Industry News

Evo Academics brings student assessment to the cloud

The Free Teacher Edition of Apperson, Inc.'s Evo Academics assessment platform allows educators to create online quizzes and tests and share tests with colleagues. In addition, teachers can assign tests to students through a student portal and generate student proficiency reports for the standards assessed.

One-click sign on and system integration supported under new deal

Lexia Learning and Clever are teaming up to provide seamless integration between Lexia Reading Core5's fundamental literacy technology and a school or district’s student information system. By using Clever's technology, student enrollment records, staff accounts and class rosters are automatically updated on a nightly basis.

PBS KIDS launches its first online world for children

The newly launched Kart Kingdom is a collection of curriculum-based games that help children ages 6-9 learn systems-thinking skills collaboratively. The PBS KIDS game also features a new junior edition of E-line Media’s Gamestar Mechanic, which allows students to create, play and share their own digital games.

Classroom management app debuts for Google Chrome

Drawp for School has been released in the Chrome Web Store. Also available on theiTunes App Store and Google Play, Drawp for School is a creation app with a built-in collaboration platform and automatic distribution, collection and storage of assignments in the proprietary Drawp cloud.

New cyberethics module launched in digital safety program

A web-based cyberethics module for grades 3 through 6 has been released by Intel Security and Discovery Education as part of the Intel Security Digital Safety Program. Students will learn how to act more responsibly online and explore concepts such as cyberbullying, plagiarism and positive digital footprints.

New FLIR TCX security camera showcased

FLIR Systems, Inc.'s new FLIR TCX thermal mini bullet camera is now available. The security camera combines 24/7 high-contrast thermal video and high-performance built-in video motion detection.

WIN Learning and Nepris form partnership

WIN Learning, developers of the WIN Career Readiness System, and Nepris, a cloud-based platform connecting STEAM professionals with teachers and their students, have entered into a strategic partnership. The first stage will focus on connecting teachers who are using the recently launched WIN Math program with Nepris’ industry professionals.

Mimio introduces touch-enabled interactive projectors

The enhanced MimioProjector 280 line from Mimio now offers educators three options: the conventional non-interactive 280 model, the pen-based interactive 280I model and the new touch-enabled 280T model. The 280I allows for the simultaneous use of up to 10 simultaneous touch points.

BluePoint introduces rapid emergency response system

Rapid Emergency Response System is specifically designed to speed the response times of law enforcement and first responders and notify building occupants when life-threatening incidents occur within schools and other facilities.

Bartlett City Schools selects InfoSnap

The Tennessee district will implement an online student registration solution from InfoSnap with Spanish translation. PowerSchool will streamline the school system's data collection for new and annual student registration.