Industry News

5/8/2015

5/8/2015

The launch of a new one-to-one messaging feature is designed to establish private two-way messaging between schools and parents that can be accessed from email, text messages and mobile apps.

5/8/2015

Google has announced teacher-focused updates to its Classroom mobile application. Teachers can now create, grade and post assignments and announcements as well as offer students private feedback.

5/7/2015

5/7/2015

Sixteen additional career and technical education courses have been added to Odysseyware's offerings for the 2015-16 school year. The new courses cover a broad range of topics, including architecture, communications and government.

5/7/2015

Kajeet's latest program is designed to help educators better manage their students’ home broadband connectivity. With the Kajeet Managed Education Broadband program, Kajeet handles the filtering, time restrictions, data consumption, and analysis and reporting of students' internet access at home.

5/7/2015

Momentous Institute and AT&T, through the AT&T Aspire initiative, have released three mobile apps that use the social emotional health practices developed by Momentous Institute. The free apps include a deep breathing exercise app, one that focuses on good feelings and releasing worries and a third that works to reduce distractions.

5/6/2015

5/6/2015

The two companies are working together to support SunGard K-12’s eSchoolPLUS customers with implementing online student enrollment, registration, school choice and lottery solutions.

5/6/2015

Total Motivation is a supplemental curriculum that provides California educators with a comprehensive resource that explains state standards.

5/6/2015

School administrators can now more easily manage the tracking, reporting, signups and verification of student community service and service learning through the PowerSchool student information system from Pearson as part a partnership with x2VOL from intelliVOL.

5/6/2015

Chartwells K12 School Dining Services will offer FOODPLAY - a national theater show about healthy eating and active living - to the 35,200 children and family members it serves at 22 schools throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts.

5/5/2015

5/5/2015

Frontline Technologies has acquired My Learning Plan, a provider of K12 educator professional growth and management tools. Serving more than 1,000 customers, My Learning Plan's products include systems for professional development management, educator evaluations and evaluator training.

5/5/2015

The new SMART U100w projector offers a bright, high definition widescreen image with a lamp life upgrade that reduces classroom downtime and maintenance costs compared to previous SMART UX80 projector models.

5/5/2015

Planet Read!, a free, educational teaching app, has debuted as a tool to help students learn to read and spell using interactive games, stories and pictures. Available in the Apple Appstore, this phonics-based app teaches preschool students how to read without memorizing.

5/4/2015

5/4/2015

National Academic Group and 3rd Quote Schools have launched EDU Ready Pledge, a new tool to help schools identify education technology vendors committed to collaborations with schools, open and transparent communication, and business and data ethics.

5/4/2015

The Teacher Dashboard is a classroom control product that allows teachers to manage devices and student activity, restrict or expand online access, and share educational content from a single dashboard.

5/4/2015

Hypersign collaborated with Google and Samsung Electronics America to debut a new K12 digital signage solution . The bundled offering enables students and staff to receive a range of content on digital signage and desktop PCs, including standard school broadcasts and alerts for emergency preparedness.

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