Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:21pm
SunGard K-12 Education has selected Schoology as its learning management solutions provider. The alliance pairs eSchoolPLUS’s Teacher Access Center with Schoology’s platform for managing instruction, communication and collaboration to enable teachers to manage their classroom and student learning experience in one tool.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:17pm
MindPlay, Inc. introduced a new upgraded version of its reading curriculum for grades K12, MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach (MVRC). All stories within the web-based MVRC are also now assigned Lexile ratings by MetaMetrics.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 10:41pm
Alma, a K12 school management system, has added new messaging features and emergency notification capabilities that allow administrators, teachers, parents, and students to connect.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:37pm
When an EF5 tornado swept through Moore, Okla., last year, the storm leveled two elementary schools: Briarwood and Plaza Towers. Now the Lions of Oklahoma are helping the schools rebuild. They recently replaced all of Lightspeed Technologies' Redcat classroom audio systems both schools had before the storm.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:30pm
CEV Multimedia and Frenship Independent School District (FISD) announced a pilot program that assists the district's preparation for Texas House Bill 5. Counselors and educators at FISD will use iCEV, an online platform that produces and delivers comprehensive educational content, to guide students through the new process of choosing endorsement areas of study.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 3:11pm
Extron Electronics has released new versions of all four of its Extron Cable Cubby Series/2 enclosures for AV connectivity and AC power. The Cable Cubby Series/2 includes the compact Cable Cubby 500, the mid-size Cable Cubby 700, the slim, low profile Cable Cubby 1200, and the double-sided, Cable Cubby 1400.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 1:59am
The Kids InfoBits database has been redesigned with a modern interface, improved navigation, updated content and additional tools. Developed by Gale, Kids InfoBits is designed for students in kindergarten through grade five and addresses the way kids learn and conduct research.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 12:10am
Learning Upgrade is releasing Math Upgrade 7, a course of multimedia, Common Core-aligned math lessons. The course includes an initial set of 50 lessons, with additional lessons added during the summer. Each full course takes students 20-25 hours, both in the classroom and at home, to complete and earn a certificate.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 9:56pm
The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) has selected Blackboard to deliver its Innovative Classroom solution for professional learning and collaboration for the department's over 60,000 educators in more than 2,000 public schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 2:35pm
InRoad Toys has launched PlayTape, a repositionable tape designed to look like roads, which can be used to introduce creative play and collaboration and math concepts such as shapes, angles, length and symmetry.
Available in multiple colors and widths, PlayTape sticks to any flat surface.