PR Newswire Presents ISTE 2010 Exhibitor Profiles for Companies in the Multimedia Web Products and Services Industry Category

Jun 23, 2010, 10:00 ET from PR Newswire

DENVER, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the exclusive official breaking news service of ISTE 2010, June 27-30, PR Newswire is featuring profiles of the exhibiting organizations.  

As the official communications partner for ISTE 2010, PR Newswire will also be disseminating event management and exhibitor event news and Online Press Kits on the Online Media Center.

The following are profiles from ISTE exhibitors in the Multimedia Web Products and Services industry category:

Company : Aspen Learning, Inc.

Booth Number : 2030

Web URL : http://www.aspenlearning.com

Media Relations Contact : Manish Kothari

Phone : (800) 455-9688 x 7

Email : manish@aspenlearning.com



Aspen Learning is excited to show-case OpenClassroom, a course/learning management platform designed for K12. In a few minutes, OpenClassroom helps you:

  • Create safe and simple Wikis, Blogs and Forums
  • Manage Assignments, Classes and Calendars
  • Administer and grade Quizzes, conduct Polls and more
  • Interact with your students through secure Messaging
  • Store all sorts of files in Digital Lockers
  • Access all of the above from home

OpenClassroom: Your 21st Century Toolbox.

Company : Atomic Learning

Booth Number : 674

Web URL : http://atomiclearning.com

Media Relations Contact : Kathy Schroeder

Phone : (320) 631-5929

Email : kschroeder@atomiclearning.com



Founded in 2000 by a group of technology educators, Atomic Learning serves over eight million individuals in more than 40 countries worldwide. Atomic Learning is dedicated to providing educational resources that allow teachers, students and learners of all ages to embrace technology. An integral part of your professional development program, Atomic Learning empowers educators with the training and resources needed to create 21st century-ready students. For more information, visit www.AtomicLearning.com.

Company : Blackboard Inc.

Booth Number :  778

Web URL : http://www.blackboard.com

Media Relations Contact : Matthew Maurer

Phone : (202) 463-4860 x2637

Email : matthew.maurer@blackboard.com



Blackboard Inc. is a global leader in education technology transforming the experience of millions of students and teachers. Blackboard empowers K-12 schools and districts to focus on personalized teaching and learning regardless of time, place or situation. Modernizing the way schools connect teachers, parents and students in the educational process, engagement increases for the entire school community. With Blackboard, educators are closing the gap between the way students live and the way they learn. http://www.blackboard.com/k12.

Company : Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

Booth Number : 2443

Web URL : http://www.bluecoat.com

Media Relations Contact : Steve Schick

Phone : (408) 220-2200

Email : steve.schick@bluecoat.com



Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in application delivery networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. This provides the comprehensive application and user control required to contain costs, enhance productivity and respond quickly to changing business requirements, fueling a long-term competitive advantage for the distributed enterprise.

Company : CIPAFilter

Booth Number : 462

Web URL : http://www.cipafilter.com

Media Relations Contact : Anders Johnsson

Phone : (800) 243-3729 x209

Email : andersj@cipafilter.com



CIPAFilter is an exciting and innovative security and filtering solution that provides anti-spam, anti-virus, filtering, spy-ware blocking, web reporting and bandwidth management.  Learn about our exciting way to filter proxies, pornography, and social networking sites, as well as preventing spam without any management.  CIPAFilter provides a refreshing approach to the technology and a tech support staff without limitations!


Company : CompassLearning

Booth Number : 1062

Web URL : http://www.compasslearning.com

Media Relations Contact : Renee Francese

Phone : (512) 457-8448

Email : rfrancese@pulsepointgroup.com



CompassLearning creates curriculum and assessment solutions that motivate today's students to engage, think & learn. K-12 schools use our Odyssey system to personalize instruction, improve test scores, and increase graduation rates. Odyssey influences student success because it is based on current and confirmed research on the way 21st century students acquire knowledge. Teachers and administrators benefit from our custom implementations, excellent customer support, and professional in-person or online coaching, mentoring, and modeling.

Company : D2 Data Driven Software Corporation

Booth Number : 221

Web URL : http://www.d2sc.com

Media Relations Contact : Sarah Goshgarian

Phone : (972) 490-4044

Email : sarah.goshgarian@d2sc.com



D2 Data Driven Software Corporation's (D2SC) mission is to deliver a comprehensive K-12 software platform that meets the curriculum, instruction, assessment, and reporting needs of school districts. Since 1998, D2SC has been providing clients with a web-based modular, stable, scalable, and integrated solution that includes the following modules: Data Warehousing and Reporting, Assessment Management, Curriculum and Instructional Management, Gradebook, Student and Parent Access, and Accountability and Student Intervention Tracking.

Company : Emergency Communications Network

Booth Number : 2183

Web URL : http://emergencycommunications.net

Media Relations Contact : Dana Ralleo

Phone : (866) 939-0911

Email : dralleo@ecnetwork.com



The CodeED communication solution enables school administrators to rapidly deliver thousands of personalized voice, email and text messages to parents, faculty and staff. A comprehensive notification solution built on three basic principles - reliability, speed, ease of use  - CodeED was designed for educators to improve communications with their school communities.

Company : ExploreLearning

Booth Number : 2128

Web URL : http://www.explorelearning.com

Media Relations Contact : Julia Given

Phone : (866) 882-4141

Email : jgiven@explorelearning.com



Gizmos are the world's largest library of interactive online simulations for math and science, driving deep conceptual understanding for students in grades 3-12. Teachers supplement and enhance instruction with powerful interactive visualizations of mathematics and science concepts. Students manipulate key variables, generate and test hypotheses, and engage in extensive 'what-if' experimentation. Gizmos include:

  • Inquiry-based lessons, formative assessment and real-time reporting.
  • Correlations to state standards and leading textbooks.
  • Designed to support research-proven instructional strategies

Company : Funds For Learning, LLC

Booth Number : 1532

Web URL : http://www.fundsforlearning.com

Media Relations Contact : Peter Kaplan

Phone : (405) 341-4140



Funds For Learning, LLC is a federal regulatory compliance services firm specializing in the federal E-rate funding program.  FFL assists E-rate stakeholders, including schools, libraries and vendors, by guiding them through the funding process via personal consultation and the award winning web-based E-rate Manager Service at www.fundsforlearning.com.  

Company : Gaggle Net, Inc.

Booth Number : 1532

Web URL : http://www.gaggle.net

Media Relations Contact : Susan Heykamp

Phone : (800) 288-7750

Email : sheykamp@gaggle.net



Gaggle, the leading provider of safe online learning tools, will showcase Gaggle Apps, their new collection of collaboration tools for K-12 at ISTE. The collection brings students and teachers the most anticipated Web 2.0 capabilities. This powerful addition to Gaggle's suite of collaboration tools is provided within a safe and secure online social learning environment that is accessible from home and school. Visit us in booth #774 to learn more and enter our iPad drawing!

Company : Journey Education Marketing (Academic Superstore)

Booth Number : 2222

Web URL : http://www.academicsuperstore.com

Media Relations Contact : Julie Gates

Phone : (562) 429-5972

Email : jgatespr@yahoo.com



Journey Education Marketing, Inc. (Journey), the leading online marketer of software to education, is driving growth as the first new Large Account Reseller (LAR) named by Microsoft® in a decade. Journey has grown rapidly, bringing together strong education brands Academic Superstore and JourneyEd, and expertise in K-12 and higher-education marketing to become a powerhouse online store. It serves Microsoft's, Adobe's and other top software publishers' largest academic customers, as well as students.

Company : Kaspersky Lab

Booth Number : 2566

Web URL : http://www.kaspersky.com  

Media Relations Contact : Jennifer Jewett

Phone : (781) 503-1856



Kaspersky Lab is the world's largest privately-held Internet Security company, providing comprehensive protection against all forms of IT threats such as viruses, spyware, hackers and spam. We provide in-depth defense at work, at home and on the road for home and mobile users, small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises, protecting more than 300 million systems around the globe.

Company : M86 Security

Booth Number : 662

Web URL : http://www.m86security.com

Media Relations Contact : Karen Tacy

Phone : (714) 282-6111

Email : karen.tacy@m86security.com



M86 Security is a global provider of comprehensive Web and email security solutions for schools. The company's appliances, software and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions provides real-time threat protection against malware, spam, anonymous proxies, bandwidth-draining Web 2.0 applications and other emerging threats. This allows IT administrators to proactively protect the network, ensure regulatory compliance and enforce a safe learning environment.

Company : Microsoft Corporation

Booth Number : 1354

Web URL : http://www.microsoft.com/education

Media Relations Contact : Rob Bayuk




Microsoft is committed to working closely with worldwide education communities to understand their needs and offer the right technology, tools, programs, and solutions to help address education challenges while improving teaching and learning opportunities in the 21st century.

Company : Monarch Teaching Technologies, Inc.

Booth Number : 996

Web URL : http://www.monarchTT.com

Media Relations Contact : Joyce Whitby

Phone : (800) 593-1934

Email : info@monarchTT.com



Award-winning Web-based software for customized interactive visual curriculum. Easy-to-use and cost-effective way to create and share multimedia-rich educational materials for kids with autism or other visual learners. Access thousands of in-program images, audio and video clips, or upload your own. Display lessons interactively on computers, touchscreens or whiteboards as well as print. Track improved outcomes by IEP goals. Developed collaboratively with The Monarch Center for Autism and Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School.

Company : Northrop Grumman

Booth Number : 2018

Web URL : http://www.is.northropgrumman.com

Media Relations Contact : Christy Whitman

Phone : (571) 213-5302

Email : christine.whitman@ngc.com



The Horizon Assessment System from Northrop Grumman offers cutting-edge technology and a flexible, content-neutral platform for delivering assessments of any kind. Horizon Northrop Grumman is boosting student and teacher performance around the country, with a particular focus on formative assessment. In a speech earlier this year, the U.S. Secretary of Education highlighted two specific initiatives using innovative technology in smart and strategic ways to help support student learning – they each use Horizon.

Company : PowerIT

Booth Number : 1148

Web URL : http://www.poweritschools.com  

Media Relations Contact : John Raymond

Phone : (203) 648-4388

Email : contact@poweritschools.com



PowerIT provides tailored webware solutions for K-12 schools and districts. SchoolCMS, used by districts in over 20 states, is our award-winning solution for school websites and web-based communications. Selected by the American Association of School Administrators for its elite School Solutions Center partnership, PowerIT is recognized for exceptional product design, unmatched service and value. Come by the booth to see what's new in our just-unveiled release, SchoolCMS version 3.


Company : SchoolCenter

Booth Number : 1918

Web URL : http://www.schoolcenter.com

Media Relations Contact : Christina Gunn

Phone : (916) 673-3793

Email : cgunn@schoolcenter.com




SchoolCenter, now known as "TH(i)NQ Ed" is a leading strategic online solutions company that provides districts with a proven approach to developing and implementing best-in-class online environments to build stronger community engagement, create a positive image, and enhance collaboration inside and outside the classroom. The Company was recently awarded the coveted SIIA CODiE for "Best Web Services Solution". We now introduce our latest innovation, a student-directed learn(i)ng network that encourages student engagement, collaboration, and personalization.

Company : Schoolwires, Inc.

Booth Number : 2040

Web URL : http://www.schoolwires.com  

Media Relations Contact : Jacqueline Kessler Martini

Phone : (814) 272-7231

Email : jmartini@schoolwires.com



Schoolwires is the first and only provider of community-based solutions that accelerate K-12 district and student success. Through its revolutionary Centricity2 platform, Schoolwires brings together website and community management, a powerful community engagement engine, along with a technology ecosystem that allows a district's critical technologies and resources to be unified for ease of access and accelerated adoption. Schoolwires is recognized by Inc magazine as one of the top-ten fastest growing private education companies across the nation.

Company : Sharpschool

Booth Number : 2372

Web URL : http://sharpschool.com

Media Relations Contact : Erin Crawford

Email : erin.crawford@intrafinity.com



SharpSchool offers a full web hosting and student safe email solution that provides easy to use tools to connect teachers, parents, students, and staff.  With SharpSchool's help your schools can have beautiful, usable web pages for unbeatable prices.  SharpSchool doesn't just provide a web page; you also get blogs, wikis, calendars, online assessments, surveys, photo galleries, and more!  SharpSchool features SIF integration, ensuring that you can integrate your website with the best in educational software.

Company : SoftChalk, LLC

Booth Number : 1856

Web URL : http://www.softchalk.com  

Media Relations Contact : Brittany Mullins

Phone : (877) 638-2425 x103

Email : brittany@softchalk.com



SoftChalk software provides the ultimate solution for creating engaging, interactive and professional looking online lesson content for the e-learning and smart classroom. With SoftChalk's intuitive software educators create content that will engage students and reinforce learning with interactive media, web-based widgets, comprehension questions, formatting features and flash-based activities. In addition, SoftChalk's community portal, CONNECT, makes it possible for users to publish and share their learning content with others. For more information, please visit www.softchalk.com.

Company : Stoneware, Inc.

Booth Number : 1614

Web URL : http://www.stone-ware.com

Media Relations Contact : Todd Gibbs

Phone : (888) 473-9485

Email : tgibbs@stone-ware.com



Stoneware is a privately held corporation providing innovative software that enables organizations to build their own 'private' cloud for simplified access to all of their applications and services. The company services various sectors including education, manufacturing, healthcare, legal, and financial industries. For more information about Stoneware and the Stoneware product line, visit www.stone-ware.com, or call 888-473-9485.

Company : StudentPublishing.com

Booth Number : 690

Web URL : http://www.StudentPublishing.com

Media Relations Contact : Chapelle Brunk

Phone : (303) 762-7888 x113

Email : Chapelle@cby.net



Make students published authors for free! Use our free paper manuscript templates or web-based book-making application (no download required) to make storybooks and classbooks.  Our books include a durable metal channel bind, leatherette cover material, and choice of professional typesetting or choice handwriting.  Online tool includes paintable stickers and backgrounds, or use scanned drawings and photos. Enhances any curriculum. Low participation requirements and no obligation reservations available. Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers' Choice Award winner.

Company : netTrekker

Booth Number : 884

Web URL : http://www.nettrekker.com/

Media Relations Contact : Laura Hannah

Email : lhannah@nettrekker.com



Get connected with netTrekker, the leading educational search tool for K-12 students and educators.  netTrekker connects you to the most relevant, digital resources and tools for engaging students in a learning experience that supports their unique needs.  netTrekker delivers a wealth of educator–selected digital resources organized by readability level and aligned with each state's standards. Quickly and easily find resources for general-education students, ELL/ESL students, those working below or above grade level, those with reading challenges, special needs and more. From lesson plans and assessments to learning games and videos, you'll find it all in netTrekker.

Company : Twotrees Technologies, LLC

Booth Number : 1788

Web URL : http://www.twotrees.com

Media Relations Contact : Susie Smith

Phone : (800) 364-5700

Email : ssmith@twotrees.com



Twotrees Technologies provides flexible and customizable Internet Management services to over 200 school district across the Midwest.  Featuring our Shelterbelt Internet Management Service a turnkey solution to your Internet filtering requirements.


Company : Typing Pal Online (De Marque, Inc.)

Booth Number : 1782

Web URL : http://online.typingpal.com

Media Relations Contact : Marie Imbault

Phone : (310) 740-7119

Email : marie@demarque.com




TYPING PAL ONLINE is a web-based keyboarding tutor tailored to K12 students' needs. Stimulating and highly effective, it boosts their written communication skills, raises graduation rate and gives better chances to succeed in today's workplace! Aligned with 21st Century Skills and meeting NETS standards, it is perfect for every classroom (or afterschool /summer school programs) and available in English, French and Spanish.

Company : WordXpress

Booth Number : 984

Media Relations Contact : Barry DeVorzon

Phone : (805) 892-2656

Email : barry@masterwriter.com



WordXpress is a new revolutionary software program that will grow and nourish the vocabulary. In today's visual society, television, movies, video games, the internet, and texting are visual enticements that few young people can resist. Given leisure time they will rarely curl up with a good book. As a result their vocabularies are suffering and in some cases hardly exist. WordXpress provides a concentrated exposure to descriptive words and does it in a unique and interesting way.

About ISTE 2010

ISTE 2010 is the annual conference and exposition (formerly NECC) of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE (r)), to be held June 27-30 in Denver, CO, at the Colorado Convention Center. The premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology, ISTE represents more than 100,000 education professionals worldwide.  ISTE is home to the NETS, standards that deliver a roadmap for global digital age learning, teaching and school leadership. www.iste.org

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