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Quick & Easy Formative Assessment Tools

Staff Development for Educators (SDE) is hoping to alleviate some of the pressure educators are feeling from the Common Core shifts by providing them extensive and thorough assessment tools and techniques through its new Formative Assessment & Common Core State Standards seminar, offered this spring. Read More »

Pitsco MATH Connections Bring Flexibility, Real-World Applications

Pitsco MATH Connections -- hands-on activities that link content learning to real-world applications -- enable teachers to individualize learning while addressing specific math standards. With 37 different math titles to choose from, covering concepts such as Absolute Value, Properties of Real Numbers, and Systems of Equations, teachers can purchase only what their students need. Read More »

San Rafael City Schools Selects Infinite Campus

San Rafael City Schools (SRCS) chose Infinite Campus as its student information system (SIS). With more than 6,200 students, SRCS will now be able to achieve its goals of streamlining professional developments, simplifying processes and improving district communication among its 12 schools. Read More »

CCSS Explained in CCEI Online Training Course

ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), a distance learning professional development and certificate provider, is proud to introduce CUR110: What the Common Core State Standards Mean for Early Childhood Education to the online child care training course catalog. Read More »

New Teacher Evaluation Framework Aligned to InTASC

School Improvement Network announced a new teacher evaluation framework aligned to the new Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) Model Core Teaching Standards that drives educators towards effectiveness and increased student achievement. Read More »

Summer Programs May Help Students Not Prepared for College

Only 46% of high school students are prepared to face the rigorous demands of college, according to the Illinois State Board of Education. Summer enrichment programs are one way that parents are helping their teens prepare better, focusing on academics, social and communication skills. Read More »

Blackboard and Pearson Collaborate

Blackboard Inc. and Pearson announced a collaboration that will improve the integration and flow of data between their complementary K-12 solutions, in direct response to requests from educators. The companies are looking to improve the integrity, security and flow of data between Blackboard's comprehensive product portfolio and PowerSchool... Read More »

Evans Newton's In-Depth Analysis Process

Evans Newton Incorporated will be featuring TargetALIGN® at AASA’s National Conference on Education. ENI is seeing a frighteningly low level of CCSS alignment – even in new textbooks and curriculum products. ENI’s team uses their TargetALIGN guided process to compare a district’s curriculum materials through multiple levels of correlation evaluation. Read More »

The National Center for Families Learning and Toyota Partner

the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) tapped Harris Poll in October 2013 to conduct an online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults* to investigate how families spend their days together. And while they definitely can't create more time for parents, today NCFL and Toyota announce the Family Time Machine, a website and mobile app to help parents and kids make better use of every moment in the day. Read More »

Rourke Educational Media, NABE Announce Joint Venture

Rourke Educational Media today announced a new joint venture with the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) to develop online professional development learning courses and webinars for educators teaching students to be bilingual. Read More »