Industry News

2/19/2015

2/19/2015

Cree, Inc. introduced field-adjustable color temperature for its SmartCast Technology-enabled CR Series LED troffers. The SmartCast Technology, combined with Cree's TrueWhite Technology, allows for better color quality, consistency and flexibility to control illumination.

2/18/2015

2/18/2015

The new ParentSquare analytics dashboard is designed to help administrators see, track and enhance parental reach, engagement and participation.

2/18/2015

ProgressBook VirtualClassroom is an e-learning management system that gives teachers the ability to create standards-aligned content, collaborate with curriculum teams to co-author content, and share content districtwide.

2/18/2015

Alachua County Public Schools has signed an agreement to deploy Scientific Learning Corp.'s Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant online programs in 10 schools to help students improve their language, literacy and reading skills.

2/18/2015

Compass Learning has added GoQuest, a differentiation, inquiry- and project-based learning tool that matches more than 40,000 learning activities and projects to specific student interests and preferences.

2/17/2015

2/17/2015

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe is partnering with Strive for College to sponsor a pilot program that helps tribal high school students gain access to college. Strive for College matches qualifying high school students with undergraduate students who virtually mentor them.

2/17/2015

PublicSchoolWORKS has released Discriminatory Harassment — Identification and Response, a new course that addresses eight types of peer harassment based on race, sex, color, national-origin, disability and religion.

2/13/2015

2/13/2015

A+ Mobile Solutions' Aldebaran NAO Robot and its development software are available as an optional add-on to its Mobile STEM Lab - Intelligent Laptop Cart. Students can learn to program the robot to perform simple to complex behaviors using the Choregraphe software.

2/13/2015

PublicSchoolWORKS has released a new online staff training course to address peer discriminatory harassment and the confidentiality, due-process rights and freedom of speech requirements for district administrators.

2/12/2015

2/12/2015

Gryphon House Inc. has released Move to Learn: Integrating Movement into the Early Childhood Curriculum to help educators turn their classrooms into environments that encourage movement activities throughout the early childhood curricula.

2/12/2015

The Iowa school district is utilizing GuideK12’s SchoolSearch to provide an efficient way to share assigned school details and other information from the Iowa City Schools homepage with the parents in the community.

2/12/2015

The two companies have partnered to distribute Cantata Learning's product line through direct and wholesale channels. Twenty-nine Cantata Learning products are now available as Capstone Interactive eBooks and as print picture book/audio bundles, with an additional 42 new books set for release this year.

2/11/2015

2/11/2015

Filament Games debuted Backyard Engineers, a game that teaches engineering concepts and problem solving skills by giving students the opportunity to design and adjust catapults for fictional water balloon fights.

2/11/2015

Frontline Technologies has acquired CRS Advanced Technology, which produces a competing product for substitute teacher placement and absence management. Though CRS Advanced Technology's SubFinder users will not see any immediate change, Frontline intends to eventually retire the SubFinder system.

2/11/2015

EarthEcho International has released a collection of standard-aligned educational materials and documentary videos on their second youth expedition, EarthEcho Expedition: Beyond the Dead Zone.

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