June 28, 2019: Volume 26, Number 13

Illuminate Acquires FastBridge & Rolls Out Product Upgrades

Almost one year after Illuminate Education (Irvine, CA) was formed from the merger of five companies, bringing together capabilities in assessment, data and analytics with the goal of ...

Coding & Robotics Reign on the ISTE Floor

Educators who came to the June International Society for Technology in Education conference in Philadelphia looking to learn how technology can improve student engagement, motivation ...

Young Entrepreneurs Share Businesses Built at ISTE

A new generation of tech entrepreneurs, as well as the next generation of educational technology products, was on display at ISTE. After attending a summer architecture program at ...

Broad Focus for Learning Apps as Summer Begins

As many schools shut down for the summer, learners are widening the range of the educational apps they are downloading and pursuing a variety of interests. That is what the popularity ...

School Districts Access 703 Ed Tech Tools Monthly

The average number of education technology tools accessed monthly by each U.S. school district in the 2018-2019 school year was 703, according to Learn Platform (Raleigh, NC). The ...

Shmoop Expands Team & Prepares New Platform

Shmoop (Los Altos, CA), provider of test prep and digital curriculum, is investing in talent and platform to keep the company growing. Andy Rahden came on board this spring and more ...

Hardware Briefs, June 28, 2019

HoverCam (San Diego) in June expanded its Pilot Series with the Pilot 5 wireless digital teaching station, adding a rechargeable battery pack that powers all-day, cable-free operation, ...

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