Industry News

Mvix systems boost communication in Delaware district

Capital School District implemented multi-campus digital signage systems across the district's 10 schools. Mvix’s digital signage solution, bundled with its web-based software, provides a centralized, cloud-based network that can be managed from any location while eliminating the need for onsite storage servers.

Shmoop adds prep materials for native Spanish-speaking students

Shmoop University is expanding its materials to offer premium test prep material in Spanish for the SAT and ACT exams, the GED test and the CAHSEE, as well as English-language Texas EOC prep.

North Carolina district signs on for development program

Curriculum Associates has partnered with Montgomery County Schools to implement the i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction online program for reading and mathematics as part of the district’s new technology-focused A Culture Creating Effective Systems for Success program.

Evo Academics brings student assessment to the cloud

The Free Teacher Edition of Apperson, Inc.'s Evo Academics assessment platform allows educators to create online quizzes and tests and share tests with colleagues. In addition, teachers can assign tests to students through a student portal and generate student proficiency reports for the standards assessed.

One-click sign on and system integration supported under new deal

Lexia Learning and Clever are teaming up to provide seamless integration between Lexia Reading Core5's fundamental literacy technology and a school or district’s student information system. By using Clever's technology, student enrollment records, staff accounts and class rosters are automatically updated on a nightly basis.

PBS KIDS launches its first online world for children

The newly launched Kart Kingdom is a collection of curriculum-based games that help children ages 6-9 learn systems-thinking skills collaboratively. The PBS KIDS game also features a new junior edition of E-line Media’s Gamestar Mechanic, which allows students to create, play and share their own digital games.

Classroom management app debuts for Google Chrome

Drawp for School has been released in the Chrome Web Store. Also available on theiTunes App Store and Google Play, Drawp for School is a creation app with a built-in collaboration platform and automatic distribution, collection and storage of assignments in the proprietary Drawp cloud.

New cyberethics module launched in digital safety program

A web-based cyberethics module for grades 3 through 6 has been released by Intel Security and Discovery Education as part of the Intel Security Digital Safety Program. Students will learn how to act more responsibly online and explore concepts such as cyberbullying, plagiarism and positive digital footprints.

New FLIR TCX security camera showcased

FLIR Systems, Inc.'s new FLIR TCX thermal mini bullet camera is now available. The security camera combines 24/7 high-contrast thermal video and high-performance built-in video motion detection.

WIN Learning and Nepris form partnership

WIN Learning, developers of the WIN Career Readiness System, and Nepris, a cloud-based platform connecting STEAM professionals with teachers and their students, have entered into a strategic partnership. The first stage will focus on connecting teachers who are using the recently launched WIN Math program with Nepris’ industry professionals.