Vernier Partners with NSELA to Award Six Science Educators with ‘Emerging Science Education Leader Scholarships’

Educators are encouraged to apply by April 21, 2017 for opportunity to receive $500 scholarship to attend NSELA Summer Leadership Institute

BEAVERTON, Oregon, April 3, 2017 — Vernier Software & Technology is partnering with the National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) to award six educators with a Vernier Emerging Science Education Leader Scholarship (VESELS). The winning educators, one from each of the NSELA regions, will receive a $500 scholarship to be used toward attending the annual NSELA Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) on June 28, 2017 – July 1, 2017 in Omaha, NE.

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Vernier Provides STEM Educators with Resources for Collecting Data During the Great American Eclipse

Educators are encouraged to share scientific data collected during the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017

BEAVERTON, Oregon, March 30, 2017 – On August 21, 2017, individuals across the United States will have the opportunity to experience a total solar eclipse for the first time in 38 years. To help science and STEM educators use the Great American Eclipse as a learning experience, Vernier Software & Technology is providing resources and tips for viewing the eclipse, and they are encouraging educators to share data collected during the event.

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SchoolMint Wins 2017 EdTech Digest Award

Pioneer in enrollment and school choice management recognized for its impact on parents and students

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2017 – SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based student enrollment and school choice systems for PreK-12 school systems worldwide, was named the winner of the 2017 EdTech Digest Cool Tool Award in the Parent/Student Solution category. Featuring the best and brightest in edtech, the annual awards program recognizes cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters in education.

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Science and STEM Educators Win 2017 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards for their Innovative Use of Data-Collection Technology

Seven elementary through college level educators awarded prizes valued at $5,500 each

BEAVERTON, Oregon, March 27, 2017 — Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) announce the winners of the 2017 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. The seven educators—one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator—were selected by a panel of NSTA-appointed experts as recipients of this annual award for their innovative use of data-collection technology in the science classroom.

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Burlington Public Schools Showcases its Social-Emotional Learning Initiative during March 29, 2017 Webinar

Webinar hosted by Aperture Education explores Burlington’s success with implementing behavioral supports for students

Charlotte N.C. (March 14, 2017) — Quality social and emotional learning (SEL) programs are a key part of teaching the whole child. Aperture Education will showcase one district’s SEL implementation during a free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on March 29th, 2017. The webinar, “The Behavior Side of the Triangle: Making Strides to Support Social Emotional Learning” will describe how Burlington Public Schools, in Burlington, Massachusetts executed its district-wide SEL initiative. To register, visit https://goo.gl/cnBi6j.

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Fuel Education Delivers Online Courses for the Future with New Summit Curriculum

Engaging, adaptive content and thorough assessment features available in mobile-compatible format for fall 2017 

Herndon, Virginia, March 8, 2017 — To further empower schools and districts as they continue to implement innovative online and blended learning programs, Fuel Educationâ (FuelEdâ) has launched the FuelEd Summit Curriculum, newly reimagined, standards-aligned online courses designed for students in grades K–12, including English Language Learners (ELLs). Starting this fall, educators and students can use these courses, which feature modern, interactive content, adaptive technology for differentiated instruction, and powerful tools and analytics—all available in a mobile and accessible learning environment. 

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Curriculum Associates’ New Ready Central Provides Educators with Robust Resources for Implementing Ready® Mathematics

Online portal provides teachers with free 24/7 access to training videos, implementation tips, planning tools, and more 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., March 2, 2017—Curriculum Associates recently launched Ready Central to help teachers successfully and seamlessly implement Ready Mathematics as part of their core mathematics program. The online portal offers 600-plus resources, including training videos, implementation tips, planning tools, best practice examples, and more for using Ready Mathematics together with i-Ready® as a blended core learning program. The resources, which are free for all Ready users, help educators get up and running quickly, plan and pace their lessons, learn instructional best practices, and leverage i-Ready data to guide their instruction.

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BrightLink 697Ui Interactive Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Display Wins TCEA 2017 Best of Show Award

The Flagship Model for the New BrightLink Series Produces a Bright, 100-inch High-Definition Image and Includes New Collaboration and Interactivity Features 

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Mar. 1, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, and the new BrightLink® 697Ui interactive ultra short-throw presentation display were selected a winner in the TCEA 2017 Best of Show Awards by Tech & Learning magazine. The winning products were selected by an anonymous panel of educator judges, who scoured the exhibit hall floor during the TCEA conference in Austin, TX.

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Fuel Education Creates Online and Blended Learning Program for California Career and Technical Education

Standards-aligned Career Readiness Pathways for California provides students with 15+ career pathways in a variety of high-demand industry sectors, plus more than 100 other CTE courses

Herndon, Virginia, February 28, 2017 — To help California districts serve students interested in career and technical education (CTE) opportunities, Fuel Educationâ (FuelEdâ) is launching Career Readiness Pathways™ for California. FuelEd hand-selected courses to create 15+ pathways that align well to the California Department of Education (CDE) CTE model standards. The comprehensive online and blended learning program also features more than 100 CTE courses beyond the pathways courses, as well as other supporting services, to help students succeed in their career or college of choice. FuelEd’s program is designed to help support all 10 of the requirements for the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant program (CTEIG) set by the CDE, thus enabling districts to use various state funding to implement the program. 

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Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Receives Positive Review in The Twentieth Mental Measurements Yearbook Published by the Buros Center for Testing

Independent, third-party review commends online reading and mathematics program’s design, execution, and test items

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., February 28, 2017—Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® recently received a positive review in The Twentieth Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) published by the Buros Center for Testing, an independent, nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the science and practice of testing and assessment. According to the MMY review, “The i-Ready K–12 Diagnostic and K–8 Instruction is well designed and executed. The heart of the program–the pool of test items–is superb.”

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