LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 27, 2017 – Epson®, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, was honored by the Campus Technology and THE Journal 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. Both programs ask readers to nominate and vote for their favorite educational tools and technology for the higher education and K-12 classrooms respectively. This year, Epson won four Readers’ Choice Awards, two from each publication. Campus Technology and THE Journal both awarded Epson a Platinum Readers’ Choice Award, the highest honor, for its Favorite Projector category.
Impero Education Pro wins in the Best Upgraded Product category
Simi Valley, CA, Nov. 21, 2017 – Impero Software has been named a winner in the 2017 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence for its flagship product, Impero Education Pro. The product won in the “Best Upgraded Products category.” The winners are featured on Tech & Learning online (https://goo.gl/iZyWxd) and will also be included in the magazine’s December print issue.
Hinsdale School District Wins National Award for its Use of Online Therapy with Students with Special Needs
District is one of 12 winners of PresenceLearning’s annual Awards of Excellence recognizing outstanding leadership and student progress in special education
SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, recently named Hinsdale School District in Hinsdale, NH as a winner of its 4th annual Awards of Excellence. The awards recognized 12 educational organizations nationwide for their outstanding organizational leadership, teamwork, and improved outcomes in helping students with special needs succeed.
The Trade-In Program offers a free two-year warranty on new Chromebooks and removal and recycling of the old devices
Chicago IL – Nov. 14, 2017 – CDI Computer Dealers has launched a Chromebook Trade-In Program that provides a hassle-free, environmentally-friendly way for schools to dispose of their aging Chromebooks and obtain a free two-year premium extended warranty on the new ones purchased from CDI (a value of $23 per device). To take advantage of this program, visit: https://cdicomputers.com/education/chromebook-trade-in-program/.
An increasing number of cities partner with SchoolMint to meet demand for a more accessible and equitable application process for families
SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2017 – Houston’s Families Empowered is the latest organization to partner with SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based strategic enrollment management software for PreK-12 school systems worldwide, to launch a common online application for its city’s charter schools. In addition to Houston, SchoolMint’s common online application for charter schools has been implemented in cities with some of the highest percentages of charter enrollment nationwide, including Boston, Kansas City, New York City, Oakland, Rochester, St. Louis, and West Contra Costa. Growing parent demand for a more equitable and accessible application process is prompting multiple regions nationwide to provide a common application system, which improves and simplifies the enrollment experience for parents.
Impero is shortlisted for “Company of the Year” and “Classroom Aids for Learning, Teaching and Assessment” categories
Simi Valley, CA, Nov. 13, 2017 – Impero Software is a finalist in two categories for the 2018 Bett Awards: “Company of the Year” and “Classroom Aids for Learning, Teaching and Assessment.” The final judging takes place in December and the winners will be named at a prestigious ceremony in January, 2018 during the Bett Show in London.
Parents, teachers, staff and after-school providers will receive $5 for each student that they assess
Charlotte N.C. (Nov. 13, 2017) — Social and emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education is in the final stages of standardizing its high school SEL assessment – the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment-High School Edition (DESSA-HSE). It is asking for help from parents, teachers, school staff, and after-school organizations to help it complete the standardization process so it can start offering the assessment to schools and after school organizations nationwide. Participants complete a 10 to 15-minute online survey about the social and emotional strengths of a high-school aged student or child.
WittyWe Launches New Video-based Learning Environment to Help Students in Grades K-9 Develop and Practice Life Skills
Online platform features 60+ courses, 5,000+ minutes of animated video, and thousands of interactive lessons students can use in school or at home
CORAL GABLES, Florida, November 8, 2017 — WittyWe, a learning environment covering school curriculum topics, life skills and college-level enrichment, has launched to help students in grades K-9 engage in deeper learning while developing and practicing important life skills. The platform, which can be used in school or at home, features more than 60 online courses, 5,000-plus minutes of animated video, and thousands of lessons and interactive resources.
Curriculum Associates Acquires Motion Math to Enhance Engagement and Strengthen Conceptual Understanding for K–6 Students
Partnership will ensure more students benefit from Motion Math’s engaging learning games and develop healthy growth mindsets
NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., November 8, 2017—Curriculum Associates has acquired Motion Math® to further help elementary students improve their math fluency and number sense in key conceptual areas. Both Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® program and Motion Math’s games are designed with a focus on nurturing healthy growth mindsets, and the alignment of these two offerings will enrich student experience in the development of critical math skills. As a result of this partnership, Motion Math’s award-winning games will be available as a supplement to i-Ready, which is currently used by over 5 million students and educators nationwide.
Epson Laser Displays Deliver Vivid, Larger-than-Life Images for Businesses and Students
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 7, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced it is now shipping the BrightLink® Pro 1470Ui, and BrightLink 710Ui – the world’s first laser interactive display solutions – and the PowerLite® 700U ultra short-throw 3LCD laser display. With breakthrough laser technology and virtually maintenance-free operation, Epson’s laser display technology is ideal for corporate spaces, educational institutions and digital signage applications.