Industry News

3/12/2015

3/12/2015

Three new 10.1-inch, Windows 8.1 tablets — including the INP-120Q-ED for use in schools — have been introduced by InFocus Corporation. The InFocus Q Tablet includes free downloadable applications to facilitate sharing, viewing and controlling content with other InFocus devices wirelessly.

3/11/2015

3/11/2015

Generation YES, a nonprofit organization that implements student technology programs, has partnered with Learning.com to launch Project NextTech. The project-based high school digital literacy course spans two semesters and uses content based on curriculum developed by Generation YES.

3/11/2015

Fluke Networks unveiled Link-Solutions, an adaptable toolset for network connectivity testing, documentation and reporting to conduct copper, fiber and Ethernet network tests and manage test results via a unified cloud-based dashboard.

3/11/2015

Trane's new Trane Building Advantage offers a suite of energy services to manage and operate efficient and sustainable buildings, including building controls and automation and energy management systems and services.

3/10/2015

3/10/2015

Pearson and Makerversity unveiled Makerversity DIY - Make Tools for Learning, a new curriculum of hands-on lessons enabling educators to incorporate hands-on activities into core subjects. Aimed at students ages 10 to 14 years old, the first 10 lessons help build competency in STEAM subjects.

3/9/2015

3/9/2015

The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative is partnering with WIN Learning to bring WIN Math, a digital career-based, math and workplace skills solution, to schools within the 15 Appalachian counties it serves.

3/6/2015

3/6/2015

The creators of the Reading Eggs online reading program for kids have launched a new educational math app for the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Kindle and Android. Suitable for children aged 4-8, Eggy Time features interactive activities and animations to teach young children how to tell time.

3/6/2015

Shmoop offers Smarter Balanced preparation for grades 8 and 11 and has recently expanded to provide specific material for Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium California, including alignment to the California State University Early Assessment Program.

3/6/2015

Nutrition software provider Harris School Nutrition Solutions joined forces with the biometric finger scanning identification producer to offer finger scanners, software and services.

3/5/2015

3/5/2015

The free website is designed to entertain children up to 12 years old online through original content including picture books, animated stories, chapter books and audio books. The site is compatible with Android and Apple devices and new content is uploaded weekly and monthly.

3/5/2015

The nonprofit online learning initiative is offering three new, free courses from the Smithsonian Institution — Objects That Define America, Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact on Pop Culture, and Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects  which were developed with the National Museum of American History.

3/5/2015

Kajeet recently partnered with CDW-G to help districts ensure that as they launch educational technology programs, all of their students also have internet for education at home and wherever else they need to do homework.

3/4/2015

3/4/2015

A new suite of assessment tools from Learnosity will leverage MyScript handwriting recognition technology to allow students to write and solve complex equations using handwritten input.

3/4/2015

Quick Key Mobile released an Android version of its mobile scanning app. With a user-friendly interface, Quick Key Mobile digitally scans and grades formative assessments.

3/4/2015

Under the terms of the agreement, MetaMetrics' Quantile Framework for Mathematics will now be integrated with Think Through Learning's Think Through Math supplemental math curriculum. This collaboration will impact more than 2.6 million U.S. students who currently use Think Through Math in their classrooms.

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