nominated as a finalist in five categories for 2017
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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Alive Studios’ animal-themed augmented reality lessons help
kindergarteners make leaps of learning in only 26 days
(ATLANTA, Georgia) June 20, 2017 — Just in time for ISTE 2017, leading provider of augmented reality (AR), early education software Alive Studios is sharing some impressive data about the impact that AR has on young English language learners (ELLs). At J.E. Moss Elementary in Nashville Tennessee, Greg Smedley-Warren teaches a kindergarten class that is 90% ELLs.
Created exclusively for school, district, and classroom use, bulbSchool’s new features include LMS connectivity, auto-rostering, enhanced security, dashboards, and education pricing
(San Antonio, TX) June 20, 2017 -- bulb, a leading provider of digital portfolios for the education marketplace, is proud to announce additional features of their bulbSchool platform, built specifically to address key issues of credentials management, rostering, and security. bulbSchool is a collaborative community built for schools to curate, create, share, and showcase work. In this space, teachers can create private class groups for publishing shared work and assignments.
The free, fast-growing app and the ISTE-affiliated
organization will collaborate to improve school communication
(Redmond, WA) June 19, 2017 –– Bloomz, a leader in the parent-teacher communication space, has partnered with the Arizona Technology in Education Association (AZTEA) to cultivate the connective and collaborative power of educational technology for educators and parents. As part of the partnership announced today, Bloomz will invite its Arizona users to join the AZTEA, and will create a forum on the Bloomz app that promotes AZTEA’s mission to connect educators in order to leverage their collective knowledge and expertise. Bloomz will also recognize Arizona teachers for their excellence in stimulating parental engagement through the use of Bloomz.
June 9, 2017, Boulder, Colo. -- Seventy-five U.S. public libraries have been selected to receive resources, training, and support through NASA@MyLibrary, an education initiative that will increase and enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning opportunities for library patrons throughout the nation, including geographic areas and populations currently underserved in STEM education. Forty-nine states are represented.
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