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HyperX Releases Cloud Core Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:15am

HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company , Inc., today announced the release of the HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset with 7.1 surround sound for PC and PS4 gamers.

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  • HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company , Inc., today announced the release of the HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset with 7.1 surround sound for PC and PS4 gamers.
  • Expanding HyperXs impressive headset lineup, the Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1 features virtual 7.1 surround sound for clear positional audio and a more immersive gaming experience.
  • We are excited to expand our Cloud lineup with the latest HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1, said Nate Almond, audio manager, HyperX.
  • For more information on the HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1 global availability, please visit the HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1 product page.

Boxlight Announces Closing of $34.5 Million Public Offering and Exercise of Overallotment Option

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 4:30pm

Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 15,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $2.00 per share.

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  • Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 15,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $2.00 per share.
  • Gross proceeds before deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses are approximately $34.5 million, inclusive of the over-allotment.
  • Maxim Group LLC acted as sole book-running manager and National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings Corporation (NasdaqCM:NHLD) acted as a co-manager for the offering.
  • The securities were offered by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, forming part of the registration statement.

Tiger Woods, USTA, Disney and Leading Philanthropists Pledge $50 Million Toward Massive Youth Complex Focused on Education Equity and Sports Access in Los Angeles

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 2:00pm

We have a unique opportunity to do something impactful right now that will create lasting positive change for generations.

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  • We have a unique opportunity to do something impactful right now that will create lasting positive change for generations.
  • The shovel-ready project is located in Carson a community south of downtown Los Angeles neighbored by traditionally underserved areas including Compton, Watts and Inglewood.
  • I am eager to deepen our commitment in Los Angeles to bringing tennis and education together to change lives.
  • Founded in 1998 by Bruce and Martha Karsh, the Karsh Family Foundation focuses its philanthropy on education, community health and social welfare.

National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) to Have Large Virtual Presence at Ecological Society of America’s 2020 Annual Meeting

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 6:24pm

The 2020 ESA Meeting, Harnessing the Ecological Data Revolution, is focused on the massive and diverse sources and sets of data available to modern scientists.

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  • The 2020 ESA Meeting, Harnessing the Ecological Data Revolution, is focused on the massive and diverse sources and sets of data available to modern scientists.
  • The conference draws more than 3,600 virtual attendees this year from around the world, comparable to previous years in-person attendance.
  • NEON is a continental-scale ecological observation facility fully funded by the National Science Foundation and operated by Battelle.
  • NEON collects and provides open data and samples from field sites across the United States to characterize and quantify how our nation's ecosystems are changing.

Iowa High School Senior Awarded $10,000 Wilshire Quinn Musical Arts Scholarship

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 9:56pm

Wilshire Quinn Capital, Inc. announces Aviana Gedler as the recipient of the annual $10,000 Wilshire Quinn Musical Arts Scholarship.

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  • Wilshire Quinn Capital, Inc. announces Aviana Gedler as the recipient of the annual $10,000 Wilshire Quinn Musical Arts Scholarship.
  • The Wilshire Quinn Musical Arts Scholarship, launched in 2019, is a $10,000 annual award presented to a qualified applicant who embodies leadership in the musical arts through talents and character.
  • Funding for the Wilshire Quinn Musical Arts Scholarship is provided by Wilshire Quinn Capital, Inc.
  • As one of the premier portfolio lenders, both nationally and particularly in the state of California, Wilshire Quinn Capital is committed to strengthening local communities by supporting the arts with awards such as the Wilshire Quinn Musical Arts Scholarship.

Piazza Q&A Launches App within Microsoft Teams to Make Virtual University Course and High School Class Delivery More Dynamic for Instructors

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 2:30pm

Piazza , the premier social learning platform, today announced the launch of the Piazza Q&A App in Microsoft AppSource.

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  • Piazza , the premier social learning platform, today announced the launch of the Piazza Q&A App in Microsoft AppSource.
  • The Piazza Q&A platform brings unique capability to Teams, rounding out a complete suite of education tools for instructors in a single environment.
  • I am thrilled to see Piazza integrated into Microsoft Teams.
  • Until now, there was no other app out there that provides forum functionality with Microsoft Teams.

Chemical Insights’ 3D Printing Toolkit Now Available to Schools Through U.S. Department of Education’s Green Strides Portal

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:30pm

Chemical Insights , an Institute of Underwriters Laboratories, has made its 3D printing toolkit available to schools nationwide by including it in the U.S. Department of Educations (ED) Green Strides online resource portal.

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  • Chemical Insights , an Institute of Underwriters Laboratories, has made its 3D printing toolkit available to schools nationwide by including it in the U.S. Department of Educations (ED) Green Strides online resource portal.
  • The Green Strides portal is a one-stop resource providing K-12 schools with tools to pursue knowledge and practices to help make them more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible.
  • Research and findings from its toolkit, 3D Printer School Safety: A Guide for Supporting Indoor Air Quality & Human Health , was jointly conducted by Chemical Insights and researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • To access the Chemical Insights 3D printing toolkit on Green Strides, visit greenstrides.org/sites/default/files/3D_Printer_School_Safety.pdf .

Walgreens Honors Teachers with Teacher Appreciation Discount Day on August 1

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 7:51pm

To help show appreciation to the teachers in our communities, Walgreens is offering a 20 percent discount to all teachers on August 1.

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  • To help show appreciation to the teachers in our communities, Walgreens is offering a 20 percent discount to all teachers on August 1.
  • Customers with a Walgreens Balance Rewards card and valid school ID will receive 20 percent off regularly-priced Walgreens brands and 20 percent off regularly priced national brand products* at any Walgreens or Duane Reade drugstore nationwide.
  • DISCLAIMER: Offer valid August 1, 2020 in store only with Balance Rewards card for teachers who present valid school issued ID.
  • Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day.

COVID-19 Impact & Recovery Analysis | Anti-plagiarism Software Market for Education Sector 2020-2024 | Increase in the Number of Online Assignment and Project Submission Platforms to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 3:30pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200729005360/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Anti-plagiarism Software Market for Education Sector 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The wide acceptance of e-learning has led to an increase in the number of online assignments and project submission platforms.
  • With the increasing number of online assessment and project submission platforms, the demand for anti-plagiarism software will increase significantly during the forecast period.
  • Such government initiatives are positively influencing the growth of the global anti-plagiarism software market in the education sector.
  • Anti-plagiarism Software Market for Education Sector: Segmentation Analysis
    This market research report segments the anti-plagiarism software market for education sector by end-user (research institutions and academic institutions) and geography (North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and MEA).

STEMscopes Math and STEMscopes NGSS 3D Win Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 11:00am

STEMscopes Math and STEMscopes NGSS 3D from Accelerate Learning have been named winners in the 2020 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence .

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  • STEMscopes Math and STEMscopes NGSS 3D from Accelerate Learning have been named winners in the 2020 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence .
  • The digital curriculum solutions, which can be used in distance learning and in traditional, blended, and 1:1 classrooms, captured the awards in the Software category.
  • The Awards of Excellence celebrate standout products in education technology and their contribution to educators across the country.
  • STEMscopes Math is the first core mathematics program from Accelerate Learning and the newest addition to its award-winning suite of STEMscopes solutions.