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Waterford To Launch Instructional Tool for Interactive Whiteboards

Waterford Research Institute will launch Classroom Advantage at ISTE in late June. Classroom Advantage is a cloud-based library of learning activities for large and small group instruction using an interactive whiteboard. Teachers can easily create their own playlists – developing customized lessons from the 4,800 activities that include books, songs and games, aligned to CCSS. Read More »

WV Selects WIN Learning Career Readiness System

In West Virginia, a new Personalized Career Readiness System from WIN Learning is playing a critical role in helping high school students across the state persist and complete high school, and prepare for the postsecondary education and workforce training that will be critical to the state's future economic success. Read More »

High School Graduation Rate Reaches Highest Point in 40 Years

A new national report from Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) Research Center finds that the nation's graduation rate has posted a solid gain for the third straight year, following a period of declines and stagnation. Amid this continuing turnaround, the nation's graduation rate has risen to almost 75 percent, the highest level of high school completion since 1973. Read More »

Spark 101 Launches To Ignite Student Interest In STEM

An innovative, free resource is now available to educators across the nation to help them ignite student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Spark 101 inspires students to thrive in college and future careers and helps teachers bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world applications. Read More »

Netchemia Partners with Stronge Evaluation System

Netchemia has partnered with Stronge and Associates Educational Consulting to offer a comprehensive, research-based performance evaluation system for K-12 districts and institutions. The partnership allows Netchemia to use its TalentEd Perform cloud-based K-12 teacher evaluation software to power the Stronge Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Performance Evaluation System. Read More »

Buffalo Schools Selects CCC! for the Third Consecutive Year

Buffalo Public Schools will provide their 37,000 students with CCC! Streaming Media, from New Dimension Media, for the 2013-2014 school year. This marks the third consecutive year that Buffalo Public Schools has used CCC! in classrooms throughout the district. With CCC!, teachers, students and staff have access to a library of over 5,000 media titles and 100,000 teaching segments, Read More »

Follett's Aspen To Save NY District Money, Improve Communication

Comsewogue School District in New York's Suffolk County adopted Follett's Aspen Student Information System (SIS) because it will not only save taxpayer's money, but the SIS also will make the jobs of staff and teachers easier while boosting communication with parents. Read More »

Pearson and Texthelp Collaborate on WriteToLearn

Pearson and Texthelp are collaborating once again to ensure that WriteToLearn™ provides struggling readers and writers, particularly students with disabilities and English Language Learners (ELLs), with additional tools for writing support. Beginning in the fall of 2013, Pearson's award-winning online literacy tool will feature Texthelp's word prediction technology. Read More »

ReadWorks Curriculum To Feature Hundreds of High Quality Articles

By back-to-school 2013-2014, ReadWorks will feature more than 900 articles developed by the journalists at Narratively, which was named one of TIME magazine’s 50 best web sites of 2013. Half of the Narratively articles on ReadWorks will align to the recently released Next Generation Science Standards, with the other half representing essential social studies topics, original fiction and original reporting. Read More »

Turning Technologies' Triton Data Collection System for Testing Environments

Turning Technologies announced the full public availability of Triton Data Collection System. Triton combines the front end ease of paper testing with the back end ease of computer-based testing, addressing common concerns of both methods. It is a simple, secure and reliable data collection system designed to meet market needs from standardized assessments to enterprise-wide exams, evaluations and certification testing. Read More »