Industry News

New content added to myOn's digital packages for next school year

myON has added elementary and middle school titles from Candlewick Press's digital content to its personalized literacy environment, Publisher Program.

Edmodo debuts new content marketplace

Designed to empower teachers, Edmodo Spotlight enables the collection, sharing and discovery of educational resources to improve student learning. In addition, parents can also access resources for their respective child’s learning pathway.

Knovation partners with NWEA to close assessment-instruction loop

The partnership centers on the newly announced Skills Navigator. The online classroom assessment system, which measures student skills in math, reading and English language usage, leverages Knovation’s collection of Open Educational Resources.

New government-focused video learning modules added

ABC-CLIO Solutions has added more than 250 Course Essentials video learning modules to its American Government database to enable students to engage with and better understand how the government affects their daily lives.

Two new systems introduced by Extron Electronics

The Extron TeamWork System is a collaboration system that allows small groups of students to share content from both digital and analog sources on a common display. With Extron ShareLink, schools can offer a wireless collaboration gateway to support devices on campus.

Califone launches virtual school starter kit

Ideal for new virtual school students, the Mobile Peripheral Pack includes the company’s new Tablet Stand, 3068AV headphone and a KB4 Bluetooth keyboard.

Updates added to MimioClassroom's teaching technologies

The MimioProjector 280T is a new touch-enabled projector that turns conventional dry erase boards into touch boards - allowing up to 10 students to work together simultaneously. In addition, Mimio has expanded device compatibility for its MimioMobile application's assessment and collaboration features.

TabPilot launches MDM version 5.0 with teacher tools for iPad

A new version of TabPilot's school-specific mobile device management solution has been updated to allow teachers to freeze iPad screens in the classroom, automatically connect a student iPad to an Apple TV device to show student work on a classroom projector and more.

Parents and educators collaborate to create the adjustable Focus Desk

The Focus Desk uses the height-adjusting FeatherTouch lift mechanism, a silent lift that a child can easily operate without help whenever the urge to stand arises. The adjustable desk also includes dedicated storage areas and foldaway carrel walls for test taking and quiet study.

Follett named as distributor of Findaway's learning tablet

Follett School Solutions is the exclusive preK-12 distributor of Playaway Launchpad, a pre-loaded and secure children’s learning tablet with ad-free learning apps grouped together by subject area, theme, grade level and age.