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Follett Unveils Major Updates to Destiny Solution

Offering an innovative Chrome extension and access to open education resources (OERs), as well as ushering in a dramatically refreshed user interface, Follett today announced one of its most significant updates ever to its Destiny product. Students will now be presented with a ribbon of Destiny resources after they have started a search within Google... Read More »

Highline Public Schools Partners with Discovery Education

Washington's Highline Public Schools today announced the launch of a new partnership supporting college and career readiness with Discovery Education. Through this collaboration, all K-12 classrooms districtwide will have access to engaging digital content through Discovery Education Streaming Plus, an award-winning, comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas. Read More »

New Free K-12 Resources from youcubed

To help students in grades K-12 approach math with creativity and enjoyment, youcubed, a Stanford University center that provides research-based resources for teaching and learning mathematics, has released a series of free lessons in time for back to school. The Week of Inspirational Math (WiM) lesson series for teachers, parents, and students includes five lessons that offer students open, rich mathematics experiences that inspire creative thinking and a growth mindset. Read More »

IO Education Forms Partnerships To Help Schools Use Data Effectively

To guide educators on their quest to transform data into insight and action, IO Education announces partnerships with the Institute for Evidence-Based Change (IEBC) and Dellicker Strategies. Through these partnerships, IO Education enhances its capacity to collaborate with school districts by bringing expert analysis to bear on how to best leverage student data to improve education outcomes. Read More »

Pikes Peak Early College Teams with Fuel Education

PPEC provides students online core, elective and career technical education courses from Fuel Educationā„¢. The program uses the personalized learning platform PEAKā„¢, in combination with personalized college and career counseling, to create a customized degree plan based on each student's interests, strengths, and goals for the future. PPEC works with both FuelEd online teachers, as well as district-employed teachers, to facilitate a blended learning model. Read More »

Literacy Gains among Rowan-Salisbury Schools Students Surge with Achieve3000

Less than one year into its partnership with Achieve3000, the Rowan-Salisbury Schools System is seeing greater than expected literacy gains among students regularly using Achieve3000's differentiated literacy solutions. The evaluation periods of the elementary, middle and high school groups ran from the fall of 2015 through early June in 2016. Read More »

Benchmark Education's New Early Learning Literacy Intervention Program

Benchmark Education Company announced a new literacy intervention program for grades K-2 in print format with online support. Spring Forward helps students build essential literacy skills through explicit strategy-based instruction. The program provides teachers with everything they need to help struggling young readers accelerate progress.... Read More »

itslearning and Gooru Partner To Offer 35 Full-Year Courses

itslearning and Gooru, a nonprofit organization that provides educators with a free online learning navigator, today announced an exciting partnership. The two organizations will be the first to offer 35 curriculum courses, backed with assessments, for grades 6-12 in core subject areas, including science, mathematics, English language arts and social studies. Read More »

MindPlay Addresses Growing Trend of Statewide Dyslexia Screening

As more and more states adopt initiatives to provide statewide school screenings, teacher training, interventions, and general dyslexia awareness programs, literacy publisher MindPlay is offering a trusted and affordable solution that helps states and districts take action. MindPlay's online program includes a K-12 Universal Screener which efficiently analyzes gaps or deficiencies in reading that may indicate dyslexia. Read More »

New ClassFlow Marketplace

ClassFlow has announced a new feature that allows teachers to earn extra cash during the upcoming school year. The new ClassFlow Marketplace is an open community where teachers may buy and sell original teaching resources such as digital lessons, unit plans, assessments, teaching guides, worksheets, and more. Read More »