LabQuest Stream™ from Vernier Wins Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2016 Best of Show Awards

Data-collection interface for science and STEM education recognized for its quality, effectiveness, ease of use, and creative use of technology

BEAVERTON, Oregon, September 7, 2016 — Vernier Software & Technology’s LabQuest Stream™ was named a winner of Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2016 Best of Show Awards, which recognizes products and services that show the greatest promise according to the country's most tech-savvy educators. The data-collection interface for science and STEM education was chosen based on its quality, effectiveness, ease of use, and creative use of technology.

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Free Fall Workshops from Vernier Provide Science and STEM Educators with Hands-On Experience Using Data-Collection Technology

Workshops provide 35 opportunities for valuable professional learning 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, September 6, 2016 —Vernier Software & Technology will host 35 free, hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum. This fall and taking place in cities nationwide, each four-hour workshop will be led by an experienced science education instructor who will work alongside educators as they explore classroom-ready labs that incorporate the award-winning line of data-collection technology from Vernier. 

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Impero Software’s Keyword Library Helps Schools Address Online Safety Concerns such as Self-harm and Radicalization

New terms will help schools flag potential instances of bullying, abuse, self-harm or radicalization 

 Simi Valley, CA – Aug. 30, 2016 – It makes the headlines often: A young man or woman in the U.S. ends his or her own life due to bullying or becomes radicalized and attempts to join ISIS or other hate groups. In both instances, adults in these youth’s lives are often left wondering what they could have done to intervene. Schools can play a key role in protecting students in this always-on and connected world. Impero Software, the leading remote monitoring and management software provider, helps schools stay on top of the latest threats to student safety so they can detect and address potential threats before they escalate.

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Collabco Launches myday Personalized Academic Organizer to U.S. Schools and Universities

myday builds student engagement by putting everything from homework to laundry schedules into one convenient app

Liverpool, England – Aug. 29, 2016 – Increasing college completion rates can be helped by engaging students in the college experience, and connecting to students on devices they use all day long is one way to ensure engagement. With this in mind, education company Collabco built the myday app as a way for colleges to engage students in campus life, from course assignments and due dates to food service balances and print credits. After successfully launching in the United Kingdom, Collabco is now offering the myday app to schools, colleges and universities within the United States.

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New Legislation Allows Missouri Districts and Education Agencies to Collect Reimbursement Funds for Telehealth Services

As of August 28, 2016, Missouri students will have more equitable access to live, online diagnostic and therapy services like those provided by PresenceLearning

SAN FRANCISCO, August 29, 2016 – Just in time for the 2016-17 school year, the Missouri Senate passed an act that will require MO HealthNet, the state’s Medicaid program, to reimburse districts for related services provided to students via telehealth. This increased funding will enable districts to use both on-site and online therapy and diagnostic services to help alleviate overflowing caseloads for on-site clinicians.

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Epson Pro L1405U Laser Projector Wins Tech & Learning ISTE 2016 Best of Show Award

3LCD Large Venue Projector Features Outstanding Image Quality, Durability and Reliability

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 17, 2016 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, was named a winner of Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2016 Best of Show Awards for its Pro L1405U large venue laser projector. The Pro L1000-Series projectors are the first to integrate a laser-light source with an inorganic phosphor wheel and inorganic LCD panels for outstanding image quality, durability and reliability.

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PresenceLearning Launches New Fall Webinar Series Focused on Closing the Achievement Gap for Students with Special Needs

Series kicks off on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 with leading expert Dr. Alan Coulter discussing current state of Results Driven Accountability (RDA)

SAN FRANCISCO, August 16, 2016 – PresenceLearning, the leading provider of telemedicine/telehealth services in education and health care, is launching a free, three-part webinar series for special education leaders this fall. The series, “Results Matter – Closing the Achievement Gap,” will kick off on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 1 PM Eastern/10 AM Pacific with “Results Driven Accountability: Where Were We? Where Are We? Where Do We Go Next?” led by RDA expert Dr. Alan Coulter.

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Apperson Offers New Free eBook of Back-to-School Tips and Resources for Teachers

eBook offers more than 50 ideas and free, downloadable activities to help teachers kick off the 2016-17 school year

Charlotte N.C. – Aug. 15, 2016 – Assessment leader Apperson has created a free eBook for teachers filled with more than 50 “must-know” tips and ideas to help get the 2016-17 school year off to a strong, positive start. To download the eBook, click here or visit http://www.apperson.com/lp/back-school-ebook.

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New Free K-12 Resources from youcubed Start Students’ Year with Inspiring Math Messages and Creative Learning Opportunities

'Week of Inspirational Math’ provides teachers, parents and students with five days of content-rich lessons and motivational videos 

Stanford, CA, August 10, 2016 – To help students in grades K-12 approach math with creativity and enjoyment, youcubed, a Stanford University center that provides research-based resources for teaching and learning mathematics, has released a series of free lessons in time for back to school. The Week of Inspirational Math (WiM) lesson series for teachers, parents, and students includes five lessons that offer students open, rich mathematics experiences that inspire creative thinking and a growth mindset. The lessons are accompanied by five motivational videos created by Stanford professor Jo Boaler and her undergraduate students.

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