EdLink for mobile device management and Impero Insight rich analytics tool make Impero an even more comprehensive solution for school systems
Simi Valley, CA, June 23 2017 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network management and online safety software, is showcasing multiple new products at ISTE 2017. These latest developments are designed to help schools manage and monitor devices in a BYOD or 1:1 environment and enhance the value customers are already receiving with flagship product Impero Education Pro.
Getting Smart Releases Report Showing Connection Between Social and Emotional Learning and Minecraft
Study finds gaming can improve student SEL outcomes when supported by educators.
June 23, 2017 - A new report, How Minecraft Supports Social and Emotional Learning in K–12 Education, published by Getting Smart investigates the connection between classroom use of Minecraft and the social and emotional learning (SEL) outcomes of K– 12 students. Through interviews, a global survey and several case studies, the report provides an overview of SEL, insights on gaming in education and advice from educators on supporting a SEL program within a school.
The latest version of the language-learning app offers groundbreaking
(Groton, MA) June 22, 2017 — Breaking the Barrier, Inc., a global leader in print and digital language learning, announced today that the new version of its Essential Spanish Vocabulary Flashcards has been selected by Apple as a featured app on its App Store. The company’s first iOS app, the inaugural version of Essential Spanish Vocabulary Flashcards, was also featured by Apple when it was released in 2016.
Delivering the Future of Display Technology for Education at Booth #818
Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, will be demonstrating two new ultra short-throw laser displays for K-12 education at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio, Texas from June 26-28 at Epson’s booth, #818. The BrightLink® 710Ui and PowerLite® 700U ultra short-throw laser displays leverage Epson’s proprietary 3LCD technology and integrated laser light source to deliver spectacular image quality, durability and reliability.
In addition, the BrightLink 710Ui is the world’s first 3LCD interactive laser projector.
The new Activate line of products focuses on classroom instruction, group learning, and collaboration
(TUALATIN, Oregon) June 22, 2017 — Lightspeed, a Learning Company, today unveiled its new logo and corporate identity, along with its new Activate instructional audio and video platform. Lightspeed is expanding its focus to helping educators effectively use instructional audio and video systems to enhance the learning environment and improve student achievement in the areas of whole-classroom instruction, group learning, and collaboration.
Three-time winner of Best Learning Management System
nominated as a finalist in five categories for 2017
NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Schoology, the leader in learning management systems (LMS) for education, announced it has been recognized by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) in the 2017 CODiE Awards as a finalist in five categories for the 2017 award season:
Insights based on the game-based learning platform’s reach of 50 million monthly active
users include trends and best practices for the education technology space
(Oslo, Norway) June 21, 2017 — Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform and one of the world’s fastest-growing learning brands, today launched its Kahoot! EdTrends Report, which addresses the latest education tech trends in the U.S. K-12 market. This new quarterly report will enable educators and administrators to stay better informed about trending educational technologies, methods, and best practices.
The refreshed site provides educators with an easy-to-navigate, step-by-step
approach to authentic applications of STEM and project-based learning
(CHICAGO, IL) June 20, 2017 — Defined STEM, a web-based curriculum resource by Defined Learning that supports project-based learning, today announced the launch of its newly redesigned website. “Our goal is to make project-based learning extremely easy for educators to implement in their classrooms by providing video, multimedia, and text resources that can be easily differentiated to meet the needs of students with diverse abilities,” said Joel Jacobson, the co-founder and chief operating officer of Defined Learning. “This website renovation was inspired by our users and will save educators valuable time on lesson planning or searching for credible resources.”
Designed for early elementary schoolers, TypeTastic brings a playful
approach to learning a skill that is essential for 21st-century students
(San Antonio, TX) June 21, 2017— TypingMaster Inc., a leading provider of engaging keyboarding courses, is excited to present their latest game-based course, TypeTastic, which is specially designed for elementary-school students. Created with teacher and classroom feedback, TypeTastic gets even the youngest students started typing by using just one finger to start.
These pedagogical games are designed for both computers and touchscreen devices, providing easy access for everyone.
New capabilities for teachers, administrators, and family engagement include
Spanish activities and offline access
(Glendale, CA) June 21, 2017 – At the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2017 Conference, ABCmouseÒ for Schools will announce the launch of new product features to help students build a strong foundation for academic success and become third-grade ready. Arriving in time for the 2017–2018 school year, these exciting features make it easy for teachers to use ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy in their instructional day and for administrators to see the results.
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