Industry News

ISTE and the Worlddidac Association partner to advance learning with technology

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the Worlddidac Association have joined forces to offer access for educators to contemporary professional learning opportunities and resources. They will also collaborate to create environments where students have access to technology to support learning.

Truenorthlogic builds K12 talent management solution

Professional learning services provider Generation Ready sold its Avatar TMS to Truenorthlogic. The Avatar training management system assists human resources departments in K12 schools by automating course registration, management, and certification tracking for educators.

EpiPen4Schools program enhances emergency treatment support

Mylan Specialty announced new EpiPen4Schools program offerings, including a training video for school staff and administrators that features an anaphylaxis overview and step-by-step demonstration of how to administer EpiPen Auto-Injector. The EpiPen4Schools program provides four free EpiPen Auto-Injectors to qualifying schools.

New software program enables communication with hard of hearing

NexTalk Inc. launched ACCESS Education Edition, a new software program designed to enable communication between schools and the deaf and hard of hearing family members or guardians of students. launches song-search engine has launched an internet-based song discovery engine that speeds and streamlines the process of finding musical theater songs for students and teachers.

New online assessments debuted by Walch Integrated Math

Walch Integrated Math has launched SBAC-type unit assessments that are integrated with its Integrated Math I, II, and III resources for teachers and students.

LED lighting solution with color select released by USAI Lighting

USAI Lighting launched Color Select, an LED technology that offers adjustable white light with independent control of color temperature and intensity.

Charter Schools USA partners with Performance Matters

Charter Schools USA has partnered with Performance Matters to implement the UNIFY assessment platform and the Performance Matters Assessment and Data Management System across all 70 of its schools in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan and North Carolina.

Mentoring Minds launches supplemental curriculum

Total Motivation, a new standards-aligned, supplemental curriculum, has been launched by Mentoring Minds with print and online solutions.

New iPad classroom app available from Netop

Netop's Vision ME iPad classroom workflow app, now available in the App Store, allows teachers to present lessons directly on classroom iPads, showcase student work, blank student screens, block Internet access with the click of a button, and administer web-based tests and quizzes.