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Kansas City-Area School District Selects Skyward

The Shawnee Mission School District, located just outside of Kansas City, selected the Student Management Suite from Skyward Inc., an industry leading K-12 school administrative software provider, to meet the district's 21st century technology needs. Read More »

Bibb County Schools To Implement SLO Module from Performance Matters

To streamline the SLO process and ensure accurate calculations for end-of-year ratings, Bibb County School District is implementing the SLO Module from Performance Matters™, along with the company’s flagship assessment and data management system. The district is launching the SLO Module in all 41 of its schools this month to assist in the creation, management and monitoring of SLOs, which the district calls Growth Learning Objectives (GLOs). Read More »

DE Charter School Selects observe4success

Positive Outcomes Charter School has chosen observe4success, a leading provider of easy-to-use, classroom observation and walkthrough software, as its partner in fostering positive teacher growth. Positive Outcomes was looking for a solution with the flexibility to monitor their unique, internal teacher observation and evaluation measures established by school administrators and found observe4success to be the perfect fit. Read More »

Graphite Helps Teachers Discover, Share, and Use the Highest Quality Education Technology

For teachers heading back to school, there is a new online resource that will help identify the best education technology for their classroom. Common Sense Media, in partnership with Bill Gates, is launching Graphite, a free service that makes it easier for educators to find the best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula for their classrooms. Read More »

Major Updates to Readiness for Common Core from Triumph Learning

Triumph Learning today unveiled major updates to its comprehensive online Common Core resource library, offering more support for teachers transitioning to the rigorous math and English/language arts standards. The latest updates make Readiness for Common Core an even more powerful teaching tool with improved search capabilities, enhanced navigation and new learning materials covering additional grade levels. Read More »

NCTM Releases New RtI Digital Series

Math of Tomorrow (MOTO), a new Response to Intervention (RtI) digital series for kindergarten through second grade, has been released by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Available for any Web browser and most tablet and mobile devices, MOTO comprises seven student books and a teacher website—Teacher Connect, available through NCTM’s website, Read More »

Benchmark Receives Grant for New Online ACE© Research Project Organizer

Benchmark Education Company announced that it received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Literacy Courseware Challenge” for its innovative new online ACE© Research Project Organizer (RPO). The grant will fund the development of RPOs around major themes, including environment, government, economics, and technology and society with a culminating focus on argumentative writing. Read More »

Compass Learning Enhances CompassLearning Odyssey

Compass Learning announced the 2013 summer version of CompassLearning Odyssey®. The latest version includes enhanced alignment with Common Core State Standards, as well as alignment with updated NWEA MAP assessments. In addition, the new version expands options for interoperability with other learning management systems... Read More »

Edmentum Enhances Study Island for CCSS

Edmentum has enhanced its Study Island test-preparation solution with the addition of nine item types aligned to the CCSS. With a total of 10 item types for testing, Study Island gives educators an industry-leading learning solution that can help students demonstrate a greater depth of understanding in math and English language arts (ELA). Read More »

High Plains REC To Distribute WIN Learning'

High Plains Regional Education Cooperative is the first in New Mexico to offer WIN Learning's WIN Soft Skills Series® to schools across its eight member districts. The only web-based soft skills curriculum on the market today, WIN Soft Skills builds mastery around the behavioral, attitudinal, social, and readiness skills that both employers and post-secondary programs like college and trade schools demand. Read More »