Vernier Software & Technology Wins a Tech & Learning ISTE 2018 Best of Show Award

Judges recognize Go Direct® Sound for its promise to bring real-world science into the classroom

BEAVERTON, Oregon, July 16, 2018 — The newest sensor to join Vernier Software & Technology’s family of wireless sensors, Go Direct Sound, was named a winner of Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2018 Best of Show Awards for showing the greatest promise in the classroom. With sound-triggered data collection, the Go Direct Sound Sensor provides students with an easy way to capture and evaluate waveforms, along with sound intensity.

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Workbench Education Expands Partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools

Through this partnership, the district is utilizing the Workbench platform and services to deliver the resources teachers need to successfully implement 21st Century learning

Baltimore, MD – July 12, 2018 – Edtech company Workbench Education today announced the expansion of a partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) for the 2018 - 2019 school year. After successfully piloting the Workbench solution during the 2017 - 2018 school year, the district is expanding the use of the Workbench Education platform to an additional seven of the district’s 21st Century Schools.  Workbench enables schools to implement Project Based Learning (PBL), STEM/STEAM, and Making into their curriculum. 

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Fuel Education Honors Seven Programs for Transforming Education for Students

Innovative educators leverage digital learning opportunities to drive student achievement

Herndon, Virginia, July 2, 2018 —Education is not one size fits all. Students learn in different ways and have varying needs. That’s why innovative educators across the country are implementing creative programs to better meet those needs. The Fuel Education® Transformation Awards program celebrates schools, districts, or organizations that are successfully transforming the way teachers teach and students learn.

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Boston Business Journal Names Curriculum Associates a 2018 “Best Place to Work” Winner for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Curriculum Associates Placed Second in the Large Category (250 to 999 employees)

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 27 2018 – The Boston Business Journal has recognized Curriculum Associates as the second Best Place to Work in Massachusetts in the Large Category (250 to 999 employees), marking the fourth consecutive year Curriculum Associates has been ranked on this elite list.  In total, 80 companies were honored at the BBJ’s awards program on Wednesday, June 20 at Boston’s Symphony Hall.  Rankings were revealed at the ceremony.

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Fuel Education and Modern Teacher Partnership Supports School Districts’ Transition to Classrooms of the Future

Herndon, Va., and Denver, Colo., June 25, 2018 —Fuel Education® (FuelEd®) and Modern Teacher today announced they are joining forces to enable their school district partners to make the transition from traditional schools rooted in decades-old practices to 21st century educational institutions that leverage digital solutions to provide students greater opportunities for more personalized and blended learning. 

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Osmo Responds to Teacher Requests with New Case and Base for its Award-Winning System

New Osmo case and base, product configurations and professional development provide turnkey supplemental solutions for technology-driven students and educators

(Chicago, IL) June 25, 2018 – To better protect schools’ investments in iPads, Osmo, the award-winning company changing the way children play and learn, is launching a new Osmo case and base for iPads at ISTE 2018 in booth #2628. Osmo provides solutions to schools interested in using augmented reality and manipulatives to help K-6 students engage in learning. 

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Curriculum Associates Enhances i-Ready® with Major Upgrades for Back to School 2018

Award-winning online program redesigns teacher experience, adds new growth model, expands lesson offerings, and provides the student experience in HTML5 and on iPads®

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 25, 2018—To further improve its already powerful online program, Curriculum Associates has enhanced i-Ready with four major upgrades in time for Back to School 2018. The upgrades—including a newly-redesigned teacher experience, the addition of a new differentiated growth model, new and expanded K–5 reading and mathematics lessons, and an iPad-compatible student experience—will improve the teaching and learning process for the program’s 5.6 million users nationwide.

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Vernier Software & Technology Offers New Activities for the mBot™ Robot to Teach Coding and Robotics

Company draws on interest in self-driving car industry to provide students a fun and tactile way to learn entry-level coding with simple, Scratch-based software

 BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 25, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology recently launched Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles activities module written for the mBot™ by MakeBlock®. Students can use the mBot robot and Vernier-created activities to master introductory coding and programming skills through hands-on, standards-aligned learning. 

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The Buck Institute for Education Publishes Videos of Gold Standard PBL Projects

Projects to design model tiny houses, improve water quality and more are examples of how teachers can create high quality Project Based Learning units

 Novato, California (June 24, 2018) – Project Based Learning (PBL) is gaining momentum throughout the U.S. and around the world as a way to deeply engage students in content and build 21st century success skills. To help schools and districts visualize what high quality PBL looks like in the classroom, the Buck Institute for Education has published six videos from schools across the country with kids from kindergarten through high school to showcase the Buck Institute’s Gold Standard for Project Based Learning. The videos include interviews with teachers and footage of classroom lessons. They are available at https://www.bie.org/object/video/water_quality_project.

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Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018

Impero Education Pro V7 now includes a mental health keyword library and is easily scalable for large districts

Chicago, June 24, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools today announced the latest version of its award-winning product, Impero Education Pro V7. The software has been updated to include a new mental health keyword library, google authentication, and improved scalability to support larger school districts, among other features. The company will showcase the new features of its award-winning product this week at ISTE 2018 in booth #630.

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