Infinite Campus and Blackboard Support Teams Empowered
CONYERS, GA -- September 20, 2017 -- Keeping accurate records for thousands of students in a district is a constant challenge for any school system. In Fayette County, Georgia, student information systems (SIS) and learning management systems (LMS) specialists quadrupled their productivity using Incident IQ to effectively manage reporting and resolution of Blackboard and Infinite Campus help requests.
Company signs Student Privacy Pledge and launches new web page to
share how it keeps student information safe
Charlotte N.C. (Sept. 22, 2017) — Social-emotional learning company, Aperture Education, has signed the Student Privacy Pledge, re-affirming its commitment to safeguarding student data. It also launched a new web page to keep the public informed about how it keeps student information safe. The pledge and web page re-enforce Aperture’s commitment to protecting student information, and to being transparent about how it handles student data.
Second Step Program and Panorama Education Partner to Offer Research-Based Curriculum and Assessments for Students’ Social-Emotional Learning
Committee for Children, creator of the Second Step Program, partners with Panorama Education for measurement and analytics to support the whole student
(Boston, MA) September 21, 2017 — The Second Step Program, developed by Committee for Children, and Panorama Education today announced a new partnership to help schools and districts nationwide understand and develop students’ social-emotional skills. The research teams behind the two programs have mapped Panorama’s research-backed measures of social-emotional learning (SEL) to the Second Step Program to create a coordinated SEL assessment.
Now schools and districts that use Panorama can administer social-emotional learning assessments and reports that align with the social, emotional, and relational skills fostered by the award-winning Second Step Program. And district and school administrators, teachers, and counselors can use social-emotional learning data and analytics from Panorama Education to guide instruction, interventions, and individual student supports.
ThinkCERCA Secures $10.1 Million in Series B Round to Strengthen Students’ Critical Thinking and Literacy Skills
The personalized literacy provider will use the funds to enhance its academic writing tools and launch new lessons that will prepare students for the 21st century.
(CHICAGO) September 20, 2017 — ThinkCERCA, a leading provider of personalized literacy solutions, today announced that the company has secured $10.1 million for its Series B funding round. This funding will allow ThinkCERCA to continue supporting student growth in personalized literacy with new tools and lessons that boost students’ 21st century reading and writing skills.
The free, one-day event will bring together developers, researchers, and educators to discuss best practices and technology to support robot-mediated autism intervention
(Dallas, TX) September 19, 2017 -- RoboKind, the maker of Robots4Autism and Robots4STEM, will co-host the first Interdisciplinary Workshop on Robot-Mediated Autism Intervention on September 23, 2017. The all-day workshop will take place at the New England Robotics Experimentation and Validation Center on the campus of Umass Lowell. Attendees are welcome to join the free event in person or by following a live stream.
New data functionality in ADVANCEfeedback® empowers teachers, coaches, and administrators with real-time, growth-focused professional development tools
(ENCINO, CA) September 19, 2017 -- Insight ADVANCE today announced the launch of powerful real-time data and data management features to complement its ADVANCEfeedback® solution, an online tool used in K-12 and higher education for educator self-reflection, peer-to-peer collaboration, coaching, and evaluation. The platform has won Tech and Learning’s Awards of Excellence for the past two years, among other respected industry accolades.
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Put STEM into motion with new calculator-controlled robotic car for the classroom
DALLAS – (September 14, 2017) Texas Instruments (TI) today announced the TI-InnovatorTM Rover, the company’s first robotics solution for middle and high school students that makes learning STEM subjects a moving experience. Students can write programs on their TI graphing calculators that get Rover’s wheels turning and their minds learning in a fun, interactive and hands-on way.
The app will make homework fun and enjoyable through after-class game challenges that teachers can share with students to play on mobile devices
OSLO, NORWAY September 14, 2017 — Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform and one of the world’s fastest growing learning brands with 50 million monthly active unique users, launched its brand new mobile app today. The new app, designed for iOS and Android, brings the magic of game-based learning outside the classroom: teachers can send after-class challenges to students as homework and learners can continue playing for revision and fun wherever they are.
Growing Number of California Districts Deliver Improved, Transparent Parent Enrollment Experience with SchoolMint
California school districts using SchoolMint nearly triples this school year
SAN FRANCISCO, September 13, 2017 – School systems across California are increasingly partnering with SchoolMint to transform the student enrollment process to improve the parent experience, make the process more equitable, accessible, and transparent, and streamline overall operations and administrative workflow for staff. SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based student enrollment and school choice software for PreK-12 school systems worldwide, is serving a growing number of school districts in California, along with approximately 20 percent of the state’s charter school market.
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