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New Level 8 Edition of Total Motivation Science for STAAR

Mentoring Minds announces a new edition of Total Motivation Science for STAAR, Level 8, which features bonus online content to help students review content standards from grades 6 and 7. Aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), Total Motivation Science provides students with a rigorous and comprehensive tool to spur the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to excel at STAAR. Read More »

Spotsylvania County Schools Chooses Tyler Technologies

Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced that Virginia’s Spotsylvania County Public Schools has selected Tyler’s Munis® enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The agreement includes implementation, training and related professional services. Read More »

Newly Launched MindPlay Literacy Online Solution

With the newly launched MindPlay Literacy program, all district students can now benefit from the integration of the flagship MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach with the MindPlay Diagnostic Universal Screener, and MindPlay Fluency focusing on fluency and comprehension instruction. Additionally, MindPlay Literacy provides in-depth professional development for teachers... Read More »

Nova Scotia Chooses PASCO Science Solutions

The Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has purchased PASCO® Scientific science solutions for nearly 300 elementary schools from PASCO Canada/AYVA Educational Solutions Ltd. The PASCO science solutions will be part of the Department of Education’s curriculum resource kit for grades 4–6. Read More »

Singapore Math Publisher Launches Math On

Marshall Cavendish Education, publisher of the Singapore Math® curriculum, launched a new online math assessment program, Math On, for grades 3 to 5. With more than 1,800 questions, Math On helps educators prepare students for successful first encounters with online state assessments in math and works on any computer or mobile device. Read More »

Champions Recommended for AdvancED Accreditation

Champions, a leading provider of before- and after-school programs across the U.S., has been formally recommended to receive the distinction of AdvancED Corporate Accreditation. Champions received the recommendation after an extensive year-long internal review of Champions’ processes, systems and curriculum followed by a rigorous three-day onsite review with a five-person team of AdvancED evaluators. Read More »

STEMscopes Adds New Tools and Resources

Fueled by teacher input, Accelerate Learning™ has enhanced its award-winning STEMscopes™ NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) product with several new resources designed to deepen student engagement. Among the new additions is Science Today, a collection of resources from the Associated Press that provides current news and discoveries, aligned to the NGSS. Read More »

Discovery Launches "Decoding Cancer" Biology and Genetics Program

Discovery Education, the Val Skinner Foundation, the LIFE Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and the Rutgers School of Public Health announced today the launch of a new, interactive biology and genetics education program supporting the study of cancer in the classroom. Designed for high school teachers, students, and parents, Decoding Cancer is a ground-breaking collection of standards-aligned, interactive classroom resources ... Read More »

Elk Grove USD Adopts Voyager Sopris Learning's LANGUAGE! Live

Elk Grove Unified School District, the largest K-12 school district in northern California, has adopted LANGUAGE!® Live California, a comprehensive English Language Arts curriculum from Voyager Sopris Learning™ for 7-12 grade intervention. Voyager Sopris Learning designed its curriculum solution to specifically help struggling adolescent readers and writers achieve grade-level reading expectations. Read More »

ASCD To Provide Grants Supporting Teacher Leadership

ASCD announced today its Teacher Impact Grants program, which will provide direct grants to teacher leaders to fund initiatives that drive transformation for wider impact on improving student outcomes. The program is part of ASCD's commitment to Teach to Lead, an initiative jointly convened by the U.S. Department of Education, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, and ASCD. Read More »