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PTBoard launches as new productivity website

PTBoard is a free mobile-accessible website that allows users to efficiently create and post school directories, fundraisers and school announcements and official forms in addition to sharing documents, photos, discussions, calendars and emergency notifications in one location.

New digital safety module launched by Discovery Education and Intel Security

The two companies have released a new self-paced, interactive digital safety module for students ages 8-11 focusing on cybersecurity as part of the Intel Security Digital Safety Program.

Chalkable brings classroom tools to STI's flagship student information system

STI integrated Chalkable classroom management tools for teachers within its flagship InformationNOW student information system. This integration removes the need for double entry of data by teachers and provides automatic reporting of grades and assignments.

New curriculum products prepare students with special needs

Mayer-Johnson, a Tobii Dynavox company, introduced Boardmaker Instructional Solutions, three curricular programs designed to offer research-based instruction for students with special needs.

myON adds National Geographic Kids content to digital platform

Thirty titles from National Geographic Kids have been added to myON's online, personalized literacy environment, including Spies of the Mississippi and How to Get Rich on a Texas Cattle Drive.

School Specialty phonics program optimized for mobile devices

EPS Literacy and Intervention's Explode The Code phonics program, a multisensory program geared toward improving literacy, is now optimized for iPad and Android devices.

Pearson releases tablet-based interactive assessment

TELL (Test of English Language Learning) leverages an automated scoring technologies to give teachers quick access to the information they need to inform instruction, while providing district leaders with the data they need to meet state and federal reporting requirements.

Texas Instruments unveils a new graphing calculator

A new addition has been made to Texas Instruments' TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators. The TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator is 30 percent thinner and lighter than the TI-84 Plus with customized color selections available.

Digital daily practice interactive lessons released by Evan-Moor

Evan-Moor’s daily practice titles are now available digitally as interactive language, reading and math lessons for whole-class or small-group instruction.

New product added to Extron Electronics' streaming AV series

Extron Electronics introduced the SMD 202, a compact, high performance media player and live stream decoder that is adaptable to different network conditions and streaming requirements.