Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:53pm
With the new enhancements, Pearson’s iLit tablet-based reading intervention program for grades 4-10 is now device-agnostic and can be delivered on any iOS, Android, Windows 8 or web browser.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 10/12/2014 - 10:19pm
A new collaboration with Khan Academy will enhance teacher and student access to personalized instructional resources linked to student scores from Northwest Evaluation Association's Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment. Teachers can use RIT scores from MAP and MAP for Primary Grades to identify instructional resources in math via Khan Academy.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 10/12/2014 - 10:11pm
Sunrise Hitek introduced its new line of of rugged slim tough cases for iPad Air and iPad 2/3/4. Scheduled for a November release, the case includes a dual-layer rugged design with a protective silicone skin over an inner hard case and a naked frame.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 10/12/2014 - 10:00pm
A new update to Schoology’s iOS mobile application streamlines instructor grading and workflows with the ability to annotate assignments within the Schoology app. It also includes a new grading workflow.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:09am
A three-year contract was awarded to K12 Inc. to provide the academic curriculum for Pennsylvania's Agora Cyber Charter School commencing in the 2015-2016 school year.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:04am
Quintron Systems, Inc.'s access control system, AccessNsite, has been installed districtwide in Kettering City Schools system by Copp Integrated Systems. The district needed to replace and upgrade perimeter doors with electrical systems integration for access control and video surveillance, as well as a new intercom communication system.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:48pm
Motorola Solutions announced a new handheld mobile device for schools and universities. The MOTOTRBO SL300 digital portable radio is a two-way, push-to-talk communication device that offers a shatterproof Active View display with LED and a long battery life.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:38pm
Mobile County Public School System, Alabama's largest school system, has expanded its partnership with Discovery Education with the launch of the Digital Literacy Media Project. Under the professional development program, a network of teachers and media specialists create and share innovative teaching strategies for BYOD transitions.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:03pm
Vernier Software & Technology has expanded its offerings with the Go Wireless pH and the NODE+ CO2 Gas and Thermocouple sensor modules. Using the Go Wireless pH, teachers and students can remotely monitor and collect pH data. The CO2 Gas sensor module measures CO2 gas concentration in air while the Thermocouple measures temperatures.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:30am
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition (WISC-V), the latest version of a cognitive assessment for school-aged children, is now available on Q-interactive, Pearson’s intuitive digital assessment management system.