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Common Sense Education Launches NGSS Explorer

Common Sense Education introduced the NGSS Explorer, an intuitive and quick search tool for teachers to discover digital STEM and STEAM resources for their science and math classrooms. Guided by the Next Generation Science Standards, the NGSS Explorer identifies education technology that provides students with a cross-disciplinary, inquiry-based approach to science... Read More »

Kids Discover Online Unveils 'Search by Standards' Feature

Kids Discover today announced the addition of a "Search by Standards" widget to Kids Discover Online, its interactive, digital library of engaging science and social studies content. Educators can now search for Kids Discover Online units by grade level; subject matter; and state, Common Core, or Next Generation Science standards. Read More »

Success with Common Core Mathematics Linked to Curriculum

ORIGO Education releases the findings for year two of its three-year research study analyzing the efficacy of its K–5 mathematics curriculum. The results demonstrate a successful approach for increasing student achievement and teacher pedagogy. Read More »

EdGate Adds 500,000 CTE Standards

Career Technical Education (CTE) and Common Career Technical Core (CCTC) standards are provided through the EdGate repository. With the addition of 500,000 CTE standards, EdGate's repository now houses over three million standards making it the premier resource for aligned data and content. Read More »

Summer Literacy Resources from Scholastic

The Scholastic campaign to encourage kids to make the summer leap into books and be prepared for the next grade has kicked off with the launch of the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge-a free, online program students can use to track their summer reading minutes and "Be a Reading Superhero." Read More »

Increased Funding Lets 20% of Utah’s 4-Year-Olds Participate in UPSTART

Because of UPSTART’s success in preparing Utah’s 4-year-olds for school, the Utah State Legislature earlier this month increased the amount of funding for the program, making the program available to 7,800 enrollees, or 20 percent of Utah’s 4-year-olds. Read More »

MobyMax Launches Social Studies Curriculum

MobyMax introduces social studies for first and second grade. The remaining grades (third through eighth) will be available by August 1, 2016. MobyMax Cognitive Skill Social Studies is an exciting addition to MobyMax’s complete K-8 curriculum...In the new social studies module, students think and touch their way to mastery utilizing cognitive skill manipulatives. Read More »

WA Approves Odysseyware Academy as Online Provider;

Odysseyware announced that Odysseyware Academy has been approved as an online provider in the state of Washington. To earn this approval, the online academy had to meet the rigorous requirements of the multidistrict online provider review process created by the Washington Office of Public Instruction's Department of Digital Learning. Read More »

SAS®, Beneplace Supports Parents with Homework Help

Helping with homework, especially after a long workday, can give even the best-intentioned parent heartburn. But a free resource that makes challenging topics fun is now available broadly, thanks to a collaboration between benefits management firm Beneplace and SAS Curriculum Pathways. Read More »

Ocean Beach School District Chooses Fast ForWord

-In the state of Washington, school districts can receive state funding for a Learning Assistance Program (LAP) to provide supplemental instruction and services to K-12 students who do not meet reading, writing, and mathematics standards. One of the most recent districts to launch the Fast ForWord reading intervention is Ocean Beach School District in Long Beach, WA. Read More »