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CEV Multimedia Releases ‘Blueprint’ for 2017 Texas Materials Adoption

Following the approval of Career and Technical Education instructional materials, CEV Multimedia released a new resource to help Texas school districts navigate the adoption process and select adopted resources. The “blueprint” contains general information about the adoption process, details about instructional materials allotment (IMA) and insights to important changes to the TEKS. Read More »

UTRPP Expands Use of Video Coaching with Edthena

The Urban Teacher Residency Partnership Program (UTRPP) has expanded its use of video coaching with teacher residents through the implementation of the Edthena platform. The UTRPP is using the video-based classroom observation platform to streamline - and enhance - the way teacher residents are uploading, storing, sharing, and receiving feedback on videos of their classroom practice as part of their ongoing professional learning process. Read More »

STEMscopes DIVE In Engineering for Grades 3–8

Many teachers do not have backgrounds or expertise in engineering and lack theresources and support to prepare students to be proficient in engineering and inspire them to pursue careers in engineering fields. To address these rapidly growing needs, Accelerate Learning™ and the New York Hall of Science have joined forces to develop a new solution called STEMscopes™ DIVE In Engineering. Read More »

C8 Sciences Expands Reach in K-12 Education

Faced with persisting achievement gaps, education leaders are searching for resources to help students meet their full learning potential. One solution that has yielded positive results for schools is cognitive training tools. C8 Sciences, distributor of a sophisticated brain training program used to help students improve thinking skills announces a new partnership with Universal Academy, located in the Dallas area. Read More »

Follett Partners with Wendy Pye Publishing on Leveled, Guided Reading

Follett announced today it has formed a partnership with New Zealand-based Wendy Pye Publishing to provide more than 300 fiction and nonfiction print titles for K-2 classrooms. Pye's company introduced Sunshine Classics in the USA in the 1980s, and the popular reading program has been revived with updated print options for learners and educators. Read More »

Louisiana School District Expands Partnership with Discovery Education

Louisiana's Rapides Parish School District (RPSD) announced today an expansion of their ongoing partnership with Discovery Education. In this new stage of the collaboration, educators in more than 20 district schools will now be empowered to support RPSD's transition to student-centered learning environments with Discovery Education's digital social studies and science textbooks. Read More »

PeopleAdmin Launches New Principal Assessment Tool

PeopleAdmin, the leader in talent management software for education, today announced the launch of a new solution designed to predict which principal candidates will have the most positive influence on a school, building on the company’s suite of advanced analytics solutions K-12 leaders can use to hire, develop and retain top educators. Read More »

Allovue Launches New Budgeting Product for School Districts

Allovue, a pioneering education finance technology company, today announced the addition of a long-awaited budgeting product to its signature software platform, Balance. Balance Budget was built to simplify the time-consuming process of creating and managing district budgets across central office departments and schools. Read More »

myON 3.7 Updated Version of Personalized Literacy Solution

Made available to the public on December 22, 2016, myON 3.7 provides a variety of updated features aimed to give educators a clear view of what their students are reading and how their skills are developing. With these changes to myON, standard alignments to titles on myON have been updated, and students can select the read-aloud speed of any book in the myON collection. Read More »

Discovery Education Schedules 2017 PD Supporting School Leaders

Discovery Education invites superintendents and educators nationwide to participate in Powerful Practices: The Instructional Leadership Experience. These two, no-cost, one day, interactive professional development events will engage participants in conversations with renowned education experts and explore innovative instructional leadership practices that make a significant difference in teaching and learning. Read More »