Archive for January 2010

Pittsburg Gazette Newspaper – Creating Digital Learners (PolyVision)

Arianna Cisneros BY MARSHA NEELEY mneeley@etcnonline.com Teachers at Pittsburg Primary School have a few more tools to use in the classroom to help motivate the young minds of their students. “We have the eno interactive whiteboards, made by Polyvision, in each kindergarten and first grade classroom on our campus and they are fabulous,” said Vicki…

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Scholastic Administrator Magazine: School District Meets Army (eChalk)

School District Meets Army Deployment, anxiety, and hard work are constant factors in this Texas district. By Jen Scott Curwood “You know what’s hard about being the new kid at school?” asks Gail Siller, superintendent of Fort Sam Houston Independent School District (FSHISD). “Not knowing where to sit at lunch.” Siller’s district serves children of…

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Greening Live Earth: Rio de Janeiro

Seven-Star, a Sensible City Partner and the world’s largest green event production company, provides a behind the scenes story of greening Live Earth Rio. Live Earth Rio achieved a total waste diversion of over 85% – 15 metric tons of recycling and organics were diverted from landfill.

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Federal News Radio: Interview w/ White House Architect Stephen Ayers

This week, architects, builders, and vendors who sell construction services and supplies to the Federal Government and the private sector are meeting at the Washington Convention Center for “EcoBuild America”. By Max Cacas, Reporter, FederalNewsRadioListen to the story here Two years ago, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched the “Green the Capitol” initiative, designed to reduce…

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TechLearning: eChalk 10.0 announcement

eChalk has released the next major version of their software, eChalk 10.0, which includes the following features in a secure and integrated online environment: – a new, user-friendly layout manager for K-12 – free parent accounts – an updated email system and the ability to sell school branded materials online with a school store For more…

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Scholastic Administrator Magazine: Best in Tech Features PolyVision, Qwizdom and eChalk

When comparing editorial presence across three of our education clients, it popped up that each (eChalk, Qwizdom and PolyVision) have been recently featured in Scholastic Administrator Magazine’s “Best in Tech” section. Here are the summaries: PolyVision eno Jim Wolff Director, Information Technology Tustin Unified School District Tustin, California Response: Our staff has embraced the technology…

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Staburags News (Latvia): Kontroldarbs bez papīra un pildspalvas – Qwizdom

Indulis Burka 17.10.2008. 17:28 M. Brimmerbergas Pļaviņu vidusskolas skolotāji šobrīd apgūst, kā lietot balsošanas pultis, lai ievērojami atvieglotu pārbaudes darbu veikšanu. Visus rezultātus reģistrē dators un nekavējoties apkopo rezultātus. (Click here to view google translation) M. Brimmerbergas Pļaviņu vidusskolas direktors Vladimirs Samohins stāsta, ka elektroniskā balsošanas sistēma izvēlēta, lai modernizētu mācību procesu un, izmantojot modernās…

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Earth2Tech: Cleantech Open Winner Ecofactor raising $4.5m

By Katie Fehrenbacher When we profiled three-year-old startup EcoFactor in November the company said it was in the process of raising its Series A round. Well, today the company filed a document with the SEC that says it is in the process of raising $4.5 million, and has already raised $2.39 million partly from Claremont Creek…

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