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DecisionEd Integrates IBM Watson Analytics

DecisionEd is pleased to announce that its industry-leading analytics solution for K-12 school districts will now incorporate IBM's renowned Watson Analytics data discovery service, further enhancing the platform's capacity for learning from data and delivering powerful, actionable insights. Read More »

VHS: New Computer Science Pathways Certificate Program

The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.), a non-profit empowering schools with the industry's best online learning programs, is helping educators address this need to teach computational skills to their students through a new certificate program consisting of combinations of courses that allow students to explore different aspects of the computer science field and earn a computing certificate. Read More »

New Blackboard Solution Helps Districts Make Learning More Personalized

Blackboard Inc. unveiled Blackboard Classroom, a comprehensive solution designed to help K-12 schools and districts differentiate instruction, increase student engagement and boost teacher productivity. Blackboard Classroom integrates a comprehensive set of learning tools that districts can use to create a rich digital learning environment and support differentiated instruction at scale. Read More »

Deloitte Foundation Supports Base 11 To Create National STEM Career Accelerator Model

The Deloitte Foundation announced a grant to Base 11 that will help create a nationally scalable STEM career accelerator model. The model will offer high school students a project-based learning program that encompasses multiple engineering disciplines. Read More »

Measured Progress Awarded Contract for MD High School Assessments

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded Measured Progress a six-year contract for its Maryland High School Assessments (HSAs) in Science and Government. Measured Progress comes to the project with extensive related experience on high school tests and the new challenging science standards. Read More »

200+ Free Literature Study Guides Now Available on Course Hero

Course Hero has developed more than 200 "Literature Study Guides and Infographics" with detailed analyses on some of the most taught literature books in high school and college. Each study guide includes a visually stunning infographic, a character and plot diagram, a timeline highlighting key events, and more. Read More »

Harris School Solutions Partners with Method Test Prep

Harris School Solutions has partnered with Method Test Prep (MTP), provider of industry-leading online programs for ACT preparation and SAT preparation. In teaming with the New York based company, HSS now is able to supplement its product offerings with MTP’s proven system for improving student performance on the standardized tests that are required as part of their respective admissions processes. Read More »

Students with High-Functioning Autism Make Great World Language Strides Using Rosetta Stone

By bringing technology into its classrooms through Rosetta Stone digital programs, teachers at Gateway are effectively addressing the primary challenges facing their Twice-Exceptional students: extremely short attention spans, and a wide spectrum of learning abilities and pace. The online learning solution plays to each student's individual strengths, Read More »

Shmoop's Updated Education Resources for Texas

Shmoop offers online test prep for all of it. They've got distinct prep programs for all of the STAAR® EOC assessments, updated to the latest standards: Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology, U.S. History, and more. Their TSI prep stands alone and has recently received the royal treatment with loads of new drills and two practice exams. Read More »

IA District Announces Collaboration with Discovery Education

Iowa's Cardinal Community School District (CCSD) announced a new partnership with Discovery Education. Through this collaboration, CCSD educators will support the district's efforts to implement a new instructional framework by integrating Discovery Education's award-winning digital content into everyday classroom instruction. Read More »