Kalamazoo Youth Development Network’s Social-Emotional Learning Program Featured in Aug. 15, 2018 Webinar

Webinar by Aperture Education provides advice for schools and out-of-school-time organizations on successfully implementing an SEL plan

Charlotte N.C. (Aug. 2, 2018) — More and more schools and-out-of-school-time providers are implementing social emotional learning (SEL) programs to support student success both in and out of the classroom. However successful SEL programs require careful planning and implementation and it may be difficult for some organizations to know where to start. To help organizations on this journey, Aperture Education has partnered with the Kalamazoo Youth Development Network to present a free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT Aug. 15, 2018 highlighting Kalamazoo’s program and providing tips on how to implement a successful SEL plan. To register for the webinar “How to Develop a Sustainable Social Emotional Learning Program (Case Study),” visit https://goo.gl/fE52FG.

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Immersion Active Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Downtown Frederick digital solutions agency will host an open house for local businesses on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 to culminate a month-long celebration

(Frederick, MD) August 1, 2018 – Immersion Active, the leading digital solutions agency specializing in connecting consumers with brands that bring value to their lives, is turning 20 today. For two decades, Immersion Active’s digital marketing campaigns have successfully supported the sales strategies of clients spanning retirement communities/builders, consumer healthcare products and services, and more. 

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Immersion Active Named a 2018 Frederick County Best Places to Work

The Downtown Frederick digital ageless marketing agency was recognized in the Small-Medium Company category

(Frederick, MD) July 30, 2018 – Immersion Active, the leading digital solutions agency specializing in connecting consumers with brands that bring value to their lives, was honored by the 2018 Frederick County Best Places to Work campaign. One of five local companies to gain this prestigious title, Immersion Active was recognized in the Small-Medium category for businesses with 11 to 30 employees. 

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CDI Receives Award from Microsoft for Deploying More than 1 Million OS Licenses

CDI is among only three Microsoft Authorized Refurbishers worldwide to earn this recognition 

 Chicago IL – July 25, 2018 – CDI Computer Dealers, a leading provider of technology to schools, has earned an award from Microsoft for deploying more than 1 million OS licenses in North America. CDI’s President, Erez Pikar, accepted the award during the Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) Summit in Toronto. CDI has been a Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher since 2010.

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Vernier Software & Technology Wins a Tech & Learning ISTE 2018 Best of Show Award

Judges recognize Go Direct® Sound for its promise to bring real-world science into the classroom

BEAVERTON, Oregon, July 16, 2018 — The newest sensor to join Vernier Software & Technology’s family of wireless sensors, Go Direct Sound, was named a winner of Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2018 Best of Show Awards for showing the greatest promise in the classroom. With sound-triggered data collection, the Go Direct Sound Sensor provides students with an easy way to capture and evaluate waveforms, along with sound intensity.

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Workbench Education Expands Partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools

Through this partnership, the district is utilizing the Workbench platform and services to deliver the resources teachers need to successfully implement 21st Century learning

Baltimore, MD – July 12, 2018 – Edtech company Workbench Education today announced the expansion of a partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) for the 2018 - 2019 school year. After successfully piloting the Workbench solution during the 2017 - 2018 school year, the district is expanding the use of the Workbench Education platform to an additional seven of the district’s 21st Century Schools.  Workbench enables schools to implement Project Based Learning (PBL), STEM/STEAM, and Making into their curriculum. 

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Fuel Education Honors Seven Programs for Transforming Education for Students

Innovative educators leverage digital learning opportunities to drive student achievement

Herndon, Virginia, July 2, 2018 —Education is not one size fits all. Students learn in different ways and have varying needs. That’s why innovative educators across the country are implementing creative programs to better meet those needs. The Fuel Education® Transformation Awards program celebrates schools, districts, or organizations that are successfully transforming the way teachers teach and students learn.

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Boston Business Journal Names Curriculum Associates a 2018 “Best Place to Work” Winner for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Curriculum Associates Placed Second in the Large Category (250 to 999 employees)

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 27 2018 – The Boston Business Journal has recognized Curriculum Associates as the second Best Place to Work in Massachusetts in the Large Category (250 to 999 employees), marking the fourth consecutive year Curriculum Associates has been ranked on this elite list.  In total, 80 companies were honored at the BBJ’s awards program on Wednesday, June 20 at Boston’s Symphony Hall.  Rankings were revealed at the ceremony.

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Fuel Education and Modern Teacher Partnership Supports School Districts’ Transition to Classrooms of the Future

Herndon, Va., and Denver, Colo., June 25, 2018 —Fuel Education® (FuelEd®) and Modern Teacher today announced they are joining forces to enable their school district partners to make the transition from traditional schools rooted in decades-old practices to 21st century educational institutions that leverage digital solutions to provide students greater opportunities for more personalized and blended learning. 

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Osmo Responds to Teacher Requests with New Case and Base for its Award-Winning System

New Osmo case and base, product configurations and professional development provide turnkey supplemental solutions for technology-driven students and educators

(Chicago, IL) June 25, 2018 – To better protect schools’ investments in iPads, Osmo, the award-winning company changing the way children play and learn, is launching a new Osmo case and base for iPads at ISTE 2018 in booth #2628. Osmo provides solutions to schools interested in using augmented reality and manipulatives to help K-6 students engage in learning. 

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