Industry News

Wisconsin Media Lab selects Flocabulary’s The Week in Rap series

Flocabulary's The Week in Rap current events series has been selected by Wisconsin Media Lab as a new resource to be made available for all educators and students in the state.

Odysseyware’s online courses released on HTML5 for mobile compatibility

The conversion from Flash to HTML5 for 60 of Odysseyware’s most popular online courses will make these courses compatible with all tablets, touchscreens and handheld devices, as well as easier to access on standard computers.

Rourke Educational Media’s book series explores symbols of freedom

A new series of books goes in depth to help young students learn about the history and inspiration behind America’s most important landmarks and symbols. Rourke Educational Media announced it is introducing Symbols of Freedom, a 10-title series geared for students in grades 3-6.

Aspex Solutions bought by Frontline Technologies

Frontline Technologies has acquired Aspex Solutions, which provides AppliTrack, a suite of tools used to manage and automate each process related to the employment lifecycle of education professionals.

Trapp Connect to provide high speed wireless internet to K12 schools

Trapp Connect debuted a new fast, Internet service for schools. With the revision of e-rate priority 1 funding for wireless networks, Trapp Connect is able to provide super-fast internet plus a 100 percent network uptime guarantee to Arizona school districts.

HITN-TV launches WonderGrove Studios instructional animations

HITN-TV is launching a series of instructional animations in both English and Spanish produced by WonderGrove Studios. The animations are designed to help children prepare for the daily challenges of life while developing a strong vocabulary in both languages.

TNT announces new line of school supplies

TNT School Supplies has added new lines of school supplies, including pencils, writing utensils with assorted positive behavior statements and building block erasers.

Mathseeds releases new lessons for online math program

Mathseeds, the online math program designed to develop core skills in math and problem solving for children between the ages of 3 and 6, has expanded to cover core math skills across addition, subtraction, chance and probability.

Extron tackles lecture capture with streaming media processor

Extron introduced the SMP 351, an H.264 streaming media processor for capturing and distributing live AV sources and presentations. Featuring Extron's FlexOS embedded operating system, the SMP 351 supports both live streaming and recording capabilities.

Drawp for School classroom management app available for Android

Drawp for School launched the Android version of its classroom management tool. The creative tablet app is COPPA-compliant, can be used with multiple subjects and saves teachers classroom time by automatically collecting, organizing and storing assignments in the secure Drawp cloud.