Industry News

6/11/2015

6/11/2015

The users of Tales2Go's apps can now listen to complete audio book titles without a continuous internet connection, and educators and parents can search by Lexile measure.

6/10/2015

6/10/2015

Two Pennsylvania districts, Central Cambria School District and Gateway School District, have adopted the Student Management Suite from Skyward for scheduling, state reporting, student grading and more.

6/10/2015

OpenEd expanded its formative assessment bank to include new assessments built from questions from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Assess2Know Benchmark Item Bank and Higher Learning Technology.

6/10/2015

To address racial disparities in school settings, Knowledge Delivery Systems and Pacific Educational Group’s new online course, Courageous Conversations About Race, was developed for preK-12 grade educators to become more culturally and socially responsive to the needs of all students.

6/9/2015

6/9/2015

Allegany County Public Schools continued its partnership with Discovery Education with the school district now providing its students in grades K-8 access to Discovery Education Science Techbook.

6/9/2015

Tobii Dynavox, an assistive technology company for individuals with communication disabilities, introduced Communicator 5 software and I-Series+ speech generating devices—which comes with eye-tracking capabilities supporting communication through voice, email, text messaging, social networking and phone calls.

6/8/2015

6/8/2015

Berwyn South School District 100 in Illinois deployed Lexia Reading Core5 across all elementary schools while Wisconsin's West Allis-West Milwaukee School District incorporated the program for all pre-K-5 students across the district.

6/8/2015

Instructure, a software-as-a-service company and creator of the Canvas learning management system, is incorporating Zaption's interactive video lessons in 10 Canvas Network courses. For educators, Zaption's advanced analytics provide immediate feedback on students' engagement and their understanding of key concepts.

6/5/2015

6/5/2015

Code.org announced 11 new partnerships with computer science education organizations to help schools where Code.org it isn’t able to work directly. The organizations offer curriculum, professional development or a blend of both to add computer science into the formal curriculum in schools.

6/5/2015

The new partnership will allow teachers using the Actively Learn digital reading platform to buy circulations of HarperCollins’s copyrighted K12 titles from the platform’s online catalog.

6/5/2015

Netop updated its Vision ME iPad classroom workflow app with expanded sharing of file types, an improved student enrollment process and increased foreign language support. In a move to support mixed language classrooms, the app is now available in Japanese in addition to Spanish, French, Dutch, German and English.

6/4/2015

6/4/2015

The new feature allows teachers to remind parents and students of upcoming assignments and events, and works seamlessly within FreshGrade's student digital portfolios.

6/4/2015

Edmentum has received Florida Department of Education approval of 26 courses for the 2015–16 school year. These courses, accessible through Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy, were approved for grades 6 through 12.

6/4/2015

How to make STEM learning fun brought together two education technology entrepreneurs to create KitHub, a new electronics kit company. The company partner with toymakers, technologists and teachers to create and offer new kits monthly in addition to classroom sets and curriculum and step-by-step guides.

6/3/2015

6/3/2015

A new Mindprint Learning, LLC cognitive evaluation and learning platform, the Mindprint assessment, is an online cognitive test for children ages 8 to 21. The one-hour, self-administered assessment offers insight into how each child learns best.

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