Industry News

New science learning solutions debuted from PASCO

PASCO Scientific introduced new scientific instruments, a wireless sensor interface, a projectile launcher, lab manual hardware and other curriculum solutions to engage students in STEM subjects such as chemistry and physics.

South Carolina’s largest school system grows partnership

Greenville County Schools launched a new phase in its 13-year collaboration with Discovery Education to create learner-centered instructional environments in all 102 of its schools with digital content from Discovery Education Streaming Plus.

Partnership brings new digital resources to schools

In addition to the original animated, professional development Good Thinking! series from the Smithsonian Science Education Center and FableVision Studios, PBS LearningMedia will offer the Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp, Showbiz Safari, Bumper Ducks games and other digital series.

One of largest high school districts picks Edgenuity

Phoenix Union High School District has selected Edgenuity as its primary online and blended learning solution. Beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, Edgenuity will provide access to its full curriculum and offer blended learning services to the Arizona district’s 16 schools and over 27,000 students.

International Baccalaureate authorizes first Arkansas career-related program

Hot Springs High School was authorized to offer the newest educational program, the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme. Students will be able to choose from seven options, including photography, digital communications, medical professions, criminal justice, introduction to engineering, advertising and design.

Early childhood reading program partners with Follett

Dr. Susan B. Neuman has signed with Follett to become the exclusive distributor of World of Words, a new, research-based, shared book reading program for children at the pre-K through first-grade levels.

Students stay organized with new templates

A new suite of templates to help students stay on track with assignments, due dates, and even college credits has been released by MyExcelTemplates.com.

Education technology market to grow by nearly 17 percent by 2020

The global education technology and smart classrooms market is expected to grow from $43.27 billion in 2015 to nearly $94 billion in 2020, according to a new market research report.

New edition of yearbook software released

Entourage Yearbooks has taken customer suggestions into consideration during the development of its newest edition of yearbook design software, EDOnline 6.0, which will be released at the end of August. Updates have been made to simplify existing tools and new photo editing features have been added.

Cyber attack training program launched through partnership

BlacKnight Cyber Security International's content will be incorporated into Knowledge Factor's amplifire learning software to launch a new learning tool designed to help organizations mitigate their risk of cyber attack.

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