Vernier Software & Technology Wins Three Tech & Learning ISTE 2019 Best of Show Awards

E-books recognized for their quality and effectiveness, ease of use, cost, and creative use of technology

BEAVERTON, Oregon, July 15, 2019 — Vernier Software & Technology recently won three Tech & Learning ISTE 2019 Best of Show Awards. The winning submissions—the Coding with mBot™: Life Hacks e-book, the Exploring Motion and Force with Go Direct® Sensor Cart e-book, and the Wind Energy Explorations and Solar Energy Explorations e-books—were chosen by a panel of tech-savvy educators based on their quality and effectiveness, ease of use, cost, and creative use of technology. 

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Curriculum Associates’ Ready® Louisiana Mathematics Receives Highest Rating from the Louisiana Department of Education

With a recent Tier 1 rating of Grades 6–8, the complete Ready Louisiana Mathematics program for Grades K–8 now meets all non-negotiable criteria and required indicators of superior quality 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., July 1, 2019—Following the most recent Grade 6–8 rating, the complete Ready Louisiana Mathematics program for Grades K–8 is now rated as Tier 1 by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE). This highest rating from the LDOE, which was given after a comprehensive, educator-led review process, signifies the instructional program “exemplifies quality” and “meets all non-negotiable criteria and meets all required indicators of superior quality.”

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CDI Technologies Welcomes the Photon Robot to its Family of STEM Products

Interactive robot helps students learn to code

Chicago IL – June 26, 2019 –CDI Technologies’ has partnered with Eduscape, one of North America’s leaders in professional development to add the award-winning Photon robot to its education offerings. After thoroughly testing the product and comparing it to other offerings on the market, CDI saw why teachers are saying “I’ve got to get these in the hands of students!” This cute, alien-like robot entices students as young as kindergarten to learn the basics of programming. This partnership expands CDI’s STEM offerings, which also include AR/VR kits and 3D printers.

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POWERUP Toys Debuts New Powered Origami STEM Kits at ISTE 2019

The POWERUP 4.0 and POWERUP RACERS inspire creativity while providing hands-on activities for the classroom

Philadelphia, PA (June 24, 2019) – POWERUP Toys, the creator of paper airplane motor kits for STEM education, is using ISTE 2019 to debut two new upcoming STEM kits – POWERUP RACERS and POWERUP 4.0. The company offers lessons to help students learn the principles of flight while sharpening their problem-solving skills.

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POWERUP Toys Partners with FliteTest to Make its STEM Kits Available to More Teachers

New FTSTEM.com lessons help teachers use POWERUP Toys kits in the classroom

Philadelphia, PA (June 24, 2019) – POWERUP Toys, the creator of paper airplane motor kits for STEM education, is partnering with FliteTest to both sell its STEM kits and offer lessons via the FliteTest STEM curriculum portal (FTSTEM.com) that help teachers incorporate POWERUP Toys kits in the classroom. FTSTEM.com, an online education site giving teachers access to STEM curriculum, includes a variety of built-from-scratch aircraft lessons and professional development. 

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PublicSchoolWORKS Launches New Safety Refresher Courses for K-12 Staff

New courses cover key safety topics essential to help districts reinforce safety best practices 

Cincinnati, Ohio (June 24, 2019) — Coinciding with National Safety Month, PublicSchoolWORKS the number one provider of complete, online safety and regulatory compliance programs for K-12 schools, today announced the launch of powerful new post-incident retraining (PIRT) courses for school staff. Available now, these short, five-minute rapid learning modules are designed to reinforce safety best practices for school staff who have been involved in a workplace incident or accident and help prevent future incidents.

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The ABCs of Learning Issues Wins a Parent Teacher Choice Award

Authored by educational expert and learning specialist Dana Stahl, M.Ed., the book provides concrete strategies to help children reach their full potential 

NEW YORK CITY (June 20, 2019) — The ABCs of Learning Issues, a practical guide to help parents understand various learning disabilities and behaviors that they may observe at home and hear about from their children's teachers, recently was named a gold medal winner by the Parent Teacher Choice™ Awards. Authored by educational expert and learning specialist Dana Stahl, M.Ed. and available in both English and Spanish versions, the book offers effective teaching strategies that can be used in school and at home, as well as a list of professionals who can assist in treating specific learning issues.

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Epson to Showcase Advanced Education Technology Solutions at ISTE 2019

LONG BEACH, Calif. – June 18, 2019 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of imaging and laser display solutions, will be exhibiting its lineup of education technology solutions at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia in booth #1522. Attendees will have an opportunity to experience how Epson’s innovative projection and printing solutions work in a variety of education applications from higher education to K-12 schools. In addition to its range of powerful laser display solutions that can transform classrooms into integrative and collaborative spaces, for the first time at ISTE, Epson will be featuring its business inkjet printers that are leading the charge in bringing low-cost color printing to educational institutions. 

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Curriculum Associates Wins 2019 SIIA Company CODiE Award for Customer Success Team of the Year

Company recognized for its innovation, creation of a customer-centric culture, and going above and beyond to directly impact the success of its customers

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 17, 2019—Curriculum Associates was named the Customer Success Team of the Year in the 2019 SIIA Company CODiE Awards, which celebrate excellence and achievement in the technology industry by honoring outstanding teams, individuals, and firms for their accomplishments, leadership, and commitment. The Customer Success Team of the Year category specifically recognizes the team that has significantly contributed to the success of their organization through innovation, creating a customer-centric culture, and going above and beyond to directly impact the success of their customers.

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