SchoolMint Wins 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Award

Leading K-12 strategic enrollment management platform provider recognized for its comprehensive online help center in Best Help Site Portal category

SAN FRANCISCO, December 7, 2017 – SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based strategic enrollment management software for PreK-12 school systems worldwide, was named a winner of the 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Awards, which honors great achievements in customer care and satisfaction in the edtech industry. As part of its overall tech support offerings, SchoolMint’s online help center was recognized in The Help Site You Want To Keep Going Back To (Best Help Site Portal) category.

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Willamette Education Service District in Oregon Partners with Aperture Education to Offer SEL Assessments to Districts

Aperture Education’s Assessment and Intervention System provides data to help Oregon school districts personalize their approach to SEL

Charlotte N.C. (Dec. 6, 2017) — The Willamette Educational Service District in Oregon has partnered with social and emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education to provide data-driven SEL assessments to Oregon school districts, including the 21 school districts and 84,000 students Willamette ESD directly serves.

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CDI Launches “Holiday Wishes” Contest for Schools

CDI will grant three technology wishes for schools/districts in the U.S. and Canada 

 Chicago IL – Dec. 5, 2017 – As part of its ongoing effort to support technology initiatives in schools, CDI Computer Dealers is launching a “Holiday Wishes” contest starting Dec. 5, 2017 and running through Dec. 24, 2017. Schools can share their technology wishes with CDI by filling out an online form at https://goo.gl/18GaXg. The contest is open to schools in the United States and Canada. CDI will select three schools in Canada and three schools in the U.S. to grant their technology wishes. Awarded prizes will be valued at up to $1,000 each.  The deadline to enter is Dec. 24, 2017. Winners will be notified by December 30, 2017.

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Apperson Launches DataLink ACT/SAT to Help Students Prepare for High-Stakes Tests

DataLink ACT/SAT works with Apperson scanners to help schools and test-prep centers easily grade and analyze practice test data 

Charlotte N.C. – Dec. 5, 2017 – Education company Apperson has launched a new software solution to help schools and test-prep centers better prepare students for the ACT and SAT tests.  DataLink ACT/SAT allows educators and test-prep instructors to quickly scan in and grade the practice test answer sheets, and analyze the results so they can help students prepare for these high-stakes tests.

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Jolynn Shuler Named Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Fuel Education

Shuler brings deep industry experience partnering with school districts to drive innovation

Herndon, Virginia, December 4, 2017 — Education technology veteran Jolynn Shuler has joined Fuel Education® (FuelEd®), a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions for students in grades K–12, as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Having spent her entire career in education technology, Shuler has extensive experience working with schools across the country to implement online learning platforms, intervention tools, personalized learning programs, formative assessment solutions, core curriculum programs, and supporting professional services.

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Calling All STEM Teachers: Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Vernier Engineering Contest

Vernier to recognize two teachers with $5,500 in prizes each for their creative use of Vernier sensors to introduce engineering concepts 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, December 4, 2017 — Vernier Software & Technology is accepting applications for its 2018 Vernier Engineering Contest, which recognizes science, engineering, and STEM teachers for their creative uses of Vernier sensors to teach students engineering concepts and practices. Two winning teachers – one middle school teacher and one high school teacher – will each receive prizes valued at $5,500.

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New Book Provides Concrete Strategies to Help Schools Accelerate Teacher Growth with Video Coaching

“Evidence of Practice: Playbook for Video-Powered Professional Learning” is authored by Adam Geller and Annie Lewis O’Donnell, with afterword by Jim Knight

SAN FRANCISCO (December 1, 2017) – A new book aims to help educators successfully make and implement a plan for using video-based learning as part of the classroom observation and professional development process.

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CDI Supports 1:1 with 17,000 Mobile Charging Carts Deployed in Schools

CDI’s mobiLAB® charging carts by eduGear® are exclusively designed for education

 Chicago IL – Nov. 29, 2017 – CDI Computer Dealers has deployed more than 17,000 mobile charging carts to schools throughout North America as part of its comprehensive work to support schools as they add mobile technology to classrooms and move to 1:1 programs.

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Epson PowerLite 675W Wins a 2018 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom from Learning® Magazine

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 29, 2017 – The Epson PowerLite® 675W WXGA 3LCD Ultra Short-throw Presentation Display has won a Learning® Magazine 2018 Teachers’ ChoiceSM  Award (TCA) For the Classroom. The ultra short-throw presentation display offers a large, easy-to-see image for students in the classroom. Designed for today’s BYOD classrooms, the presentation display’s wireless functionality enables instructors to share content on the big screen from Chromebook™, iOS®, Android™, Mac®, and PC screens1 for a collaborative learning experience. 

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Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Wins a 2017 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

Award-winning i-Ready reading and mathematics program currently used by more than 5 million students nationwide

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., November 29, 2017—Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® recently won a 2017 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence in the Upgraded Products category. The online diagnostic and instruction program, which is used by more than 5 million K–12 students nationwide, was chosen by a panel of Tech & Learning advisors who tested hundreds of entries and crowned this year’s winners. i-Ready also won this award in 2013 and 2015.

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