Industry News

3/14/2014

3/14/2014

As a private online collaborative environment, Chalk.com creates a school and district wide professional learning community with the ability to share resources, hold discussions and work together.

3/14/2014

Cerebellum Corporation has launched a new video streaming website for its line of Standard Deviants educational videos. Now students and educators can use the SD Instant Access digital delivery and playback platform to instantly download or stream 274 Standard Deviants titles.

3/13/2014

3/13/2014

Discovery Education and the White House announced that later this month First Lady Michelle Obama will lead U.S. students in a cultural exchange with their peers in China as part of the Of the People: Live from the White House Virtual Field Trip series. On March 25, Discovery Education will broadcast an interview between Mrs. Obama and an American student studying in China.

3/13/2014

Hypersign's digital signage software will soon be integrated into PowerSchool's Environment from Pearson. This will allow users to manage Hypersign within Powerschool itself.

3/13/2014

Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis released its new 3.0 version in four editions–Corporate, Education, Hospitality and Government. The mobile emergency management product is available as an iOS and Android app and now includes incident reporting capabilities and a host of new data security features.

3/12/2014

3/12/2014

World’s Worst Pet, an i-Ready iPad reading app, has been named a 2014 Parents’ Choice Recommended Award winner in the Mobile Apps category by the Parents’ Choice Foundation. The Curriculum Associates app helps children in grades 4–8 build Tier Two vocabulary through a game-based learning environment.

3/12/2014

In an effort to make college a possibility for all students, particularly students who would be first in their families to attend college, Hobsons announced the release of the Naviance College and Career Readiness Curriculum, a blended learning college and career readiness solution for students in middle and high school.

3/11/2014

3/11/2014

KnowRe, an educational technology company with an adaptive mathematics curriculum, was listed in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies 2014 series as one of The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education.

3/11/2014

Harrison School District Two, the recipient of Video Insight's second School Security In-Kind Grant Program, will receive a grant valued at over $20,000 that includes Video Management Software licenses, IP video surveillance cameras and more.

3/11/2014

Motorola Solutions and Chardon Area Schools launched the SchoolSAFE Solution, which provides an instantaneous link to first responders in an emergency. The software enables interoperable radio communications between school personnel and first responders in compliance with National Incident Management System guidelines.

3/10/2014

3/10/2014

The FCC issued a Public Notice revealing E-rate program reform actions under consideration, including a one-time targeted support for schools and libraries that lag behind in broadband connectivity. E-rate consulting firm Funds For Learning will discuss the E-rate program news in a free webinar on March 13.

3/10/2014

Extron Electronics launch its new PoleVault Digital Systems, a family of complete, easy-to-use AV switching and control systems that seamlessly integrate digital and analog video sources.

3/10/2014

Staff Development for Educators' seminar on Early Numeracy Success! Strategies for Building a Strong Math Foundation seminar, offered this spring for educators of grades K2, is designed to take the guess work out of how to teach math content the way today's rigorous standards require.

3/7/2014

3/7/2014

New York Life Foundation announced a $4 million grant to After-School All-Stars, a nonprofit providing year-round, school-based, afterschool programs. The four-year grant will be used to support expansion to serve middle school youth in six new cities.

3/7/2014

H&R Block recently introduced the "How Big is a Billion?" contest, a new educational program that asks teachers to turn the idea of $1 billion into a math assignment for a chance to win a $3,000 grant by March 14.

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