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Smithsonian Education Offers Summer Learning

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is helping students avoid the summer learning slide with a collection of self-directed, project-based learning activities through its Smithsonian Quests program. Smithsonian Quests motivate young people with personal coaching from the Smithsonian and reward their achievements with digital badges. Read More »

Hooda Math Releases Free Online Math Manipulatives

Hooda Math, K-12's leading resource for free online math games, has released five math manipulatives designed to be completely device agnostic. ... Hooda Math's free math manipulatives are built using HTML5 code, so whether students are on a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer, they can take advantage of these free math manipulatives. Read More »

digedu and Wilson Education Center Announce Strategic Partnership

digedu today announced a partnership with one of Indiana’s most prominent Educational Service Centers, Wilson Education Center. The alliance will allow for members of IAESC Procurement, the cooperative purchasing program sponsored by Wilson Education Center, to easily access digedu’s products and services at a competitive rate. Read More »

Rourke Educational Media's New Spanish Library-Bound Collections

Filling a void in the K-12 informational text marketplace,Rourke Educational Media announced it is introducing library-bound Spanish collections with science, history and social skills titles targeted for students in kindergarten and elementary and middle schools. Read More »

Scientific Learning Corp. Announces a New Three-Day Protocol

Scientific Le arning announces a new, shorter three-day protocol. The new three-day protocol will allow preK-12 schools to bring the benefits of the Fast ForWord language, literacy and reading intervention to more students fewer days per week, making it easier to integrate the program into their daily class schedules. Read More »

Curriculum Advantage and Scantron Partenr for Personalized Learning

The alliance integrates Classworks with Scantron Performance Series® and Scantron Achievement Series® assessment solutions, both recognized for delivering reliable and comprehensive data. Performance Series provides ongoing, relevant information in reading, language arts, mathematics, and life sciences. Classworks integrates with both of the Scantron solutions, taking the precise assessment data provided on individual students to create customized assignments. Read More »

The InvestiGator Club Recommended for MD Early Childhood Curriculum

The Early Learning Branch of the Maryland State Department of Education has recommended The InvestiGator Club® Prekindergarten Learning System with STEAM for state endorsement as a comprehensive curriculum for three-, four-, and five-year-olds. The program is the only recommended curriculum fully aligned in every category of the Maryland Framework for 3–5 year-old preschool students. Read More »

National PTA and By Kids For Kids Partner to Inspire Student Innovation

National PTA and By Kids For Kids (BKFK) announced today a partnership to bring resources to students, families and schools across the country to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship. Through the partnership, National PTA and BKFK will bring the Secret Millionaires Club "Grow Your Own Business Challenge" to PTAs nationwide to empower them to help children develop their own business ideas and establish healthy financial habits. Read More »

Professional Learning Management System Enhancements

Truenorthlogic has released a newly redesigned Professional Learning Management System (PLMS) and a powerful set of search tools in support of the ongoing professional growth and development of teachers, leaders and staff. The PLMS is part of the Truenorthlogic K-12 Talent Management Platform, which is used by more than 500,000 educators in over 1,500 school districts including eight of the largest 20 districts. Read More »

Shmoop Encourages Summer Learning with Courses and Math Shack

Shmoop provides short courses on novels, including The Great Gatsby, Frankenstein, Animal Farm, and over a dozen more. Students can take these Common Core-aligned courses on their own, using Shmoop’s lessons to guide them through their summer reading; or they can take them with a tutor or teacher, who can track their progress and help keep them on task. Read More »