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ASCD Forum To Discuss Culturally Responsive Learning Environments

ASCD has announced the launch of the 2016 ASCD Forum-"Learning for All = Teaching for All." The forum, which consists of a series of online and in-person discussions among educators at all levels, will take place from February 1 through April 15 and will focus on how school systems and communities can best meet the diverse needs of the modern learner. Read More »

CEV Multimedia Adds Career Interest Inventory

CEV Multimedia announces the addition of the Career Cluster Interest Inventory (CCII) tool to its comprehensive iCEV platform. The CCII provides assistance to students from eighth grade to higher education during the critical steps of education and career planning. A student completes the interest inventory within a 15- to 20-minute time period and receives information on a career cluster that best fits the student’s interests and skills. Read More »

Greater Essex County District Selects Edsby

Edsby®, an innovative cloud-based learning management system built for K-12 school districts has been chosen as the new parent portal, news source, and teaching and learning collaboration platform of the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB). The district will also be leveraging Edsby’s modern attendance, assessment and learning management tools. Read More »

Knovation Simplifies Access to Its Content Collection

Previously, the Knovation Content Collection was only available through the company’s award-winning applications, netTrekker and icurio. The growing need for high-quality, ready-to-use online learning resources led Knovation to simplify access to its collection through integration with other systems and platforms, following a “one-stop shop” concept. Read More »

NextLesson Announces Real World Performance Tasks

NextLesson announced real world Performance Tasks, which prepare students for the rigorous demands of college and careers. NextLesson Performance Tasks enable students to apply mathematics and English language arts concepts in authentic scenarios by solving problems related to high-interest topics and integrating 21st century skills. Read More »

PM Nation Helps Districts Save on Assessment Development

PM Nation, which is free to participating Performance Matters customers, is an online collaborative that allows educators to author, review, and share items and assessments with other PM Nation members across the country. Currently, PM Nation members have access to several thousand items that have been vetted by grade and subject, with new items being added and reviewed daily. Read More »

Solution Tree Enhances Global PD

Solution Tree, an educational publisher and professional development provider, today announced a major new release of its Global PD tool for educators. Global PD is a subscription-based tool that helps school districts strengthen their professional learning communities (PLCs) and sustain school-improvement efforts. Read More »

SuperSpeak Adds Game-Based Learning Mode

Superplus, innovator of next-generation augmented and alternative communications (AAC) tools, announces a new Play mode for its app SuperSpeak, which helps children build their vocabulary skills in a fun and engaging way. Designed to capture and maintain children’s interest, Play is a game-based mode within SuperSpeak AAC where children can grow their vocabulary through a variety of visual lessons. Read More »

Pearson Debuts Enhancements to GradPoint

Schools and districts around the country can now take personalized learning to the next level with today’s launch of the newest updates to GradPoint™. The next generation of Pearson’s award-winning platform for online and blended learning features an enhanced learning management system, an expanded library of digital learning resources and new capabilities for customization. Read More »

WV Adopts Discovery Education Science Techbook

Following a thorough evaluation, the West Virginia Department of Education has approved the Discovery Education Science Techbook™ for use as a core instructional resource for elementary, middle, and high school science courses through its state adoption process. Read More »