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Filament Games' Game-Based Science Curriculum

As game-based learning emerges as a predominant tool in schools across the country, many educators seek curriculum to support the integration of digital games in their classrooms. Filament Learning, a division of Filament Games, is transforming teaching games with the first complete collection of game-based curriculum, PLEx (play, learn, experiment) Science series. Read More »

LearnZillion Premium Helps Teachers Implement CCSS

LearnZillion introduces LearnZillion Premium: an effective and affordable alternative to traditional curriculum and professional development. LearnZillion Premium helps schools and districts provide vital support for teachers who need to both understand the new standards and prepare students for next-generation assessments. Read More »

WriteToLearn Announces New Tools

Pearson announced enhancements to WriteToLearn, its award-winning online literacy tool, making it an even more powerful tool for preparing students for success in college and careers. During the 2013-2014 school year, WriteToLearn helped more than 300,000 students across the United States in building the literacy skills requisite to meet and exceed today’s rigorous standards. Read More »

Pearson Expands Formative Assessment Item Bank

Pearson announced an expansion of its Formative Item Bank to more than 60,000 items, including thousands of innovative technology enhanced items – the same kind that students will see in next-generation assessments. These interactive items require students to drag and drop their answer choices or click on areas of the screen to select one or more answers, leveraging technology to probe student learning. Read More »

Robots4Autism's Autism Intervention Program

Autism experts from the University of Texas at Dallas partnered with RoboKind engineers to build the innovative Robots4Autism program designed to foster academic, social and behavioral development. Compared to traditional therapy, the curriculum, delivered by a robot named Milo, is more approachable for children on the autism spectrum due to their mechanical interests. Read More »

Scantron Launches NGSS Item Bank

Developed by Scantron assessment experts to specifically measure student proficiency on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*, the item bank targets performance expectations in Life, Physical and Earth Sciences for grades kindergarten through eight. Varied item types focus on individual practices, core ideas and cross-cutting concepts as described in the standards. Read More »

Triumph Learning Unveils Smart Practice Solution

Triumph Learning launches Waggle, an online learning platform that generates a smart practice environment to help students in grades 3-8 prepare for assessments. This new transformative learning system offers Common Core and state standards-aligned content in English language arts and math, and is fully integrated with Triumph Learning’s Coach resources. Read More »

Vernier Launches NGSS Materials

Vernier Software & Technology has launched the Renewable Energy with Vernier lab book and the Vernier Energy Sensor to help students explore renewable energy concepts through engaging, hands-on investigations. The lab book, which was written and aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), contains 26 experiments ... Read More »

New Solutions from Compass Learning

Building on more than 40 years of innovation in developing instructional software that enables students to succeed, Compass Learning® is launching a new suite of solutions to help teachers tackle today’s biggest education challenges. The new offerings focus on blended learning, intervention and credit recovery, and help educators truly personalize learning to meet students’ individual learning needs. Read More »

KDS Debuts Professional Learning Platform

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) will debut the Professional Learning Platform (PLP) at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. PLP is the future of professional learning—a centralized and unified solution for teacher professional development that seamlessly integrates personalization, collaboration, and content to allow educators to connect, inspires their teaching, and transform their practice. Read More »