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Apex Learning Launches 2014-2015 Blended Learning Conference Series

Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, will kick off its second Blended Learning Conference series this fall. These professional development events offer participants a chance to collaborate, network and share best practices for implementing effective blended learning programs. Read More »

CA Districts Expand Use of Lexia Reading Core5 Program

After successfully piloting the Lexia Reading® Core5® program in six schools, the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District in California has expanded its use of the program to include all 17 elementary schools in the district. Developed by Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone® company, the award-winning program helps students make significant gains in the five areas of reading.... Read More »

McAllen ISD Incorporates Personalized Literacy in 1:1 Program

McAllen Independent School District (MISD) in McAllen, Texas, is placing literacy as a top priority by implementing myON to provide students with 24/7 access to over 7,000 books. MISD, a recognized leader for their 1:1 initiative, saw myON's digital library as a crucial element to increase reading engagement, excitement about reading and overall student Lexile growth. Read More »

Odysseyware Academy Obtains NCAA Course Approval

Odysseyware Academy, a nationally accredited distance-learning school that provides individualized 3-12 instruction, is proud to announce course approval by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). All of Odysseyware Academy's courses are provided by Odysseyware, one of the top online curriculums for K-12 education. NCAA-approved courses are available in English, science and math. Read More »

National Study Quantifies Learning Benefits for Students Using Compass Learning

Compass Learning released the results of a national study conducted to determine the extent to which the company’s software solutions power student learning. The results conclude that students who used Compass Learning software in the 2013-14 school year were 2.3 times more likely to accelerate academically when compared with their peers, who received regular classroom instruction without the software. Read More »

El Paso ISD Partners with CK-12 Foundation

El Paso Independent School District and CK-12 Foundation collaborated to understand the district teachers’ needs and how technology can help us meet those challenges. So, starting in October of this year, the district is doing away with paper textbooks and replacing with digital textbooks called FlexBooks. Read More »

NWEA Collabortaes with Khan Academy

Educators in more than 7,400 schools and districts now have access to personalized instructional resources linked to student scores from the Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) assessment, the not-for-profit Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) announced today. A new collaboration with trusted content provider Khan Academy will enhance teacher and student access to open educational resources (OERs) tied to each learner's needs. Read More »

Pearson's WISC®-V on Q-interactive® Features Enhanced Content

Critical insights can be collected and delivered digitally with the latest version of the leading cognitive assessment for school-aged children, the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children® - Fifth Edition (WISC-V), which is now available on Q-interactive®, Pearson's intuitive digital assessment management system. Read More »

Mobile County Schools and Discovery Education Partner

Mobile County Public School System announced an expansion of its partnership with Discovery Education. In the latest phase of their 10-year relationship, the district has launched the "Digital Literacy Media Project," a comprehensive professional development program that builds a network of teacher leaders and media specialists to design, implement and share successful and innovative teaching strategies... Read More »

Putnam County School System Chooses Naiku

The Putnam County School System (PCSS) has chosen Naiku's next-gen assessment software for district-wide implementation. The district chose Naiku as its assessment platform in part because of how easily their teachers could use their existing tests to view student performance. Read More »