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Shmoop Releases Updated AP European History Test Prep

Shmoop has revised its prep materials to match the new exam. Shmoop will help students hone their historical thinking skills, tackle the broader thematic questions, and understand why Napoleon wore his hair like that. Read More »

NC District Selects MAP Assessment

Northwest Evaluation Association™ (NWEA™) announced today that its Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) assessment has been selected by McDowell County Schools to be their universal screener and to drive instruction for approximately 5,000 students in kindergarten through grade 9. Read More »

Scientific Learning Corp. Partners with Kiko Labs

To improve school readiness for prekindergarten learners, Scientific Learning Corp. is teaming up with Kiko Labs to offer Kiko’s Thinking Time ( Kiko’s Thinking Time is a cognitive training program that targets the skills for school success, including memory, attention and key cognitive skills. Read More »

MobyMax Used as Key Tool in RTI Program

MobyMax, innovator of personalized and blended learning curriculum for K-8 students, is helping Oak Heights Elementary School in Sweet Home, Oregon, to identify and fill the gaps in students’ skills as part of its Response to Intervention program. MobyMax is a completely integrated personalized and blended learning curriculum for K-8 students. Read More »

Knovation Expands Use of Lexile Text Measures

Knovation adds context and order to 360,000+ digital resources so teachers, librarians and parents can find, manage and use the best free digital content in a fraction of the time. Now, over 150,000 resources within Knovation's digital content collection will feature Lexile measures, making it even easier for teachers to effectively personalize instruction. Read More »

Harvard Center Shares Results on Use of Video in Classroom Observations

Researchers at the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University released findings from the Best Foot Forward Project, an initiative testing whether video technology can help address the challenges faced by teachers and school leaders in implementing classroom observations that are part of teacher evaluation systems. Read More »

New 'Managed Services' Offering From Follett

Follett announced a new offering - Managed Services - directed at administrators and designed to help districts eliminate both routine and seasonal tasks involved in managing resources, ultimately saving significant time, money and space. Read More »

WA Adds Medicaid Reimbursement for Online Therapy Services

Schools in the state of Washington became eligible to receive Medicaid reimbursement for speech-language therapy, occupational therapy and other related services delivered online-such as those provided by PresenceLearning-just as they do for such services delivered onsite to eligible students. Read More »

Scholastic Unveils Newly-Branded Magazine for K-8 Teachers

Scholastic announced the renaming of America's longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor® Magazine, now entitled Scholastic Teacher™. The magazine has been a trusted resource for K-8 classrooms since its first issue published in 1891..... Read More »

Students Convert Classroom Points into Red Cross Charitable Donation

Think Through Learning announced that students across the U.S. raised more than $1,300 in just 15 days for the American Red Cross Wildfire Relief Fund. During the donation period, students using the Think Through Math system were given the opportunity to convert their hard-earned THINK points into dollars for the fund. Read More »