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KS Preschool Programs Using myIGDIs

To ensure young children are reaching important achievement standards and school readiness goals, the Kansas Preschool Programs (KPP) are integrating structures necessary for implementing a Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS). The Kansas MTSS framework is based on a systematic, evidence-based approach to curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices for influencing positive educational outcomes. Read More »

New Sample Student Reports from Achieve

Achieve today released a set of sample student assessment reports intended to help states, districts, and schools better communicate student assessment results to teachers, school leaders, and families. The sample family reports that have been shaped by feedback from parents as well as sample reports for educators that have been shaped by feedback from teachers and school leaders. Read More »

Think Through Math Partners with MetaMetrics

Think Through Learning has entered into an agreement with MetaMetrics®, the developer of The Quantile® Framework for Mathematics. Under the terms of the agreement, the Quantile Framework will now be integrated with the TTM supplemental math curriculum, providing invaluable insight into a student's readiness and ability to learn more advanced mathematical skills and concepts... Read More »

VINCI Academy To Open Daycare & Pre-K in Century City

After years of success educating children worldwide, VINCI Education in partnership with Mass Equity will open its first U.S.-based full-service daycare and Pre-K facility in Century City this summer. VINCI Academy blends the highly regarded teaching philosophies of Montessori and Reggio Emilia, together with developmentally appropriate technology, to provide a holistic learning environment where children are positioned on the path to academic and life success. Read More »

MindPlay Introduces New PD About Dyslexia

MindPlay introduced a new professional development program about dyslexia for K-12 teachers and parents. Understanding Dyslexia is an online program that helps teachers identify students who have dyslexia, a learning disability that affects as much as 10 percent of the population. The program also explains how to help these students learn to read. Read More »

Yet Analytics and The Learning Accelerator Partner

In an effort to bring cutting-edge data analytics to the development of high-quality open standards for the education profession, Yet Analytics, Inc. and Cupertino, CA-based nonprofit The Learning Accelerator announce a new partnership. The partnership will lay the foundation of a data architecture that will support the connected learning and training of professionals across the United States Read More »

Fuel Education Releases Guide to Scaling Personalized Learning

Fuel Education™, in association with education advocacy firm, Getting Smart®, today released a white paper exploring how schools and districts are not only implementing online and blended learning programs to address students' individual needs, but also successfully scaling the personalized learning experience delivered through those programs. Read More »

MS Adds iCEV to List of State-Approved Curricula

The Mississippi Department of Education has added iCEV, an online platform that produces and delivers comprehensive educational content, as a state-approved curriculum. As part of the 2014-2015 Instructional Materials Adoption, schools can choose to implement iCEV’s Family & Consumer Sciences and Business & Marketing courses. Read More »

San Mateo County County Library Adopts LENA Start™ Model

San Mateo County Library and the LENA Research Foundation have announced an initiative to address the cycle of poverty by encouraging parents to increase the quantity and quality of language spoken with their children. LENA Start™ features parent classes in English and Spanish that employ LENA “talk pedometer” technology to measure home language, .... Read More »

Curriculum Associates’ Ready® TNCore Mathematics Approved for TNSchools

Curriculum Associates’ Ready® TNCore Mathematics for grades K–8 was recently selected by the State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission as an approved instructional program for Tennessee schools. The Commission recommended the program based on its focus, rigor, alignment, coherence, usability, and sensitivity after a rigorous review. Read More »