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BloomBoard and CCSSO Partner To Deliver Personalized PD for School Leaders

BloomBoard and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) have partnered to provide leadership development opportunities around the new National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) standards. Principals and administrators in CCSSO’s Principal Action Group will curate collections of peer-reviewed online resources aligned to the new NPBEA 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.... Read More »

Pearson Collaborates with NCSSS To Offer Access to STEM Courses

Connections Learning by Pearson announced a collaboration with the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools (NCSSS). The collaboration will offer NCSSS member schools science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs for students with proven-effective online STEM tools and courses, as well as expert teachers. Read More »

PD Learning Network, Badgr Partner To Provide Open Badges for PD

PD Learning Network (PDLN) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Badgr to issue and host its competency-based micro-credential badges for K-12 educators. Badgr practices and advances openness and transferability of badges which ensures that teachers can show competency in any of the skills they acquire from PDLN courses. Read More »

Indianapolis Public Selects Schoology as Its LMS

Schoology, the education technology company that puts collaboration at the heart of the learning experience, today announced that Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) has chosen Schoology as its new Learning Management System (LMS). The contract will make Schoology available to more than 26,000 students among the 60 schools within its district. Read More »

REMC Awards Skyward with SAVE SIS Bid

Skyward, a leader in K-12 school administrative software, has been selected to receive the SAVE Student Information System Bid, awarded by the REMC Association of Michigan. The awarded partnership will allow districts throughout the state to forgo the standard bidding process required for selecting an SIS, saving Michigan districts valuable time and money. Read More »

McREL Forms Strategic Partnership with Discovery Education

McREL International announced a new strategic partnership with Discovery Education supporting teacher leaders nationwide as they create dynamic digital learning environments. Through this new collaboration, McREL will support Discovery Education’s global efforts to grow the capacity of teacher leaders by developing innovation configuration (IC) maps for Discovery Education’s Digital Leader Corps. Read More »

Office Depot Brings Collaborative Classroom Design to Middle and High School Classes

Office Depot, Inc. announced that its “Committed to Learning” education experts are working with the Education Service Center (ESC) Region 11 in north Texas to give teachers hands-on experiences with designing classrooms with new technology and furniture that can help individualize future-ready learning for every child. Read More »

Dreambox Learning Drives Achievement Gains in Elementary Math

DreamBox Learning today announced results of a research study from the Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) at Harvard University which demonstrates that the adaptive learning program is associated with improvement in mathematics achievement for students in grades 3-5. Read More »

Turnitin Integrates Formative Writing Tools into College Board Programs

Turnitin announced a multi-year extension of its work with the College Board® that will connect its formative writing tools to College Board programs like SpringBoard® in an effort to expand and promote productive student writing practice. The addition of Turnitin's writing instruction technology, Revision Assistant, will give students more ways to practice and receive instruction ... Read More »

Breaking the Barrier Offers Free Digital World Language Materials

Breaking the Barrier, Inc. announced that it will provide its entire award-winning world language series free of charge for one year to Copia Class™ subscribers. The series, which currently includes Spanish, French, and English, is designed to help learners read, write, and speak the target language fluently while developing a deep understanding and appreciation of the various cultures and traditions associated with each language. Read More »