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C8 Sciences' Research Reveals Medication Alternative for ADHD

C8 Sciences, creator of a sophisticated cognition program that helps students with ADHD improve critical cognitive skills, announces preliminary research results that show significant improvements in cognitive skills in students with ADHD after using C8’s ACTIVATE program. ACTIVATE offers integrated computer and physical exercises based on the concept of “cognition cross training” Read More »

NISE Announces STEM Certification and Degree Programs

Accelerate Learning today announces the formation of the National Institute for STEM Education (NISE). NISE was conceived by practicing educators and is based on thousands of hours of research, professional development, curriculum design and educational leadership. Using an online learning platform and unique digital portfolio, NISE offers a STEM certification program for campuses and districts, as well as teachers. Read More »

CO District Automates Safety Requirements with PublicSchoolWORKS

When Linda Shamlin became the as the Interim Chief Human Resources Officer at Adams County School District #14 in Commerce City, CO this past September, she brought with her changes to how the school district would handle employee safety. She implemented a safety and regulatory compliance system she had used at her prior district -PublicSchoolWORKS' EmployeeSafe Suite. Read More »

New Vernier Lab Book Introduces Solar Energy Concepts

Vernier Software & Technology wrote its new Investigating Solar Energy lab book to expose students in grades 4-6 to solar energy concepts while helping them develop solutions to real-world problems. The lab book contains nine experiments and two culminating engineering projects Read More »

Common Sense Education Launches NGSS Explorer

Common Sense Education introduced the NGSS Explorer, an intuitive and quick search tool for teachers to discover digital STEM and STEAM resources for their science and math classrooms. Guided by the Next Generation Science Standards, the NGSS Explorer identifies education technology that provides students with a cross-disciplinary, inquiry-based approach to science... Read More »

Kids Discover Online Unveils 'Search by Standards' Feature

Kids Discover today announced the addition of a "Search by Standards" widget to Kids Discover Online, its interactive, digital library of engaging science and social studies content. Educators can now search for Kids Discover Online units by grade level; subject matter; and state, Common Core, or Next Generation Science standards. Read More »

Success with Common Core Mathematics Linked to Curriculum

ORIGO Education releases the findings for year two of its three-year research study analyzing the efficacy of its K–5 mathematics curriculum. The results demonstrate a successful approach for increasing student achievement and teacher pedagogy. Read More »

EdGate Adds 500,000 CTE Standards

Career Technical Education (CTE) and Common Career Technical Core (CCTC) standards are provided through the EdGate repository. With the addition of 500,000 CTE standards, EdGate's repository now houses over three million standards making it the premier resource for aligned data and content. Read More »

Summer Literacy Resources from Scholastic

The Scholastic campaign to encourage kids to make the summer leap into books and be prepared for the next grade has kicked off with the launch of the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge-a free, online program students can use to track their summer reading minutes and "Be a Reading Superhero." Read More »

Increased Funding Lets 20% of Utah’s 4-Year-Olds Participate in UPSTART

Because of UPSTART’s success in preparing Utah’s 4-year-olds for school, the Utah State Legislature earlier this month increased the amount of funding for the program, making the program available to 7,800 enrollees, or 20 percent of Utah’s 4-year-olds. Read More »