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New Learning Kits from Hatch, Inc.

Hatch® is introducing their bridge between traditional classroom materials and education technology. Called Hatchables™, these inexpensive kits will help teachers provide individualized instruction during small group activities. Hatchables support early childhood curriculums by providing teachers with compact lessons and engaging hands-on manipulatives for use in flexible groups. Read More »

Los Angeles Schools Implement Countywide Tiered-Intervention Model

To ensure young children are socially and emotionally prepared for school, the Los Angeles County Office of Education's Head Start-State Preschool Division is implementing an innovative tiered model of intervention across all 16 of its delegate agencies. Since 2010, LACOE has used myIGDIs, a set of research-based assessment measures for preschool-aged children... Read More »

Publishers To Add Lexile Measures for Their Books

MetaMetrics announced that HarperCollins Publishers, Penguin Young Readers (a U.S. division of Penguin Random House) and Random House Children's Books (a U.S. division of Penguin Random House) will be providing Lexile® measures for many of their titles. Read More »

Carnegie Learning an Approved Vendor for Mathematics Curricula in TN

The Tennessee Board of Education has approved Carnegie Learning in its recently released 2014 list of recommended mathematics programs. This recognition approves the use of the following Carnegie Learning curricula in Tennessee: Middle School Math Series Courses 1, 2, and 3 for grades 6-8; Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II; and Integrated Math I, II, and III. Read More »

SkillsUSA Launches Middle School Initiative

SkillsUSA, a nationwide education association dedicated to teaching employability skills to high school and college students in trade, technical and skilled service career and technical education programs, will hold a celebration of its new services to middle-school instructional programs that prepare students for future study in career and technical education pathways. Read More »

Pasadena Unified Partners with Thesys for Technology Enhanced Curriculum

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), in partnership with Anaheim-based Thesys International, LLC, is increasing efforts to provide additional online learning platforms to meet the needs of struggling high school students as well as those who wish to accelerate their learning by taking courses that are not currently offered in the District. Read More »

NM Approves Triumph Learning’s Coach for High School Instruction

The New Mexico Public Education Department has approved Common Core Coach, an inclusive curriculum that adds depth, understanding, and practice to Common Core standards and skills training, for high school instruction in American literature, world literature and composition throughout the state. Read More »

San Juan USD Implements Schoology Districtwide

The San Juan Unified School District has been using the Schoology Learning Management System for everything from online book studies to web-enabled collaborative learning. With so many District users and educational applications already in place, San Juan USD made the decision to invest in the enterprise version of Schoology-which provides additional analytics, integration with the District's student information system, and administrative features--to deploy throughout the District. Read More »

x2VOL, by intelliVOL, Added to Pearson List of Partners

Pearson School Systems has added x2VOL by intelliVOL to its list of Independent Service Vendors. x2VOL solves the problem schools have in managing the community service and volunteer hours their high school students give to nonprofits. x2VOL simplifies management, verification and reporting for student service programs, making hours submission and verification a turn-key process. Read More »

Atomic Learning Expands Commitment To Protecting Student Data

Atomic Learning is among several other K-12 Service Providers that signed the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)'s Pledge to safeguard student privacy built around a dozen commitments regarding the collection, maintenance, and use of student personal information. Read More »