Vernier Kicks Off Its Spring 2018 Data-Collection Workshop Series

Hands-on workshops help science and STEM educators learn new ways to integrate data-collection technologies into their curriculum

BEAVERTON, Oregon, February 23, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology will host 21 free hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators learn how to integrate Vernier data-collection technology—including the new Vernier Go Direct® wireless sensors—into their curriculum. Each four-hour workshop will be led by a Vernier training specialist who will guide attendees through classroom-ready labs using award-winning hardware, software, and mobile technologies. 

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New Efficacy Research Demonstrates Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Meets Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Federal Funding Requirements, Including School Improvement Funds

Schools can use School Improvement Funds implement evidence-based online program proven to drive significantly greater learning gains  

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., February 21, 2018—A new research study titled “i-Ready Efficacy: Research on i-Ready Program Impact” demonstrates that Curriculum Associates’ K–8 i-Ready Instruction meets the federal funding requirements for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The research places i-Ready as a Level 3 program demonstrating “Promising Evidence.” Schools across the country can use School Improvement Funds to implement the online diagnostic and instructional program as an evidence-based program as defined by ESSA. Research confirms what educators know about i-Ready: students who use the program experience significant improvements in their English language arts and mathematics performance. 

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Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.

Fuller brings a vast background in technology, business development and government to lead Impero’s next phase of growth 

Simi Valley, CA, Feb. 19, 2018 – Impero Software has announced the appointment of Richard Fuller as its new CEO to drive the company’s next phase of growth as it bolsters its global business plan. In the U.S., that plan includes opening a new U.S. headquarters in Austin, Texas.

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Vernier Total Solar Eclipse Campaign Wins Silver in the 2017 One Planet® Best in Business and Professional Excellence Awards

Campaign provides STEM educators with tips, resources, and data for teaching students about real-world physical phenomenon

BEAVERTON, Oregon, February 13, 2018 — The Vernier Software & Technology Total Solar Eclipse campaign recently won a Silver award in the 2017 One Planet® Best in Business and Professional Excellence Awards in the PR or Marketing Campaign of the Year category. The ongoing, multi-pronged campaign celebrating last summer’s Great American Eclipse provides tips, resources, and data that STEM teachers can use to teach students about a real-world physical phenomenon throughout the year.

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CDI Partners with littleBits to Provide STEAM Coding Starter Kits to Schools

Kits provide an affordable solution to teach STEAM skills 

  Chicago IL – Feb. 8, 2018 – CDI Computer Dealers announced today it has partnered with littleBits to offer STEAM Coding Starter Kits for classrooms, makerspaces and libraries. The package includes two of littleBits’ best-selling kits – the STEAM Student Set and the Code Kit –plus two add-on packages that allow students to expand on the lessons by creating games or electronic music. CDI is showcasing the STEAM Coding Starter Kits this week at TCEA 2018 (booth 1922) in Austin.

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Three Epson Customers Featured in the 2017 NewBay AV/IT College Standings Program

Rush University, Pensacola Christian College and California State University Fresno recognized for their technology applications, which include Epson presentation displays

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Feb. 8, 2018 – Three Epson® higher education customers were selected for inclusion in the 2017 NewBay AV/IT College Standings. The new program from NewBay Media evaluates technology and pedagogy and recognizes “great new spaces and new applications in schools that can serve as an inspiration to all,” according to AV Technology’s announcement of the College Standings. The list included applications from three Epson customers:  

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CDI Announces New 42-Device Charging Cart – The MN142VS mobiLAB® charging cart by eduGear®

Cart meets the needs of larger 1:1 deployments

 Chicago IL – Feb. 6, 2018 – CDI Computer Dealers launched today the latest addition to its fleet of charging carts for schools – the mobiLAB® MN142VS charging cart from eduGear®. The new cart can hold up to 42 Chromebooks or Notebooks that are up to 15.6 inches in size. It was designed to meet the needs of larger classrooms while still remaining compact and lightweight. CDI is launching the cart in conjunction with TCEA 2018 (booth 1922), which takes place Feb. 5-9, 2018 in Austin. 

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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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