Industry News

1/20/2015

1/20/2015

ClassDojo, a teaching aid platform designed for use in schools, updated its core offering to provide a specifically tailored view for teachers, students and parents. On the teacher’s side of things, the app allows for feedback to be given directly from any student or parent profile.

1/16/2015

1/16/2015

Rhapsody Tours of Kent, England has been acquired by WorldStrides, joining its lineup of travel enrichment programs for teachers, parents, students and adults. Rhapsody Tours offers student group travel programs in the UK and across Europe, focused on culture, history, and science.

1/16/2015

AVID and Denver Public Schools are starting the AVID Denver Neighborhood Project, a 3-year grant funded by the I.A. O'Shaughnessy Foundation to expand and strengthen the AVID College Readiness System in a cluster of schools in two underrepresented neighborhoods served by the district.

1/16/2015

SMART Technologies Inc. introduced a new value line of interactive flat panels designed specifically for the education market. There are two new models in the SMART Board 4000 series with the 4065 and 4055 interactive flat panels a new 6055 model in the 6000 series.

1/15/2015

1/15/2015

Chula Vista Elementary School District and Val Verde USD are enhancing on-site security measures with visitor management software produced by Raptor Technologies. The system screens school building visitors against a registered sex offender database and custom alert database.

1/15/2015

The Texas district is partnering with Edgenuity to expand support for all high school students by offering free test preparation services for college entrance exams, including the SAT. Austin ISD students may enroll in the web-based courses, which will allow them to complete lessons at their own pace.

1/15/2015

DTP CrossPoint 84, a new model without an integrated control processor or amplifier, has been added to Extron Electronics’ family of DTP CrossPoint matrix switchers.

1/14/2015

1/14/2015

Bridgeport Public Schools expanded its partnership with myON to strengthen Connecticut district's literacy program to its 37 schools serving over 21,000 students.

1/14/2015

After asking students a series of questions, Shmoop’s new College Planning Tool then compiles a personalized list of safety, target and reach schools. Resume Redux enables students to reformat their resumes.

1/14/2015

Albemarle County Public Schools and Blackboard are partnering further to bring the district's full education technology suite under one unified platform with five Blackboard solutions that center on teaching, learning and community engagement.

1/13/2015

1/13/2015

Through an initiative with New York City Public Schools, Isabella Products, Inc. expands its children's tablet pilot program to include Harlem. Fable, a browser-free tablet and content delivery platform designed for children, will be used in second grade classrooms at several schools.

1/13/2015

Princeton High School, a public high school in New Jersey, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services to improve discoverability of its library resources and to raise the level of the research being conducted by students.

1/13/2015

Mimio's newest versions, the MimioStudio 11.3 classroom software and the MimioMobile 3 mobile application, offer integration between the two programs. MimioStudio also integrates all MimioClassroom products and has an expanded collaborative feature for teachers and students.

1/12/2015

1/12/2015

Portable Affordable Lockdown System (PALS), a classroom security solution, can be applied in seconds, stopping an assailant from entering a classroom until law enforcement arrives.

1/12/2015

Rowan-Salisbury School System in North Carolina has selected Raptor Technologies to install a new visitor management software in its 35 elementary, middle and high schools.

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