Vernier Science Education Launches New Go Direct® Salinity Sensor to Help Students Better Explore the Natural World

Easy-to-use wireless sensor helps middle school, high school, and college-level students understand water quality concepts through data collection 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 20, 2024 — Vernier Science Education recently launched the Go Direct® Salinity Sensor to support the study of water quality and the natural world through hands-on learning. This new wireless sensor, which connects directly to student devices using the award-winning Vernier Graphical Analysis® app, makes it possible for middle school, high school, and college-level students to precisely measure the total dissolved salt content of ocean or brackish water during agricultural science, biology, chemistry, Earth science, and environmental science investigations. 

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Epson Brings Creative, Immersive Learning Experiences for K-12 Schools to ISTE 2024

New Mobile Solution Transforms Learning Environments by Providing Big, Bright Displays Anywhere They are Needed 

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – June 20, 2024 – As educators look for tools that keep students engaged in learning, Epson today announced it will demonstrate its next generation classroom solutions at ISTE 2024 in Denver, Colorado from June 24-26 in booth #1124. Epson will showcase its extensive lineup of lamp-free laser displays, including its first extreme short throw projector with 4K Enhancement1 for classrooms, interactive solutions for increased engagement, and a new mobile display solution designed to bring large images to any room in any learning environment. 

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Take Big Ideas Almost Anywhere – Epson Announces Mobile Projector Cart for Education and Corporate Spaces

Epson ELPCS01 Mobile Projector Cart Designed for PowerLite 810E and 815E Provides Easy Setup for Portable Displays in Flexible Areas

LAS VEGAS (InfoComm, Epson booth #W1800) – June 12, 2024 – Education and corporate environments are being redesigned to accommodate more modern ways of working and learning together. Versatile solutions that can better optimize shared spaces allow digital content to be consumed virtually anywhere, anytime. To accommodate the need for flexible and portable displays, Epson today introduced the new ELPCS01 Mobile Projector Cart designed exclusively for the powerful PowerLite® 810E (white) or PowerLite 815E (black) extreme short throw display. The ELPCS01 is an integrated AV furniture solution that, when combined with the PowerLite 810E or 815E, transforms almost any wall into a collaborative learning experience or meeting room. 

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Edthena Names Winners of the 2024 Teacher Leader Impact Award

Alyssa Dillard of the Metropolitan School District of Warren Township and Noemi Jimenez of St. Vrain Valley Schools recognized for their dedication to lifelong learning 

SAN FRANCISCO (May 29, 2024) – Edthena is announcing Alyssa Dillard of the Metropolitan School District of Warren Township in Indianapolis, Ind. and Noemi Jimenez of St. Vrain Valley Schools in Longmont, Colo. as the winners of its 2024 Teacher Leader Impact Award. Nominated by administrators at their respective school districts, Dillard and Jimenez were chosen for their positive impact on their classroom and school community through their dedication to lifelong learning and the continuous improvement of their teaching practices. 

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St. Vrain Valley Schools Becomes First District-wide Adoption of Avantis Education’s Eduverse VR Platform

Avantis’ extensive library of immersive content and lessons is now available to all schools, even those without VR headsets

Chicago (May 23, 2024) — Avantis Education has partnered with the 33,000-student school district, St. Vrain Valley Schools, in Colorado to provide Eduverse – Avantis’ award-winning library of immersive VR and AR content and standards-aligned lessons – to all of the district’s 60 schools. The contract marks the first district-wide adoption of Eduverse and means teachers in all 60 schools can now take advantage of Avantis’ immersive content even if they don’t have access to VR headsets.

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Texas Instruments and Vernier Science Education to Help Deepen Students’ STEM Understanding through Real-Time Data Collection

Students can now wirelessly collect and analyze data on TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators with Vernier Go Direct® sensors

BEAVERTON, Oregon, May 23, 2024 — Through the companies’ continued partnership, Texas Instruments (TI) and Vernier Science Education are offering a new app-based way for teachers to engage students in real-time, hands-on STEM learning. Students can now use six Vernier Go Direct® sensors in conjunction with the Vernier DataQuest® application on TI-Nspire™ CX II and TI-Nspire CX II CAS graphing calculators to wirelessly collect and analyze scientific data as they explore phenomena and think like real scientists.

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Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Names New Executive Director

Ulysses “Uly” Navarrete brings decades of private sector experience and an unwavering commitment to fostering inclusivity and championing diversity

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 10, 2024) – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) announces it has appointed Ulysses “Uly” Navarrete as its new executive director.

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Epson’s Breakthrough 4K Laser Projectors for Large Venues – Now Available

Ranging from 8,000 to 20,000 lumens, Including World’s Smallest and Lightest 10,000- and 20,000-lumen 4K Projectors New Epson EB-PQ Series Provides Captivating Visuals in Extraordinary Detail 

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – May 8, 2024 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced its new large venue 4K laser projectors are now available – the EB-PQ Series. More people are seeking out immersive entertainment and crave engaging displays in everyday work and education spaces. Supporting this evolving trend, the new 4K projectors offer higher pixel density on screen to ensure realistic content, especially when viewing up close. Featuring eight models, the new lineup ranges from 8,000 to 20,000 lumens2 of brightness, including the world’s smallest and lightest 10,000- and 20,000-lumen 4K projectors.3,4 

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iCEV Hosting Free Professional Development Online Seminar to Support Career & Technical Education (CTE) Teachers and Administrators

The day-long virtual seminar on Wednesday, August 7, 2024 will offer nine informative sessions covering timely CTE trends, platform updates, and more

Lubbock, TX – May 7, 2024 – iCEV, a leading producer of Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum, industry certification preparation and testing, and CTE data management, is hosting its annual Back-to-School Seminar to support CTE teachers and administrators as they prepare for the 2024-25 school year. This free, virtual professional development event, which is open to all CTE educators, will take place on Wednesday, August 7, 2024 and offer nine sessions throughout the day. Topics will include timely CTE trends, platform updates, and more.

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Call for Nominations Open for “Educators Pick Best of STEM® 2024 Awards”

National awards program recognizes the most innovative products, technologies, and services supporting STEM educators and students

(Portland, OR) May 1, 2024 – The call for nominations is now open for the Educators Pick Best of STEM® 2024 Awards. Hosted by Catapult X in partnership with MCH Strategic Data, the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), and the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA), Educators Pick Best of STEM recognizes innovative products, technologies, and services that are positively impacting STEM education nationwide. Notably, now in its fourth year, this is the only awards program that is specifically created for—and judged by—STEM educators. 

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