model will support the development of critical algebra skills
With two-thirds of incoming freshmen nationwide behind in math, New Classrooms’ learning
model will support the development of critical algebra skills
NEW YORK – Today, New Classrooms announced its personalized learning model, Teach to One: Math (TTO), is now available to high school students who are not yet ready for algebra--a major challenge for many freshmen nationwide. TTO will give students access to individualized lessons tailored to their personal needs, enabling them to remain in high school while developing skills traditionally taught in middle school.
South African EdTech companies partner for the launch of Ed21 South Africa
Johannesburg, May 16, 2017 – The education environment in South Africa, Africa and the world today requires a more holistic approach to a digital solution to facilitate the technological transformation in schools both locally and internationally. This month, Ed21 launches a forum of like-minded companies working in edtech and education in South Africa to address the issues facing schools going digital.
Snapplify joins Vastratech, Principal Software and D6 Technology as members of the forum, aiming to provide education solutions to educational institutions at every level.
Epson Announces PowerLite 680 for SMART – Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Display Compatible with SMART Board Interactive Whiteboards
New Presentation Display Specially Designed to Work with SMART Board M680 and 880 Interactive Whiteboards to Deliver Best-in-Class Learning Technology to K-12 Classrooms
LONG BEACH, Calif. – May 16, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced its continued collaboration with SMART Technologies Inc. to bring Epson’s amazing image quality to classrooms using the SMART Board® M680 and 880 interactive whiteboards with the launch of the Epson PowerLite® 680 Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Display for SMART.
This presentation display offers seamless integration with SMART Extended Control Panel (ECP)1.
Clever to simplify student logins and provide secure data integration for
Istation school district customers
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - May 10, 2017) - Istation, a leading provider of educational technology for pre-K through 12th grade students, announced today an expanded partnership with Clever to simplify and secure online learning for today's students. Schools and apps connect on Clever's web-based platform to put next-generation software in the hands of students, helping teachers reclaim valuable learning time in classrooms.
Author: Bob Hand
On April 26, when FCC Chairman Ajit Pai revealed that he intended to roll back net neutrality rules put into place by the Obama administration in 2015, analysts and pundits around the nation began either defending or deriding the very notion of “net neutrality.” Watchdog organizations have even filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to examine the discussions behind the rulemaking process, to determine if the regulations were shaped by unknown influences.
ClassroomQ's mission is to create a classroom in which students can easily ask for help without stifling the flow of a lesson. They've created a sort of digital hand raising tool to be used by students and teachers. Using the website, teachers can efficiently organize student questions. This system allows teachers to tend to each individual student need without interrupting learning. A site made for teachers by teachers. Find out more.
May 4, 2017 Washington, D.C. - Edtech nonprofit CommonLit announced today the launch of a new free feature which allows teachers to browse its entire digital library by 50 commonly-taught book titles. The new “Browse by Book” tool helps teachers find reading passages to supplement book units. Today, over 22,000 schools rely on CommonLit’s free online reading program.
The website has gained viral traction in the edtech market over the past year, its user base increasing 85 times. In October 2016, CommonLit was featured in TechCrunch for winning a $3.9 million grant for Innovative Approaches to Literacy.
Enrollment and school choice management system for PreK-12 school systems recognized for second consecutive year by premier business awards program
SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2017 – SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based student enrollment and school choice software for PreK-12 school systems worldwide, was named a Bronze Stevie® Awards winner in the 2017 American Business AwardsSM. SchoolMint was recognized in the Apps and Mobile Websites – School/University category. Last year, SchoolMint also won a Silver Stevie Award in the New Product or Service of the Year – Education – K-12 Enterprise Solution category.
Acquisition adds best-in-class competency-based platform to Epiphany Learning brand portfolio
MILWAUKEE (PRWEB) MAY 04, 2017 - Leading edtech company Epiphany Learning™ today announced the acquisition of groundbreaking K-12 competency-based education platform My Learning Collaborative Solution (myLC). The acquisition is a major milestone for Epiphany Learning as it continues its mission to make personalized learning a reality in classrooms throughout the world.
This year’s summit will spotlight the community-wide ‘Read on myON’ program, which provides free digital books to more than 245,000 users
(Hillsborough, FL) May 4, 2017 -- Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS), along with nine community partners, today announces the 6th annual summer reading initiative with myON, the leading provider of personalized literacy solutions in the K-12 marketplace. The community-wide program, “Read on myON” launched in February 2012 to prevent summer slide, increase literacy rates through awareness, and provide every child from birth through eighth grade with equitable access to a large collection of enhanced digital books.
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