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Shmoop Granted A-G Certification for Core ELA and Math Courses

Shmoop has been granted “a-g" certification for many of its Common Core-aligned courses, including 9th Grade ELA: Introduction to Literature, 11th Grade ELA: American Literature, 12th Grade ELA: British Literature, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II, with more certifications and world domination to follow. Read More »

U.S. Students Complete Over One Billion Math Problems on Think Through Math

Think Through Learning announced today that students using the Think Through Math program across the U.S. have surpassed one billion math problems in the 2014-15 school year. More than 2.9 million students across 13,000 schools across the country are enrolled in TTM as part of their math curriculum. Read More »

Sunburst Digital Partners with Parlor Labs

Sunburst Digital, Inc. and Parlor Labs announced a new partnership today designed to bring Ponder, a browser add-on and iOS app used to create micro-responses and annotations, to schools and districts across the nation. Ponder is a cloud-based “micro-response” and annotation tool that gives teachers a view into the invisible process of learning through higher-order critical thinking. Read More »

Harvard School of Ed, Expeditionary Learning Launch Online Library of K-12 Student Work

Harvard Graduate School of Education and Expeditionary Learning unveiled the Center for Student Work, the largest online resource of exemplary student projects. Teachers can use the free resource – which includes videos, writing samples, and other tools – as a foundation to create their own projects, raise questions, provoke thinking, and inspire excellence in their classrooms. Read More »

New K-5 Teaching Resource Takes Student Writing Beyond the Classroom

Information in Action, the new K-5 teaching resource published by Scholastic, provides educators with a suite of professional learning materials, including four complete model units at each grade-level which tap into students' natural curiosity through relevant, real-world projects. Read More »

Blackbaud Releases eBook To Help Schools Improve Fundraising

Blackbaud, Inc., a leading global provider of software and services for the nonprofit, charitable giving and education communities, today released a complimentary eBook outlining best practices for increasing a private school’s fundraising efforts by 20 percent or more. Read More »

myON Launches Summer 2015 Reading Challenge

myON is excited to announce it's 4th annual summer reading challenge, designed to support educators in keeping kids engaged in reading over the summer. Leveraging the American Library Association annual theme "Every Hero Has a Story", myON has created a turnkey program for educators to encourage students to read "just right" books over the summer. Read More »

NC Adopts STEMscopes K-12 Science Curriculum

Accelerate Learning announced that STEMscopes™ North Carolina, its comprehensive, digital K-12 science solution built specifically to meet the North Carolina science standards, has been recommended by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for use in science classrooms across the state. Additionally noteworthy is the fact that STEMscopes North Carolina is the only curriculum that was selected for all grade levels, K-12. Read More »

Adaptive, In-depth Math Program Addresses Summer Learning Loss

GPALoveMath™ is a unique learning platform allows children to learn at their own pace while providing them with all the instruction they need to learn new math skills and concepts. The adaptive practice algorithm responds to the child’s previous answer to determine the ease or difficulty level of the next problem. Read More »

Quick Key Integrates with PowerSchool from Pearson

Quick Key, the mobile assessment software that improves student performance and eliminates hand grading, announced a collaboration with Pearson through an independent software vendor (ISV) partnership agreement that enables educators to quickly score assessments using Quick Key’s mobile scanner app and instantly upload results to the PowerSchool student information system. Read More »