Industry News

4/28/2015

4/28/2015

Newsela launched Text Sets, a collaborative feature that organizes Newsela articles into collections that share a common theme, topic or standard. Text Sets allow educators to contribute and leverage collections of articles to and from a global community of educators.

4/28/2015

Several PBS KIDS apps will be included on all new Hatch iStartSmart Mobile tablets to improve kindergarten readiness skills in preschool classrooms nationwide. The apps focus on building essential reading, math and social-emotional skills while exploring song creation, imagination and creative problem solving.

4/27/2015

4/27/2015

Icestorm Island is an expansion pack for JumpStart's School of Dragons with 50 educational adventures for players to uncover.

4/27/2015

The new community and platform from Skills.com is focused on developing and sharing practical skills. Members share skills that they have mastered by uploading short videos that can then be viewed by other community members who are seeking to enhance or acquire new skills.

4/27/2015

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired the Educational Technology and Services business of Scholastic Corporation for $575 million. The segment provides digital intervention curriculum, products and services, including Read 180 and Math 180.

4/24/2015

4/24/2015

Featuring Cree TrueWhite Technology, the new LR22 LED troffer is a fully luminous, highly diffused architectural fixture that incorporates a recessed flat panel design.

4/24/2015

Kelly Educational Staffing, a substitute teacher employer, has signed with TeacherMatch for access to predictive tools including TeacherMatch EPI and professional development through the TeacherMatch Smart Practices training series.

4/24/2015

CEV Multimedia joined forces with Bayer CropScience to expand industry-backed certification program available through iCEV and offer resources and training. The Plant Science Certification addresses major topics in the plant science industry.

4/24/2015

SchoolBondFinder has launched an interactive database that tracks school district’s capital improvement projects across the United States. The datacase provides companies the ability to filter funding projects specific to their solutions.

4/23/2015

4/23/2015

The new Bluepulse version 1.5 formative assessment software from eXplorance is a two-way communication platform enables teachers to collect real-time feedback anonymously from students on specific topics mentioned in the summative review.

4/23/2015

The Los Angeles County Office of Education, a provider of integrated, educational programs and services for over 1.5 million students, has selected Mobile Active Defense to secure its mobile education ecosystem. The services include tamper resistance, full username resolution and traffic filtering.

4/22/2015

4/22/2015

Bloom Township High School District will move from a paper-based system to an online solution for student registration. InfoSnap’s integration with PowerSchool will offer real-time, on-demand data transfer between the two systems to streamline data collection for new and annual student registration.

4/22/2015

Capital School District implemented multi-campus digital signage systems across the district's 10 schools. Mvix’s digital signage solution, bundled with its web-based software, provides a centralized, cloud-based network that can be managed from any location while eliminating the need for onsite storage servers.

4/22/2015

Shmoop University is expanding its materials to offer premium test prep material in Spanish for the SAT and ACT exams, the GED test and the CAHSEE, as well as English-language Texas EOC prep.

4/21/2015

4/21/2015

Lexia Learning and Clever are teaming up to provide seamless integration between Lexia Reading Core5's fundamental literacy technology and a school or district’s student information system. By using Clever's technology, student enrollment records, staff accounts and class rosters are automatically updated on a nightly basis.

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