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ESC Region 12 Partners with Kaplan

To help schools prepare students for college and/or the workforce, Education Service Center (ESC) Region 12 has partnered with Kaplan K12 Learning Services, a leading provider of skill building solutions for academic success and college readiness. Read More »

Sally Ride Science Launches “All-Access” Site Licenses

Sally Ride Science announced the nationwide release of the Sally Ride All-Access Site License™, a new offering that equips an entire school with professional development and classroom instructional resources to promote student interest in STEM topics and careers. Read More »

CA Approves 6 – 8 Math Program from Triumph Learning

Triumph Learning has been selected as a statewide provider of California Mathematics Instructional Materials for Grades 6-8. Built explicitly for the California Common Core State Standards, the approved program includes Common Core Coach for California, Support Coach for California, and Readiness for the Common Core. Read More »

Calvin Cool Joins the Crew at Istation Reading

Istation's hip new character, Calvin Cool, joins the program's engaging, animated cast to lead students through interactive, step-by-step lessons that teach the characteristics of good writing. Students and educators with Istation Reading subscriptions can automatically access the newly released "Writing Rules! with Calvin Cool" interactive online writing program. Read More »

Edgenuity Launches Economics Course

Edgenuity is supporting the nationwide initiative to bring personal finance education to students with the unveiling of a new Economics course, available now. This course joins the company's other offering in this area, Personal Finance. Read More »

Istation Improves Progress Monitoring with Lexile Student Measures

In January Istation improved its computer-adaptive reading assessment with the addition of enhanced scoring metrics correlated with the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading. In addition to progress monitoring, the inclusion of Lexile student measures supports differentiated instruction for at-risk students... Read More »

Teachers of Teachers Focus of Next Leading Edge Certification

Leading Edge Certification (LEC), a national provider of certification programs in education technology, today announced that Professional Learning Leader, its fourth certification program, will be available in mid-2014. With a focus on those who provide professional development to educators across all curricular areas, Leading Edge Certification for the Professional Learning Leader will officially launch at ISTE 2014. Read More »

Goalbook Significantly Improves IEP Goals

When special education teachers write learning goals for their students, measurable details are important, but often hard to identify. According to a recent study by San Francisco State University (SFSU), Goalbook helps ensure a student's Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is aligned to standards and differentiated according to the student's unique needs. Read More »

SIIA Commends U.S. DoED Guidance for Protecting Student Privacy

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) commended the U.S. Department of Education’s Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for today’s release of the guidance document, “Protecting Student Privacy While Using Online Educational Services: Requirements and Best Practices.” Read More »

New Survey Confirms PBS Kids Is a Trusted Resource

A national survey of parents with young children age 2-6 has found that media and technology are an essential part of preparing children to enter elementary school. Overwhelmingly, PBS KIDS stands out as the most trusted and relied upon media brand for this school readiness, ranking first in delivering on every measured skill. Read More »