StickTogether Kicks Off Back-to-School with Pixel Portrait Project

Students can create self-portraits using StickTogether’s free Pixel Art Platform during this fun, community-building activity

NEW YORK, August 8, 2023 — To help educators and school media specialists promote community-building and creativity as students come back to school, StickTogether Products is launching its Back-to-School Pixel Portrait Project. This free activity allows students to create self-portraits using StickTogether’s free Pixel Art Platform and then display them in their classrooms, around their school, or at home. 

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Curriculum Associates Launches Extraordinary Educators™ Leadership Collaborative to Support the Professional Growth of Rising School Principals Nationwide

A total of 16 principals from 16 states are chosen for their exemplar practices and use of Curriculum Associates’ programs

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., August 8, 2023— Curriculum Associates recently launched its Extraordinary Educators Leadership Collaborative to support the professional growth of rising school principals nationwide. Through this program, the inaugural class of 16 principals representing schools across 16 states will have the opportunity to receive monthly, high-quality professional development and grow as leaders as they work in small cohorts to analyze data, learn to plan strategically, and share information with different constituencies.

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Eduverse Wins Tech & Learning’s Best of Show at ISTELive 23

Win marks the sixth US award win for Avantis Education since last year

Chicago (July 7, 2023) —  Eduverse from Avantis Education was named a winner in the Tech & Learning Best of Show awards at ISTELive 23, the premier national edtech conference which was held in Philadelphia at the end of June. This marks the sixth U.S. award win since last year for Avantis, the leader in virtual reality technology for K-12 schools. The Best of Show winners were selected based on their ease of use, value, uniqueness in the market, and proof that the product helps make teachers’ lives easier and supports student achievement. 

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Avantis Education Partners with EdGate to Align its VR Lessons with U.S. State Standards

Company to demo immersive virtual lessons and innovative VR/AR technology at ISTELive 23 

Chicago (June 26, 2023) — Avantis Education, the leader in virtual reality technology for K-12 schools, has partnered with the Washington-based EdGate to align its 400+ immersive, virtual reality lessons to U.S. state standards in science, social studies and English Language Arts. Avantis is discussing its alignment process, as well as its other innovative AR/VR technology – including its award-winning ClassVR headsets – at the ISTELive 23 edtech conference June 25-28, 2023 in Philadelphia (booth #2540).

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Skriware’s Educational STEAM Lab Named K-12 STEM Solution of the Year

Companies, products and services in edtech recognized by the 2023 EdTech Breakthrough Awards

(Warsaw, Poland) June 21, 2023 – Skriware, an international edtech company providing schools with equipment and lesson plans that enable practical and hands-on education in the spirit of STEAM, was named a winner in the 2023 EdTech Breakthrough Awards. SkriLab, the company’s educational STEAM lab, was named the K-12 STEM Solution of the Year.

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See Better and Learn Better – Epson to Showcase Latest Big, Bright, Efficient Display Technologies at ISTELive 23

Epson Demonstrating Newest Display Solutions that Enable Immersive Environments and Foster Engagement for Strong Learning Outcomes 

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – June 20, 2023 – The evolution of technology in education spaces is nowhere near slowing down and as an integral part of learning today, educators and students deserve new and improved ways to display and interact with classroom content. Epson today announced it will showcase its latest projection and display solutions at ISTELive 23 in Philadelphia from June 26-28 in booth #2704. Epson will showcase its extensive lineup of lamp-free laser displays designed to inspire collaborative learning experiences through the use of immersive, interactive and mobile displays. Making class-wide collaboration easier and more exciting, Epson’s new solutions at the show will include standard throw, short-throw, ultra-short throw, and interactive projectors, as well as a document camera.

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Council of the Great City Schools Awards Oakland High School Graduate America Gomez Torres with $10,000 Dr. Michael Casserly Scholarship for Educational Courage and Justice

The college scholarship, which is sponsored by Curriculum Associates, will support America Gomez Torres as she pursues a career as a teacher 

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 20, 2023—The Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) recently presented America Gomez Torres, a 2023 graduate of California’s Oakland Public Schools, with the Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Scholarship for Educational Courage and Justice. Sponsored by Curriculum Associates, the $10,000 college scholarship will be used by Gomez Torres to attend the College of Almeda, a community college, and eventually pursue a career as a teacher. 

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Epson Breaks Image Possibility Boundaries with First Extreme Short Throw Display with 4K Enhancement

Now Available, Epson PowerLite 810E Offers a Seamless Solution to Take Displays Beyond the Limits of Ordinary Flat Panels in Classrooms, Meeting Rooms and More 

ORLANDO, Fla. (InfoComm, Epson Booth #3428) – June 14, 2023 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced availability of the PowerLite® 810E – its first 3LCD extreme short-throw lamp-free laser display with 4K Enhancement Technology.2 As display trends shift towards putting people, content and collaboration at the heart of every room’s design, the PowerLite 810E is fully loaded in a modern, flexible chassis with ease-of-use features and installation for today’s classrooms, hybrid workspaces, museums, immersive installations, and more. Feature-packed to deliver more from one compact solution, the projector offers 5,000 lumens of color and white brightness3 and 3-chip 3LCD with 4K Enhancement2 technology for sharp, bright and virtually glare-free displays.

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Epson to Debut Breakthrough Laser Projectors Featuring Extreme Short-Throw and 4K Resolution Solutions at InfoComm 2023

Epson Booth to Demonstrate the Innovative and Engaging Ways Projectors Transform Ordinary Environments into Extraordinary Experiences

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – June 7, 2023 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced at InfoComm 2023 it will showcase the newest additions to its 3-chip, 3LCD laser projector portfolio and demonstrate a wide range of engaging ways that projectors can transform environments. For the first time in North America, Epson will debut and demonstrate its new PowerLite® L series with 4K Enhancement,2 its first extreme short-throw with 4K Enhancement,2 new 4K Crystal Motion technology, new cloud-based projection management software, and more at InfoComm in Orlando, Fla. from June 14-16 in booth #3428.

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Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) Names Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Assessment a Qualified Dyslexia Screening Tool for Grades K–3

Districts across the state can use the award-winning online program and offline literacy assessment tasks to help identify and refer students with characteristics of dyslexia

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 5, 2023—The GaDOE recently named Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Assessment as a Qualified Dyslexia Screening Tool for Grades K–3. School districts across the state can now use the program’s online Diagnostic and offline literacy assessment tasks to support with the identification and referral of students who exhibit characteristics of dyslexia. Today, the i-Ready program serves more than 11.5 million students and approximately one-third of all Grades K–8 students in the United States, including approximately 485,000 students in Georgia.

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