Video capture and management provider Panopto has enhanced its integration with Instructure's Canvas learning management system with the intent of enhancing ease-of-use for students, teachers, and IT administrators who use video capture and streaming.
Smart phones are expected to overtake feature phones in worldwide shipments for the first time this year. According to a new forecast, year-over-year growth in smart phones will approach 33 percent in 2013 and continue strong for the next five years.
Rediker Software has released a Web-based gradebook that integrates with Administrator's Plus, its student information system. TeacherPlus Gradebook, available now, allows school districts to monitor student progress in real time.
Curriculum and assessment provider Learning.com is adding a new capability that will allow it to synchronize with student information systems. The company has partnered with SIS integration developer Clever to provide the capability.
Turning Technologies has released a paperless system designed for collecting and managing test data for standardized assessments, exams, evaluations, and certification testing.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Cooper Notification is adding the ability to connect to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Wireless Emergency Alert system and Emergency Alert System through the company's mass notification system, the Roam Secure Alert Network.
Turning Technologies has debuted a new classroom clicker with a price point of $9.95 per unit.
West Virginia's Department of Education has begun promoting the use of an application to help students connect what they're learning in high school to what they'll need to know for specific careers or college.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Adaptive learning platform developer Knewton has entered into a partnership with educational publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to augment their digital K-12 products with an adaptive infrastructure platform that customizes the student learning experience through real-time analytics and recommendations.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Online course provider K12 has added new courses to its school year 2013-2014 catalog and made improvements to some existing courses.