Industry News

11/14/2014

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

mehealth for ADHD's digital platform, which implements American Academy of Pediatrics' clinical guidelines and DSM-5 to automate the ADHD evaluation process, now includes a Spanish-language component.

11/11/2014

Scholastic launched Guided Reading Short Reads, a K6 resource for text comprehension, and Leveled Bookroom 3rd Edition, which focuses on leveled texts, assessments, and new technology tools for shared reading.

11/11/2014

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

11/10/2014

11/10/2014

Edgenuity debuted its new Online Learning and Digital Citizenship curriculum, which includes lessons on interacting with digital curriculum, understanding digital leadership and safety, practicing proper “netiquette,” dealing with online harassment and cyberbullying, and a range of other topics.

11/10/2014

A new bibliography maker for students, teachers, researchers and scholars has been released by Researchomatic. The citation generator can be accessed from Researchomatic’s website, without any charges.

11/10/2014

Google Play for Education has teamed up with Interstellar and Google Certified Teachers to launch a new program for middle and high school students to explore mathematical, scientific and literary concepts discussed in the Interstellar film. Over 20 lesson plans created by Google Certified Teachers are available.

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