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Student Publishing Platform BoomWriter Merges with Curriculum-As-A-Service Provider Walch Education

Massachusetts-based student publishing platform BoomWriter Media has merged with curriculum-as-a-service provider Walch Education, based in Maine, the companies announced in a news release.

Teachers Report Slightly Fewer Students Were Behind in Spring 2022, New Research Shows

New educator survey data from the Christensen Institute released today offers insights into how K–12 teachers are faring, the technology they’re still relying on most, and how the pandemic continues to influence their instructional methods and tools, even with 97% of teachers back to in-person learning.

Verizon to Add 50 More Learning Labs and 50 More Innovative Learning Schools

Verizon is celebrating 10 years of its digital inclusion-focused education initiative by announcing that the telecommunications company will launch Verizon Innovative Learning Labs in 50 more Title I schools this fall and is adding 50 new Title I schools to its Innovative Learning Schools program, bringing the program’s total reach to 561 schools nationwide, the company said.

Optoma Unveils Microsoft-Powered, Cloud-Based Remote Management Solution for Displays

Display manufacturer Optoma has launched a cloud-based version of its Optoma Management Suite that is powered by Microsoft Azure and offers streamlined, real-time monitoring, diagnosing, and controlling of connected audio-visual displays via a single platform, according to a news release.

Aperture Education to Host SEL Case Study Webinar Featuring Windsor Public Schools

Aperture Education will host a free case study webinar on June 30 featuring an SEL specialist from a Connecticut school district explaining how the district’s students benefit from SEL activities and how educators there maximize the Aperture platform.

Screencast and Figma Added to Chromebooks as Google Unveils Slate of New Features and Integrations

Google for Education today announced a slate of new apps for Chromebooks — including a new free Screencast app and a free Figma design app — as well as new functions in Google Classroom and Google Meet, and the company announced integrations with popular ed tech apps that will launch later this year.

ED and ISTE Launch Initiative to Improve Tech Proficiency of New Teachers to Increase Digital Equity

The International Society for Technology in Education and the U.S. Department of Education have launched an initiative to help educator preparation programs update their curriculum and methods to ensure new teachers enter the workforce with the digital learning skills needed to lead equitable learning in modern tech-enabled classrooms, the organizations announced today.

Reading Horizons Expands its Literacy Instruction Program with Sound City for K–2 Learners

Foundational reading instruction provider Reading Horizons, has expanded its flagship solution Reading Horizons Discovery, adding a K–2 program called Sound City, and will host two webinars for educators this week to delve into the new features.

Savvas Enhances myView Literacy Program with New Features Based on Science of Reading Research

Savvas Learning Company has added interactive reading resources to its K–5 core curriculum platform myView Literacy, the company announced today, injecting Science of Reading research in an effort to boost the platform’s impact on student reading achievement.

IMS Global Learning Consortium Has a New Name: 1EdTech Consortium

IMS Global Learning Consortium, a nonprofit collaborative and marketplace for K–12 schools and educational technology and digital learning marketplace, has rebranded as 1EdTech Consortium and launched a new website with new blog posts and a renewed emphasis on a collaborative ed tech ecosystem.

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