Industry News

Compass Learning curriculum earns University of California certification

Compass Learning's Compass Learning High School curriculum has achieved certification from the University of California (UC) for the 2014–2015 school year. A number of college-preparatory courses have met the criteria established by UC to ensure that students can master rigorous curricula areas required to enter the University’s first-year program.

New screen cleaning solution from WHOOSH!

WHOOSH! has released a new, non-toxic Screen Shine solution for tablet and computer screens that also forms a protective layer to resist dirt build-up, smudges and fingerprints.

Roadtrip Nation and Hobsons partner on college and career prep curriculum

Roadtrip Nation and Hobsons have partnered to launch a college and career exploration curriculum for students in grades 6-12. The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action around CGI America initiative targets markets with large at-risk, low-income, minority populations, historically high dropout rates, and the highest student-to-counselor ratios.

Learning A–Z announces Headsprout product merger

Learning A–Z, a Cambium Learning Group, Inc. company, is merging its two Headsprout software products, Headsprout Early Reading and Headsprout Reading Comprehension, into one comprehensive K5 online reading program.

My Dino companion for kids launched

Tiltan Games announced a new educational initiative for preschool, pre-K and kindergarten. Available on iOS and Android, My Dino companion introduces new concepts to young kids at their own pace with a dinosaur avatar and activities.

Senkatel releases purpose-built education Chromebook

Senkatel Corporation introduced its first purpose-built Google Chromebook with design features and internet-accessible software applications targeting the K12 education market. Senkatel, in collaboration with Intel Education Solutions, now offers Intel processor-based Google Android OS education tablets and a ruggedized Chromebook.

Los Angeles district chooses PenBay Solutions' InVision Software

PenBay Solutions has been selected by the Los Angeles Unified School District to configure and roll out a new InVision FM solution to streamline the process of their annual capacity planning process.

IPEVO releases interactive whiteboard extension wand

IPEVO has announced an accessory designed to work with its IS-01 Interactive Whiteboard System. The Extension Wand is an aluminum wand that fits onto the end of the IS-01's Interactive Pen to extend the pen's length.

Boardmaker debuts online learning system for special education

Boardmaker Online has been introduced by DynaVox Systems, creators of Boardmaker, a symbol-adapted special education software for assisting individuals with speech, language and learning challenges. Designed for special needs educators, speech-language pathologists, assistive technology specialists and parents, Boardmaker Online helps create and manage special education instruction.

Waterford Institute releases math and science program in new web model

Waterford Institute's entire math and science curriculum is now online to offer schools a cloud-based delivery option. The computer-based curriculum is made up of more than 3,000 interactive activities, including science experiments, math games, illustrated books and songs.