school improvement service provider, has signed a national partnership with Literacy Design Collaborative, a national community of professional educators that delivers tools and resources to help students with the Common Core State Standards.

12/9/2014

ETS recently launched the GACE Teacher Leadership assessment, which measures the leadership roles that teachers play in contributing to student and school success. Its six task-specific rubrics address specific standards within the Georgia Teacher Leadership Program Standards.

12/8/2014

12/8/2014

Maricopa USD implemented the Skills Behavior Intervention Plan Builder. The program is designed to address challenging behaviors commonly displayed by individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental and behavioral disorders.

12/5/2014

12/5/2014

The Mutualink K12 communications platform is now being piloted in 20 New York schools, enabling schools to establish a direct link to police, fire and other entities in an emergency.

12/5/2014

MindPlay debuted MindPlay Teacher Companion, an online reading and professional development program designed to help teachers learn about scientifically-based reading instruction through lectures, videos and activities.

12/5/2014

WGBH launched a bilingual website and curriculum for Peep and the Big Wide World, its preschool science and math series. The new website, available in both English and Spanish, includes PEEP animated episodes, live-action videos, games, family activities and educational materials and professional development tools.

12/5/2014

Disney Publishing Worldwide unveiled Disney Imagicademy, a technology-driven learning initiative designed for families with children 3 to 8. With more than 30 app-based experiences, the integrated program focuses on fundamental educational concepts combined with Disney characters and stories.

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