Industry News

If You Can Company's iPad game teaches emotional life skills

If You Can Company released a parent dashboard that is now available along with the iPad game, IF…game. Created for children ages 6 - 12, the app is a chapter-based adventure game that helps children learn social and emotional skills.

International Space Station and National Geographic Learning team up for science education

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space and National Geographic Learning are developing a science education initiative designed to engage young learners in STEM education. The programming will deliver content related to space travel and space-based research in a model designed for elementary science classrooms.

CTL launches the 2go PC NL5 Rugged 2-in-1 Windows Tablet

CTL announced their new CTL 2go PC NL5 Rugged 2-in-1 Windows Tablet. Based on an Intel reference design, the 2go PC NL5 is a Windows 8.1 tablet offering laptop capabilities with the option of a snap-on keyboard.

Tynker launches new app to build customized apps

Tynker has expanded its Tynker platform to enable kids to use the Tynker app on iPad and Android tablets to build customized apps, including games, animations and interactive stories and puzzles.

BoomWriter launches interactive vocabulary tool

WordWriter, BoomWriter's new technology-based vocabulary tool, lets students apply, share and assess their knowledge of vocabulary.

Triumph Learning joins Digital Learning Alliance

Triumph Learning is teaming up with the Digital Learning Alliance (DLA). The collaboration aims to fortify digital learning in classrooms across the country.

High School Cube partners with USA TODAY High School Sports

High School Cube announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with USA TODAY High School Sports to give high schools across the country the ability to broadcast their sporting events live, and in HD, for free.

STAR Center announces two social awareness programs

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center launched two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to improve social cognition and awareness.

Rourke Educational Media to launch amazing animals book series

A new eight-title series, Close-Up on Amazing Animals, will be released in fall 2014 by Rourke Educational Media. Students will explore the unique adaptations and relationships that help animals survive in the wild.

Blackboard launches new learning solutions portfolio

Blackboard has debuted a tiered set of solutions addressing challenges such as retention, student engagement, learning analytics, communications and standards preparedness. The company is offering five K12 solutions that center on teaching and learning and community engagement.