Industry News

3/25/2015

3/25/2015

The Delaware Department of Education has selected Schoology’s Learning Management System to power online and blended learning across the entire state in addition to professional development to help teachers implement blended learning.

3/25/2015

The Support Our Science initiative will offer a combination of digital content, customized educator support and professional development, student engagement activities, Science Channel content and hands-on digital tools and resources to help educators build students' STEM skills and knowledge.

3/25/2015

Stonington Public Schools is now using SchoolDude's CrisisManager. The Connecticut district’s administrators have access to CrisisManager and their school's customized emergency response plans on their smartphones. Detailed instructions outline plans for inclement weather, injured student, active shooter, bomb threat and other crisis situations.

3/25/2015

Kickboard is open sourcing its privacy policies and processes to help other K12 companies develop an effective privacy policy and terms of service. Kickboard’s Platform and Service Privacy Policy includes information about the roles of schools and school officials; how information about students, school officials and parents is collected, tracked and used; and data security.

3/24/2015

3/24/2015

Lodi USD is using the Bomgar Remote Support solution to provide tech support to its 3,000 employees and to comply with federal laws that protects the privacy of student education records.

3/24/2015

Mobile apps by SchoolInfoApp now allow students to securely display their official school ID on their iPhone, Android or other smartphone with scannable barcodes and pertinent information. Another new feature allows teachers to issue digital hall passes to help with schools' out-of-class management policies and procedures.

3/24/2015

Carroll County Public Schools will bring Discovery Education’s new digital math textbook to its middle and high school classrooms districtwide. Math Techbook features Common Core and state standards-aligned math content, interactives, videos, digital tools and game activities.

3/23/2015

3/23/2015

Edmentum added computing as a new subject available in EducationCity, a foundational learning program for grades pre-K through 6. The new subject provides an introduction to computer science, digital literacy and information technology using interactive content.

3/23/2015

American-Ukrainian startup Preply.com/en is coming back to the U.S. market with an updated product – a marketplace for local and online language tutoring. Preply has officially started acquiring tutors in the U.S. and several other English-speaking countries.

3/23/2015

TheIBLibrary.com launched a new, free digital and physical library resource for International Baccalaureate schools, international schools, and librarians and information science professionals to fulfill the requirements of international school accreditation bodies.

3/20/2015

3/20/2015

LocknCharge launched four new products for schools to safely store, charge and sync mobile devices in locked steel carts or stations at schools.

3/20/2015

Gryphon House, Inc.'s new activity book, “Getting to the Heart of Learning: Social-Emotional Skills across the Early Childhood Curriculum” by Ellen Booth Church, offers activities designed to connect social-emotional learning to the classroom curriculum with child-development tips, guidelines and support information for teachers.

3/20/2015

Cybrary has launched a new education training platform designed to help K12 and higher education educators plan, manage and monitor IT and cybersecurity curriculums.

3/19/2015

3/19/2015

The new edition of Building Blocks includes 50 percent more games, increased support through grade 8 based on Common Core and state standards and iPad accessibility. The supplemental math program uses games, adaptive learning technology and personalized lessons to improve student math skills.

3/19/2015

The free educational program shows students the essentials of becoming successful micro-entrepreneurs and how to benefit local communities. In five curriculum modules, students learn about business basics, micro-enterprises, business plans, finance and marketing.

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