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Author James Patterson and myON Look To Increase Student Engagement

James Patterson is offering special access to his new book, Treasure Hunters, to all students using myON. The unprecedented partnership between the two literacy advocates looks to increase student engagement and reading over the summer break and beyond. Read More »

Warren County District Utilizes Innovative Data Visualization Tool for Realignment

With the potential of adding as many as 200-300 students per year and discussion about moving 6th graders to the middle school due to an increase in pre-school enrollment, Warren County Public Schools saw a need to change district alignments to effectively accommodate the rise in schools' student populations. After extensive research, WCPS determined that the geovisual analytics software, GuideK12, would best assist them with the district realignment. Read More »

International Space Station and National Geographic Team Up for Science Education

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and National Geographic Learning (NGL) today announced a partnership in the development of a science education initiative designed to engage young learners in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Read More »

Data Solution Company Chosen by Elmhurst Community Unit School

DecisionEd announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 to implement a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports; delivering performance management solutions.DecisionEd's solution is based on quantitative decision tools long used by business, tailored to the unique needs of education. Read More »

Knewton and Sesame Workshop To Offer Personalized Materials for Young Learners

Knewton has entered into an agreement with Sesame Workshop to personalize educational content from The Electric Company. Knewton will continuously identify what concepts each student needs to work on and why, in order to offer more personalized materials that better meet each student's unique needs. Read More »

Rourke Educational Media's New 'Amazing Animals'

Flat-bodied and fierce looking, the Texas horned lizard remains on the endangered list though it is still thriving in parts of the state, according to a recent media report. But thanks to a fascinating new series soon to be released for fall 2014 by Rourke Educational Media, students in grades K-3 will get to know the Texas horned lizard up close and personal. Read More »

Palm Beach Schools Partner with Performance Matters and Measured Progress

To give educators easy access to the data they need to inform instruction, the School District of Palm Beach County has partnered with Performance Matters™ to provide its 185 schools with new tools for assessment and data management, including Measured Progress® assessment resources developed to support Florida’s new math and reading standards. Read More »

Texthelp Launches Fluency Tutor™ for Google

Texthelp Inc. announced Fluency Tutor for Google, an innovative, user-friendly and time-saving leveled reading and assessment tool to help teachers support and assess emerging or struggling readers. Fluency Tutor for Google allows teachers to choose from the included reading passages based on content, lexile level, or reading age and share them with individual students or groups of students via Google Drive. Read More »

National Study Validates PATHS® Curriculum in Preschool

A new study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finds that the PATHS® Curriculum improves preschool teachers' efforts to deliver quality instruction in social and emotional learning, and that children's behaviors improve as a result. Read More »

School Improvement Network Releases Edivation

School Improvement Network released Edivation, an on-demand professional learning platform that automatically serves educators personalized content based on their preferences and profile. Edivation has replaced PD 360 and marks a significant new direction for School Improvement Network. It will be the single vehicle for current and future innovative personalized learning products for students and educators. Read More »