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Growing Number of TX Districts Leverage itslearning

Two districts in Texas have recently selected itslearning as their single, end-to-end teaching and learning platform. The highly regarded learning management system is quickly becoming an integral part of 1:1 initiatives and blended learning models in Clear Creek and Huffman Independent School Districts (ISD). These districts join Houston and Spring Branch ISDs who implemented the digital learning platform last year. Read More »

Pearson Launches New Secondary ELA Program

Pearson Education announces the launch of a new English Language Arts program, myPerspectives English Language Arts © 2017 for Grades 6-12. myPerspectives values the perspective of the learner, collectively and individually, and provides next-gen learning experiences that promote higher achievement and develop the competencies needed for college and career readiness. Read More »

Pearson Unveils Next Generation of Schoolnet

Pearson unveiled new features and capabilities for its web-based instructional improvement system (IIS) Schoolnet. Schoolnet combines assessment, reporting and instructional management tools—all in a single, user-friendly platform. Schoolnet 17 features increased formative assessment and reporting capabilities and new tools for curriculum management... Read More »

New Program Develops Academic Mindsets for Young Learners

The 400,000 kids who have access to Ripple Effects digital self-help programs through their schools will no longer have to wait until 2nd grade to access the popular motivational counseling and behavioral training programs. Two new apps: Bouncy’s You Can Learn School Edition and Bouncy’s You Can Learn: Teacher Edition now make the evidence-based learning system available to early learners and their educators. Read More »

NWEA Releases New Study Linking MAP Assessment to Smarter Balanced

A newly published study from Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) provides teachers with insight into how students would perform on Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortia (SBAC) assessments, based on their Measures of Academic ProgressR (MAPR) scores. The new linking study provides data for students in grades 3 through 8 in math and English Language arts. Read More »

Follett Partners with Cengage To Sell CTE Solutions

To help give students in grades 9 through 12 the chance to get a head start on preparing for college and careers, Follett is partnering with Cengage Learning to offer more than 1,700 of Cengage Learning's CTE titles, focusing on Business Education, Computing and STEM. Cengage Learning's CTE digital and textbook resources - including virtual labs and simulations - fully support 21st century learning skills... Read More »

ASCD Forum To Discuss Culturally Responsive Learning Environments

ASCD has announced the launch of the 2016 ASCD Forum-"Learning for All = Teaching for All." The forum, which consists of a series of online and in-person discussions among educators at all levels, will take place from February 1 through April 15 and will focus on how school systems and communities can best meet the diverse needs of the modern learner. Read More »

CEV Multimedia Adds Career Interest Inventory

CEV Multimedia announces the addition of the Career Cluster Interest Inventory (CCII) tool to its comprehensive iCEV platform. The CCII provides assistance to students from eighth grade to higher education during the critical steps of education and career planning. A student completes the interest inventory within a 15- to 20-minute time period and receives information on a career cluster that best fits the student’s interests and skills. Read More »

Greater Essex County District Selects Edsby

Edsby®, an innovative cloud-based learning management system built for K-12 school districts has been chosen as the new parent portal, news source, and teaching and learning collaboration platform of the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB). The district will also be leveraging Edsby’s modern attendance, assessment and learning management tools. Read More »

Knovation Simplifies Access to Its Content Collection

Previously, the Knovation Content Collection was only available through the company’s award-winning applications, netTrekker and icurio. The growing need for high-quality, ready-to-use online learning resources led Knovation to simplify access to its collection through integration with other systems and platforms, following a “one-stop shop” concept. Read More »