Industry News

4/15/2015

4/15/2015

Greenville County Schools has deepened its 13-year partnership with Discovery Education by implementing Discovery Education’s Digital Leader Corps in 10 sites across the district. The professional development system supports the development of teacher-leaders as they serve as change agents for the district's digital transition.

4/14/2015

4/14/2015

Through this integration, schools and districts that use Blackboard’s teaching and learning solutions will now be able to access and build courses leveraging CK-12 Foundation’s content. CK-12’s K-12 STEM platform provides a combination of adaptive STEM practice material and recommended learning material at no cost.

4/14/2015

Califone International LLC's latest Bluetooth keyboard, the KB4, will feature a compact, lightweight design for easy portability and flexible classroom use. The KB4 charges in four hours, and is operational for up to 44 uninterrupted hours.

4/13/2015

4/13/2015

Test Free has launched SAT Free, a no-cost online test preparation course, for all college-bound and college-interested students, including juniors taking the SAT this spring.

4/13/2015

The free Copilot Family parental control app will include the weekly Insight Email, which will detail a child’s technology use. The feature provides a window into how children are using mobile devices, indicating what new apps the child has downloaded on a weekly basis.

4/13/2015

Discovery Education expanded its partnership with Tennessee’s Metro Nashville Public Schools. In the latest phase of this seven-year relationship, middle school students districtwide will be able to learn through Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook series.

4/10/2015

4/10/2015

Researchers at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition have released a new version of CmapTools to the Apple App Store. CmapTools empower users to create and share knowledge models represented as concept maps.

4/10/2015

New health and physical education courses from cFitness Academy are being offered through Edgenuity’s Instructional Services. Online and blended physical education, health and career options for students in grades K12 are provided.

4/9/2015

4/9/2015

Excent Corp. and Professional Software for Nurses Inc. (PSNI) have partnered to provide an integrated solution for electronic health records software and Medicaid billing. The automatic transfer of billing data will allow schools to increase their reimbursements and collect revenue faster.

4/9/2015

Within the North East Florida Educational Consortium, a collaborative of 10 member districts has signed on to use the Unify platform to work together to develop local assessments. Developed by Performance Matters, Unify is a technology platform designed for the development, review and administration of quality assessment content.

4/9/2015

Discovery Education and Spartanburg School District 2 expanded their 10-year partnership to bring Discovery Education’s Science Techbook series to elementary and middle school classrooms districtwide.

4/8/2015

4/8/2015

The Texas district successfully enrolled two-thirds of its student population online during the initial implementation phase of Prologic Technology Systems, Inc.'s TEAMS Online Student Registration & Enrollment System. El Paso ISD will continue the rollout by conducting a series of computer literacy classes for parents.

4/8/2015

Music Prodigy Quiz is a comprehensive music classroom student evaluation tool for general music students, ensemble students and university students. Teachers can select from the test question database or create their own questions in a variety of formats in one assessment.

4/8/2015

The education nonprofit and DIRECTV partnered to support Teach For America's national efforts to recruit, train and support math educators across the country with its Los Angeles, Oklahoma and Colorado regions receiving dedicated funding.

4/7/2015

4/7/2015

Classroom24-7, LLC, an online education technologies and services provider, has been bought by Rizk Ventures, LLC. The company offers a range of services required to build large-scale online education programs.

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