Industry News

Georgia district partners to start STEM initiative

Science Channel and Discovery Education, in partnership with The Planetary Society, Girls Inc. and Maker Ed, are launching a new STEM education program in a Fulton County Schools elementary school to ignite students’ curiosity about STEM and provide professional development to educators.

Teachscape and Swivl partner on video-based professional development

Swivl Robot can be used in conjunction with educators' mobile devices to capture classroom videos of their instructional practices, which can then be uploaded to the Teachscape Effectiveness Platform to receive feedback and share best practices.

San Bernardino County utilizes Dell security and services solutions

San Bernardino County - with more than 400,000 students - has integrated security and endpoint systems management solutions from Dell, including Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive Firewalls, Dell KACE Systems Management Appliances and Dell PowerEdge blade servers.

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.