Industry News

1/13/2015

1/13/2015

Through an initiative with New York City Public Schools, Isabella Products, Inc. expands its children's tablet pilot program to include Harlem. Fable, a browser-free tablet and content delivery platform designed for children, will be used in second grade classrooms at several schools.

1/13/2015

Princeton High School, a public high school in New Jersey, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services to improve discoverability of its library resources and to raise the level of the research being conducted by students.

1/13/2015

Mimio's newest versions, the MimioStudio 11.3 classroom software and the MimioMobile 3 mobile application, offer integration between the two programs. MimioStudio also integrates all MimioClassroom products and has an expanded collaborative feature for teachers and students.

1/12/2015

1/12/2015

Portable Affordable Lockdown System (PALS), a classroom security solution, can be applied in seconds, stopping an assailant from entering a classroom until law enforcement arrives.

1/12/2015

Rowan-Salisbury School System in North Carolina has selected Raptor Technologies to install a new visitor management software in its 35 elementary, middle and high schools.

1/12/2015

The Indiana Department of Education announced a partnership with myON to make thousands of titles available to students taking part in Indiana’s Migrant Education Program.

1/9/2015

1/9/2015

The anonymous social networking app After School, which has been banned from Apple’s App Store, has added a new alert system for threats, added an online reporting form and asked suicide prevention and cyberbullying experts to join their safety board following multiple gun threats and cyberbullying incidents in 2014.

1/9/2015

Discovery Education unveiled Math Techbook, a digital textbook designed to encourage inquiry-based learning. Math Techbook supports middle school math, high school math (Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry), and Integrated Math (Math I, II and III) instruction.

1/9/2015

A new iPad app of Science4Us' kindergarten, first and second grade science curriculum is now available. The free app is available on the Apple iTunes store to students who are paid members of Science4Us.com. It can also be used on Chromebooks, computers and many mobile devices.

1/8/2015

1/8/2015

CareerAdvisor, a new free, interactive and customizable tool helps students discover interests and professional goals as they prepare to enter the job market.The PwC US tool is accessible online and via all mobile devices.

1/8/2015

Through a new partnership with Student Voice, a for-students-by-students nonprofit organization, Cengage Learning will provide opportunities for students to engage in conversations about classroom challenges with education influencers in three Student Voice Live! workshops this spring.

1/8/2015

Lake Oswego School District selected GuideK12’s cloud-based solution to enable district analysis and strategic planning with a geographic perspective.

1/7/2015

1/7/2015

Baker & Taylor signed a content agreement with Cricket Media. Under the new partnership, the education media and social learning company will supply Baker & Taylor with content from across its portfolio of children's magazines and K12 multimedia offerings.

1/7/2015

Brentwood Associates has acquired Excelligence Learning Corporation, a developer, manufacturer, distributor and retailer of educational products. The company serves the pre-K and elementary markets with over 20,000 products, including arts and crafts, active play, furniture, math, language and science.

1/7/2015

itslearning's mobile app for iPhones and Android phones automatically sends students notifications of upcoming events and tasks when their teacher posts the information within the itslearning platform.

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