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Sesame Workshop Partners with Teaching Strategies

Today, Sesame Workshop and Teaching Strategies announced a multi-year partnership to develop a series of educational offerings for the preschool classroom using the proven content of Sesame Street. Over the next five years, the partners will create multiple innovative products for both the home and school and expect their initial offering to pilot in the fall of 2013. Read More »

Vantage Learning Launches Two New Teacher Tools

CorrectEnglish® Teacher Edition reviews students' essays for grammar, usage, style and mechanics. Teachers can spend up to an hour working on an individual student’s essay. SPMS Classroom is powered by a computer-adaptive test that assesses each individual student's capabilities and provides prescriptive instruction that focuses on the student’s areas of weakness. Read More »

Clear Creek ISD Launches Personalized Learning Initiative

Dell announced today that Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD) in Texas will deploy 30,000 Dell Latitude 10 tablets running Microsoft Windows 8 throughout its 43 schools in a program they call Latitude to Learn to help personalize learning. The tablets will be used by students, teachers and administrators and will be integrated into the district’s curriculum... Read More »

myON reader Launches 2013 Summer SuperHero Reading Program

To support summer reading, myON™ reader announces the 2013 Summer SuperHero Reading Program. All schools using myON reader, an online personalized literacy environment matching students' interests and reading levels to recommended enhanced digital books, are encouraged to participate in the summer reading program, which runs May 15 - August 15, 2013. Read More »

Voyager Learning Releases Read Well 3

Voyager Learning, a business unit of Cambium Learning® Group (NASDAQ: ABCD), announced today the release of Read Well ® 3. The newest addition to the popular core or core-replacement Read Well K–2 series, Read Well 3 is a mastery-based reading and language arts solution that helps close literacy gaps in the primary grades... Read More »

Skyward Launches Course Learning Center for Student Management Suite

Continuing its pledge on delivering innovative administrative software to K-12 school districts, Skyward announces the release of its Course Learning Center, a new module that is fully integrated with its Student Management Suite. The Course Learning Center provides teachers and students with a simplified way to manage daily classroom activities and improve collaboration. Read More »

Reach for Reading Approved for Use in K-5 FL

National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning and a provider of quality educational materials for the PreK-12, higher education, adult education and ELT markets, today announced that their Reach for Reading product has been approved by the state of Florida in the Comprehensive CORE Reading Program category. Read More »

Capstone Expands PebbleGo Biographies Module

Capstone, a leading publisher of children's books and digital products and services, announces more than 60 additions to its popular PreK-3 reading and research solution PebbleGo™ Biographies module. The new content completes its U.S. Presidential collection and will be available starting in August 2013. Read More »

Growing Number of MN Public Charters Turn to Lexia Reading

A growing number of Minnesota public charter schools are using technology-based reading skills program Lexia Reading® as an essential part of their reading curriculum. Beacon Academy in Maple Grove and Yinghua Academy in Minneapolis are the latest charters schools to select the program, which is scientifically proven to advance foundational reading skills development for students of all abilities... Read More »

Amarillo ISD Launches Net Texts Pilot

Students in math and science classes at the Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning will be shelving their textbooks and turning to Net Texts as part of a pilot program to reduce expenses and incorporate high-quality, interactive, and easily updatable open educational resources (OER). The pilot program is the first of its kind in Amarillo ISD, which recently began a 1:1 iPad implementation at the specialty high school. Read More »