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Reading Rainbow and Kindermusik International Partner To Build Early Literacy Skills

Reading Rainbow and Kindermusik International announced a partnership that combines Kindermusik International’s research-based musical learning curriculum with Reading Rainbow’s award-winning mobile reading service in a digital library available on tablet devices. New digital content will launch March 2, 2014. Read More »

Partnership Gives Nearly 300 WA Districts Access to Edmentum

Edmentum has partnered with the Washington School Information Processing Cooperative (WSIPC) to offer its Plato Courseware solution to more than 300 WSIPC member school districts in Washington. The partnership enables schools to utilize standards-based online curriculum to expand their course offerings or help students recover credits. Read More »

AT&T ‘STEM@Work’ Connects Classroom to Real World

AT&T Florida has contributed more than $400,000 over the past four years to provide applied learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math for students throughout the state in partnership with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations with a goal increasing interest in STEM careers. Read More »

Scientific Minds Updates Grade 6-8 Science Starters

Scientific Minds has announced the completion of Middle School Science Starters 2.0, a major update to its original middle school product. The new 2.0 model retains all the benefits of the original model while adding student-centered features such as a video/audio option, interactive flashcards and digital quizzes. Read More »

New Research Details Young Children's Growth Rates

New research from Assessment Technology Incorporated (ATI) provides early childhood programs with expected growth rates for children from birth through 5 years in multiple areas of learning such as language, physical development and health, and social and emotional development. Read More »

Online Classroom Centers Course

Staff Development for Educators (SDE)'s new online course on Creating Classroom Centers makes it easy to grab fresh, new centers-based strategies and activities to help educators develop an action plan to make classroom centers the best they can be. Read More »

Houston ISD Adopts HMH Assessment Suite

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced a partnership with the Houston Independent School District (ISD), the largest school district in the state of Texas and the seventh largest in the country to provide teachers and administrators with reliable, data-driven measures of student achievement to inform personalized instruction. Read More »

Science Companion Position Statement NGSS

Science Companion is serious about understanding and implementing the promise of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Our goal is to provide an NGSS curriculum that supports teachers' transition to new instructional approaches and strategies by providing a program that faithfully represents the Framework's vision in both scope and depth, and that supports the assessment guidelines. Read More »

Fast ForWord Helped Students Build Cognitive and Reading Skills

After struggling for years to raise low student performance, the St. Mary Parish School System has earned its second consecutive “B” letter grade rating from the Louisiana Department of Education. In the 2006-07 school year, the district began using Fast ForWord® products with seven schools that were in Academic Assistance. Read More »

Quick & Easy Formative Assessment Tools

Staff Development for Educators (SDE) is hoping to alleviate some of the pressure educators are feeling from the Common Core shifts by providing them extensive and thorough assessment tools and techniques through its new Formative Assessment & Common Core State Standards seminar, offered this spring. Read More »