Industry News

1/7/2015

1/7/2015

Baker & Taylor signed a content agreement with Cricket Media. Under the new partnership, the education media and social learning company will supply Baker & Taylor with content from across its portfolio of children's magazines and K12 multimedia offerings.

1/7/2015

Brentwood Associates has acquired Excelligence Learning Corporation, a developer, manufacturer, distributor and retailer of educational products. The company serves the pre-K and elementary markets with over 20,000 products, including arts and crafts, active play, furniture, math, language and science.

1/7/2015

itslearning's mobile app for iPhones and Android phones automatically sends students notifications of upcoming events and tasks when their teacher posts the information within the itslearning platform.

1/6/2015

1/6/2015

Online self-study Mango Languages courses, providing access to over 60 languages, interactive learning and cultural understanding, have been launched by Eton Institute.

1/6/2015

SpaceX's fifth commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station will carry scientific research conceived and designed by students who are learning first-hand what it takes to conduct research in space.

1/6/2015

American Reading Company is partnering with Literacy Design Collaborative, a teacher-created instructional design system that utilizes online tools and resources to facilitate collaboration, content development and professional learning to implement college and career readiness standards.

1/6/2015

For the fifth year, Texas districts will have free access to a technology literacy assessment for eighth grade students through the continuation of a partnership between the Texas Computer Education Association and Learning.com. The online assessment, based on the Technology Applications TEKS, measures and reports technology skills.

1/5/2015

1/5/2015

The Baltimore Ravens and The One Love Foundation are partnering to offer a new film curriculum to inspire Maryland high school and college students to end relationship violence, including the rollout of One Love's Escalation feature film-based workshop curriculum and a team-based initiative.

1/5/2015

Blooming Kids Software, which makes teaching programs for autistic, learning disabled and young children, has added to its list of apps that run on Android mobile devices.

1/5/2015

MouseGate.com lauched its new website, including a new series of books targeting the younger audience, and its call for new authors to write books that center around Walt Disney locations around the world.

12/23/2014

12/23/2014

Hyundai Motor America and MIND Research Institute are giving a grant to expand a math program in Philadelphia public schools. The grant brings MIND’s ST Math software program to 6,300 students and 280 teachers at 19 campuses in the School District of Philadelphia this school year.

12/22/2014

12/22/2014

Promethean's ActivPanel, available in four sizes, enables up to 10 unique touches and includes built-in stereo speakers and ActivInspire Professional software.

12/22/2014

Charter Schools USA opened Leading Edge, a training facility with on-site trainings and virtual seminars to be used for charter school teachers, principals, assistant principals and staff.

12/19/2014

12/19/2014

Eduplanet21 will roll out its new software platform with an enhanced user interface, new organizational and planning tools and easier access to content allowing more opportunities for collaboration.

12/19/2014

Edmentum's Edmentum Sensei has expanded its intuitive reporting for teachers using Study Island and has added new views in Plato Courseware and Edmentum Assessments. With the actionable data platform, educators can track standards mastery data to make formative instructional decisions.

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