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Achieve and Teaching Channel Launch New EQuIP Videos

Achieve and Teaching Channel are excited to announce the launch of the last set of videos in the three-part series exploring Achieve's Evaluating Quality Instructional Products (EQuIP) initiative. These videos, which are posted on Teaching Channel's website, focus on four Maryland teachers selecting, downloading, and implementing instructional materials from the EQuIP website. Read More »

"MATH@WORK: Math Meets Homebuilding," Free Video Resource

Scholastic released "Math@Work™: Math Meets Homebuilding," the third episode in an educational web series connecting mathematics directly to careers and problem-solving skills used on the job. The 15-minute "Math@Work: Math Meets Homebuilding" webisode is available for free on the Scholastic Mathematics website Read More »

Newsela Launches Text Sets for Teachers

Newsela announced the launch of Text Sets, a collaborative feature that organizes Newsela articles into collections that share a common theme, topic, or standard. In a time when education is becoming increasingly personalized, Text Sets allow educators to contribute and leverage collections of articles to and from a global community of fellow educators. Read More »

Capstone Announces New PebbleGo Database

Capstone will reveal a sneak peek of its new preK-3 database PebbleGo™ Dinosaurs this week...Officially releasing in August 2015, PebbleGo Dinosaurs joins previous database modules (Animals, Biographies, Science, and Social Studies) covering content for grades PreK-3. The new database will feature articles for more than 125 dinosaurs,... Read More »

SC DoE Implements Enrich State

To streamline special education program management for both state and district personnel, the South Carolina Department of Education has partnered with Excent Corp. to implement Enrich State™. Enrich State is the first and only special education data management system designed specifically for the state level. Read More »

Greenville County (SC) Schools' New PD Initiative with Discovery Education

Greenville County Schools (GCS) announced a deepening of its 13-year partnership with Discovery Education to implement in 10 sites across the district Discovery Education's Digital Leader Corps. A comprehensive professional development system, Digital Leader Corps supports the development of teacher-leaders as they serve as change agents powering the district's digital transition. Read More »

Shmoop Releases Twenty New Essay Labs

Shmoop's Essay Labs follow students step by step through the writing process, helping them brainstorm, formulate a thesis, write the essay, and revise—with a bunch of baby steps in between. When they’re done, students can view their fancily formatted essay and export it however they'd like. Read More »

Hearlihy Catalog a Drafter's Dream

Drafting requires many different tools to create precise, intricate designs. From compasses to architect scales and more, the April 2015 Hearlihy Drafting & Supplies catalog has everything a drafter needs. Choose from among numerous kits designed to meet a variety of classroom needs. Custom drafting kits can be created by ordering a combination of drafting tools and materials that the teacher can assemble into individualized sets for students. Read More »

Knowledge Delivery Systems and Michigan Virtual University Team Up

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) announced today that it is partnering with Michigan Virtual University® (MVU®), parent company of one of the country’s largest virtual schools serving Michigan’s K-12 education community, to re-launch courses from the KDS catalog in Michigan LearnPort’s® online learning management system. Read More »

Whitney Brothers Early Learning Furniture Products Achieve BIFMA Certification

Whitney Brothers, 111-year-old US manufacturer of IIDA award-winning wood furniture for Early Learning, a product category it invented, today announced its tables, chairs and other non-toy category products are certified to meet or exceed applicable ANSI / BIFMA standards, an important distinction that provides customers with a common, independent basis to evaluate the safety, durability, and structural adequacy of products. Read More »