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New Course Takes Educators Beyond the Instructional Shifts

Knowledge Delivery Systems, Inc. and Insight Education Group have developed a transformational online course that helps teachers bring effective practices to life in their classrooms. Launching this month, "Shifting Instruction with the Five Core Practices" is based on the Insight Core Framework and the research-proven strategies that promote deeper thinking and reasoning ... Read More »

Austin ISD Partners with Edgenuity To Provide Free Test Prep

Austin ISD is partnering with Edgenuity to expand support for all high school students by offering free test preparation services for college entrance exams, including the SAT. Beginning this week, AISD students may enroll in the Web-based courses, which will allow them to complete lessons at their own pace. Read More »

Naiku Signs Student Privacy Pledge

Naiku, provider of award-winning, next-generation classroom assessment software, is proud to announce their support of the Student Privacy Pledge, spearheaded by the Future of Privacy Forum and the Software & Information Industry Association. Companies signing the Pledge agree to provide parents, teachers, and students with important protections against misuse of their data. Read More »

Destination Imagination Joins with Oracle Academy

Destination Imagination (DI), an educational non-profit organization dedicated to teaching students the creative process through hands-on STEM, arts and service learning challenges, today announced it has teamed with Oracle Academy to advance technology-based learning opportunities for students and teachers worldwide. Read More »

Bridgeport Public Schools Expands Use of myON

Bridgeport Public Schools announces the expansion of their partnership with myON, a personalized digital literacy platform providing students online and offline access to over 7,000 authentic digital books. Bridgeport sought out myON to strengthen their literacy program by better integrating technology into their curriculum and to place more books in the hands of their students. Read More »

LEGO® Education Enhances StoryStarter Offerings

LEGO® Education announced three new StoryStarter Expansion Sets to enable students to create rich, detailed stories and reports. The Expansion Sets are to be combined with the StoryStarter Core Set, Curriculum Pack, and StoryVisualizer software, providing many additional lessons and opportunities for exploring a variety of writing styles. Read More »

FableVision Learning and Lulu Jr. Partner on Online Book Publishing Platform

FableVision Learning and Lulu Jr., the children's division of online self-publishing pioneer Lulu.com, have announced their partnership to develop My Awesome Publishing Company! TM, the web-based writing and book publishing platform designed for young learners, initially grades K-8. Read More »

LEGO® Education Introduces Hands-On Elementary Math Solution

LEGO® Education announced the availability of LEGO Education MoreToMath 1-2, a supplemental tool for first and second grades, aimed at teaching and reinforcing the practices of mathematical problem solving as defined by the latest national standards. Mathematics problems can be a difficult concept for young children to grasp. This innovative classroom resource uses the familiar LEGO brick as the tool that makes abstract math tangible. Read More »

Capstone's PebbleGo Earth and Space Database Now PebbleGo Science

Capstone is transforming its PebbleGo™ Earth and Space database to PebbleGo Science. In addition to covering earth and space content, the database now also supports the core concepts of physical science, life science, and engineering, technology, and applied sciences. Read More »

Pitsco's 2015 Big Book Debuts New Products

Over the last 43 years, Pitsco Education has created an expansive collection of hands-on, STEM-based products and curriculum, and the 2015 Big Book catalog adds even more innovative products to that list. Classroom favorites such as dragsters, catapults, airplanes, rockets, and more can be found in the Big Book along with some new educational products Read More »