SANTA CLARA, CA (July 13, 2018) —SchoolCity, a premier assessment solution provider, announced its partnership with Texthelp, provider of Read&Write and SpeechStream literacy and language support solutions for education. This partnership brings together two companies dedicated to providing literacy accommodations, accessibility and designated supports to students with defined needs. SchoolCity integrates support tools from Texthelp’s […]
Quillsoft Ltd. (Toronto, ON) is a software company that arose from commercialization efforts by a consortium of Ontario-based researchers of rehabilitation technologies in the 1990s. Founded in 2000 by Dr. Fraser Shein, in partnership with Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Quillsoft specializes in creating and distributing reading and writing literacy tools. Stemming from its R&D […]
The acquisition adds to Smoothwall’s market-leading web filtering and safeguarding solutions as it expands its presence in the UK, US and internationally – now covering over 10,000 schools. CHARLOTTE, NC (June 15, 2018) — Smoothwall, the market-leading developer of web filtering and monitoring solutions, has today announced it has acquired digital safeguarding company Future Digital. The […]
Concentric Sky is pleased to announce the launch of Badgr Pathways. With Pathways, badges from any Open Badges compliant platform can be stacked together in alignment with competency frameworks. Learners have an easy-to-understand map view of where they are in a curriculum. And just like they can share badges, learners can share their Pathway progress – including […]
WASHINGTON, May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the principal membership association representing U.S. state and territorial digital learning leaders, announced today its sixth annual cohort of Emerging Private Sector Partners. These innovative education technology startups were selected through a competitive application process and will be introduced as a […]
CORNISH, ME (May 15, 2018) — AC&E Education today announced the launch of a new media platform, Accessibility, Compliance, and Equity in Education (AC&E). The digital publication and website will provide the pre-K–20 market with concrete information and practical resources written by education and industry experts. The quarterly digital publication will launch during the first week […]
Helping you paraphrase and study while reducing plagiarism Toronto, ON, May 9, 2018 — Quillsoft launched ReaderQ software extension for the Chrome browser, in English and French, as a tool to help you paraphrase text from the web while reducing plagiarism. Many people, from students to political speech writers, fall into the trap of copying […]
Education Talk Radio Dr. Jonathan Plucker, from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth and President-Elect of The National Association for Gifted Children, discusses the importance of equity for children performing at more advanced levels of comprehension. Listen to the interview here:
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