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WA Approves Odysseyware Academy as Online Provider;

Odysseyware announced that Odysseyware Academy has been approved as an online provider in the state of Washington. To earn this approval, the online academy had to meet the rigorous requirements of the multidistrict online provider review process created by the Washington Office of Public Instruction's Department of Digital Learning. Read More »

SAS®, Beneplace Supports Parents with Homework Help

Helping with homework, especially after a long workday, can give even the best-intentioned parent heartburn. But a free resource that makes challenging topics fun is now available broadly, thanks to a collaboration between benefits management firm Beneplace and SAS Curriculum Pathways. Read More »

Ocean Beach School District Chooses Fast ForWord

-In the state of Washington, school districts can receive state funding for a Learning Assistance Program (LAP) to provide supplemental instruction and services to K-12 students who do not meet reading, writing, and mathematics standards. One of the most recent districts to launch the Fast ForWord reading intervention is Ocean Beach School District in Long Beach, WA. Read More »

Week 2 of Whooo's Reading Month-Long Reading Marathon

Students in Mrs. Margaret Conlon's 5th-grade class at Spuyten Duyvil School P.S. 24 in New York City did it again by taking first place in the second week of a month-long reading marathon by posting nearly 22,000 minutes of reading in just seven days. Two other classes. To date, more than 1,541 schools in all 50 states have logged more than 18 million minutes of reading during the month of March. Read More »

MA District To Launch the Unify Assessment Platform

Since purchasing Unify in September, Malden Public Schools has implemented the collaborative technology platform in all of its schools. Unify is the first social platform that allows educators to author and administer authentic assessments, analyze student data from multiple sources, and act on that information to improve teaching and learning. Read More »

AL Approves Discovery Education's Digital Science Textbook

Following an extensive review and evaluation, the Alabama State Department of Education has approved Discovery Education Science Techbook™ for use as a core instructional resource in elementary, middle, and high school science classrooms statewide through its adoption process. An award-winning digital textbook series, Read More »

Lexia Reading Core5 Significantly Improves Reading Instruction Ora

California Elementary School implemented Lexia Reading® Core5® blended learning program as part of a rigorous pilot program in the spring of 2015, which yielded dramatic and statistically significant results. Read More »

itslearning Updates Platform: Supports UDL Principles

The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) encourages states to incorporate the universal design for learning (UDL) instructional strategy in school assessments and use of educational technology. Now new updates to the itslearning personalized learning management platform support educators' efforts to apply UDL principles to curriculum design. Read More »

Lexile Measures Now Available for Careers and Offered by Job Corps

MetaMetrics® announces the formation of a pilot program within Job Corps. The pilot will study the use of occupational reading demands in career planning. Job Corps will use MetaMetrics' Lexile Career Database to identify the reading demands of prospective occupations. With the Lexile Career Database, an individual enrolled in the Job Corps pilot will be able to identify the reading ability needed for a desired career Read More »

MIDAS Education Launches Education Enterprise Management Solution

MIDAS Education announced the launch of its EEM (Education Enterprise Management) solution. EEM is the ed-tech movement that districts are embracing to replace all of their instructional and compliance data systems with one integrated solution. Designed to facilitate individualized instruction, MIDAS enables teachers, administrators, parents, and students to access real-time, actionable data through a simple, intuitive web interface. Read More »