Industry News

12/3/2014

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.

12/3/2014

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.

12/2/2014

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.

12/2/2014

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.

12/1/2014

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

The Culturally Responsive Classroom is a cross-cultural program offered to educators. Before participating, educators complete Berlitz's web-based self-reporting tool that compare's users' work style preferences against 56 national and regional cultural profiles.

11/26/2014

buncee released the new free iPad app Buncee for Edu, and revamped Buncee Pro, its original iPad app. Buncee for Edu allow students to create their own digital stories, presentations and other projects. The Buncee Pro iPad app has also been redesigned with a new user interface and features.

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.

11/25/2014

11/25/2014

Boston-based Smarterer, a skills assessment company, has been acquired by Pluralsight for $75 million. Smarterer assessments utilize crowdsourcing and a dynamic assessment engine to validate skills.

11/25/2014

JogNog’s iPad app now allows students to draw directly on-screen while answering quiz questions. The scratchpad tool adds to the JogNog Achievement System’s portfolio of capabilities to support different learning styles by students.

11/25/2014

RANDA Solutions has acquired eCOVE Software, LLC, a classroom observation and walkthrough software company based in Oregon. This move will allow RANDA, a company that focuses on state and large district contracts, to enter the classroom observation market.

11/25/2014

Capstone launched PebbleGo Next, its newest line of database modules featuring content connected to grades three through six. PebbleGo Next debuts with a State and American Indian Studies module.

11/24/2014

11/24/2014

With the addition of 15,000 topics, Researchomatic has expanded its database to include history subjects in the sub-categories of African-American studies, American history, East-European history and Latin American studies.

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