Industry News

6/24/2015

6/24/2015

The state’s sixth largest district, Grand Island Public Schools, has adopted ClassLink’s single sign-on solution districtwide to help students manage multiple logins.

6/23/2015

6/23/2015

Consumer retail sales of educational products for preschool and school-age children in the U.S. exceeded an estimated $3.34 billion in 2014, according to Simba Information's newest report. Educational publishers and instructional software developers are scoping out that market, but breaking in means overcoming obstacles in a competitive and fragmented market.

6/23/2015

As part of Cincinnati Public Schools' AP Blended Learning program, Kajeet will provide the school system with its education broadband solution to ensure the students are accessing safe, filtered broadband for educational purposes using their Wi-Fi hotspots.

6/22/2015

6/22/2015

Hitachi America Ltd. introduced its new CP-BW301WN and CP-BX301WN short throw LCD projectors, both being compact and lightweight with improved image quality, network connectivity, built-in speakers and ImageCare technology.

6/22/2015

The two are partnering to create a field hockey-centric mini-curriculum for grades 3-5 for the SPARKfamily website. It is based on age-appropriate field hockey core themes and concepts in line with SHAPE America's national physical educations standards and grade level outcomes.

6/22/2015

Pearson is selling its PowerSchool business to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $350 million. The PowerSchool student information systems (SIS) supported 15 million students in 73 countries in 2014. The transaction also includes other SIS businesses including PowerSchool SMS, Gradespeed and eSIS Forms.

6/19/2015

6/19/2015

The new Vernier Chemistry Investigations for use with AP Chemistry lab book from Vernier Software & Technology provides 16 student-directed, inquiry-based laboratory investigations.

6/19/2015

When combined with Edsby's learning management system, schools will have access to Google Apps for Education's social feed-like features for every class taught, group discussions, attendance and much more with single sign-on and integration between the two cloud-based solutions.

6/19/2015

The new Full HD Video Wall display has a slim bezel-to-bezel measurement of about 1/16th of an inch, allowing displays to be connected seamlessly with others to create a video wall with a continuous image.

6/18/2015

6/18/2015

Lexia Learning released the myLexia App for Apple Watch app, which is the educator interface for Lexia Reading Core5. It delivers real-time schoolwide, classroom and individual student skills data, norm-referenced performance measures and actionable lesson plans.

6/18/2015

Xchange Technology Group's education-focused business unit, Partstock Computer, is being rolled into BlueRange Technology, the company’s full-service IT provider and reseller. BlueRange Technology works with hardware and software manufacturers such as Lenovo, HP, Dell, Acer and Microsoft.

6/18/2015

The CP-AX2505, CP-AX3505, CP-AW2505 and CP-AW3005 LCD projectors were debuted with an ultra-short-throw design that features an improved contrast ratio for more vivid and realistic image quality, improved lamp life and an ultra-short-throw design for small spaces.

6/17/2015

6/17/2015

The 2015 release of Adobe's flagship Adobe Creative Cloud tools and services includes major updates to Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC and InDesign CC as well as new connected mobile apps for iOS and Android.

6/17/2015

EDTRAININGCENTER has teamed up with observe4success to create a new kind of observation, feedback and professional development program for administrators, coaches, mentors and teachers.

6/17/2015

Rapid Responder Notify, the newest add-on to the Rapid Responder emergency preparedness and crisis management system, is a new external mass notification system that allows system administrators to instantly send out mass notifications as well as allowing app users to report incidents to designated personnel.

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