Industry News

Rural Miss. district resolves speech-language professional shortage

Stone County School District partnered with PresenceLearning to provide students with online access to an additional fully certified Master’s level speech-language professional.

New digital signage portfolio revealed

LG Electronics USA introduced new digital signage products, including Ultra HD signage displays and an expanded line of displays featuring the commercial version of its webOS platform.

New handheld science learning device debuted by PASCO Scientific

The SPARK Element is water-resistant, lightweight and portable handheld science learning device designed specifically for science classrooms. It comes with SPARKvue, PASCO’s science learning application for sensor-based data collection, sharing, visualization and analysis.

Aegis Identity Software launches education community platform

The EduZone educational community platform enables districts to protect and utilize student data while they adopt, standardize and share learning applications with students, parents and educators.

InFocus adds Q Tablets optimized for education

Three new 10.1-inch, Windows 8.1 tablets — including the INP-120Q-ED for use in schools — have been introduced by InFocus Corporation. The InFocus Q Tablet includes free downloadable applications to facilitate sharing, viewing and controlling content with other InFocus devices wirelessly.

USA TODAY joins Curriculet to deliver news straight to schools

Students and teachers will have access to daily news from USA TODAY through Curriculet's dynamic reading platform. Through the new partnership, students can read news articles with embedded assessments with differentiated layers targeted to elementary, middle and high school reading levels.

Follett forges e-book partnership with Carolina Biological Supply

With the launch of Carolina Biological Supply’s real-world curriculum, Titlewave, Follett’s collection development, search and ordering tool will now provide access to more than 300,000 science e-book titles.

Digital literacy program created by Generation YES and

Generation YES, a nonprofit organization that implements student technology programs, has partnered with to launch Project NextTech. The project-based high school digital literacy course spans two semesters and uses content based on curriculum developed by Generation YES.

New network connectivity tool revealed

Fluke Networks unveiled Link-Solutions, an adaptable toolset for network connectivity testing, documentation and reporting to conduct copper, fiber and Ethernet network tests and manage test results via a unified cloud-based dashboard.

Trane Building Advantage introduced

Trane's new Trane Building Advantage offers a suite of energy services to manage and operate efficient and sustainable buildings, including building controls and automation and energy management systems and services.