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Scantron Launches NGSS Item Bank

Developed by Scantron assessment experts to specifically measure student proficiency on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*, the item bank targets performance expectations in Life, Physical and Earth Sciences for grades kindergarten through eight. Varied item types focus on individual practices, core ideas and cross-cutting concepts as described in the standards. Read More »

Triumph Learning Unveils Smart Practice Solution

Triumph Learning launches Waggle, an online learning platform that generates a smart practice environment to help students in grades 3-8 prepare for assessments. This new transformative learning system offers Common Core and state standards-aligned content in English language arts and math, and is fully integrated with Triumph Learning’s Coach resources. Read More »

Vernier Launches NGSS Materials

Vernier Software & Technology has launched the Renewable Energy with Vernier lab book and the Vernier Energy Sensor to help students explore renewable energy concepts through engaging, hands-on investigations. The lab book, which was written and aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), contains 26 experiments ... Read More »

New Solutions from Compass Learning

Building on more than 40 years of innovation in developing instructional software that enables students to succeed, Compass Learning® is launching a new suite of solutions to help teachers tackle today’s biggest education challenges. The new offerings focus on blended learning, intervention and credit recovery, and help educators truly personalize learning to meet students’ individual learning needs. Read More »

KDS Debuts Professional Learning Platform

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) will debut the Professional Learning Platform (PLP) at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. PLP is the future of professional learning—a centralized and unified solution for teacher professional development that seamlessly integrates personalization, collaboration, and content to allow educators to connect, inspires their teaching, and transform their practice. Read More »

At Risk Students Improved Reading Using MindPlay

MindPlay, Inc. announced the results of a summer school research study where at-risk students improved reading grade levels dramatically after using its online reading program. The program students used in summer school classes to help improve reading performance, MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach® (MVRC), is a common-core aligned award-winning program that helps students in grades K-12 learn to read. Read More »

DreamBox Integrates Spanish into Its Math Program

DreamBox Learning announced the integration of native Spanish language into its K-8 math curriculum coming Fall 2014, combining both English and Spanish content in a single program. This new expansion makes DreamBox Learning’s award-winning curriculum and Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ technology accessible to a greater number of students Read More »

MindShare Technologies' New Student Risk Assessment System

The new Student Risk Assessment System can help districts proactively identify and help students — at any age — who might otherwise struggle with their educational experience. Click to Tweet. Using the Student Risk Assessment System in conjunction with their existing student information system, districts can easily collect data to create a Risk Factor Index for each student. Read More »

New College and Career Readiness System from WIN Learning

WIN Learning, today announced the all-new WIN Career Readiness System. The new digital teaching and learning solution for college and career readiness preparation includes a single sign-on portal for instant access to all four of the award-winning program's components, as well as scientifically-validated, embedded assessments powered by Kuder®, a WIN partner and leader in career guidance. Read More »

Edmentum To Showcase New Courses, Games

Edmentum will feature several product enhancements at ISTE. These improvements were built to accommodate changes in standards, user feedback, and online learning best practices. They include a streamlined learner experience. new secondary math and English language arts courses and a new set of interactive educational games in Study Island ... Read More »