Impero Software Wins 2017 Bett Awards EdTech Exporter of the Year

Impero Software wins for its incredible growth in the U.S. market

Simi Valley, CA, Jan. 31, 2017 – Impero Software was named EdTech Exporter of the Year at the 19th annual Bett Awards. The prestigious ceremony, which is produced in association with the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) and coincides with the Bett Show, took place on January 25, 2017 in London. Hosted by comedian Jenny Eclair, the evening saw shortlisted companies come together to celebrate the best in education technology.

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New Social Enterprise Aperture Education Focuses on Students’ Social and Emotional Competence

New company is a joint venture of Apperson, Inc. and the Devereux Center for Resilient Children

Charlotte N.C. (Jan. 26, 2017)—Assessment company Apperson, Inc., and the Devereux Center for Resilient Children – a prevention-focused service of the nonprofit organization Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health – today announced the launch of a new company, Aperture Education, that provides strength-based assessments and resilience-building resources to help schools and out-of-school-time organizations address the whole child.

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Apperson’s New Back to School Supply Program Helps Parents while Giving Back to Schools

 Class Packs creates grade-specific shopping portals to simplify back to school supply purchasing for parents while providing a built-in fundraiser for schools

Charlotte N.C. – Jan. 24, 2017 – One of the biggest hassles of the back to school time for parents is school supply shopping. Parents often struggle to find the right supplies at local stores and frequently over-purchase materials teachers don’t require. To make this process easier for parents, Apperson, a long time education company, is partnering with schools to offer Class Packs by Apperson.

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Epson Introduces New BrightLink Interactive Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Displays for Education

New BrightLink 685Wi, 695Wi, 696Ui, and 697Ui Transform Any Flat Surface in the Classroom into a Bright 100-Inch Interactive Learning Space 

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Jan. 24, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced the latest BrightLink® interactive ultra short-throw presentation displays for education, including the BrightLink 685Wi, 695Wi, 696Ui, and 697Ui. These enhanced displays enable individualized instruction with wireless content sharing and deliver crisp image quality with up to full HD resolution1 and a bright, readable interactive image up to 100-inches – 3x as big as a 60-inch flat panel. Combined with Epson’s advanced 3LCD light engine for bright, vivid colors, the new BrightLink interactive displays result in impactful presentations and productive collaboration. Epson’s new BrightLink projectors for education will be on display at FETC 2017 in Orlando, Fla. from Jan. 24-27 at Epson booth, #135, and TCEA 2017 in Austin, Texas from Feb. 6-10 at Epson booth, #2355.  

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Vernier Software & Technology Works with Google to Expand the Collection of Scientific Data on Mobile Devices

Students can collect and graph time-based data using Vernier sensors within Google’s Science Journal app on Google Play for Android™ devices

BEAVERTON, Oregon, January 24, 2017 – As part of their shared vision for encouraging scientific discovery and inspiring students to understand the world around them, Vernier Software & Technology is working with Google to expand the availability of software that can graph scientific and engineering data on mobile devices. Science and STEM students can now use Vernier sensors to collect and graph data in real time within Google’s Science Journal app on Google Play for Android™ devices.

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New Edthena App Leverages Chromebooks for Video-based Coaching and Professional Learning

With Edthena, device platforms are no longer a barrier to making video-based PD easy 

SAN FRANCISCO (January 24, 2017) – Video-based coaching and professional learning using a Chromebook is now a reality with Edthena’s new Chromebook app launching this week. Teachers can now complete an entire video coaching cycle – from recording to upload to feedback – on a Chromebook device.

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Epson’s New PowerLite Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Displays Deliver Bright Images and Versatility for K-12 Classrooms

New PowerLite 675W, 680 and 685W Deliver Minimized Glare and Shadow Interference, Brilliant Images and Advanced Network Connectivity 

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Jan. 24, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced new ultra short-throw presentation displays for K-12 classrooms – the Epson PowerLite® 675W, 680 and 685W. Designed for classroom collaboration, the new presentation displays enable individualized instruction with wireless content sharing and offer bright images up to 100-inches with minimal shadows and glare – enhancing communication and inspiring student engagement. Epson’s new PowerLite projectors for education will be on display at FETC 2017 in Orlando, Fla. from Jan. 24-27 at Epson booth, #135, and TCEA 2017 in Austin, Texas from Feb. 6-10 at Epson booth, #2355.  

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Impero Insight Provides Districts with a New Cloud-based Reporting and Analytics Tool to Help Them Visualize Safety Data

Additional updates to Impero Education Pro include automated management of keyword libraries and improved notification functionality

Simi Valley, CA, Jan. 23, 2017 – Impero Software, provider of network administration, classroom management and internet safety software, has launched the latest version of Impero Education Pro, version 6 (v6). Version 6 includes the advanced cloud-based, cross-server reporting and analytics tool, Impero Insight, available as an add-on module. Powered by an industry-leading business intelligence engine, Impero Insight pulls a school/district’s data (collected by Impero Education Pro on one or across multiple servers) into detailed and visually-rich graphical reports designed to aid in decision-making, support best practices, and keep students safe. 

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Edthena Partners with the CCSSO to Deliver Webinar about the Transformational Power of Video Coaching

Webinar on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 will highlight best practices on using video to drive professional learning from leading education organizations 

SAN FRANCISCO (January 18, 2017) – Edthena is partnering with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and its Network for Transforming Educator Preparation (NTEP) to deliver a free, best practice webinar on the transformational power of video coaching as part of the professional learning process. The webinar, “How Video Coaching Supports Continuous Teacher Improvement Across the Training Continuum,” will take place on Tuesday, January 31st at 2 pm ET/11 am PT.

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SchoolMint Hosts Webinars during ‘National School Choice Week’

Webinars on Tuesday, January 24 and Thursday, January 26 will provide district leaders with best practices, strategies, and solutions for implementing a school choice program

SAN FRANCISCO, January 18, 2017 – SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based student enrollment and school choice systems for PreK-12 district, charter, and independent schools, is hosting two free webinars coinciding with National School Choice Week (NSCW) to help district leaders successfully navigate the school choice process. The webinars, taking place on the week of January 22, 2017, will provide expert commentary about various aspects of school choice, from implementing a common enrollment system to ensuring a positive family experience.

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