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PA District Selects Skyward Student Management Suite

Skyward announce its partnership with Montour School District in Pennsylvania. Located just outside Pittsburgh, the district adopted Skyward’s Student Management Suite in March and is now prepared to rollout the SIS solution for the 2016-2017 school year. Read More »

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Discovery Education Launch New Wellness Curriculum

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education announced today the back-to-school launch of the Together Counts™ program for the 2016-2017 school year. Established in 2010, the Together Counts program is a comprehensive health and wellness initiative designed to encourage students, educators and families to live healthy lifestyles. Read More »

Shelby County Chooses PCG Education's EngageNY ELA Curriculum

Shelby County Schools has embarked on an innovative trial to bring the EngageNY English Language Arts Curriculum to students in grades 9-12. The district is implementing PCG and Wiley's Paths to College and Career 9-12 English Language Arts Curriculum (EngageNY) in order to change teacher practice and improve student achievement. Read More »

U.S. Census Bureau Brings Statistics to Life for K-12 Classrooms

The U.S. Census Bureau unveiled today its newly updated Statistics in Schools program for K-12 teachers and students. Using current and historical data, the Census Bureau provides teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills. The program offers free online activities and other resources in geography, history, math and sociology. Read More »

Teachstone and Sesame Workshop Announce New Partnership

Teachstone®, an industry leader in teacher professional development and early education quality improvement, today announced a long-term partnership with Sesame Workshop. The partnership provides an innovative and beneficial series for teachers on myTeachstone™, the online CLASS implementation service that pairs classroom observation data with personalized professional development. Read More »

Latest Enhancements to Discovery Education's Digital Services

Discovery Education announced the addition of innovative inquiry-based projects, virtual reality experiences, and approximately 1,500 new digital assets to its award-winning digital services. This content from leading educational publishers further empowers K-12 educators using Discovery Education Streaming Plus and Discovery Education Techbooks to create compelling cross-curricular lessons. Read More »

Lexia Reading Core5 Satisfies All Criteria for WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation

Lexia Reading Core5® has been recognized by WIDA as satisfying all 44 criteria under the WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation for English Language Development Standards. This designation provides further credibility for Lexia’s research-proven instructional literacy program, which is currently used by more than 2.6 million students, and has been shown to help ELL students close the academic gap. Read More »

GameSalad Expands Market Presence with STEM Initiatives

GameSalad, a leading game and development platform for the education sector, today announced significant momentum in executing STEM-based education initiatives designed to transform the way K-12 students perceive and pursue tech and science education. Read More »

SMART Technologies Adds New Game-Based Learning Activity

SMART Technologies Inc. announced today the launch of Monster Quiz, the latest addition to SMART lab included in the SMART Learning Suite™. Leveraging student devices and collaboration via competition, Monster Quiz is an interactive activity that helps teachers make critical thinking fun and engaging. Read More »

Educator Reviews of English Language Arts Materials, a nonprofit that offers free reviews of instructional materials to determine alignment to Common Core State Standards (CCSS), today announced the results of its first round of English Language Arts (ELA) reviews. Their findings revealed that three of the seven instructional materials series reviewed fully met alignment criteria. Read More »