Industry News

4/13/2015

4/13/2015

The free Copilot Family parental control app will include the weekly Insight Email, which will detail a child’s technology use. The feature provides a window into how children are using mobile devices, indicating what new apps the child has downloaded on a weekly basis.

4/13/2015

Test Free has launched SAT Free, a no-cost online test preparation course, for all college-bound and college-interested students, including juniors taking the SAT this spring.

4/10/2015

4/10/2015

New health and physical education courses from cFitness Academy are being offered through Edgenuity’s Instructional Services. Online and blended physical education, health and career options for students in grades K12 are provided.

4/10/2015

Researchers at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition have released a new version of CmapTools to the Apple App Store. CmapTools empower users to create and share knowledge models represented as concept maps.

4/9/2015

4/9/2015

Discovery Education and Spartanburg School District 2 expanded their 10-year partnership to bring Discovery Education’s Science Techbook series to elementary and middle school classrooms districtwide.

4/9/2015

Within the North East Florida Educational Consortium, a collaborative of 10 member districts has signed on to use the Unify platform to work together to develop local assessments. Developed by Performance Matters, Unify is a technology platform designed for the development, review and administration of quality assessment content.

4/9/2015

Excent Corp. and Professional Software for Nurses Inc. (PSNI) have partnered to provide an integrated solution for electronic health records software and Medicaid billing. The automatic transfer of billing data will allow schools to increase their reimbursements and collect revenue faster.

4/8/2015

4/8/2015

The education nonprofit and DIRECTV partnered to support Teach For America's national efforts to recruit, train and support math educators across the country with its Los Angeles, Oklahoma and Colorado regions receiving dedicated funding.

4/8/2015

Music Prodigy Quiz is a comprehensive music classroom student evaluation tool for general music students, ensemble students and university students. Teachers can select from the test question database or create their own questions in a variety of formats in one assessment.

4/8/2015

The Texas district successfully enrolled two-thirds of its student population online during the initial implementation phase of Prologic Technology Systems, Inc.'s TEAMS Online Student Registration & Enrollment System. El Paso ISD will continue the rollout by conducting a series of computer literacy classes for parents.

4/7/2015

4/7/2015

Council Bluffs CSD has chosen to implement Lexia Reading Core5. In addition, Davenport CSD has expanded its use of the reading program from use in grades K3 to all students in grades K5.

4/7/2015

Several enhancements have been added to Universal Search, Follett's content search and discovery tool available in the latest upgrade of Destiny Library Manager. New features include integration with EasyBib, an intuitive information literacy platform that provides students with citation, note taking and research tools.

4/7/2015

Classroom24-7, LLC, an online education technologies and services provider, has been bought by Rizk Ventures, LLC. The company offers a range of services required to build large-scale online education programs.

4/6/2015

4/6/2015

McGraw-Hill Education released an updated tablet-friendly interface for ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces), an adaptive learning system that provides an individualized learning experience for K20 students based on their unique strengths and weaknesses.

4/6/2015

The Exceptional Child Online Professional Development System provides on-demand special education training for staff members who support students with disabilities. Scenario Learning is also developing the Exceptional Child Training Management System that will allow administrators to assign and track special education training and customize courses.

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