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SC Adopts Discovery Education's Chemistry and Physics Techbooks

Following a comprehensive evaluation, the South Carolina State Board of Education has approved the Chemistry and Physics editions of the Discovery Education Science Techbook™ for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process. Read More »

Data Shows Schools Struggle To Modernize Classroom Practices

New survey findings from learning experience design firm MeTEOR Education indicate that very traditional, scripted approaches to schooling are holding back more than one-half of all US teachers and their students. One in four educators (25%) categorized their schools as "very traditional" and twenty-nine percent (29%) indicated their schools are just beginning to integrate project-based, real-world learning approaches. Read More »

LA District Uses MobyMax To Streamline RTI Assessments

Louisiana's Caddo Parish School District achieved record-breaking results in the 2015-2016 school year by using MobyMax to streamline its RTI (Response to Intervention) Plans. MobyMax is the innovator of a unique personalized and blended learning curriculum for K-8 students. The curriculum and streamlined RTI plan enabled 12,300 students in 61 schools to complete 278,115 standards, a record for the school district. Read More »

PA DOE Launches Pinterest Page

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today announced that it has launched a new Pinterest page aimed at providing educational resources to students, teachers, and parents. By engaging students, families, and educators digitally, the Department is using new and innovative ways to meet communities where they are," said Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera. Read More »

New Student Work Samples Published for Instructional Materials Exemplars

Achieve today published annotated student work samples to complement its EQuIP work. EQuIP is an initiative designed to identify high-quality materials aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Student work samples provide additional indicators of the alignment and quality of instructional materials. Read More »

ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy Adds 2nd Grade Curriculum

Age of Learning, Inc., announced the launch of a comprehensive 2nd grade curriculum to expand its award-winning ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy for children ages 2–8. The expanded curriculum is designed to address the learning needs and interests of 2nd grade students with the goal of preparing them for the critical transition to 3rd grade. Read More »

Edgenuity Unveils UpSmart - a Fully Adaptive Solution

Edgenuity announced the launch of UpSmart™, a supplemental solution designed to help all students in grades 6–8 demonstrate mastery of state standards in English language arts and math. Using a completely adaptive learning engine and technology-enhanced assessments, UpSmart provides the right level of instruction and practice on each topic for each student. Read More »

TWF, Discovery Education Launch College Prep and STEM Careers Programs

The Tiger Woods Foundation (TWF) joined with Discovery Education to launch "TGR EDU: Explore," an initiative for middle and high school students that helps navigate the college exploration process and introduces them to high-quality STEM-focused career paths for today's jobs, and the ones that don't exist yet. Read More »

Follett Adds Array of New Content for IB World Schools

As the exclusive worldwide distributor for International Baccalaureate (IB) publishing products, Follett announced today it has added new content from IB and a wealth of new curriculum content support from an array of other respected providers. The new IB content, plus a variety of additional resources hand-picked by Follett's educational experts, are available to purchase on Titlewave, Read More »

Sodexo Challenges Students To Reduce Food Waste with Spark 101 STEM Skills Video

With the support of Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, teachers nationwide now have a new resource specifically designed to help students explore applications of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in real-world food waste and environmental sustainability challenges. Read More »