Industry News

10/30/2014

10/30/2014

Blackboard Inc. released a tablet app designed to improve faculty workflow around assignments and track student submissions. Through Bb Grader, teachers and faculty can easily track, sort and grade student assignments across multiple courses directly from their iOS tablets.

10/29/2014

10/29/2014

Positive Attendance is a new feature from Skyward that automates attendance and enables schools to locate, track and moderate students within the building during the school day. Two Wisconsin-based schools have implemented Positive Attendance, which gives students the power to mark themselves present, not absent.

10/29/2014

Professional learning services provider Generation Ready sold its Avatar TMS to Truenorthlogic. The Avatar training management system assists human resources departments in K12 schools by automating course registration, management, and certification tracking for educators.

10/29/2014

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the Worlddidac Association have joined forces to offer access for educators to contemporary professional learning opportunities and resources. They will also collaborate to create environments where students have access to technology to support learning.

10/28/2014

10/28/2014

NexTalk Inc. launched ACCESS Education Edition, a new software program designed to enable communication between schools and the deaf and hard of hearing family members or guardians of students.

10/28/2014

Mylan Specialty announced new EpiPen4Schools program offerings, including a training video for school staff and administrators that features an anaphylaxis overview and step-by-step demonstration of how to administer EpiPen Auto-Injector. The EpiPen4Schools program provides four free EpiPen Auto-Injectors to qualifying schools.

10/27/2014

10/27/2014

MusicalTheaterSongs.com has launched an internet-based song discovery engine that speeds and streamlines the process of finding musical theater songs for students and teachers.

10/27/2014

Walch Integrated Math has launched SBAC-type unit assessments that are integrated with its Integrated Math I, II, and III resources for teachers and students.

10/27/2014

USAI Lighting launched Color Select, an LED technology that offers adjustable white light with independent control of color temperature and intensity.

10/24/2014

10/24/2014

Charter Schools USA has partnered with Performance Matters to implement the UNIFY assessment platform and the Performance Matters Assessment and Data Management System across all 70 of its schools in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan and North Carolina.

10/24/2014

Total Motivation, a new standards-aligned, supplemental curriculum, has been launched by Mentoring Minds with print and online solutions.

10/23/2014

10/23/2014

Pearson's iLit tablet-based reading intervention program will now feature fiction and nonfiction titles from Saddleback Educational Publishing.

10/23/2014

Schoology's learning management system recently selected by three school districts in California: San Juan USD in Sacramento, Modesto City Schools, and Norwalk-La Mirada USD in Los Angeles.

10/23/2014

Netop's Vision ME iPad classroom workflow app, now available in the App Store, allows teachers to present lessons directly on classroom iPads, showcase student work, blank student screens, block Internet access with the click of a button, and administer web-based tests and quizzes.

10/22/2014

10/22/2014

Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk signed a two-year collaborative agreement to develop speech recognition for early learning and advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.

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