Industry News

Trapp Connect to provide high speed wireless internet to K12 schools

Trapp Connect debuted a new fast, Internet service for schools. With the revision of e-rate priority 1 funding for wireless networks, Trapp Connect is able to provide super-fast internet plus a 100 percent network uptime guarantee to Arizona school districts.

HITN-TV launches WonderGrove Studios instructional animations

HITN-TV is launching a series of instructional animations in both English and Spanish produced by WonderGrove Studios. The animations are designed to help children prepare for the daily challenges of life while developing a strong vocabulary in both languages.

TNT announces new line of school supplies

TNT School Supplies has added new lines of school supplies, including pencils, writing utensils with assorted positive behavior statements and building block erasers.

Mathseeds releases new lessons for online math program

Mathseeds, the online math program designed to develop core skills in math and problem solving for children between the ages of 3 and 6, has expanded to cover core math skills across addition, subtraction, chance and probability.

Extron tackles lecture capture with streaming media processor

Extron introduced the SMP 351, an H.264 streaming media processor for capturing and distributing live AV sources and presentations. Featuring Extron's FlexOS embedded operating system, the SMP 351 supports both live streaming and recording capabilities.

Drawp for School classroom management app available for Android

Drawp for School launched the Android version of its classroom management tool. The creative tablet app is COPPA-compliant, can be used with multiple subjects and saves teachers classroom time by automatically collecting, organizing and storing assignments in the secure Drawp cloud.

Triumph Learning enhances Waggle integration with Clever partnership

Triumph Learning has expanded its partnership with Clever to include integration with district student information systems and single sign-on with Instant Log-in without additional charges. The collaboration allows teachers and students to access Waggle with one click.

Edgenuity introduces new courses for back to school

Edgenuity has released ten new courses ranging from Algebra 1 and World History to specialized, career-oriented courses in computing and medicine.

Compass Learning and Renaissance Learning partnership announced

Compass Learning and Renaissance Learning are integrating Renaissance Learning’s STAR reading and math data with the newly released suite of solutions from Compass Learning this fall. The partnership will provide educators tools to assess each student’s proficiency and automatically assign personalized learning paths.

James Patterson and myON look to increase student engagement

James Patterson is offering special access to his new book, Treasure Hunters, to all students using myON. The first in a new series of books, Treasure Hunters tells the adventures of the Kidd family as they embark on a quest for treasure.