Mount Holly Township School District Implements Fuel Education’s Stride™ to Bring More Motivation and Analytics to Elementary Classroom Instruction in Core Subjects

Engaging teaching tool motivates students toward mastery and rewards learning with games to help students improve skills and test readiness

Herndon, Virginia, November 1, 2016 — This fall, Mount Holly Township School District in Mount Holly N.J. started implementing Stride™, the newest personalized learning solution offered by Fuel Education™ (FuelEd™), with its students in grades 3-8. 

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Curriculum Associates Sponsors ALAS Scholarships to Support the Advancement of Latino/a Administrators

Scholarships totaling $12,000 will help two aspiring administrators earn advanced degrees in education

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., November 1, 2016—For the second consecutive year, Curriculum Associates has sponsored the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents’ (ALAS) scholarship program to help Latino/a administrators earn advanced degrees in education. This recent donation allowed ALAS to award two administrators with a total of $12,000 in scholarship funds. Micaela Ochoa of Pleasanton Unified School District in Pleasanton, CA received a $10,000 scholarship and Israel Rivera of Dallas Independent School District in Dallas, TX received a $2,000 scholarship.

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Impero Announces $2.5 million “Best Technology for Schools” Grant Program to Help Schools Make the Most of Digital Devices

Company celebrates its 10 millionth student user by offering between $1,250 and $25,000 as a technology grant for every successful grant applicant

Simi Valley, CA – Oct. 31, 2016 – Student devices are exploding in classrooms around the country and schools are tasked with finding ways to manage those devices so that students stay safe and on-task in the classroom.  To help schools in the United States and Canada manage their digital classrooms, Impero Software, the leading remote monitoring and management software provider for K12 districts, today announced a $2.5 million “Best Technology for Schools” grant program.

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New White Paper “Digital Citizenship: a Holistic Primer” released at Digital Citizenship Summit 2016 at the Twitter Headquarters

The paper, produced by Impero and the Digital Citizenship Institute, takes an in-depth look at educating children on living in a digital world and offers guidance for schools

Simi Valley, CA – Oct 28, 2016 – Impero Software and the Digital Citizenship Institute today announced the release of a white paper to help schools understand and effectively teach digital citizenship. The whitepaper, Digital Citizenship: a Holistic Primer was released during the Digital Citizenship Summit 2016 in San Francisco. It can be downloaded here: https://www.imperosoftware.com/whitepapers/digital-citizenship-a-holistic-primer/ 

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PresenceLearning’s Third Fall Webinar Highlights How to Prepare Students with Special Needs for Life Beyond High School

Transition expert Dr. Mary Morningstar will present and answer questions in a live session for special education leaders on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, October 25, 2016 – For students with special needs and their families, planning for the future can be an uncertain endeavor. Families rely on schools to help prepare their children with the skills and resources needed to succeed in a career or at college. To help special education leaders best prepare those students for the future, PresenceLearning, the leading provider of teletherapy/telehealth services in education, is hosting the third and final webinar in PresenceLearning’s Fall 2016 “Results Matter” series. This 90-minute webinar, “How to Improve Transition Results for High School Students with Disabilities,” will be led by transition expert Dr. Mary Morningstar on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 1 PM Eastern/10 AM Pacific.

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Epson Expands Line of PowerLite Large Venue Projectors

New PowerLite 5000-Series Projectors Deliver Bright Output, Robust Digital Connectivity, and Lens Shift for Easy Installation

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Educause, Booth #1609) – Oct. 25, 2016 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today introduced the PowerLite® 5000-Series large venue projectors. The next-generation PowerLite series features 5500 lumens of color brightness and 5500 lumens of white brightness1, to deliver bright, uncompromising images even in well-lit environments. Featuring robust digital connectivity options and vertical and horizontal lens shift for easy installation, the PowerLite 5000-Series is an ideal solution for classrooms, lecture halls, auditoriums, retail spaces, and commercial spaces, in corporate, houses of worship and museum applications.

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Epson PowerLite 2000-Series Portable Projectors Deliver Exceptional Connectivity Features

Series Includes Nine Models Offering Exceptional Image Quality, HDMI Connectivity, and Enterprise-Level Wireless Security 

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Educause, Booth #1609) – Oct. 25, 2016 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced the Epson® PowerLite® 2000-Series. The series features nine projectors that are ideal for business meetings, large boardrooms, lecture halls, classrooms, and houses of worship. Designed for ease-of-use, the PowerLite 2000-Series includes up to 5,500 lumens of color brightness and 5,500 lumens of white brightness1, in addition to full HD 1080p support and comes equipped with built-in enterprise level Wi-Fi security, and features a full interface for multiple connections and installation flexibility.

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PresenceLearning’s Newest Online Therapy Environment Lightyear Wins a 2016 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

The live, online therapy solution won in the Best Upgraded Product category for delivering high-quality video and sound at lower bandwidths

SAN FRANCISCO, October 24, 2016 – PresenceLearning’s recently updated live, online therapy solution, Lightyear, has been awarded a 2016 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence in the Best Upgraded Products category. The award program, now in its 34th year, honors both new and upgraded innovative software, hardware, network, app and web products that have proven to be helpful educator tools. This is the fifth Tech & Learning Award of Excellence PresenceLearning has won.

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Vernier Wins a 2016 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

Vernier’s Solar Energy Exploration Kit and accompanying “Investigating Solar Energy” lab book recognized in New Product category

BEAVERTON, Oregon, October 24, 2016 — Vernier Software & Technology’s Solar Energy Exploration Kit and the associated Investigating Solar Energy lab book have been named a winner of Tech & Learning’s 2016 Awards of Excellence in the New Product category. Now in its 34th year, this leading educational awards program recognizes innovative products that break new ground as well as those that have received significant enhancements.

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Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Helps Close the Achievement Gap for Students in the Nation’s Largest Urban School Districts

Award-winning program now used by more than 1 million students in Council of the Great City Schools districts and 3.5 million students nationwide

MIAMI, October 19, 2016—Curriculum Associates serves more than 1 million students with its i-Ready program in 48 of the 70 districts that comprise the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS). The program informs instruction which in turn improves student achievement. The CGCS, which is the only national organization to exclusively represent the needs of urban public schools, is convening this week for its 60th annual fall conference in Miami, FL. 

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