Industry News

12/5/2014

12/5/2014

WGBH launched a bilingual website and curriculum for Peep and the Big Wide World, its preschool science and math series. The new website, available in both English and Spanish, includes PEEP animated episodes, live-action videos, games, family activities and educational materials and professional development tools.

12/5/2014

MindPlay debuted MindPlay Teacher Companion, an online reading and professional development program designed to help teachers learn about scientifically-based reading instruction through lectures, videos and activities.

12/5/2014

The Mutualink K12 communications platform is now being piloted in 20 New York schools, enabling schools to establish a direct link to police, fire and other entities in an emergency.

12/4/2014

12/4/2014

Epiphany Learning, a personalized learning software application that utilizes student-directed feedback to create Learner Profiles, was launched. The web-based program allows teachers to generate customized learning and skills paths for each student.

12/4/2014

The Total Motivation supplemental curriculum, a standards-aligned, print and online supplemental curriculum, is now available for iPads, Chromebooks, Macs and PCs.

12/4/2014

Follett introduced Destiny Resource Manager, a universal system that enables K12 districts to track and manage all school assets. It will monitor barcoded textbooks in addition to traditional assets such as laptops, tablets and equipment.

12/4/2014

TabPilot Learning Systems expanded its TabPilot Tablet Manager to include iOS. The tablet management system's iOS version is now available to select schools through a limited “Early Experience Program."

12/3/2014

12/3/2014

The Sanford Harmony Program is being adopted by Lakeside USD in San Diego County. The program, which promotes positive peer interactions, is being introduced in the district's preschool and transitional kindergarten schools.

12/3/2014

McGraw-Hill Education launched Acuity College and Career Readiness, a new interim assessment focused for students in grades 3–8. The assessment enables educators to create personalized intervention plan for students with digital, standards-based instructional resources.

12/2/2014

12/2/2014

Green Horizon Services has become a SchoolDude SuccessPlus Services Partner to provide preventive maintenance to school districts across 25 states. Services include on-site data collection of all major HVAC and plumbing equipment and creating preventive maintenance templates and schedules.

12/2/2014

A new brand website has been launched by JumpStart at www.jumpstart.com to house all of its web and mobile offerings, including the company's learning-based games and game-themed worlds.

12/1/2014

12/1/2014

Sunrise Hitek debuted its new G5 slim tough case, which includes a dual-layer rugged design and a built-in stylus.

12/1/2014

Cullman County Schools partnered with InfoSnap to design, develop and deploy a customized solution to streamline new and annual student registration through an integration between InfoSnap and Cullman’s InformationNOW student information system.

12/1/2014

VIF International Education released a new version of its online learning center for educators. The VIF learning center features a revamped user interface and sitewide navigation upgrades.

11/26/2014

11/26/2014

Education Market Research/Simba Information released a new report titled K-12 Enrollment by Subject/Course & Grade, 2014-15 School Year. The data shows that the highest enrollment courses include art and general music at the elementary level, and algebra and Spanish and biology at the senior high level.

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