Industry News

11/19/2014

11/19/2014

Designed to tighten the feedback loop between schools and families, the eSchoolPLUS Family App puts quickly connects students, parents and guardians with classwork, schedules, attendance, grades, activities and more on their mobile devices.

11/18/2014

11/18/2014

Cogmed Working Memory Training, an evidence-based, computerized training program designed by neuroscientists to strengthen students’ working memory, has been updated by Pearson to make it more user-friendly, flexible and comprehensive for educators and clinicians.

11/18/2014

Through a new partnership with Destination Imagination (DI), PCG Education will repurpose and incorporate DI hands-on STEM, arts and service learning content into in-school curriculum and afterschool programs for K12 students. PCG will also partner with DI to deliver summer camp programming.

11/18/2014

The nation’s 22nd-largest school system, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, has selected Netchemia’s TalentEd Recruit & Hire to manage its applicant tracking and hiring processes.

11/17/2014

11/17/2014

Comcast Business' ethernet services have been selected by the California district to provide high-capacity internet connectivity and expanded bandwidth support for Oakland USD's personalized learning curriculum and applications.

11/17/2014

Developed in collaboration with the National Center for Literacy Education and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) Project ReimaginED is a new social learning community for teacher and technology coaches to collaborate real time to develop lessons that align to the standards.

11/14/2014

11/14/2014

Blackboard Inc. has acquired ParentLink, uniting two K12 communications providers. ParentLink currently supports more than eight thousand schools.

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

The School Business Suite from Skyward has been picked by Prairie Grove CSD 46 and Lyons School District 103 to reduce costs and improve district-wide business efficiencies.

11/14/2014

Working with the trend of naturally lit offices, InFocus Corporation released ultra-bright IN3130a network projectors. With up to 4500 lumens, InFocus designed the IN3134a, IN3136a and IN3138HDa specifically for use in spaces with significant ambient light.

11/13/2014

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.

11/13/2014

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

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.

11/12/2014

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.

11/12/2014

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.

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