Industry News

Discovery Education launches new iPad app

Discovery Education launched a new iPad app for its Science Techbook series. The Techbook app, available for download on the App Store in the U.S. and Canada at no cost, enables educators and students with an active Science Techbook account to access Discovery Education’s digital content.

IESD measures writing programs up against Common Core standards

IESD Inc. released a new white paper that documents results of its research examining how six leading elementary writing programs measure up to the requirements of the Common Core standards and research-based best practices.

Netchemia acquires online recruiting provider SchoolSpring

Netchemia, LLC, a K12 talent managment company, has acquired online recruiting and application management provider SchoolSpring, Inc. The acquisition provides Netchemia with expanded and enhanced software, services and support capabilities.

Automated Logic releases new energy conservation monitoring app

Automated Logic Corporation, a provider of innovative building automation systems, announced the release of Eco-Screen, an interactive software application that showcases energy and conservation measures within a building.

Edgenuity unveils supplemental learning program Edgenuity Mypath

Edgenuity has launched Edgenuity MyPath, a new program that provides students in grades 6-12 with supplemental instruction in mathematics and reading customized to their skill and comprehension level. The offering, available for the 2014-2015 school year, can be used for remediation, grade-level support or enrichment through “Individualized Learning Paths.”

Texthelp introduces Highlighting Tools free Google add-on

As part of Google’s new Add-On area for Google Docs and Sheets, Texthelp has introduced its Highlighting Tools free add-on, designed to enable educators in schools and universities to help their students identify and group key facts together, collect words to learn and undertake further research.

New "Math Is Awe-Sum" digital tools from PBS

PBS’ media-on-demand service for educators, PBS LearningMedia, announced a new "Math Is Awe-Sum” campaign designed to empower educators teaching math in pre-K12 classrooms with new digital resources and professional development tools.

Honeywell Power releases new power supply series

The company introduced a new series of power supplies that deliver more DC power to CCTV cameras and other peripheral devices. The new line includes features to speed installation and service calls, as well as increase survivability of system operations when a facility’s AC power is lost.

Annual CUE Conference taking place March 20-22

This year’s Annual CUE Conference, “CUE the Learning”, is taking place March 20–22 in Palm Springs, California. Featuring keynote speakers Sal Khan, LeVar Burton and Dan Meyer, the conference includes over 300 educator-led sessions, speakers and workshops in addition to ed tech resources and products.

New professional learning platform Chalk.com launched by Vetica

As a private online collaborative environment, Chalk.com creates a school and district wide professional learning community with the ability to share resources, hold discussions and work together.

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