Epson to Demonstrate its Most Compact and Brightest Large Venue Laser Projectors Ever at InfoComm

Epson Booth Showcases New Pro L10-Series Interchangeable-Lens Projectors and High-End 30,000 Lumen Pro L, as well as New White UST Lenses 

LONG BEACH, Calif. – May 29, 2019 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced it will be showcasing its newest laser projector technology at InfoComm 2019. Its new range of compact, interchangeable-lens Pro L10-Series laser projectors, the new Pro L30000U and its now available in white ELPLX01 and ELPLX02 ultra short-throw lenses will be on display at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Fla. from June 12-14 at Epson’s booth, #2129.

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KidWind Celebrates Top Innovations in Student Wind Turbine Design at the 2019 National KidWind Challenge

More than 280 students from across the U.S. put their handcrafted wind turbines to the test to earn one of 10 coveted “Top KidWind Challenge Team” distinctions 

(Houston, Texas) May 24, 2019 – Being one of the best in the nation was the goal each of the 58 middle school teams and 24 high school teams set out to achieve while competing at the 2019 National KidWind Challenge in Houston this week. Over the course of the two-day event, these highly skilled students were tested on their knowledge of renewable energy, their design and problem solving prowess, and their wind turbines’ energy output by a panel of wind industry professionals. These judges determined which teams were the best of the best. The highest-scoring teams are:

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CDI launches EdTech-as-a-Service to help schools deploy technology faster

EdTech-as-a-Service combines hardware, software and services into a per-seat, per-year, subscription price.

Chicago IL – May 23rd, 2019 – To launch a new technology initiative, school districts typically raise large amounts of capital or pull funding from other areas in order to purchase equipment. This can be a barrier for districts that want to start 1:1 initiatives, upgrade technology and bandwidth across buildings, or start new technology-supported instructional initiatives. To address this challenge, CDI Technologies has created “EdTech-as-a-Service” to help schools launch their technology programs and reach 1:1 faster.

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PresenceLearning Announces Expanded Leadership Team

CEO Kate Eberle Walker assembles gender-balanced team to take the company forward

NEW YORK, May 21, 2019 – PresenceLearning, Inc., the leading provider of live online special education-related services to K-12 schools, has added four new members to its leadership team. The company’s new CFO, COO, CTO, and VP of Marketing & Communications complete the formation of a gender-balanced team of education industry leaders as the company positions itself for growth.

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Curriculum Associates’ Ready® Mathematics Blended Core Curriculum for Grades K–5 Meets ESSA Evidence Requirements

New third-party research conducted by the Human Resources Research Organization, in collaboration with Century Analytics, shows that students using Ready Mathematics significantly outperform students not using the program

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 21, 2019—A new third-party research study from the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO), in collaboration with Century Analytics, demonstrates that Curriculum Associates’ Ready® Mathematics Blended Core Curriculum for Grades K–5 meets the guidelines for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) evidence under ESSA. Ready Mathematics, used as a core curriculum; i-Ready® Diagnostic, and i-Ready Instruction make up the Blended Core Curriculum. HumRRO’s in-depth analysis yielded evidence that school-level participation in Ready Mathematics resulted in higher student-level achievements in mathematics compared to students not using the program. With evidence-based interventions being a requirement of ESSA, this study is another indication of the quality of the Ready Mathematics program. 

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Vernier Software & Technology Releases Renewable Energy Lab Books for Middle School Science

Collection of hands-on investigations using Vernier data-collection technology helps students understand renewable energy and practice engineering concepts

BEAVERTON, Oregon, May 14, 2019 — Vernier Software & Technology has released two new digital lab books for middle school science. Wind Energy Explorations and Solar Energy Explorations both utilize a variety of Vernier data-collection technology and software to engage students in hands-on scientific discovery.

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Ohio Department of Education Approves Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Diagnostic for the 2019–2020 School Year

Educators across the state can utilize the adaptive program for five separate assessment uses

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 14, 2019—The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) recently approved Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Diagnostic for five separate assessment uses for the 2019–2020 school year. i-Ready Diagnostic is part of the award-winning i-Ready online diagnostic and instructional program, which has more than 6.7 million users nationwide.

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Vernier Software & Technology Provides Science Educators with Summer Hands-On STEM PD Opportunities

Full-day professional development workshops to help teachers learn how to integrate data-collection technology into their STEM curricula   

BEAVERTON, Oregon, May 13, 2019 —Starting in June, Vernier Software & Technology will host multiple full-day, hands-on STEM professional development workshops around the country to help science educators learn how to integrate data-collection technology into their curricula. Attendees will work alongside an experienced science educator as they explore classroom-ready experiments and activities using Vernier data-collection technology, including the award-winning family of Go Direct® sensors.

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Ulysses Unified School District 214 in Kansas Partners with Impero Software to Support its 1:1 Initiative

School district implements Impero Education Pro and Impero EdLink to manage devices both at school and at home

Austin, TX, May 8, 2019 – The Ulysses Unified School District 214 in Kansas has partnered with Impero Software, a specialist provider of remote monitoring and management software for education, to support its 1:1 program for Chromebooks and iPads.

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Swing Education Announces the Inductees into Its Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame

Three exceptional educators recognized during National Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week for their impact in the classroom

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 8, 2019—As part of its celebration of National Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week, Swing Education has announced the inductees into its Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame. The three educators—Valerie Aduba, Michael Packard, and Ralph Starace—were selected for their outstanding contributions to the students, teachers, and schools they serve. In its inaugural year, the Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame drew nominations from 20 states and Washington, D.C.

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