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EdTech Show Daily June 25

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AN INDEPENDENT PUBLICATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH ISTE Tuesday, June 25, 2013 WHYVILLE BY NUMEDEON USES SOCIAL-NETWORKED GAMES FOR LEARNING Oser Communications Group TEACHSCAPE: USING VIDEO TO STRENGTHEN EDUCATORS San Antonio ERGOTRON STREAMLINES DEVICE MANAGEMENT DEEP FREEZE YOUR WORKSTATION An interview with Inna Fedoseyeva, Vice President of Product Management at Teachscape. An interview with Sheila Veschusio, Education Industry Manager at Ergotron. An interview with Heman Mehta, Product Evangelist, Faronics Corporation ESD: Whyville was one of the first IF: Video helps educators in several ways. By capturing teaching moments through video-based lesson observations, educators can use that video to SV: Our new space-saving Tablet Management Wall Mount 10 stores, syncs and charges up to ten Apple® iPad® devices. Its low-profile (only 4.0inch/10.2 cm deep), small footprint on the wall is perfect for space constrained HM: Faronics has been creating quality solutions to help simplify the management of multi-user computing environments since 1996. Our product line – including the popular Deep Freeze utility – addresses IT concerns such as workstation availability, application control and Continued on Page 39 Continued on Page 45 Continued on Page 45 Continued on Page 39 An interview with "Superid," one of Whyville's founders and CEO of Whyville's parent company, Numedeon, Inc. ESD: Superid, what was the motivation in starting Whyville? S: Whyville was started in 1999, as a way to explore and invent new ways for children and teachers to use the Internet for learning. LEARNING A-Z GIVES READING ACCESS ANYTIME It's one thing to get kids to read in the classroom, and quite another to get them to keep the habit when they're at home or out of the school for the summer. Learning A-Z, creators of ReadingA-Z.com and Raz-Kids.com, has come up with a fantastic idea that makes the books students should read immediately available anywhere. It's an app that works on virtually any smart phone, tablet or computer. Students from any licensed classroom can access more than 1,100 books and their supporting materials anytime, anywhere – whenever they Continued on Page 45 ESD: How is video helping educators to be selfdirected, as well as collaborative, in their professional improvement? DREAMBOX TAILORS MATH TO STUDENTS An interview with Greg Long, Senior Vice President of Product Development at DreamBox Learning ESD: What new products will you be showcasing at ISTE? EXPERIENCE AWARD-WINNING PBS LEARNINGMEDIA An interview with Alicia Levi, Managing Director, PBS LearningMedia ESD: Tell our readers about your company. What's your main line of business? FREE TRIAL OF MATHLETICS AT YOUR SCHOOL GL: DreamBox Learning has created an award-winning, Web-based, Intelligent Adaptive Learning program that helps PreK-5 students grasp a true understanding of math. We've taken AL: PBS LearningMedia provides an innovative, free solution for educators to easily access and integrate the quality content they trust into their curriculum. The service combines purposeful integration of standards-aligned digital media Mathletics is the leading online math program for targeted adaptive CCSS math practice. Mathletics includes a web-based math resource providing students and teachers 24/7 access to Mathletics Live, a multi player environment where students challenge other students from around the world in mental arithmetic skill and accuracy. Mathletics' practice question sets are algorithmically adaptive (not fixed questions in rigid banks); they are Continued on Page 45 Continued on Page 34 Continued on Page 39 ESD: Tell our readers about your company. What's your main line of business? ESD: How does PBS LearningMedia uniquely empower teachers and students?

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