Industry News

1/9/2015

1/9/2015

The anonymous social networking app After School, which has been banned from Apple’s App Store, has added a new alert system for threats, added an online reporting form and asked suicide prevention and cyberbullying experts to join their safety board following multiple gun threats and cyberbullying incidents in 2014.

1/8/2015

1/8/2015

Lake Oswego School District selected GuideK12’s cloud-based solution to enable district analysis and strategic planning with a geographic perspective.

1/8/2015

Through a new partnership with Student Voice, a for-students-by-students nonprofit organization, Cengage Learning will provide opportunities for students to engage in conversations about classroom challenges with education influencers in three Student Voice Live! workshops this spring.

1/8/2015

CareerAdvisor, a new free, interactive and customizable tool helps students discover interests and professional goals as they prepare to enter the job market.The PwC US tool is accessible online and via all mobile devices.

1/7/2015

1/7/2015

Baker & Taylor signed a content agreement with Cricket Media. Under the new partnership, the education media and social learning company will supply Baker & Taylor with content from across its portfolio of children's magazines and K12 multimedia offerings.

1/7/2015

Brentwood Associates has acquired Excelligence Learning Corporation, a developer, manufacturer, distributor and retailer of educational products. The company serves the pre-K and elementary markets with over 20,000 products, including arts and crafts, active play, furniture, math, language and science.

1/7/2015

itslearning's mobile app for iPhones and Android phones automatically sends students notifications of upcoming events and tasks when their teacher posts the information within the itslearning platform.

1/6/2015

1/6/2015

Online self-study Mango Languages courses, providing access to over 60 languages, interactive learning and cultural understanding, have been launched by Eton Institute.

1/6/2015

SpaceX's fifth commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station will carry scientific research conceived and designed by students who are learning first-hand what it takes to conduct research in space.

1/6/2015

For the fifth year, Texas districts will have free access to a technology literacy assessment for eighth grade students through the continuation of a partnership between the Texas Computer Education Association and Learning.com. The online assessment, based on the Technology Applications TEKS, measures and reports technology skills.

1/6/2015

American Reading Company is partnering with Literacy Design Collaborative, a teacher-created instructional design system that utilizes online tools and resources to facilitate collaboration, content development and professional learning to implement college and career readiness standards.

1/5/2015

1/5/2015

The Baltimore Ravens and The One Love Foundation are partnering to offer a new film curriculum to inspire Maryland high school and college students to end relationship violence, including the rollout of One Love's Escalation feature film-based workshop curriculum and a team-based initiative.

1/5/2015

Blooming Kids Software, which makes teaching programs for autistic, learning disabled and young children, has added to its list of apps that run on Android mobile devices.

1/5/2015

MouseGate.com lauched its new website, including a new series of books targeting the younger audience, and its call for new authors to write books that center around Walt Disney locations around the world.

12/23/2014

12/23/2014

Hyundai Motor America and MIND Research Institute are giving a grant to expand a math program in Philadelphia public schools. The grant brings MIND’s ST Math software program to 6,300 students and 280 teachers at 19 campuses in the School District of Philadelphia this school year.

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