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National Geographic Learning Focuses on Outcomes

National Geographic Learning, part of Cengage Learning and a provider of quality educational materials for the PreK-12, adult education and ELT markets, today announced a renewed focus on college preparedness utilizing a line of products and programs for high school Advanced Placement* (AP), Honors and Electives courses. Read More »

Thirty Districts Now Using WIN Learning

The Kentucky C3R, a collaborative, career and college readiness initiative that is introducing innovative instructional strategies and online learning tools statewide reports there are now more than 100 rural middle and high school across 30 districts using the WIN Learning online suite of tools. After just 90 days of use, students have logged more than 7,700 hours on the system, and administrators report that significant progress is being measured. Read More »

Word Prediction Added to Read&Write for Google

Texthelp Inc. announced that Word Prediction for Google Docs is now available in Read&Write for GoogleTM. Read&Write for Google provides support tools for Google Docs, the Web, PDFs, ePubs, and Kes files in Google Drive on PCs, Macs, and Chromebooks, allowing struggling readers and writers, students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, and English Language Learners to access the supports they need within the Google environment. Read More »

Arkansas Brings More Britannica Resources to Schools

Arkansas students and teachers have a host of online resources from Britannica Digital Learning to support the Common Core State Standards and classroom work for every grade, courtesy of the Arkansas Department of Education. Under a new and expanded initiative public schools, teachers and students across the state-as well as their families-have unlimited access to the full suite of Britannica's educational products for grades preK-12. Read More »

CurriculumLoft and JogNog Partner

CurriculumLoft now offer school districts an opportunity to receive one year of free access to the JogNog® app on their KUNO devices. This agreement with JogNog allows teachers and students access to JogNog’s full library of 1,300 ready-to-use quizzes that are aligned with the Common Core and state standards via a web browser and through an android-based app. Read More »

ETS®'s TOEFL® Primary™ Tests Now Reporting Lexile Reader Measures

MetaMetrics® and ETS announced that ETS®'s TOEFL® Primary™ test takers will now receive Lexile® reader measures. This is the fourth international assessment ETS has linked with the Lexile scale. The linking of TOEFL Primary scores with Lexile measures helps English language students worldwide practice reading more effectively. Read More »

NWEA & Classworks Formalize Alliance

The alliance between Classworks and NWEA, the leader in computer adaptive assessment, provides engaging Classworks instruction for each student based on their unique results on the Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) and MAP® for Primary Grades assessments. Read More »

SAS® Curriculum Pathways® Now Available to Knovation's netTrekker Subscribers

Knovation announced today that it has expanded its collaboration with SAS® Curriculum Pathways®. Already available to Knovation’s icurio subscribers, SAS’ extensive, award-winning interactive curriculum product, SAS Curriculum Pathways, will now be available via netTrekker, Knovation’s flagship solution, which delivers the industry-leading digital resource library. Read More »

Rigorous, Engaging Course Work Linked to Narrowed Achievement Gap

A new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education examines how implementing rigorous and engaging curriculum aligned with college- and career-ready standards fosters positive school climates in which students are motivated to succeed, achievement gaps narrow, and learning and outcomes improve. Read More »

NSTA Makes Recommendations To Support Implementation of the NGSSs

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) makes a series of recommendations for science education stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and transform K–12 STEM education. The statement expresses NSTA’s strong endorsement for the NGSS and calls on states to adopt the new standards. Read More »