Nottingham, 1st August 2017 - Impero Software is delighted to welcome on board new owners Investcorp Technology Partners, who are backing the company in its next phase of business growth.
OppU Helps Students Understand Money Management by Providing Free Interactive Financial Literacy Lessons
Chicago – July 26, 2017 – When students begin work or head to college, many get their first taste of economic independence. To give them the skills they need, OppLoans, a Chicago-based financial firm, launched a new financial education site called OppU.
Edthena’s New Commitments Feature Allows Teachers to Quickly Create Their Professional Learning Plans
During the video coaching process, teachers can turn comments into an actionable PD to-do
SAN FRANCISCO (July 25, 2017) – Teachers can take further ownership of their professional learning plans and better track all of the to-do list items stemming from their coaching conversations with Edthena’s new Commitments feature. This tool enables coaches and peers to flag comments from the video feedback process as actionable proposals. Teachers decide which proposals they’d like to accept, set a target date for the goal, and report back on their progress.
Study by the Auburn University Center for Evaluation (ACE) found Fuel Education’s digital learning solution “a valuable method of improving scores for any student”
Herndon, Virginia, July 20, 2017 — Since 2006, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS), in partnership with the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), has provided schools across Alabama with access to Stride™, an award-winning adaptive digital learning solution from Fuel Education® (FuelEd®), to improve student outcomes and to better engage individual students in school. To test the effectiveness of the program, the Auburn University Center for Evaluation (ACE) analyzed ACT® Aspire® data for students using Stride and compared it to scores of their matched peers. The study, “Data Analysis and Evaluation of the Motivated Data Stride Computer-Online Learning Program and its Impact on ACT Aspire Results,” found Stride was “successful during the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 school years in improving academic achievement in targeted schools.”
The 26 hand-selected participants, all of which have a passion for spreading awareness about renewable energy, represent 13 states and two countries
(Fort Collins, CO) July 19, 2017 – REcharge Labs®, the creators of hands-on renewable energy activities, kits and comprehensive teaching training, is hosting its annual week-long teacher training called the REcharge Academy at Colorado State University (CSU) from July 17-21, 2017. The programming blends lectures from industry experts, tours of energy facilities, and replicable hands-on K-12 lessons so the 26 participants will be able to lead engaging renewable energy education initiatives in their classrooms and communities back home.
Impero Education Pro provides Stone County with student safety and classroom management tools
Simi Valley, CA, July 18, 2017 – Stone County Schools in Mississippi received a “Best Technology for Schools” grant from Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network management and online safety software, to allow the district to purchase Impero’s Education Pro at a discounted rate in order to improve visibility of what students are doing on devices on the school network and to help teachers focus and engage the digital classrooms.
New PresenceLearning Webinar Series Helps Special Education Leaders and Clinicians Implement Intervention Strategies with Fidelity
New Fall 2017 series kicks off Tuesday, September 19, 2017 with behavioral management expert Dr. Howie Knoff
SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, is launching a free, three-part webinar series this fall for special education leaders and clinicians. The series, “Blueprints for Success: Interventions That Really Work,” will highlight evidence-based behavioral management, reading intervention, and differentiated instruction strategies that, when implemented accurately and thoroughly, are proven to help students in need.
Connecting Educators and Students with Creative Collaboration in the Classroom, the BrightLink 710Ui Won Best of Show Presented by Tech & Learning
LONG BEACH, Calif. – July 18, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced its BrightLink® 710Ui ultra short-throw interactive laser display is a winner of Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2017 Best of Show Awards. As the world’s first 3LCD interactive laser display, the BrightLink 710Ui connects educators and students for creative ideas and collaboration in the classroom while delivering spectacular image quality, durability and reliability.
Judges recognize Pivot Interactives for its promise to bring real-world science into the classroom
BEAVERTON, Oregon, July 13, 2017 — Pivot Interactives was named a winner of Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2017 Best of Show Awards for showing the greatest promise in the classroom. Distributed exclusively by Vernier Software & Technology, Pivot Interactives helps high school and college students learn key physics concepts through interactive videos of real scientific phenomena. These classroom-ready, student-driven, open-ended investigations provide teachers with experiments that would otherwise be unsafe, impractical, or time consuming to set up for hands-on student instruction.
Scholarships will help educators and sustainability advocates attend the REcharge Academy July 17-21, 2017 at Colorado State University
(Minneapolis, MN) July 13, 2017 – Every year, REcharge Labs®, the creators of hands-on renewable energy activities, kits and comprehensive teacher training, hosts a week-long teacher training called the REcharge Academy. The training blends lectures from industry experts, tours of energy facilities, and replicable hands-on K-12 lessons to help participants teach renewable energy concepts in their classroom or community. Pattern Energy Group Inc. (“Pattern Energy”) is helping five educators and renewable energy advocates attend the REcharge Academy next week. The five scholarship winners are: