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Mississippi DOE Deploys eScholar

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has deployed eScholar products and services to collect, analyze and report data for the state’s 152 school districts. Utilizing eScholar Complete Data Warehouse® for K-12 (eScholar CDW) combined with the eScholar EDEN Solution™, MDE harnesses the experience garnered from 12 other state education agency implementations, as well as a wealth of professional and technical consulting services. Read More »

Lexia Helps Students in Nearly 1,000 CA Schools Improve Reading

Reading affects every aspect of a student's learning and has been a major focus of recent US education initiatives, including the Common Core State Standards. In California, many schools and districts, including Los Angeles, Santa Ana, San Jose, San Diego, Riverside, Newport Mesa, Poway, and Sacramento, are turning to Lexia Reading® to help advance reading skills development and meet the demands of the critical assessments being mandated. Read More »

"Lincoln" Spurs Educational Campaign

Participant Media announced today that, in conjunction with their upcoming Social Action Campaign, "Stand Tall: Live Like Lincoln," kicking off on February 12, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," a DreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox film, in association with Participant Media, will be distributed to all middle and high schools, both public and private, throughout the United States when the film becomes available on DVD. Read More »

Springfield Launches Effective Educator Development System

Springfield (MA) Public Schools partnered with Truenorthlogic to launch the Springfield Effective Educator Development System (SEEDS) using the Truenorthlogic software. The SEEDS evaluation process supports the development and continuous improvement of the district's 2,700 teachers. The Springfield Public Schools SEEDS process aligns with and reinforces educator goals and is driven by evidence that includes student gains. Read More »

CA High School Strikes AP Gold with Shmoop

With more school activities available than ever before, finding the right program that engages students in studying has become critical. To respond to this need, Tustin High School in Tustin, Calif., turned to Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and online test prep. And Shmoop, as is its custom, came to the rescue. Although the cape might have been overkill. Read More »

Publisher Develops New CC Products Demanded by Teachers

As a majority of schools across the country begin to transition to using new Common Core State Standards (CCSS), one publisher is responding with the timely release of numerous support materials for educators and students. Georgia-based publishing house Gallopade announces the impending release of more than two hundred products this spring and summer. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Education Makes LearnSmart Available to HS Students

McGraw-Hill Education will make McGraw-Hill LearnSmart, its adaptive study tool, available for students in high school, providing teachers and schools with a digital solution that has been proven to increase student engagement and improve learning outcomes. Read More »

SDE Offers PreK - 1st Grade Educators CCSS Academy

Staff Development for Educators (SDE) is pleased to announce its 2013 PreK-1 Educators Common Core State Standards Academy, taking place July 20-22, 2013 in Chicago. SDE's first-of-its-kind PreK-1 Educators Common Core State Standards Academy promises to fully prepare pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first grade educators to teach to the new standards for an entire year Read More »

Four Texas Districts, Schools Select PBS KIDS PLAY!

Tribal Nova, co-publisher of PBS KIDS PLAY! with PBS KIDS, today announced that Bastrop Independent School District (ISD), San Marcos ISD, Caddo Grove Elementary in Joshua ISD, and Calvary Episcopal School & College Preparatory selected the adaptive online learning program to help students develop school readiness skills, such as literacy and critical thinking. Read More »

New LaunchPad Release from ClassLink

LaunchPad is a cloud-based virtual desktop solution accessible from any device. It is perfect for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) learning initiatives. LaunchPad delivers personalized instructional technology with easy single sign-on to web resources, access to your files and school resources from any device, anywhere and at any time! Read More »