Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:19pm
Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) in North Carolina will implement Knovation's digital learning resource library, netTrekker, in all K8 schools. As the largest public school district in the state and the sixteenth largest in the country, WCPSS will offer the educator-curated digital content to more than 100,000 students across 137 elementary and middle schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 4:13pm
BAM Radio Network (BRN) has launched PULSE. The new platform that will allow producers of education-related radio shows and podcasts to access BRN's global community of educators, who use internet radio for professional development, project-based learning, community building, outreach, brand building, parental engagement, and adding their voices to the international education discussion.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 4:05pm
OpenEd has launched a free assessment creation tool that enables educators to create tests incorporating their own questions, or existing questions automatically suggested by OpenEd's educational recommendation engine.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 4:00pm
Curriculum Advantage announced an alliance with Scantron to integrate Curriculum Advantage's Classworks with Scantron Performance Series and Scantron Achievement Series assessment solutions. Classworks will take the assessment data provided on individual students to create customized assignments.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 2:19am
Brooklyn Public Library has received a two year, $400,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation to expand its Brooklyn Connections program. The program is a school outreach initiative that offers middle school students rare access to original archival materials that document the borough’s development history through a special collection of more than one million items from a variety of media.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 2:15am
Capstone announced its preK-3 research solution PebbleGo is now optimized for the iPad, Android, Kindle Fire HD and other mobile devices. PebbleGo 2.0 features a new interface design to support mobile web browsers, as well as a number of enhancements across all four of the database modules: Animals, Biographies, Earth and Space, and Social Studies.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:49pm
ASCD Professional Learning Services has entered an agreement to provide professional development training for up to 100 administrators, teachers and consultants in the Coatesville Area School District. ASCD will provide Understanding by Design professional learning for elementary and secondary educators throughout the 2014–2015 school year.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 12:04am
Hayes Software Systems has signed an agreement with the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA). NCPA members can now purchase Hayes’ cloud-based inventory control solutions through the purchasing cooperative.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:59pm
Schoology has signed a contract supplying all schools in Uruguay with the Schoology learning management system. Schoology will be powering Uruguay’s 1-to-1 instruction program, Plan Ceibal, to deliver instruction and resources while connecting students and teachers in a learning-centered, secure community platform.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:52pm
K12 Inc. has completed the sale of select businesses to Safanad Education Ventures Limited. The businesses consist of K12's post-secondary business, K12's interest in an existing Middle East joint venture currently operating with a Safanad Limited affiliate and a private international brick and mortar school.