Industry News

7/9/2015

7/9/2015

InFocus Corporation's new five IN110x series classroom-optimized projectors each feature 3200-lumen brightness and 15,000:1 contrast ratio to fit school budgets and the ambient-light levels of most classrooms.

7/8/2015

7/8/2015

The computerized assessment tests reading skills and identifies strengths and weaknesses for a single student, a class, or the entire K12 school population. Formerly known as RAPS 360, the updated MindPlay Universal Screener now works on any computer platform, as well as on iPads and tablets.

7/8/2015

The personalized professional growth system replaces Truenorthlogic's Talent Management System. The Truenorthlogic Connect Platform consists of four integrated offerings focused on evaluation, professional development, talent support, and a tool to score and certify observers who conduct teacher, principal and staff observations for consistency.

7/8/2015

Edgenuity MyPath will soon be able to incorporate Scantron Performance Series assessment data to deliver personalized learning plans to students. This product solution will enable school districts to use previously collected data to offer targeted student instruction.

7/7/2015

7/7/2015

The Touchjet Pond Projector turns any wall or table surface into an 80-inch interactive touchscreen where students and teachers can display and interact with Android educational apps, fostering group problem solving and social learning.

7/7/2015

The advanced scoring analytics API can evaluate student performance within simulations, games, and other open-ended assessment items and digital learning objects — in real time.

7/7/2015

Blackboard has acquired X-Ray Analytics, a predictive analytics technology that provides visualizations of past behavior and performances at the course, cross-course and institutional levels. The technology will be first integrated into Blackboard's Moodlerooms and Enterprise Moodle.

7/6/2015

7/6/2015

In addition to offering unique content from MasteryConnect, the new web-based Mindful professional development platform will offer teachers access to School Improvement Network’s library of more than 2,500 videos.

7/6/2015

With HTML5 as its core technology, eSchoolPLUS 4.0 offers expanded features including responsive design, advanced navigation tools, and mobile-first design concepts.

7/6/2015

The educational assessment services provider is buying key assets of the CTB assessment business of McGraw-Hill Education. Data Recognition Corporation will acquire CTB's statewide custom business and summative shelf assessment products, including TerraNova, LAS Links, TABE and TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion high school equivalency assessment.

7/6/2015

Edmentum launched its new Flex Assignments to customize instructional content and the Virtual Collaboration Space to connect with students in a synchronous environment. In addition, new courses have been added to Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy, including math and English language arts, over 40 state-specific ones and more career technical education courses.

7/2/2015

7/2/2015

A leadership module has been added to BrightBytes' Clarity platform. Created in partnership with McREL International, the module is based on McREL's research about the leadership practices that have the largest impact on student outcomes.

7/2/2015

To help make tablets more classroom ready, Educational Resources created its EdRedi application to enable classroom teachers to intuitively supervise and control their students’ name-brand devices — such as the Acer Iconia 10.1 tablet, the first EdRedi-enabled device.

7/2/2015

The new Discovery Education Science Techbook is designed specifically to help teachers transition to the Next Generation Science Standards framework. It includes content such as video, audio, text, interactives with hands-on activities and virtual labs.

7/2/2015

Edgenuity MyPath, a supplemental instruction program in mathematics and reading, will soon incorporate Scantron assessment data to deliver personalized learning plans to students. MyPath can be used for intervention, grade-level support, or academic enrichment through individualized learning paths.

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