June 29, 2018: Volume 25, Number 13

Project Based Learning Captures Attention at ISTE

More than 24,000 education technology educators and vendors came to the 2018 ISTE Conference and Expo in Chicago in June. Walking the Expo floor, it seemed like there were almost as ...

Digital Transformation Issues Exist

At the same time technology educators at ISTE were being wowed by the next generation of products that promised to transform their classrooms, they continued to describe the day-to-day ...

ENA Acquires CatchOn; Acquisitions Accelerate

Education Networks of America (Nashville, TN), which delivers infrastructure technology and support services to K-12 schools and libraries, in June acquired CatchOn (Dallas), which ...

ISTE Releases New Initiatives

The International Society for Technology in Education (Washington, DC) not only held its annual conference in June, ISTE also rolled out a number of initiatives around its current ...

CoSN Updates Digital Equity Toolkit

The Consortium for School Networking (Washington, DC) in June updated its Digital Equity Toolkit, Supporting Students & Families in Out-of-School Learning. The new version ...

Project Based Learning Defined

Students work on a project over an extended period of time—from a week up to a semester—that engages them in solving a real-world problem or answering a complex question. They ...

People Briefs, June 29, 2018

Renaissance (Wisconsin Rapids, WI), in June named two executives who came to the company with the May acquisition of the digital literacy platform myON to new positions. Industry ...

Financial Briefs, June 29, 2018

Curriki (Cupertino, CA), the community for creating and sharing open educational resources, in June received $20,000 from Oracle. Through Oracle Giving, Oracle tries to help nonprofit ...

News Briefs, June 29, 2018

Curriculum Associates (North Billerica) has updated its i-Ready adaptive diagnostic for the 2018-2019 school year. Upgrades include a redesigned teacher experience, a new ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, June 29, 2018

Student information systems provider Infinite Campus (Blaine, MN) is partnering with Illuminate Education (Irvine, CA) to directly integrate Illuminate assessments into Campus ...

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