Industry News

8/14/2014

8/14/2014

Charleston County School District and Discovery Education announced an expansion of their partnership that brings Discovery Education’s digital science textbook to elementary and middle school classrooms districtwide. Through this expansion, students will have access to Discovery Education’s Science Techbook series.

8/14/2014

Imagine Learning is partnering with Scantron to combine Scantron’s online assessments with the Imagine Learning platform.

8/13/2014

8/13/2014

PresenceLearning has added, “Getting Smarter About SPED: A Conversation about Blended Learning Decisions and Implications” to its online resource library. Based on a webinar featuring Tom Vander Ark, Maria Carr and Robin Wise, the free download outlines how properly executed blended learning models can positively impact special education students.

8/13/2014

Google announced the limited preview of Classroom, a tool that aims to make it easier for teachers to stay in touch with their students and to give them assignments and feedback. Anyone with a Google Apps for Education account can now use the service.

8/13/2014

An eco-friendly line of school supplies made with recycled materials, renewable recources or innovations in biodegradability has been launched by Green ABCs.

8/12/2014

8/12/2014

WHOOSH! has released a new, non-toxic Screen Shine solution for tablet and computer screens that also forms a protective layer to resist dirt build-up, smudges and fingerprints.

8/12/2014

Compass Learning's Compass Learning High School curriculum has achieved certification from the University of California (UC) for the 2014–2015 school year. A number of college-preparatory courses have met the criteria established by UC to ensure that students can master rigorous curricula areas required to enter the University’s first-year program.

8/12/2014

NEC Display Solutions of America's NEC DisplayNote Software is now available through the cloud. The tool lets educators, students and professionals present and share content, and collaborate across any device using Windows, IOS and Android operating systems.

8/11/2014

8/11/2014

Roadtrip Nation and Hobsons have partnered to launch a college and career exploration curriculum for students in grades 6-12. The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action around CGI America initiative targets markets with large at-risk, low-income, minority populations, historically high dropout rates, and the highest student-to-counselor ratios.

8/11/2014

Learning A–Z, a Cambium Learning Group, Inc. company, is merging its two Headsprout software products, Headsprout Early Reading and Headsprout Reading Comprehension, into one comprehensive K5 online reading program.

8/8/2014

8/8/2014

Tiltan Games announced a new educational initiative for preschool, pre-K and kindergarten. Available on iOS and Android, My Dino companion introduces new concepts to young kids at their own pace with a dinosaur avatar and activities.

8/8/2014

Senkatel Corporation introduced its first purpose-built Google Chromebook with design features and internet-accessible software applications targeting the K12 education market. Senkatel, in collaboration with Intel Education Solutions, now offers Intel processor-based Google Android OS education tablets and a ruggedized Chromebook.

8/8/2014

PenBay Solutions has been selected by the Los Angeles Unified School District to configure and roll out a new InVision FM solution to streamline the process of their annual capacity planning process.

8/7/2014

8/7/2014

Waterford Institute's entire math and science curriculum is now online to offer schools a cloud-based delivery option. The computer-based curriculum is made up of more than 3,000 interactive activities, including science experiments, math games, illustrated books and songs.

8/7/2014

Boardmaker Online has been introduced by DynaVox Systems, creators of Boardmaker, a symbol-adapted special education software for assisting individuals with speech, language and learning challenges. Designed for special needs educators, speech-language pathologists, assistive technology specialists and parents, Boardmaker Online helps create and manage special education instruction.

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