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Mackin’s Publisher Partners PromotE eBooks in the Classroom

Hundreds of Mackin Educational Resources’ digital publisher partners recently proved their commitment to making digital resources a viable part of the future of education by aligning their efforts and discounting over 150,000 eBooks on Mackin.com. With the help of nearly 70 publishers and their 700 imprints, Mackin’s publisher partners are providing their eBooks at reduced prices up to 60% off. Read More »

Measured Progress Partners with Activate Learning on NGSS Aligned Assessment

Measured Progress, Inc. announced a partnership with Activate Learning to combine high-quality, standards-based science assessments with a world-class science curriculum. Activate Learning’s IQWST (Investigating & Questioning our World Through Science & Technology), is a rigorous investigation-centered science curriculum. Read More »

K12 Insight's Definitive Guide to Quality Customer Service

As part of its mission to help schools address persistent communication and community engagement challenges, K12 Insight today released the latest installment in its monthly School Leader's Definitive Guide series. The School Leader's Definitive Guide to Quality Customer Service gives educators a set of practical steps to help them expand the lens of "success" beyond the classroom to student and family satisfaction. Read More »

Catapult Learning Releases Results of Education Leadership Survey

Catapult Learning, Inc. today released the results of its Annual Education Leadership Survey. The overall results of the inaugural survey reflect educational leaders’ focus on meeting individual student needs and building teacher and leadership capacity within schools. Read More »

C8 Sciences' Research Reveals Medication Alternative for ADHD

C8 Sciences, creator of a sophisticated cognition program that helps students with ADHD improve critical cognitive skills, announces preliminary research results that show significant improvements in cognitive skills in students with ADHD after using C8’s ACTIVATE program. ACTIVATE offers integrated computer and physical exercises based on the concept of “cognition cross training” Read More »

NISE Announces STEM Certification and Degree Programs

Accelerate Learning today announces the formation of the National Institute for STEM Education (NISE). NISE was conceived by practicing educators and is based on thousands of hours of research, professional development, curriculum design and educational leadership. Using an online learning platform and unique digital portfolio, NISE offers a STEM certification program for campuses and districts, as well as teachers. Read More »

CO District Automates Safety Requirements with PublicSchoolWORKS

When Linda Shamlin became the as the Interim Chief Human Resources Officer at Adams County School District #14 in Commerce City, CO this past September, she brought with her changes to how the school district would handle employee safety. She implemented a safety and regulatory compliance system she had used at her prior district -PublicSchoolWORKS' EmployeeSafe Suite. Read More »

New Vernier Lab Book Introduces Solar Energy Concepts

Vernier Software & Technology wrote its new Investigating Solar Energy lab book to expose students in grades 4-6 to solar energy concepts while helping them develop solutions to real-world problems. The lab book contains nine experiments and two culminating engineering projects Read More »

Common Sense Education Launches NGSS Explorer

Common Sense Education introduced the NGSS Explorer, an intuitive and quick search tool for teachers to discover digital STEM and STEAM resources for their science and math classrooms. Guided by the Next Generation Science Standards, the NGSS Explorer identifies education technology that provides students with a cross-disciplinary, inquiry-based approach to science... Read More »

Kids Discover Online Unveils 'Search by Standards' Feature

Kids Discover today announced the addition of a "Search by Standards" widget to Kids Discover Online, its interactive, digital library of engaging science and social studies content. Educators can now search for Kids Discover Online units by grade level; subject matter; and state, Common Core, or Next Generation Science standards. Read More »