T.H.E. SmartClassroom :: June 21, 2007


Whittier Union HSD Links Parents, Teachers

Introducing a new technology tool often has unexpected results. At Whittier Union High School District south of Los Angeles, teachers and parents are having more face to face interactions after the district introduced an automated system for contacting parents about student behavior....

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Ed Tech News

Sony Debuts 8 Classroom Projectors

At the InfoComm show this week in Anaheim, CA, Sony unveiled eight new LCD projectors designed for classrooms and conference rooms, many of which will be available this month....

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Interwrite SRS Adds Compatibility with LearnStar

Interwrite Learning has partnered with LearnStar to offer compatibility between the two companies' education technologies. Interwrite manufactures and develops student response systems designed for classroom use; LearnStar is the developer of SmartTRAX software and state-aligned question banks for classroom assessments....

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SLC Launches Reading Progress Indicator

Scientific Learning Corp. (SLC) has debuted Reading Progress Indicator for the company's Fast ForWord line of reading intervention tools. Reading Progress Indicator is designed to measure students' reading progress when using Fast ForWord. It was developed by assessment provider Bookette Software Co....

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Scholastic Intros K-3 E-Book Resource

Children's book publisher Scholastic has announced Scholastic BookFlix, an online literary resource for children in grades K-3. Children's fiction and non-fiction titles will be paired in an e-book format. According to Scholastic, 80 pairings will be available for the launch with 20 Spanish language pairings....

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AEC Debuts A+VIP Bundle

K-12 curriculum courseware publisher American Education Corp. (AEC; Oklahoma City, OK) has unveiled A+ VIP Bundle, a four-in-one content and services plan....

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