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BloomBoard and Empirical Education Ignite Personalized Growth and Calibration

BloomBoard, Inc. is partnering with Empirical Education Inc. to provide calibration and training services for school administrators across the state of North Carolina. Currently, North Carolina is piloting the process with administrators. Onboarding is scheduled for this year; once fully deployed, it will be available to all 115 districts in the state, reaching more than 6,000 school leaders and 120,000 teachers in the process. Read More »

Hawaii Adopts ORIGO Stepping Stones as Its Core Curriculum

Hawaiian students will begin the 2014/2015 school year with a new curriculum that brings a more focused, rigorous approach to mathematics instruction. Over the course of the next three years, Stepping Stones will be implemented in every elementary public school in the state Read More »

Istation Reading Improves Overall Growth for 1st-8th Grade Students

Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. Read More »

Minnesota District 197 Adds Performance Matters

To simplify the assessment process and provide an integrated solution for data-driven decision making, West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools (District 197) will be the first in the state to implement the UNIFY assessment platform, part of the award-winning Performance Matters™ assessment and data management system (ADMS). Read More »

Pitsco STEM PD Empowers Teachers

new STEM professional development (PD) workshops from Pitsco Education make incorporating STEM into everyday lessons a breeze. Pitsco STEM PD workshops are a dynamic mixture of informative seminars and collaborative sessions. Read More »

City School District of Middletown Shows That Personalized Learning Works

The Enlarged City School District of Middletown is excited to announce that in its first year of implementing blended learning for students in grades K-5, students showed significant growth in both reading and math. Students in blended learning classrooms performed better than both the expected NWEA growth as well as better than their peers. Read More »

Istation Reading Improves Early Literacy Growth

Prekindergarten and kindergarten students demonstrate greater gains in early literacy development learning with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a nationwide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. Read More »

Learning Upgrade To Give Away 100,000 Complimentary Student Licenses

To help students and teachers make the transition to Common Core State Standards, Learning Upgrade is offering 100,000 complimentary student licenses to schools nationwide. Administrators and teachers can enroll each licensed student into any of Learning Upgrade's Common Core aligned courses. Read More »

Triumph Learning Creates Comprehensive Instructional Program

New evaluations of Common Core Coach, an inclusive learning program that adds depth, understanding, and practice to Common Core standards and skills instruction, find the program creates a comprehensive instructional program for math and English language arts (ELA) classes, backed by research. Read More »

Discovery Education Adds Content from Discovery's Family of Networks

Discovery Education announced the addition of 38 exclusive videos from Discovery Communications' family of networks to its suite of digital resources. Educators can now integrate popular series from Discovery Channel, Science Channel, Animal Planet and American Heroes Channel into classroom instruction through Discovery Education's suite of digital education services ... Read More »