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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.

Cerebellum launches a Standard Deviants video streaming website

Cerebellum Corporation has launched a new video streaming website for its line of Standard Deviants educational videos. Now students and educators can use the SD Instant Access digital delivery and playback platform to instantly download or stream 274 Standard Deviants titles.

IBA’s In Case of Crisis emergency management app releases new version

Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis released its new 3.0 version in four editions–Corporate, Education, Hospitality and Government. The mobile emergency management product is available as an iOS and Android app and now includes incident reporting capabilities and a host of new data security features.

Pearson is Taking Hypersign Back to School

Hypersign's digital signage software will soon be integrated into PowerSchool's Environment from Pearson. This will allow users to manage Hypersign within Powerschool itself.

First Lady leads Discovery Education virtual field trip from China

Discovery Education and the White House announced that later this month First Lady Michelle Obama will lead U.S. students in a cultural exchange with their peers in China as part of the Of the People: Live from the White House Virtual Field Trip series. On March 25, Discovery Education will broadcast an interview between Mrs. Obama and an American student studying in China.

Hobsons launches Naviance College and Career Readiness Curriculum

In an effort to make college a possibility for all students, particularly students who would be first in their families to attend college, Hobsons announced the release of the Naviance College and Career Readiness Curriculum, a blended learning college and career readiness solution for students in middle and high school.

Knowre named in Fast Company’s top 10 innovative ed companies

KnowRe, an educational technology company with an adaptive mathematics curriculum, was listed in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies 2014 series as one of The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education.

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