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How Do Kids Prefer To Learn? Compass Learning Data Show Diversity of Preferences

Compass Learning, a leader in learning acceleration, released the results of a study exploring the learning preferences of more than 100,000 K-12 students in the United States. The data show that students’ learning needs have become increasingly more diverse over the past five years and, as a result, teachers face greater challenges individualizing instruction to accelerate student growth. Read More »

Odysseyware High School Equivalency Test Prep Courses Available

Odysseyware has launched three brand new test prep courses. Courses are now available for the 2014 GED®, HiSET® and TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion™. Each course provides students with the instruction, practice and assessment they need to succeed on these equivalency tests. The courses also include embedded review and practice opportunities, along with study tips and concept review videos. Read More »

WIN Learning's Career Readiness System Is Foundation of District's Career Program

Pomona Unified School District's Adult and Career Education Program has secured accreditation from the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The Pomona program exceeded the expectation of the COE and received a six-year term, the maximum awarded, in part because of its comprehensive implementation of the WIN Career Readiness System developed by WIN Learning. Read More »

D.C. Public Schools Expands STEM Curriculum

Lockheed Martin and the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) today announced a new multi-million dollar, multi-year grant to support the expansion of college and career-focused science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs for all DCPS schools. The STEM curriculum is offered through Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the nation's leading provider of K-12 STEM programs. Read More »

IT’S ABOUT TIME® Announces New Editions of Common Core Math Curricula

IT’S ABOUT TIME, the leading provider of National Science Foundation-funded STEM curricula in the country, has released two new versions of its popular, high school, Interactive Mathematics Program® (“IMP”) curricula in time for the 2014-2015 school year. Read More »

Triumph Learning Joins Pledge To Protect Student Data Privacy

Triumph Learning signs the student privacy Pledge created by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). FPF and SIIA introduced the Pledge to safeguard student privacy regarding the collection, maintenance, and use of student personal information. Read More » Opens Application for Curriculum Foundry Pilots announces it has opened the application period for Curriculum Foundry beta pilots. Curriculum Foundry is a solution that helps districts use digital content to meet their instructional goals, facilitate personalized learning and address budget challenges. Read More »

HMH Introduces Curious World for Preschoolers

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced the launch of Curious World, the newest addition to its dedicated suite of programs for early learners, teachers and families... Created by HMH’s early learning experts, Curious World is designed to help families prepare young children for school and the world with fun activities that spark curiosity and help kids meet key developmental milestones. Read More »

itslearning Personalized Learning Platform Meets Diverse Needs

Two schools and two districts are the latest to join the number of educational institutions opting for the next generation, cloud-based learning management system from itslearning. Despite their different pedagogical environments, all found that the digital learning platform meets their individual needs. Read More »

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 »