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Utah State Evaluation Validates Literacy Gains for Lexia Reading Core5

After implementing Lexia Reading Core5® for more than 55,000 students, Utah schools have seen considerable literacy gains. According to a new report released by the Utah State Board of Education for the Early Intervention Software Program grant (EISP) 2015-2016 school year, students with strong performance in Core5 also had increased gains in The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS). Read More »

Chipotle Partners with Discovery Education

Chipotle Mexican Grill released "RAD Lands," an original video series about food for kids between the ages of 7 and 10. To enhance the program's reach to educators and students, Chipotle is partnering with Discovery Education for RAD Lands In School. In this online program. RAD Lands episodes will be paired with lesson plans and activities that have been developed by Discovery Education's award winning curriculum team. Read More »

Edmentum™ Exact Path Now Offers Lexile® Measures

Edmentum and MetaMetrics are partnering to give educators enhanced assessment tools to better determine individualized learning paths for students. Student reading abilities will now be reported as Lexile measures through the Edmentum Exact Path adaptive reading assessment. The addition of Lexile measures will help educators monitor student progress toward state- and grade-level readiness standards. Read More »

MN District Selects Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus was selected by Monticello Public School District as its new student information system (SIS) for the customized reporting tools, top-notch customer support and product ease-of-use. The district’s legacy SIS was lacking the proper functionality for teachers and required them to duplicate data entry when completing rosters and grades. A group of district stakeholders reviewed three SIS vendors and unanimously decided on Infinite Campus. Read More »

Schoology Expands Partner Ecosystem with BrainPOP Integration

Schoology, Inc. understands that educator and student success requires an ecosystem of content partners and learning tools. Schoology’s integration with BrainPOP makes it easier to access BrainPOP content with single sign-on and embed links to content within individual educators’ curriculum. Read More »

Carnegie Learning Expands Movement To Transform Math Learning with New Services

Carnegie Learning, Inc., is on a mission to transform math learning. In 2015, the United States ranked 40th in math on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) exam.1 Its rankings fell below average when compared with scores from 72 countries worldwide. Carnegie Learning aims to reverse this trend by partnering with educators to transform their classrooms and develop 21st century skills for every student. Read More »

WWC Validates Positive Student Results for Edgenuity's Math

Edgenuity announced that its Odyssey® Math program shows "evidence of a positive effect" according to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). The positive rating, given by DOE's highly regarded What Works Clearinghouse, was based on a review of three studies in grades 4-8, with researchers finding medium to large evidence for its conclusion. Read More »

Measured Progress Introduces eMPower Assessments

Measured Progress, Inc. launches eMPower Assessments™ to K–12 districts nationwide. This new suite of assessments measures student growth for grades 3 through 8 and connects to the SAT® Suite of Assessments.eMPower Assessments are interim assessments that provide an accurate indicator of student progress toward meeting state standards. Read More »

School Specialty Partners with Quizlet

EPS Instruction and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc. announced that it will partner with Quizlet, an online platform that provides engaging study and game activities to practice new vocabulary. EPS will incorporate Quizlet into the new Wordly Wise 3000® 4th Edition (print) and Wordly Wise i3000™ (digital) direct academic vocabulary programs, Read More »

Office Depot Partners with Silverback Learning

Office Depot, Inc. announced a partnership with Silverback Learning Solutions, a pioneering K-12 education technology company, to bring districts and administrators personalized learning solutions that help foster student and educator achievement. The partnership combines Office Depot, Inc.’s Committed to Learning™ initiative with Silverback Learning Solutions’ education software which allow teachers and districts to personalize education learning plans while managing interventions and monitoring achievement. Read More »