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Lexia Reading Core5 Satisfies All Criteria for WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation

Lexia Reading Core5® has been recognized by WIDA as satisfying all 44 criteria under the WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation for English Language Development Standards. This designation provides further credibility for Lexia’s research-proven instructional literacy program, which is currently used by more than 2.6 million students, and has been shown to help ELL students close the academic gap. Read More »

GameSalad Expands Market Presence with STEM Initiatives

GameSalad, a leading game and development platform for the education sector, today announced significant momentum in executing STEM-based education initiatives designed to transform the way K-12 students perceive and pursue tech and science education. Read More »

SMART Technologies Adds New Game-Based Learning Activity

SMART Technologies Inc. announced today the launch of Monster Quiz, the latest addition to SMART lab included in the SMART Learning Suite™. Leveraging student devices and collaboration via competition, Monster Quiz is an interactive activity that helps teachers make critical thinking fun and engaging. Read More »

Educator Reviews of English Language Arts Materials, a nonprofit that offers free reviews of instructional materials to determine alignment to Common Core State Standards (CCSS), today announced the results of its first round of English Language Arts (ELA) reviews. Their findings revealed that three of the seven instructional materials series reviewed fully met alignment criteria. Read More »

ID DOE Adopts Carnegie Learning Math for Grades 9-12

Carnegie Learning, Inc. announced today that it was approved by the Idaho State Board of Education for its high school math programs for use across the state. The programs adopted by the Idaho State Board of Education include Carnegie Learning’s high school programs for Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II. The approved programs are available for all Idaho public schools. Read More »

D.A.R.E. America Launches New High School Curriculum

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Innovative Math Game Surpasses 1 M Downloads

Just in time for the new school year, Zap Zap Math will be launching its latest update which includes more than 160 topics mapped to cover students' math curriculum for the entire school year. Zap Zap Math is the world's first critical thinking gamified math universe that was developed by Singapore and Malaysian teachers to help young learners master their math skills. Read More »

Kaplan Test Prep Launches First Free, Live PSAT Prep

Kaplan Test Prep is launching the first ever free, live PSAT preparation program beginning October 1, with lessons that cover every section of the exam. Free for all students, Kaplan’s PSAT Prep Live will give the 3.8 million students who take the PSAT annually groundbreaking access to live interactive instruction online, taught by master teachers who can answer their questions in real time. Read More »

Pitsco Elementary Catalog Proves STEM Is for All

Science, technology, engineering, and math are important elements of learning for all age groups. With the 2016-2017 Elementary STEM catalog, Pitsco Education delivers STEM experiences through the new Elementary STEM Activity Guides, Elementary STEM Units, and Maker Projects. Read More »

New Legislation Lets MO Districts Collect Reimbursement for Telehealth Services;

Just in time for the 2016-17 school year, the Missouri Senate passed an act that will require MO HealthNet, the state's Medicaid program, to reimburse districts for related services provided to students via telehealth. This increased funding will enable districts to use both on-site and online therapy and diagnostic services to help alleviate overflowing caseloads for on-site clinicians. Read More »