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PCS Announces Launch of New 3D Interactive Curriculum

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. (PCSV), a leading STEM publisher, announced the release of anew 3DIC™ (3D Interactive Curriculum) developed through a strategic partnership with Curious Media. This new 3D interactive curriculum will provide access to millions of K-12 students combining leading edge PCS hands-on learning with engaging Curious Media digital content. Read More »

New Digital Leader Corps from Discovery Education

Discovery Education announced the launch of the Digital Leader Corps (DLC). A new professional development service, the DLC supports school systems as they develop teacher-leaders to serve as change agents powering their district's digital transition. Read More »

Stepinac High School’s Digital Textbook Library

Since Archbishop Stepinac High School first introduced its Digital Textbook Library at the start of the 2013-14 school year to its nearly 700 students, buzz has quickly spread about the innovative, state-of-the-art technology that is making learning convenient and efficient for high school students in Westchester County. Read More »

FL Voluntary PreK Scores Rise with New Curriculum

Evaluation data released by the Manatee Community Action Agency demonstrates that readiness rates have increased for a majority of its schools over the past three years. The agency attributes its success to a new curriculum, The InvestiGator Club Prekindergarten Learning System®, a comprehensive inquiry-based program of instruction, teacher support, and materials for the preschool classroom from Robert-Leslie Publishing. Read More »

Pitsco MATH Expeditions: Real-World Learning

Pitsco Education's newest math offering, MATH Expeditions, takes students on a journey like no other. As students explore real-world uses of math knowledge and skills, they complete engaging algebra-readiness and algebra curricular programs developed around Common Core State Standards. Read More »

New Search Interface in Destiny 12.0 Release

Follett released Destiny 12.0 with Universal Search, a new search interface that allows students to seamlessly search and access all print and digital content within the Destiny Library Manager platform. Whether reading ebooks or conducting research, students can now access the content they need from one system that offers a consistent, simplified user experience with single sign-on access. Read More »

Third-Grade Reading Linked to College and Career Readiness

According to a recent analysis by MetaMetrics®, the reading level of North Carolina third-graders is highly predictive of their readiness for college and careers after high school graduation. The data, taken from the Public School Forum's 2013 "Roadmap of Need," covers a broad range of socioeconomic, educational, and health and wellness metrics for all 100 counties in the state. Read More »

HMH Incorporates Lexile Measures into Select Titles

MetaMetrics®, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading, and global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced the addition of Lexile® measures to more than 1400 of HMH's popular children's trade titles, including many from bestselling series such as Curious George, Martha Speaks and The Borrowers. Read More »

Lexia Reading Core5 Improves Achievement in KS Statewide Reading Initiative

Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone® company, today announced mid-year results from the Kansas Reading Initiative in which the use of the Lexia Reading® Core5® program has driven statistically significant gains in student achievement, with the number of students working on material at/above grade level doubling from 36% at the beginning of the school year to 72% at the mid-year point. Read More »

Rethink Announces Addition of Student Activity Center

Rethink announced the launch of its Student Activity Center, a newly developed interface for children featuring computer-based activities aligned with the platform's curriculum, reporting, and progress monitoring tools. The Student Activity Center makes Rethink the first comprehensive and fully integrated special education performance management system to address all the needs of special educators at the classroom, school, and administrative level. Read More »