Industry News

Interactive math system now includes geometry

The high school software line in the Think Through Math instructional (TTM) system has been expanded to include geometry. TTM Geometry combines live tutoring from state-certified math teachers and adaptive instruction.

New internet service and digital media solutions debuted

The broadband satellite solutions and services provider launched a comprehensive suite of offerings to help meet the needs of the K16 education market, including high-speed satellite internet access, digital signage, distance learning and managed Wi-Fi solutions.

Go ahead given for $2.7 million in improvements for Calif. district

Through its work with NORESCO, an energy efficiency and energy infrastructure solutions provider, Santa Barbara USD has received state approval of its five-year energy expenditure plan and Proposition 39 funding to upgrade building systems at 13 schools.

Infinite Campus brings classroom discussions online

Campus Discussions has been added to Infinite Campus' collection of integrated learning management tools. It allows teachers to add moderated and secure online conversations to any classroom activity directly within the Infinite Campus platform.

NaviGate Flipcharts mobile app product line enhanced

NaviGate Flipcharts Free is a free safety app that features immediate access to an electronic flipchart that delivers step-by-step information, developed by Federal Emergency Management Agency, on what to do when faced with an emergency.

Agreement offers quicker updates to warning signals in school zones

RTC Manufacturing, a provider of school zone safety equipment, has collaborated with Numerex to provide remote connectivity to school-zone warning flashers to alert drivers when schoolchildren are present, especially in low-visibility conditions. The flashers are typically updated manually at each school.

Illinois district integrates digital math textbook

Mundelein School District 75 launched a new partnership bringing Discovery Education’s new Math Techbook digital math textbook to all middle school students districtwide. The Discovery Educator Network will provide additional support in the district's efforts to transform students’ learning experience with digital media.

Texas districts enlist Skyward to address data integration needs

Mesquite ISD will implement the the school administrative software provider's Skyward Student Management Suite in fall of 2016, while Village Tech Schools implemented the Student Management Suite last spring and is currently implementing the School Business Suite.

Blackboard unveils the New Learning Experience

The education approach features a portfolio of digital teaching, learning and other solutions that includes data and analytics capabilities, the SchoolWire content management system, the mobile ParentLink for community engagement, the Connect notification system and the Sociability social media management tool.

CEV Multimedia adds Texas-specific career exploration curriculum

New state-specific career exploration curriculum through iCEV have been released by CEV Multimedia to help counselors, teachers and parents with the changing Texas high school graduation requirements for selecting and completing endorsement areas.