Industry News

Absolute Software introduces persistence technology

Under a new agreement with Dell, Absolute Software Corporation's Persistence technology will be embedded in the firmware of Android-powered Dell mobile devices for security and data risk management.

TIME For Kids releases digital literacy platform

TIME Edge is a new digital platform - developed by the editors of TIME and TIME For Kids - for seventh and eighth grade classrooms. It features original multimedia content, learning tools, and lesson plans and resources to support digital literacy and global citizenship.

Quick Key integrates with PowerSchool from Pearson

As part of a new partnership agreement between Quick Key and Pearson, educators can quickly score assessments using Quick Key’s mobile scanner app and instantly upload results to the PowerSchool student information system.

Edgenuity launches consulting and coaching services

To help schools and districts implement blended learning programs, Edgenuity’s new Blended Learning Services offers consulting, coaching, and professional resources — including program design consulting and coaching for practitioners.

LanSchool 7.8.1 released with Chromebook enhancements and student privacy feature

The LanSchool Connection Service in the newest release of Stoneware, Inc.'s classroom management software now supports up to 10,000 connections and will auto direct students and teachers. The Chromebook extension has also been upgraded to include other LanSchool features.

Major update launched for Transparent Language's learning system

The new Transparent Language Online includes new features such as a fresh interface, practice activities and customized guidance.

Kindergarten readiness software debuted by Hatch Early Learning

Shell Squad Adventures is a new kindergarten readiness software that combines automated progression rules with advanced gaming functionality to teach preschoolers 18 core early literacy and math skills.

New compact digital keypad lock for office furniture introduced

The latest edition to Codelocks' KitLock range of electronic push-button locksthe NANO90—is a new lock based on the company’s cabinet lock, but with a much smaller footprint.

New partnership helps Texas schools offer required summer program

Texas Educational Solutions and StudyDog are teaming up to offer Texas schools a summer program to prepare Limited English Proficient (LEP) students for kindergarten and first grade reading. Schools are required by the state to offer LEP programs over the summer recess.

Test prep website launches new section

The free Practice Quiz resources blog section complements subject learning by providing a range of content to help test-takers succeed on test day and in pursuing their careers through education and professional programs.