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ORIGO Education Launches Pre-K Comprehensive Mathematics Program

To address the need for core mathematics instruction and learning materials for early childhood, ORIGO Education announces the launch of Stepping Stones Pre-K Comprehensive Mathematics. The new program provides a variety of developmentally appropriate resources that engage children as they begin to learn mathematics. Read More »

OR Approves New Editions of the Discovey Education Science Techbook

Following a rigorous evaluation, the Oregon State Board of Education has approved new editions of the Discovery Education Science Techbook™ for statewide use as a core instructional K-12 resource through its state adoption process. Completely aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), these latest additions changes the way students and educators experience science. Read More »

Credo Launches 'Issue Briefs'

Credo, the industry leader for information literacy, critical thinking, and research solutions - has launched "Issue Briefs," designed for students performing research on a wide range of current topics. Each week, Credo will unveil three to four new Issue Briefs, which illuminate all sides of today's top issues featuring unbiased reporting. Read More »

Twine Fulfills Communication and Engagement Needs at NV School

From small schools to large schools, one of the key factors of a successful learning environment is fluid communication among all members of the school community. To integrate student information and communication on one platform, Triad School in Reno, Nev. has recently implemented Twine, an integrated learning management system (LMS) built specifically for K-12 private schools. Read More »

Brunswick City Schools Launches New Partnership with Discovery

Ohio's Brunswick City Schools announced a new, seven-year partnership with Discovery Education. Through this new collaboration, Brunswick City educators in grades K-12 will accelerate the creation of authentic digital classrooms by integrating Discovery Education's Science Techbook™ into instruction, while middle school educators will begin integrating Discovery Education's Social Studies Techbook™ into teaching and learning. Read More »

DEA and Discovery Education Launch Middle and High School Education Program

o combat America's rapidly growing opioid and heroin epidemic, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced a new joint nationwide education initiative called "Operation Prevention." Read More »

Innovative Elementary School STEAM Learning Experiences

NTC Research Foundation is joining forces with FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. and The National Theatre for Children to launch a first-of-its-kind national program that provides proven STEAM learning experiences for elementary school students. STEAM is the national movement to nurture student interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), while integrating the Arts to foster innovation. Read More »

Many U.S. K-12 Teachers Say Fewer Than 25 Percent of Parents Are Involved in the Classroom

Parental involvement in the classroom is a well-known strategy to boost student achievement1, but more than 6 in 10 (62 percent) K-12 teachers say fewer than a quarter of parents get involved in the classroom2, according to a recent University of Phoenix® College of Education survey conducted online by Harris Poll of 1,005 K-12 teachers nationwide. When asked what would attract more qualified educators to the field, 18 percent of K-12 teachers want more parent involvement in the classroom, with 21 percent of K-5 teachers seeing the value for this. Read More »

EL Education's Teacher Development Study

Across the country, many school districts are making significant investments in professional development with little or no evidence of impact. Against this backdrop, EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) is testing an important idea — that research-based professional learning, combined with strong curriculum, can prepare teachers to lead the deep, meaningful, challenging learning experiences that result in high achievement for all students. Read More »

Edmentum Unveils K-6 Individualized Learning Solution

Edmentum announces a brand-new K-6 math, reading, and ELA individualized learning program. Edmentum's new solution pairs adaptive diagnostic assessments with individualized learning paths. The program is designed by educators for educators to provide targeted, assessment-driven instruction, reinforcement, and support in math, reading, and language arts. Read More »