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SMART and HMH Advance Education

SMART Technologies Inc. and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) have entered into a comprehensive working relationship to advance education through software, content and professional development offerings. The partnership will bring together HMH’s research-based, globally recognized digital curriculum and SMART software through a standards-based approach, Read More »

Cerebellum Corp. Adds Extensive New Collection of Educational DVDs

Cerebellum Corporation, the producer and distributor of the award-winning Standard Deviants videos, is releasing 126 new educational DVDs as part of its Just the Facts series. The new titles, which can be viewed in English or Spanish, cover the topics of nature, physics, food technology, mathematics, and more. Read More »

ASCD Invites Educator-Driven Conversation

ASCD announces two new ways for educators to shape teacher leadership. From now through April 11, 2014, educators are encouraged to participate in the ASCD Forum online via the ASCD EDge® social networking community and in-person at the 69th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show. Read More »

Goalbook Expands Toolkit To Support ELL Instructional Design

Goalbook is proud to announce the addition of English Language Learner (ELL) instructional resources to its Toolkit. The ELL content expands Goalbook's existing repository of PK-12 academic and social emotional resources. With the ELL release, Goalbook continues its mission of empowering teachers to ensure access and equity for all students. Read More »

Net Texts Introduces Video Collections

Videos allow teachers to easily engage students, enhance their understanding, expand their experiences beyond the classroom, and tie instruction to the real world. To help teachers quickly locate high-quality videos to enrich their lessons, Net Texts has added collections of educational videos from the YouTube Education channel and leading providers such as the History Channel and PBS. Read More »

Study Shows Higher Academic Achievement Among Students Using Discovery Education Techbooks

A new study found that usage of Discovery Education's digital science textbook is associated with higher science achievement scores. Specifically, the research suggests that the Discovery Education Science Techbook™ increases student science achievement and bolsters the effectiveness of instruction when teachers with one or more years of experience use it in classroom practice. Read More »

ATI Releases Galileo® School Readiness Scales

Children's school readiness including possessing the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success in school and life has gained national attention. The Galileo School Readiness Scales, now available birth through five years, are part of the ATI school readiness initiative and are designed to assist early childhood educators in their efforts to ensure that children are ready to enter kindergarten. Read More »

More Kansas Schools Selecting Lexia Reading Core5

More than 20,000 in 61 districts across Kansas, including those in Lansing, Galena, Stafford County, and Barber County that have opted-in to the Kansas Reading Initiative. The program provides elementary school students access to personalized reading instruction that is proven to accelerate the development of foundational reading skills and comprehension. Read More »

ASCD Updates Free EduCore™ Common Core Implementation Tool

ASCD announced new features available on its free common core implementation tool ASCD EduCoreTM. For the new year, the updated EduCore website features simpler navigation and expanded resources. Launched in August of 2012, the free EduCore digital tool is available for educators implementing the Common Core State Standards in both mathematics and literacy. Read More »

Newcomer Wins Adoption Bid for TX Math Textbooks

Newcomer ORIGO Stepping Stones is one of only three K-5 English and Spanish elementary mathematics curricula approved for state adoption by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). ORIGO took a risk in pursuing this state adoption, believing that Texas educators would see the value in partnering with an organization dedicated solely to helping students gain a strong foundation in mathematics. Read More »