New Workbook helps Organization Leaders Create Effective Teams

“The NEW Team Habits: A Guide to the New School Rules” by Corwin provides step-by-step instructions to help leaders make change that matters

SAN CARLOS, CALIF. (Dec. 3, 2019) – The way teams work makes an incredible difference in an organization’s culture and effectiveness. For leaders who want help improving their teams, the new book “The NEW Team Habits: A Guide to the New School Rules” provides a step-by-step guide for building habits that help teams be more successful.

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Aperture Education Partners with COMET Informatics to make its SEL Assessments available on COMET’s

Partnership makes SEL data more accessible for schools and out-of-school-time organizations that use COMET

Charlotte N.C. (Nov. 26, 2019) — Aperture Education, which provides social and emotional learning (SEL) assessments and strategies for students in grades K-12, has partnered with COMET Informatics to provide COMET’s customers with easier access to their students’ SEL assessment data. Specifically, the partnership adds Aperture’s DESSA K-8 and DESSA-mini SEL assessments as integrated options in the COMET System. This makes it easier for teachers, administrators and others using the COMET System to both administer the SEL assessments and to view, access and analyze the resulting data alongside other data that COMET collects so they can better support student’s SEL needs.

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Epson’s Most Compact Interchangeable-Lens Laser Projectors Now Available

New Pro L10-Series Packs Premium Laser Projection Technology and Robust Features into Discreet Chassis for Installation Versatility

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 25, 2019 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced availability for its Pro L10-Series interchangeable-lens laser projectors that offer a compact solution packed with robust features and premium projection technology. The new 6,000-lumen Pro L1060U and 7,000-lumen Pro L1070U and Pro L1075U combine advanced installation features with bright, detailed imagery in a minimalist, discreet design to offer sharp, true-to-life images and fit seamlessly into virtually any environment. 

“Building upon Epson’s leadership in 3LCD technology, the new Pro L10-Series ensure customers have incredible contrast and outstanding image quality for vibrant, eye-catching projection,” said Ramzi Shakra, product manager, large venue projectors, Epson America, Inc. “The combination of size, performance and flexibility is designed to meet the growing projection needs in corporate, education and wherever large-screen display is required.”

The new series offers up to 7,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness,2 along with 3LCD technology and native WUXGA resolution with 4K Enhancement Technology3 for extraordinary color brightness and high contrast, true-to-life displays anywhere that exceptional image quality is required. Plus, the projectors are compatible with Epson’s current Pro L-Series lens family, including the .35 throw ratio ultra short-throw lens with zero offset, and come equipped with built-in edge blending, image warping and shape overlay features.  

The Pro L10-Series offers simplified installation tools, including HDBaseT and wide lens shift, making them ideal for large venue usage – from visitor attractions to higher education, museums to corporate meeting rooms. They produce detailed, high contrast images and a BT.709 color space for more realistic images and easier to read presentations. 

Additional features include:

  • Ultra-bright – Offering up to 7,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness2 from a compact large-venue laser projector
  • Exceptional widescreen display – Native WUXGA with 4K Enhancement Technology3 accepts 4K content and provides up to 4.6 million pixels onscreen
  • Vibrant, true-to-life images – Leveraging Epson 3-chip 3LCD technology
  • Worry-free operation – A solid-state laser light source and air filter provide virtually maintenance-free operation for up to 20,000 hours4
  • 11 optional interchangeable lenses – With powered lens shift and lens memory, including an ultra short-throw lens with zero offset
  • Life-like images – A high contrast ratio and BT.709 color space for exceptional clarity and detail
  • Dynamic projection capabilities – Equipped with advanced built-in Edge Blending, image warping and shape overlay features for a variety of applications, plus direct playback from USB storage media
  • Simplified installation features – Full 360-degree mounting, wide lens shift, versatile connectivity and convenient inputs, including HDBaseT™ and HDMI® (HDCP 2.2)
  • Customized performance – Adjustable brightness modes to maximize light source life and provide a consistent brightness level
  • Multi-projector setup software – Free software controls networked projectors and gives access to warping and edge blending
  • Web- or network-based remote management – Easily control and monitor projector status remotely

 Availability, Pricing and Support

The Epson Pro L1060U, Pro L1070U and Pro L1075U projectors are available now through authorized resellers. White cabinet WXGA models – the Pro L1060W and Pro L1070W – will be available in March 2020. All projectors are, or will be, available without the standard lens (NL models). The laser projectors come with a limited warranty of three years or 20,000 hours, whichever comes first, and next business day replacement, including free shipping both ways.5 For additional information, visit https://epson.com/high-lumen-projectors-for-large-venues. 

 Additional Product Details and Availability:

Product

Color & White Brightness

Housing Color

Resolution

Standard Lens Included

Availability

Pro L1060U

6,000 lumens

White

WUXGA

Yes

Now

Pro L1070U

7,000 lumens

White

WUXGA

Yes

Now

Pro L1075U

7,000 lumens

Black

WUXGA

Yes

Now

Pro L1060UNL

6,000 lumens

White

WUXGA

No

Now

Pro L1070UNL

7,000 lumens

White

WUXGA

No

Now

Pro L1075UNL

7,000 lumens

Black

WUXGA

No

Now

Pro L1060W

6,000 lumens

White

WXGA

Yes

March 2020

Pro L1070W

7,000 lumens

White

WXGA

Yes

March 2020

Pro L1060WNL

6,000 lumens

White

WXGA

No

March 2020

Pro L1070WNL

7,000 lumens

White

WXGA

No

March 2020

 

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to becoming indispensable to society by connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. The company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics, and is underpinned by original microdevices. Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than U.S. $10 billion. 

Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/EpsonAmerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).

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1 Epson is the #1 projector brand worldwide and in the U.S. according to most recent quarterly data from PMA, a leading high-tech market research and publishing firm specializing in the display market

2 Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with ISO 21118. 

3 4K Enhancement Technology shifts each pixel to surpass Full HD resolution on screen.

4 No required maintenance for the light source and filter up to 20,000 hours. Approximate time until brightness decreases 50% from first usage. Measured by acceleration test assuming use of 0.04 - 0.20 mg/m3 of particulate matter. Time varies depending on usage conditions and environment. Replacement of parts other than the light source may be required in a shorter period.

5 Expedited shipping not available in all areas. Road Service orders must be in by 3 p.m. Eastern Time for Next-Business-Day delivery.

 EPSON is a registered trademark and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2019 Epson America, Inc. 

 

Impero Software Announces School Digital Learning Grant

Grant recipients will receive Impero’s classroom management software to help schools overcome challenges associated with digital learning

Austin, TX, Nov. 18, 2019 – Use of technology in the classroom can have immense benefits such as supporting personalized learning and promoting student engagement. However it can also bring new challenges such as how to keep students on-task, resolve technical issues and manage devices on multiple platforms.  To help teachers and technical teams address these challenges, Impero Software has announced a School Digital Learning Grant. Grant recipients will receive up to 250 licenses for Impero Education Pro, which provides a rich set of classroom management tools to help them get the most out of their technology initiatives. Applicants can apply through December 13, 2019 at https://www.imperosoftware.com/us/school-digital-learning-grant/.

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The Boston Globe Names Curriculum Associates a Top Place to Work for 2019

Magazine honors the best employers in Massachusetts 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. (November 18, 2019) – Curriculum Associates has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 12th annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Top Places to Work 2019 issue publishes online at Globe.com/TopPlaces on the night of November 14 and in The Boston Globe Magazine on November 17.

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Epson Announces Availability for New BrightLink Interactive Ultra Short-Throw Laser Displays

Award-Winning BrightLink Models Deliver Bright Interactive Displays for Collaboration in Classrooms and Meeting Rooms

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 14, 2019 – Epson, the number one projector manufacturer in the world,1 today announced availability for its new award-winning BrightLink® interactive laser displays – the BrightLink 1485Fi is now shipping and the BrightLink 1480Fi will ship in March 2020. These 3LCD interactive laser displays provide 5,000 lumens of color and white brightness2 and a virtually maintenance-free 20,000-hour laser light source with no lamps3 for reliable, ultra-bright displays that support easy reading, instruction and communication. In addition, the BrightLink 1485Fi offers a new 16:6 widescreen display option for creating an ultra-wide display up to 120-inches. 

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Registration Now Open for PBL World 2020 - the Premier Project Based Learning Education Conference

Conference organizer PBLWorks also co-hosts its first Project Based Learning Workshops in the UK and Australia

Novato, CA (Nov. 12 2019) – PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL), has opened registration for its annual PBL World conference, the premier event of its kind. PBL World 2020 will take place over three days, June 16-18, 2020, in Napa Valley, CA.  To register, visit https://bit.ly/2O0J0J3

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Impero Software Launches Contest for Students to Bring Attention to the Issue of Internet “Trolls”

Students are challenged to create memes highlighting why people shouldn’t troll

Austin, TX, Nov. 8, 2019 – As students’ use of technology increases, so does their exposure to the negative side of the online world. This includes internet “trolling” – a practice in which people deliberately engage in hurtful, offensive or harassing behavior online.  To help teach student empathy and bring attention to the issue of internet trolls, Impero Software, a specialist provider of remote monitoring and management software for education, has launched the “Don’t be at Troll” contest in which students are challenged to create memes and describe the message conveyed in their meme about why people shouldn’t troll. Winning memes will be publicized by Impero and the winners will receive a $100 Amazon gift card for themselves and a $500 Amazon gift card for their school.

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PBLWorks Introduces PBL School Leader Networks - a Support Program for Schools Implementing Project Based Learning

First two cohorts will launch in Los Angeles and Massachusetts

Novato, CA (Nov. 5, 2019) – PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning, has launched PBL School Leader Networks—two-year training programs that bring principals and their school leadership teams together to support the implementation of high-quality Project Based Learning at their schools, and sustain its momentum.

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New Online Resource from Apperson helps Teachers and Parents Teach Character Development

New educational video series for first and second grade students highlights positive character traits exemplified by prominent figures 

Renton, WA. – Oct. 24, 2019 – Character education supports students’ social and emotional development and teaches them how to be productive, positive citizens and role models. To support schools in providing character education as part of their work to teach the whole child, Apperson, Inc, announces the launch of The Character Tree, a new character development online resource for first and second grade students that provides appealing online video lessons to teach children about positive character traits. Teachers and parents can sign up for free access to The Character Tree for the 2019-2020 school year by visiting: https://charactertree.com/sign-up/#join 

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