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Pitsco MATH Expeditions: Real-World Learning

Pitsco Education's newest math offering, MATH Expeditions, takes students on a journey like no other. As students explore real-world uses of math knowledge and skills, they complete engaging algebra-readiness and algebra curricular programs developed around Common Core State Standards. Read More »

New Search Interface in Destiny 12.0 Release

Follett released Destiny 12.0 with Universal Search, a new search interface that allows students to seamlessly search and access all print and digital content within the Destiny Library Manager platform. Whether reading ebooks or conducting research, students can now access the content they need from one system that offers a consistent, simplified user experience with single sign-on access. Read More »

Third-Grade Reading Linked to College and Career Readiness

According to a recent analysis by MetaMetrics®, the reading level of North Carolina third-graders is highly predictive of their readiness for college and careers after high school graduation. The data, taken from the Public School Forum's 2013 "Roadmap of Need," covers a broad range of socioeconomic, educational, and health and wellness metrics for all 100 counties in the state. Read More »

HMH Incorporates Lexile Measures into Select Titles

MetaMetrics®, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading, and global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced the addition of Lexile® measures to more than 1400 of HMH's popular children's trade titles, including many from bestselling series such as Curious George, Martha Speaks and The Borrowers. Read More »

Lexia Reading Core5 Improves Achievement in KS Statewide Reading Initiative

Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone® company, today announced mid-year results from the Kansas Reading Initiative in which the use of the Lexia Reading® Core5® program has driven statistically significant gains in student achievement, with the number of students working on material at/above grade level doubling from 36% at the beginning of the school year to 72% at the mid-year point. Read More »

Rethink Announces Addition of Student Activity Center

Rethink announced the launch of its Student Activity Center, a newly developed interface for children featuring computer-based activities aligned with the platform's curriculum, reporting, and progress monitoring tools. The Student Activity Center makes Rethink the first comprehensive and fully integrated special education performance management system to address all the needs of special educators at the classroom, school, and administrative level. Read More »

Teachscape Introduces New Online ELA & Literacy Courses

Teachscape has expanded its Teachscape Learn Professional Learning Suite. In addition to its online courses about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics, The Common Core Series in Teachscape Learn now boasts new video-based, self-paced courses on the CCSS for English Language Arts (ELA) & Literacy. Read More »

Digital Curriculum Results in Greater Success for At-Risk Students

Boston Public Schools has reduced the annual high school dropout rate by one-third this year alone. The figure has fallen to 4.5 percent, down from 6.4 percent last year and 9.4 percent in 2006. The High School Director of Blended and Online Learning attributes the decrease in part to the use of Apex Learning digital curriculum for the district's credit recovery program, which targets students most at-risk of dropping out. Read More »

VINCI Education Launches Elementary Math Curriculum

VINCI Education, home of the award-winning VINCI Blended Learning Solutions, expands its offering by launching the Elementary series of its real-time, data-enabled Math Curriculum. The Curriculum, sequenced to break down the Common Core requirements to small steps, includes a series of immersive game-based content for instructional and reinforcement learning. Read More »

JASON Curricula Comes Alive with Virtual Connections Through Nepris

Not only does the partnership mean teachers using JASON curricula can more easily connect with science, engineering, technology and math experts, but Nepris teachers will be able to choose from a list of pre-populated JASON Learning lessons for grades K-12. These lessons cover a wide range of engaging topics from physical science lessons on machines to the study of weather patterns, erosion and more. Read More »