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Students' Reading Skills Soar with Whooo's Reading

Three new studies have confirmed that students who use the Whooo's Reading platform make gains in reading and writing that surpass national averages. The findings, compiled in a report titled Impact on Struggling Readers, are from a nationwide study, a case study of struggling readers in a Title I Ohio school, and a comparison study of sixth graders at a Title I South Carolina school. Read More »

Math Teaching Needs To Be More Visual

New evidence on how the brain functions when we think about mathematics could change the way mathematics is taught in K-12 and higher education classrooms. As described in the new paper, supporting the use of visual mathematics and developing finger discrimination in students is vital for brain development and future mathematics success. Read More »

MobyMax Enhances Special Ed Instruction at AR School

MobyMax is partnering with Yerger Middle School in Hope, Ark., to target instruction and improve learning in special education. Since using the program school wide, the learning pace among students in special education has significantly accelerated. The students in special education climbed two grade levels in language in the first half of the school year. Read More »

Imagine Learning Positively Impacts Utah's K–3 Students

Imagine Learning recently reported positive data gleaned from a 2014–15 USOE/ETI efficacy study of educational software programs in Utah. Study data revealed that Imagine Learning showed positive treatment effects in 9 of 13 areas tested—more areas than any other program evaluated. In fact, Imagine Learning was one of only two programs to report positive effects in second grade. Read More »

Mindprint Learning Launches Personalized Learning Toolbox

Mindprint Learning today announced a free version of its award-winning personalized learning toolbox, enabling educators and parents to better target learning strategies and teacher-reviewed products for students based on each child’s individual strengths, needs and interests. Read More »

School Systems in Illinois Partner with PublicSchoolWORKS

Districts in Illinois are using PublicSchoolWORKS' EmployeeSafe Suite, expert research and development team and award-winning client services team to stay in compliance with all district, state and federal compliance mandates. Read More »

Shmoop Releases Up-to-Date Test Prep for Every AP Exam

Shmoop is offering access to all of its AP exam prep for less than $1/day. Each of the 30+ up-to-date AP Test Prep Guides includes detailed topic review, hundreds of drills and videos, and multiple full-length practice exams. Students and teachers can use them throughout the year while completing their AP coursework or as a cram tool before test day. Read More »

ASCD and OverDrive Survey Finds Digital Content Used in 80% of Schools and Districts

Digital content use in schools is no longer a new frontier, with more than 80 percent of schools and districts now using some form of digital content in the classroom. The use of digital content - including eBooks, audiobooks and digital textbooks - is a growing part of the curriculum in the classroom. Read More »

Mackin’s Publisher Partners PromotE eBooks in the Classroom

Hundreds of Mackin Educational Resources’ digital publisher partners recently proved their commitment to making digital resources a viable part of the future of education by aligning their efforts and discounting over 150,000 eBooks on Mackin.com. With the help of nearly 70 publishers and their 700 imprints, Mackin’s publisher partners are providing their eBooks at reduced prices up to 60% off. Read More »

Measured Progress Partners with Activate Learning on NGSS Aligned Assessment

Measured Progress, Inc. announced a partnership with Activate Learning to combine high-quality, standards-based science assessments with a world-class science curriculum. Activate Learning’s IQWST (Investigating & Questioning our World Through Science & Technology), is a rigorous investigation-centered science curriculum. Read More »