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Samsung Sponsors Nepris Industry Connections Platform for Manor ISD

At Manor Independent School district students have learned about intergalactic travel, measured sources of energy, built companies, and watched test tubes explode without setting foot outside their classroom. Thanks to a grant from Samsung Austin Semiconductor (SAS), these sessions and dozens more were made possible by Nepris, a cloud-based technology platform, which connects teachers with experts and working professionals for online live interactions with students. Read More »

Whooo's Reading Launches Month-Long Reading Marathon

The revered NCAA's March Madness basketball tournament has nothing on Whooo's Reading's 31 Million Minute Marathon that is challenging students in schools and districts across the nation to read 1 million minutes per day for the 31 days of March. The program will run the entire month of March, designated as National Reading Awareness Month, kicking off on March 1. Read More »

Follett Now Offering ThinkCERCA Literacy Platform

Follett announced today it has begun selling ThinkCERCA, an award-winning online literacy platform that empowers teachers to personalize critical reading, writing and thinking instruction. ThinkCERCA includes curriculum for grades 4-12 across English language arts, science, social studies, and mathematics. Read More »

Follett Commits to ED's #GoOpen Initiative

Follett will join the U.S. Department of Educations #GoOpen campaign committed to supporting districts and educators as they transition to the use of high-quality, openly-licensed educational resources (OERs) in their schools. Follett plans to introduce searching and access to the Learning Registry - a shared repository of learning resource metadata - into its Destiny solution this fall. Read More »

Apex Learning Launches College Readiness Tutorials

Apex Learning announces College Readiness Tutorials. Developed to help each student achieve a personal best on the ACT®, SAT®, ACCUPLACER®, and the Texas-specific TSI Assessment, College Readiness Tutorials focus on the skills and concepts required for postsecondary success. Read More »

NWEA Tool Helps Middle School Students Assess College Readiness;

The Northwest Evaluation Association™ (NWEA™) has developed a unique new College Explorer tool that enables middle school and early high school-age students to use their Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) scores to see which colleges and universities they’re on track to enter long before they embark on the college application process. Read More »

Promethean Expands ClassFlow™ Capabilities

ClassFlow released a host of new resources and tools for teachers and students. The latest expansion includes thousands of ready-to-teach interactive lessons curated by experts, extended collaboration opportunities for students, free student accounts, and rewards to reinforce students' positive behaviors. Read More »

Insight ADVANCE's Video Observation and Feedback Tools

Expanding upon years as a trusted advisor and implementer for large-scale educator effectiveness initiatives in districts and states nationwide, Insight Education Group announced today the launch of its new sister company, Insight ADVANCE. The company was created to meet educators' growing demand for solutions that accelerate professional growth and facilitate positive change in classroom instruction. Read More »

Reading Horizons Incorporates the Lexile® Framework

Reading Horizons and MetaMetrics® announce the expansion of their partnership with the addition of Lexile® measures in the Reading Horizons Discovery™ program. Reading Horizons and MetaMetrics first announced their partnership in May 2015 when Lexile measures launched in the Reading Horizons Elevate reading program. Read More »

Turnitin Pilot Study Confirms Revision Assistant Effectiveness

One evening last spring when eighth grade English teacher, Chelsea Kordecki, put down her last student's essay, she smiled. She had just finished pilot testing a new instructional product from Turnitin that promised students would revise more often and write better essays. The product, Revision Assistant, had delivered and Mrs. Kordecki was pleased to see that it had delivered in a big way. Read More »