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Britannica Helps Teachers Impart Research Skills

For teachers looking to instill good research habits in their students, help has arrived from Britannica Digital Learning, with an in-depth lesson plan on research skills for the digital age. The lesson appears in the Britannica white paper “Building Career and College Readiness Skills: How to Evaluate Online Sources” .... Read More »

Wowzers' Summer Explorers Program Keeps Skills Fresh

Wowzers® has extended access to its powerful, cloud-based platform, which delivers Common Core math curriculum via story-driven games and activities. Aptly named “Wowzers Summer Explorers,” the free program will allow students who already use Wowzers in their school or classroom environments to easily continue on their learning path by accessing the program on their home computer or mobile devices. Read More »

Four MD Districts Purchase SLO Module from Performance Matters

Part of Maryland's new educator evaluation system requires the use of Student Learning Objectives (SLO) to gauge student growth. To streamline the SLO process and ensure accurate calculations for effectiveness ratings, Maryland districts are turning to the SLO Module from Performance Matters. Read More »

Follett Announces New Curriculum Support Service

Follett today announced a new technology-based service designed to help school districts find classroom content that meets the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. Follett tailors its solutions to local needs so districts get the access to the specific titles they want from the most comprehensive set of publishers and sources available. Read More »

Grand Prairie ISD, Discovery Education Deliver PD to 2400 Teachers

Grand Prairie Independent School District and Discovery Education announced today an extension of its partnership that will bring the largest professional development event ever to educators across the district. On August 15 and 16, nearly 90 members from the Discovery Education team will conduct professional development sessions ... Read More »

EDmin Enhances INFORM

EDmin announced time-saving enhancements to the INFORM® Learning System, an integrated solution for individualizing learning. Educators now have a launch pad that puts everything they need in one place: assessment to drive student achievement, data analytics, and recommendations for content aligned to Common Core and state standards. Read More »

Edmentum Unveils New Platform

Edmentum debuted its new student-achievement platform Edmentum™ Sensei™ this week at ISTE 2013. The platform delivers a real-time picture of student progress by managing performance data from Edmentum’s online learning solutions and providing insightful charts, graphs and other visuals. Read More »

ODYSSEYWARE's New Teacher Authoring Tool

ODYSSEYWARE recently released ODYSSEYWARE Teacher Authoring Tool, an innovative new instructional aid that gives teachers the power to easily “author” customized, online curriculum including lessons, assignments, tests and assessments. Read More »

New Schoology Features Enhance Blended Learning

Schoology-the LMS recently named Best K-12 Enterprise Solution in the 2013 SIIA CODiE Awards-has announced new features that extend its capabilities as a blended learning solution, including deeper integration of learning resources, and improved communication tools and data-driven instruction. Read More »

Texas School Districts Implement Skyward

Since implementing the Skyward Student Management Suite the Royal and Ore City Independent School Districts (ISDs) are experiencing a simplified and streamlined state reporting process. These districts, along with around 200 Texas school districts, utilize software provided by the leading K-12 school administrative software provider. Read More »