Impero Software Showcases Updates to Education Pro and Hosts Digital Citizenship Panel at TCEA 2018

Simi Valley, CA, Feb. 6, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network management and online safety software to schools, will host a panel discussion on digital citizenship this week at TCEA 2018 in Austin (booth 1955). Impero, which plans to open an office in Austin later this month, will also showcase the latest version of its award-winning product, Impero Education Pro during the conference this week.

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Epson Introduces PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors for Education and Corporate

PowerLite 4,500 – 6,000 Lumen Laser Projectors Deliver True-to-Life Images and Virtually Maintenance-Free Operation in a Light, Compact Design

AMSTERDAM (ISE 2018) and AUSTIN, Texas (TCEA 2018) – Feb. 6, 2018 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, continues to drive the laser projection market with the introduction of the new PowerLite® L-Series for corporate, education and houses of worship.  The new Epson PowerLite L615U, L610U, L510U, L400U, L610W, L500W, and L610 deliver incredible value to customers, featuring an integrated laser light source, stunning imagery, up to 6,000 lumens of color and white brightness1, resolution up to WUXGA, and enhanced wireless technology to connect to multiple devices. Epson’s new PowerLite laser projectors will be on display at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam from Feb. 6-9 at Epson’s booth, #1-H90 and at TCEA 2018 in Austin from Feb. 6-8 at Epson’s booth, #923. 

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Vernier Software & Technology Adds 15 New Wireless Sensors to Its Popular Go Direct® Sensor Family

Students and educators can use the 15 new sensors with the free Graphical Analysis™ 4 app and more than 300 teacher-tested STEM experiments

BEAVERTON, Oregon, February 6, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology has added 15 new Go Direct sensors to its wireless sensor family. Designed primarily for biology, physics, physical science, and middle school science, these new sensors feature Bluetooth® wireless technology and USB connectivity for data collection, can be used with more than 300 teacher-tested experiments developed by Vernier, and are supported by the free Graphical Analysis 4 app. The Go Direct sensors will be on display at TCEA 2018 in Austin, Texas on February 6–8, 2018 at Vernier Booth #1539.

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Virginia Department of Education Names Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® an Approved Student Growth Assessment

Schools and districts across the state can use the online program aligned to Virginia’s Standards of Learning to report measures of student growth  

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., February 6, 2018—Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® was recently named an approved Student Growth Assessment for Local School District Use by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). The online diagnostic and instruction program, which is currently used by districts across Virginia and more than 5 million K–12 students nationwide, was chosen by VDOE officials for its alignment to the state’s Standards of Learning and its ability to report measures of student growth. 

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Vernier Software & Technology Launches Go Direct® Sensor Cart for Hands-On Physics Investigations

Wireless sensor cart helps students explore force, position, velocity, and acceleration on or off the track

BEAVERTON, Oregon, February 5, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology recently launched the new Go Direct® Sensor Cart for middle school, high school, and college physics students. The wireless dynamics cart allows students to easily explore force, position, velocity, and acceleration using Bluetooth® wireless technology.

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Michigan Student Jillian Ferry Named Recipient of Aperture Education’s December Scholarship Contest

High school senior awarded $1,000 for her essay on the impact of her choir instructor on her life

Charlotte N.C. (Feb. 1, 2018) — Aperture Education has selected Fenton High School senior Jillian Ferry as the winner of its December, 2017 Essay Scholarship Contest. Her essay described the non-academic lessons she learned from her high school choir director Brad Wright, including “Mr. Wright’s Five P’s of success” – how to be professional, punctual, prepared, polite and positive.  Ferry, who lives in Fenton, Michigan, will receive a $1,000 scholarship from Aperture Education.

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Aperture Education Launches $20,000 Micro-grant

Schools and out-of-school-time organizations can apply through Feb. 23, 2018 to receive micro-grants for social-emotional learning assessments

Charlotte N.C. (Jan. 29, 2018) — Social-emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education has launched a $20,000 micro-grant competition to help schools and out-of-school-time organizations get started in assessing students’ social and emotional competencies. Schools can apply online through Feb. 23, 2018. To apply, visit: http://info.apertureed.com/microgrant18.

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Impero Software Announces a New Version of Education Pro and Updates to iSafeguard at the 2018 Bett Show

Simi Valley, CA, Jan. 25, 2018 – Impero Software, the remote monitoring and management software specialist, will be previewing its upcoming release of Impero Education Pro, version 6.3 (v6.3), at the annual Bett Show in London this week. The new version will launch in February, 2018, and features a number of enhancements and additional functionality. Impero will also discuss its recent update to Impero iSafeguard, its online safeguarding training solution for school staff.

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Feb. 6, 2018 Webinar Showcases Sudbury Public Schools’ District-Wide SEL Initiative

Webinar hosted by Aperture Education highlights the roles of social-emotional learning assessments and curriculum 

Charlotte N.C. (Jan. 25, 2018) — Implementing a district-wide social-emotional learning (SEL) program requires purposeful integration of curricula, data, and training. Social-emotional learning company Aperture Education will host a webinar at 1:30 p.m. EST on February 6, 2018, to highlight a successful example of this – the district-wide SEL initiative at Sudbury Public Schools in Massachusetts. The webinar will feature guests from Sudbury Public Schools and Open Circle, which provides a unique SEL curriculum. The speakers will discuss how the school district has paired Aperture Education's online SEL assessment and intervention system and the Open Circle curriculum to build a successful SEL program.  To register, visit https://goo.gl/h4aSmo

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