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edWeb.net and Pearson's My Voice Announce a New PLC

My Voice, a digital initiative from the Pearson Foundation, has announced a series of webinars in partnership with edWeb.net. The webinars will focus on how educators and administrators can gather critical information about students' perceptions of their experiences at school in an effort to create more student-centered environments. Read More »

Galileo® K-12 Online Assessments Appropriate for Use as District-Determined Measures

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, in partnership with WestEd, identified Assessment Technology Incorporated (ATI) and its Galileo® K-12 Online Instructional Improvement and Instructional Effectiveness System assessments as appropriate for use as District-Determined Measures (DDMs). Read More »

Discovery Education Expands Partnership with Meridian Joint SD #2

Discovery Education is expanding its partnership with Idaho's Meridian Joint School District #2. Through this expansion, Discovery Education will provide customized professional development that will support district teachers as they fulfill their mission to prepare today's students to meet tomorrow's challenges. Read More »

TX Schools See 1:1 Tablet Success

Nueces Canyon Consolidated Independent School District (NCCISD) and Midland Independent School District (MISD) successfully implemented 1:1 tablet initiatives using the LearnPad tablet solution. Each school district's goal was to supply every student with a tablet and integrate it into their existing curriculum and technology. Read More »

KIPP Partners with Measured Progress for Transition to CCSS

The KIPP Foundation announced today that it has partnered with Measured Progress to provide assessment tools for the transition to the Common Core State Standards. The contract calls for Measured Progress to provide KIPP with COMMON CORE™ assessment content, which is designed to prepare students and teachers for the increased rigor of the new standards. Read More »

English Spanish Success! Partners with Dual Language Training Institute

Sunburst Digital Inc. announced that it will partner with Dual Language Training Institute (DLTI), a Texas-based educational consulting firm, to support DLTI's customers with its dual-language digital curriculum designed to raise achievement outcomes of Spanish-speaking students. Read More »

Flagler County Public Schools Selects Teachscape

Flagler County Public Schools in Bunnell, FL has adopted Teachscape to help improve teaching effectiveness. Through the use of the Teachscape Focus observation training and assessment system, administrators and teachers will develop a common understanding of the Framework for Teaching and gain confidence that the evaluation process will be fair and reliable Read More »

Piedmont School District Uses Compass Learning To Exceed Standards

The mPower Piedmont initiative was designed to provide every teacher and student in grades 4 – 12 with a MacBook and rigorous, engaging digital content and curriculum. The multiple uses of CompassLearning Odyssey in the district include credit recovery, distance learning for non-traditional students, AP, regular instruction and online classes. Read More »

SunGard K-12 Education Releases Features for BusinessPLUS

SunGard K-12 Education has released new functionality for its BusinessPLUS financial and human resources management software. BusinessPLUS 7.9.8 features an improved user interface, which makes daily tasks easier, and puts simple reporting tools at the fingertips of all end users, helping ease the burden on district IT staff. Read More »

Students Learn Current Events with Rap Music on Pearson’s Online Learning Exchange

Students are now learning current events through the voice of rap music with the addition of "The Week in Rap: Current Events Through Hip-Hop" to Pearson’s Online Learning Exchange™. Developed with Flocabulary, this engaging current events course offers a unique perspective on major news stories on Pearson's digital learning destination that provides quality, standards-based content to teachers and students. Read More »