Industry News

11/18/2014

11/18/2014

Cogmed Working Memory Training, an evidence-based, computerized training program designed by neuroscientists to strengthen students’ working memory, has been updated by Pearson to make it more user-friendly, flexible and comprehensive for educators and clinicians.

11/17/2014

11/17/2014

Comcast Business' ethernet services have been selected by the California district to provide high-capacity internet connectivity and expanded bandwidth support for Oakland USD's personalized learning curriculum and applications.

11/17/2014

Developed in collaboration with the National Center for Literacy Education and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) Project ReimaginED is a new social learning community for teacher and technology coaches to collaborate real time to develop lessons that align to the standards.

11/14/2014

11/14/2014

Working with the trend of naturally lit offices, InFocus Corporation released ultra-bright IN3130a network projectors. With up to 4500 lumens, InFocus designed the IN3134a, IN3136a and IN3138HDa specifically for use in spaces with significant ambient light.

11/14/2014

The School Business Suite from Skyward has been picked by Prairie Grove CSD 46 and Lyons School District 103 to reduce costs and improve district-wide business efficiencies.

11/14/2014

A Tennessee inventor and InventHelp created a learning tool for early readers to encourage reading literacy. The EASY READER helps readers focus, track words and keep their place as they read. The invention features a fun and practical design that is easy to use by children, parents, teachers and librarians.

11/14/2014

Blackboard Inc. has acquired ParentLink, uniting two K12 communications providers. ParentLink currently supports more than eight thousand schools.

11/13/2014

11/13/2014

Intel Security, in partnership with Discovery Education, debuted the Intel Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year national education initiative designed to teach children to make safer decisions when using the internet. The cybersecurity initiative will equip educators, students and parents with the tools they need to be confident, safe digital citizens.

11/13/2014

A Louisiana elementary school and an Arizona junior high school are working to increase math and reading support for students by using free licenses offered by Learning Upgrade. Teachers can enroll students into any of the Math Upgrade and English Upgrade courses, which feature songs, video and games.

11/13/2014

Curriculum Associates has expanded its Ready Mathematics program to include a student "Practice and Problem Solving Book," as well as online Math Center Activities for grades 2–5, to help students further develop conceptual understanding, problem-solving strategies and procedural fluency.

11/12/2014

11/12/2014

Tobii Dynavox released a Spanish version of its Compass Software to help bilingual individuals with disabilities to communicate at home, school and work.

11/12/2014

To prepare high school students and adult learners for new versions of high school equivalency tests, Odysseyware has launched three new test prep courses for the 2014 GED, HiSET and TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion.

11/12/2014

Walker Partnerships introduced new resources to struggling school districts to help build their capacity to maintain students with social/emotional/behavioral needs in a less costly and restrictive manner.

11/12/2014

PingPong released a new version of its smart communication tool, which increases interaction between teachers and students in the classroom, encourages participation, and makes learning more fun.

11/11/2014

11/11/2014

Fayette County Schools has teamed up Kajeet to provide mobile broadband coverage to students in the district’s Title I schools.

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