Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/10/2015 - 1:50am
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:15pm
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:36am
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:27am
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 06/07/2015 - 11:46pm
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 06/07/2015 - 11:23pm
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 06/05/2015 - 1:12am
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 06/04/2015 - 1:43pm
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 06/04/2015 - 1:07pm
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.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:50pm
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.