Industry News

2/19/2014

2/19/2014
The company awarded schools in four districts a total of $85,000 in grants in partnership with Project Lead The Way to support the implementation of STEM curricula for students.
2/19/2014
Two K12 tech and service providers, Blackboard and Pearson, announced a collaboration to improve the integration and flow of data between their complementary K12 solutions.
2/19/2014
A handful of nonprofit and for-profit groups are working to address what they see as a national education crisis: Too few of America's K12 public schools actually teach computer science basics and fewer still offer it for credit. It's projected that in the next decade there will be about 1 million more U.S. jobs in the tech sector than computer science graduates to fill them. And it's estimated that only about 10 percent of K12 schools teach computer science.
2/19/2014
The commercial LCD display and projector provider’s two new digital products bring the projector closer to the whiteboard, eliminating shadows and glare.
2/19/2014
Ed tech organization LearnLaunch, along with the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will cosponsor the second annual “Across Boundaries” conference focused on utilizing ed tech to improve K12 and higher education outcomes.
2/19/2014
Built from the ground-up and developed specifically for Texas districts, the new IPC course is fully aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards.
2/19/2014
Hooda Math, a K12 provider of web-based math games, announced the release of more than 50 free games, from basic skill practice to brain-challenging escape games. Each game is non-Flash-based and compatible with any web-enabled mobile device.

2/18/2014

2/18/2014
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America will showcase new displays, projectors and software to provide technology solutions for education and other industries.
2/18/2014
The learning company released a new Open Badge platform called Acclaim, which gives organizations the ability to translate and recognize someone's professional achievements and learning outcomes.
2/18/2014
The K12 digital content and professional development provider will host this second annual event focusing on implementing effective, district-level digital transitions that prepare students for citizenship, college and careers.

2/14/2014

2/14/2014
ASCD launched three new professional development books and a new ASCD Arias publication for educators.
2/14/2014
The new Success Highways Resiliency Assessments, geared for grades 3-5, enable educators to identify social-emotional factors that affect student performance.
2/14/2014
The agreement establishes Sunburst Digital as the sole supplier in the U.S. of Digital Directions International’s HELP Math, an online math intervention program system.
2/14/2014
Staff Development for Educators (SDE) have developed a seminar based around the framework of mini-lessons to aid teachers with Common Core reading standards and systematically develop students' knowledge through reading.

2/13/2014

2/13/2014
The white paper explores the variety of data points educators should collect and analyze, so as to make instructional decisions based on a “360-degree” understanding of the whole child.

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