Digital Promise and Edthena Partner to Strengthen Science of Reading-Based Instruction Using AI-Powered Coaching

Teachers can now access research-based strategies from Digital Promise’s Learner Variability Project as they complete coaching cycles using AI Coach by Edthena 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 18, 2024) – Digital Promise and Edthena are partnering to help train and support teachers on Science of Reading-based instruction by incorporating Digital Promise’s Learner Variability Project resources into the Edthena offerings. Now, as teachers complete coaching cycles, they will be able to select a Science of Reading pathway within the AI Coach by Edthena platform and access Digital Promise’s research-based content, strategies, and best practices.

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Epson America Launches New Projector Stacking Frames, Ceiling Mounts and Accessories to Simplify Installations and Tackle Challenging Projects

Innovative Designs by Euromet Offer Cost-Effective Solutions and Customization to Support Various Installations and Budget Requirements

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – July 16, 2024 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced a new lineup of projector stacking frames, ceiling mounts and accessories designed and manufactured in Italy by Euromet to complement its 3-chip 3LCD large venue laser projectors. To meet the rising demand for projector frames and ceiling mounts in today’s live event and fixed installation market, the new 13-model lineup includes one primary ceiling mount and two primary stacking frames that can be customized further with a variety of compatible accessories to match the requirements of the installation. Engineered with quality and value in mind, the new lineup is now shipping to U.S. and Canada-based customers. 

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New Report Underscores the Importance of Career & Technical Education (CTE) to Help Fill the Healthcare Workforce Pipeline

Free, downloadable report from iCEV provides timely information and valuable insights about the healthcare industry, as well as practical strategies for prioritizing healthcare in today’s CTE programs 

Lubbock, TX – July 9, 2024 – iCEV, a leading producer of Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum, industry certification preparation and testing, and CTE data management, recently released “Bridging the 10 Million Health Worker Gap: The Impact of CTE Educators.” This free, downloadable report for state elected officials, state departments of education, administrators, CTE leaders, and educators details projected shortfalls of healthcare workers nationwide and how an increased emphasis on CTE provides a viable solution to this critical and timely issue.

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Avantis Education Wins Tech & Learning Best of Show Award at ISTELive 24

Company wins for its exciting enhancements to the ClassVR portal and its expanded library of stunning 360º images 

Chicago (July 3, 2024) — Avantis Education, the leader in virtual reality technology for K-12 schools, won a Tech & Learning Best of Show award at ISTELive24 for its updated ClassVR portal and expanded library of stunning 360º images, all designed to enhance the user experience. This is the third year in a row the company has won this award from Tech & Learning.

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The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Announces Speakers for its 21st National Education Summit

Summit takes place Oct. 9-11, 2024 in Portland, Oregon 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2024) – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) has announced the keynote and featured speakers for its 21st National Education Summit being held October 9-11, 2024 in Portland, Oregon. The Summit is ALAS’ flagship leadership development and networking event for administrators at schools and districts that serve primarily Latino and other historically marginalized youth. For information and to register, visit https://www.alasedu.org/annual-summit.

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Slooh Launches New Grant to Make Space Exploration Accessible to 100,000 Students in Urban School Districts

District leaders to apply by August 9, 2024 to receive a free district site license providing access to Slooh’s online telescopes, curriculum, and PD for the 2024-25 school year

Washington Depot, Connecticut, June 27, 2024 – As part of its ongoing mission to make space exploration accessible to all students, Slooh, the pioneer in offering live online telescope feeds of the universe and an NGSS-aligned curriculum to school communities worldwide, is launching the Slooh Space Aspiration Grant. This grant, which is valued at up to $500,000, will award five underserved, urban K-12 school districts—representing a total of up to 100,000 students—with district site licenses for the 2024-25 school year. This includes complete access to Slooh’s online telescopes, curriculum, and professional development offerings.

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PBLWorks Announces its 2024 Award Winners

The 2024 PBL Champions and recipients of the 2024 John Larmer “JL” Lifelong Learning Award were announced at the PBL World conference in Napa Valley

Novato, CA (June 27, 2024) – The Buck Institute for Education (dba PBLWorks), a national provider of professional development for high quality Project Based Learning (PBL), has revealed the winners of its 2024 PBL Champions award program, as well as the three educators selected for its John Larmer “JL” Lifelong Learning Award. The winners, which were announced at the non-profit organization’s 2024 PBL World conference in Napa Valley, were selected for their commitment to PBL.

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New Cart Fan from Vernier Science Education Helps Students Easily Conduct Hands-On Kinematics and Dynamics Experiments

Cart Fan provides a simple way to create constant acceleration when using the Dynamics Cart and Track System and the Go Direct® Sensor Cart  

BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 26, 2024 — Vernier Science Education is launching the Cart Fan, an accessory for Vernier carts that provides high school and college-level students and educators with an easy way to conduct hands-on experiments involving constant acceleration. This modular fan, which can connect to both the Dynamics Cart and Track System Cart and the Go Direct Sensor Cart, enables students to explore constant acceleration, variable mass, variable thrust angle, and variable thrust and duration at the push of a button as they investigate important kinematics and dynamics concepts.  

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iCEV Announces New Scholarships to Recognize Outstanding Career & Technical Education (CTE) Students Nationwide

In celebration of its 40th year of service, iCEV is celebrating the CTE community by partnering with career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) to support scholarship programs 

Lubbock, TX – June 25, 2024 – iCEV, a leading producer of Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum, industry certification preparation and testing, and CTE data management, will be partnering with a number of leading career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) to award scholarships to outstanding CTE students nationwide. The sponsorship of these student scholarships comes as iCEV celebrates its 40th year of business serving the CTE community.

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Avantis Education Showcases Cross-curricular Value of ClassVR at ISTELive 24

Expanded VR/AR content and enhanced user experience launched in booth #1700

Chicago (June 24, 2024) — Avantis Education, the leader in virtual reality technology for K-12 schools, is showcasing the cross-curricular value of VR/AR at ISTELive 24 in Denver, June 23-26, 2024, by unveiling a series of ClassVR software and content enhancements, and hosting best practice presentations in collaboration with its U.S. education ambassadors.

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