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Evo Academics Brings Student Assessment to the Cloud

Apperson, Inc. is making its Evo Academics assessment platform available free-of-charge to educators everywhere. The Free Teacher Edition allows educators to create online quizzes and tests, share tests with colleagues, build and store rubrics, assign tests to students through a student portal, access assessment results in real time, and generate student proficiency reports for the standards assessed. Read More »

NC District To Use i-Ready as Part of i3 Grant

Curriculum Associates has partnered with Montgomery County Schools (MCS) in Troy, NC to help the district improve student achievement through the implementation of a new development program funded by a three-year Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read More »

Primary Concepts Introduces Storytelling Props

Primary Concepts has released twelve new titles in the Retell-a-Story series. Retell-a-Story sets provide the perfect way for the whole class to sharpen their comprehension, listening, visualization, and oral language skills while enjoying the richness of the finest children’s literature available. Each set includes a classic children’s storybook along with detailed miniature objects that allow children to interact with the story in unique ways. Read More »

WIN Learning and Nepris Form Strategic Content and Technology Partnership

WIN Learning, developers of the WIN Career Readiness System, and Nepris, a cloud-based platform connecting STEAM professionals with teachers and their students, today announced they have entered into a strategic partnership to provide students with opportunities to connect the knowledge and skills they learn in school to the real world. Read More »

Achieve and Teaching Channel Launch New EQuIP Videos

Achieve and Teaching Channel are excited to announce the launch of the last set of videos in the three-part series exploring Achieve's Evaluating Quality Instructional Products (EQuIP) initiative. These videos, which are posted on Teaching Channel's website, focus on four Maryland teachers selecting, downloading, and implementing instructional materials from the EQuIP website. Read More »

"MATH@WORK: Math Meets Homebuilding," Free Video Resource

Scholastic released "Math@Work™: Math Meets Homebuilding," the third episode in an educational web series connecting mathematics directly to careers and problem-solving skills used on the job. The 15-minute "Math@Work: Math Meets Homebuilding" webisode is available for free on the Scholastic Mathematics website Read More »

Newsela Launches Text Sets for Teachers

Newsela announced the launch of Text Sets, a collaborative feature that organizes Newsela articles into collections that share a common theme, topic, or standard. In a time when education is becoming increasingly personalized, Text Sets allow educators to contribute and leverage collections of articles to and from a global community of fellow educators. Read More »

Capstone Announces New PebbleGo Database

Capstone will reveal a sneak peek of its new preK-3 database PebbleGo™ Dinosaurs this week...Officially releasing in August 2015, PebbleGo Dinosaurs joins previous database modules (Animals, Biographies, Science, and Social Studies) covering content for grades PreK-3. The new database will feature articles for more than 125 dinosaurs,... Read More »

SC DoE Implements Enrich State

To streamline special education program management for both state and district personnel, the South Carolina Department of Education has partnered with Excent Corp. to implement Enrich State™. Enrich State is the first and only special education data management system designed specifically for the state level. Read More »

Greenville County (SC) Schools' New PD Initiative with Discovery Education

Greenville County Schools (GCS) announced a deepening of its 13-year partnership with Discovery Education to implement in 10 sites across the district Discovery Education's Digital Leader Corps. A comprehensive professional development system, Digital Leader Corps supports the development of teacher-leaders as they serve as change agents powering the district's digital transition. Read More »