Three Aperture Education Customers Receive Wallace Foundation Grants for Social-Emotional Learning Partnerships

Wallace Foundation initiative brings together schools and afterschool organizations

Charlotte N.C. (Jan. 23, 2018) — Three Aperture Education customers have been selected to receive multiyear grants from The Wallace Foundation as part of the foundation’s Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative. The initiative supports partnerships between urban school districts and out-of-school time organizations to help children develop skills such as self-control, teamwork, persistence and goal-setting. One goal of the initiative is to directly benefit the school districts and partner organizations and the students they serve. Another goal is to learn whether and how aligning school and afterschool SEL practices helps students in grades K-6 – knowledge that can help strengthen practice within the field. 

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Edthena Leverages New Google Chrome Technology to Develop a Browser-Based Video Record and Upload Experience

Now teachers can quickly record and reliably upload classroom video for professional learning from devices running Google Chrome

SAN FRANCISCO (January 23, 2018) – Uploading is a crucial step in the process of recording and sharing classroom videos for professional development. And until now, different devices needed different tools to upload reliably.

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Fuel Education Joins as Latest Renaissance Growth Alliance Partner

Adaptive, assessment-driven digital learning solution motivates and rewards students with games

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (Jan. 16, 2018) – Renaissance®, the leader in pre-K-12 learning analytics, announces Fuel Education® (FuelEd®) as the latest Renaissance Growth Alliance™ partner. As part of the Renaissance Growth Alliance, the companies are bringing together their complementary solutions to provide teachers with personalized instruction to help increase student engagement and mastery.

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USC Rossier Partners with Edthena to Incorporate Video Coaching Into Its Newly Redesigned Master of Arts in Teaching Program

Teacher candidates to track their progress and receive feedback using video-based evidence throughout the duration of the program

LOS ANGELES (January 10, 2018) – The University of Southern California Rossier School of Education (USC Rossier) in Los Angeles recently partnered with Edthena to incorporate video coaching into its newly redesigned Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Teacher candidates will use the video-based classroom observation platform throughout the duration of the program to track their progress in the areas of planning, instruction, and assessment, as well as to submit their preliminary licensure assessment. 

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Epson’s BrightLink® 710Ui Wins Gold in the 2017 College Planning & Management New Product Awards

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 20, 2017 – Epson®, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, and its BrightLink® 710Ui has been named a 2017 College Planning & Management New Product Awards Gold winner in the AV Equipment category. It was among 14 Gold winners selected by an independent panel of judges. The winners are highlighted on College Planning & Management’s website at https://spaces4learning.com/pages/new-product-award.aspx and will be featured in the magazine’s December print issue.

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Two Epson Displays Win a Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 19, 2017 – Epson®, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, and its BrightLink® 697Ui and PowerLite® 685W  displays were recently named winners of the 2017 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence in the New Products category. Now in its 35th year, the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence honors innovative applications that break new ground, as well as those that have added significant enhancements to proven education tools. Winners, including Epson, were chosen by a panel of Tech & Learning advisors who tested hundreds of entries.

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Epson Wins 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Award

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 15, 2017 – Epson®, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, was honored by the Tech & Learning Stellar Service Awards. The awards program, now in its third year, was established to honor the great achievements in customer care and satisfaction in the education technology industry, providing another look at what influences buying decisions. Epson’s Brighter Futures® program won The Ultimate Reputation Saver (Best Warranty Program) category. 

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CDI’s Leasing Program Helps Schools on Tight Budgets Meet Technology Needs

Schools can use technology immediately while stretching payments over multiple years

 Chicago IL – Dec. 14, 2017 – For schools on tight budgets, going 1:1 or even implementing a routine technology refresh can be daunting. CDI Computer Dealers’ Leasing Program allows schools and districts to deploy or refresh their technology now, and stretch the payments out over three to four years. The program helps schools implement 1:1 programs more quickly and provides students with the latest equipment faster. To date CDI’s leasing transactions exceed $25 million helping more than 200 districts in North America reach their technology goals sooner.

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Apperson’s “Get the Lead Out” Campaign Rewards Customers with Free Pencils

For every $100 spent on Apperson products, schools will receive a free 12-count pack of Ticonderoga® No. 2 pencils

Charlotte N.C. – Dec. 14, 2017 – Education company Apperson is giving back to schools this month through its “Get the Lead Out” campaign. The campaign provides participants with a free 12-count pack of Ticonderoga® No. 2 pencils for every $100 in Apperson products purchased between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31.

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