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Poplar Bluff Schools Adopt Dynamic Digital Textbooks

Missouri's Poplar Bluff Public Schools and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, announced today an expansion of their partnership that brings Discovery Education's award-winning digital social studies and science textbooks to junior and high school classrooms district wide. Read More »

Edmentum's NCAA Approved Program

Edmentum has been granted program approval by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). EdOptions Academy, Edmentum's fully accredited virtual school solution, allows students, parents, and districts an opportunity to participate in a nontraditional program with course transcripts that will be accepted by the NCAA Eligibility Center beginning with the 2014-15 school year. Read More »

EdTechLens’ First Online Curriculum Offers Life Sciences Instruction

To help educators teach science concepts to students in grades K-5, EdTechLens created Rainforest Journey, a subscription-based and standards-aligned online curriculum that uses the rainforest as a springboard for a comprehensive learning experience. Rainforest Journey uses high-resolution original photographs and videos that correlate with the written text to illustrate scientific concepts Read More »

Discovery Education and Science Channel Launch "Epic Story"

Discovery Education and Science Channel announced the launch of Epic Story. This online program brings incredible network programming, accomplished producers and student-created content together to provide students with tools that build independent learning skills and teach the art of storytelling. Read More »

JogNog Brings the Differentiated Classroom to Life

The latest update to the JogNog Achievement System provides teachers with a wide range of tools to tailor JogNog’s standards-based quizzes to accommodate both curriculum requirements and individual students’ learning styles. Teachers can now customize JogNog’s quiz content by selecting just the questions that they want and also by creating their own. Read More »

Free Digital Resources and PD from PBS LearningMedia

As teachers and students head back to school, PBS LearningMedia is welcoming them back with a new look, new resources, and the return of its "Get Your Tech On" initiative. Technology continues to redefine the learning environment and influence teaching strategies, and the new user experience from PBS LearningMedia puts compelling new content in the hands of educators just in time for the new school year. Read More »

NSF Study: Project-Based Inquiry Curriculum Has a Positive Effect on Science Learning

A National Science Foundation-funded efficacy study indicates that students taught using project-based inquiry curriculum aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) substantially outperformed students taught using a traditional science curriculum. Read More »

Shmoop Offers New Suite of Products

Shmoop University (http://www.shmoop.com), a digital curriculum company that aims to make learning fun and accessible, has loads of new content ready for the 2014-2015 school year. Shmoop’s videos and Learning Guides cover all subjects under the sun. Read More »

Scientific Minds Answers The Call For ELP

Scientific Minds has recently added English language proficiency strategies to its middle school and high school Science Starter products. These strategies help teachers address the English language proficiency (ELP) standards that many states have developed or are in the process of developing in order to address career and college readiness for English language learners (ELLs). Read More »

MindPlay Promotes Student Improvement

Two web-based reading programs from literacy publisher MindPlay help K-12 school administrators predict now which students will pass the reading portion of Common Core State Assessments. This information enables them to act immediately to promote improvement as needed by spring testing. Read More »