Windsor Public Schools’ SEL Specialist Featured in “Voices from the Field” Webinar on June 30

Aperture Education webinar focuses on the role of the district’s SEL specialist and showcases an SEL activity that participants can use in their schools

Charlotte N.C. (June 7, 2022) — When it comes to best practices for social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools, it helps to go right to the source. Aperture Education will host a free webinar on June 30, 2022, offering a sneak peek at SEL in action at Windsor Public Schools in Connecticut. The webinar will feature SEL Specialist Elyssa Kotler, who will discuss her role and how she supports students and the schools she works in. Kotler will also walk participants through an SEL activity they can use when their schools reconvene in the fall. The webinar takes place at 1:30 p.m. (ET). To register, visit https://bit.ly/3tadaim

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Riverside Insights Acquires Aperture Education

Riverside’s Achievement and Ability Assessments Combine with Aperture’s Rigorous SEL Tools to Provide Educators with a Holistic View of Students 

ITASCA, Ill. – June  1, 2022 – Riverside Insights®, a leading developer of research-based assessments and analytics, today announced its acquisition of Aperture Education, the leading provider of research-based social and emotional learning (SEL) assessments for K-12 schools. With more than 65 years of combined research and SEL experience, Aperture sets the standard for research-based SEL assessment solutions. The addition of Aperture’s SEL solutions to the Riverside portfolio of research-based ability and achievement assessments will help K-12 educators obtain the most valid, reliable, and comprehensive view of each learner. Through use of the highest quality and most rigorous tools, educators are empowered to better understand and support student growth. Riverside is a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, a people-driven private equity firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Epson Showcasing Breakthrough Laser Projection Technology at InfoComm 2022

World’s Smallest and Lightest 20,000 Lumen Projectors to be Shown for First Time in U.S. 

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – May 31, 2022 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced it will showcase its latest 3-chip, 3LCD laser projection solutions at InfoComm 2022 in booth #N2331, including the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000-lumen2 and 10,000-lumen3 laser projectors. From large, super-wide options for remote and in-person participation in today’s hybrid environments to experiential and large-venue projection worth remembering, Epson will immerse showgoers in stunning projection technology and provide a full view of its impressive installation and setup tools across a range of markets, including large venue, education, corporate and digital signage. Epson’s solutions will be on display at InfoComm in Las Vegas from June 8-10.

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Curriculum Associates’ Authors Elected to NCTM and NCSM Boards

Grace Kelemanik and Amy Lucenta were instrumental in the design of Ready® Mathematics Framework for Instruction 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 23, 2022—Curriculum Associates’ authors Grace Kelemanik and Amy Lucenta, who were instrumental in the design of the company’s Ready Mathematics Framework for Instruction, were recently elected to the boards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), respectively. Kelemanik will serve as director at large of NCTM’s board and Lucenta will serve as NCSM’s regional director of Eastern 1, which represents Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Military AE: APO/FPO, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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School Superintendents of Alabama and Curriculum Associates Recognize Students and Educators with $12,000 in Scholarships

A total of eight high school seniors and four educators were selected to receive $1,000 each

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 9, 2022—Curriculum Associates recently sponsored the 2022 School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA) scholarship program to help recognize and support students and educators throughout the state. The 12 scholarship recipients—eight high school seniors who intend to pursue a degree in education from one of Alabama’s public colleges or universities as well as four educators who plan to pursue a degree in school administration from one of the state’s public colleges or universities—will each receive $1,000.

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School Security Expert Paul Timm Leads Webinar Addressing School Safety and Security Improvements Resulting from the Pandemic

Vector Solutions’ May 10, 2022 webinar “School Safety & Security: Pandemic Silver Linings” features strategies and insights on keeping schools safe

Tampa, FL – May 4, 2022 – Vector Solutions, the leading provider of training and software solutions to help schools make their operations and communities safer, smarter, and better, is hosting a free webinar on May 10, 2022 to explore how the pandemic has impacted school safety and security.

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IRIS Debuts Powerful New Application Where Students Use Seismic Waves Data to Learn about the Layers of the Earth

New free resource, “Determining and Measuring Earth’s Layered Interior,” challenges students to compare real-world earthquake data to computer models

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2022) — The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) has created an online version of its popular activity “Determining and Measuring Earth's Layered Interior” to challenge students to use evidence in the form of earthquake data to understand the Earth’s interior layers. This free web-based tool for Earth Science classrooms was funded in part by the National Science Foundation.  

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Teacher Leader Impact Award Celebrates Educators Around the Country

School and district leaders can now nominate teacher leaders for their notable achievements in the classroom and beyond

To kick off Teacher Appreciation Week 2022 and recognize the outstanding achievements of teacher leaders nationwide, Edthena is now accepting nominations for its Teacher Leader Impact Award. For the second year in a row, school and district administrators are encouraged to nominate a teacher leader who is making a measurable impact on others and creating lasting change.

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The WNET Group Hosts Experts in Education and Innovation to Explore the Role of Media and Technology in the Future of Education

Virtual event on April 28, 2022, brings together parents, teachers and administrators for an in-depth discussion about the digital divide and the innovations that could transform education

New York (April 26, 2022) — The WNET Group, home to New York’s PBS stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21, operator of New Jersey’s statewide public television network NJ PBS, and Long Island’s only NPR station WLIW-FM, is hosting “The Role of Media And Technology In The Future Of Education,” a virtual panel discussion on Thursday, April 28, 2022, examining the growing digital divide, how parents, teachers and students have adapted, and the impact recent innovations will have on the future of education. 

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Vector Solutions’ AlcoholEDU® for College Surpasses 11 Million-User Milestone

TAMPA, FL, April 19, 2022 – Alcohol misuse is still one of the most pressing issues in higher education. While the number of incoming non-drinkers or abstainers has increased significantly over the past 15-plus years, the overall high-risk drinking rate among college students has remained steady, and alcohol and other substances continue to negatively impact student well-being.

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