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Shmoop Releases Twenty New Essay Labs

Shmoop's Essay Labs follow students step by step through the writing process, helping them brainstorm, formulate a thesis, write the essay, and revise—with a bunch of baby steps in between. When they’re done, students can view their fancily formatted essay and export it however they'd like. Read More »

Hearlihy Catalog a Drafter's Dream

Drafting requires many different tools to create precise, intricate designs. From compasses to architect scales and more, the April 2015 Hearlihy Drafting & Supplies catalog has everything a drafter needs. Choose from among numerous kits designed to meet a variety of classroom needs. Custom drafting kits can be created by ordering a combination of drafting tools and materials that the teacher can assemble into individualized sets for students. Read More »

Knowledge Delivery Systems and Michigan Virtual University Team Up

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) announced today that it is partnering with Michigan Virtual University® (MVU®), parent company of one of the country’s largest virtual schools serving Michigan’s K-12 education community, to re-launch courses from the KDS catalog in Michigan LearnPort’s® online learning management system. Read More »

Whitney Brothers Early Learning Furniture Products Achieve BIFMA Certification

Whitney Brothers, 111-year-old US manufacturer of IIDA award-winning wood furniture for Early Learning, a product category it invented, today announced its tables, chairs and other non-toy category products are certified to meet or exceed applicable ANSI / BIFMA standards, an important distinction that provides customers with a common, independent basis to evaluate the safety, durability, and structural adequacy of products. Read More »

Discovery Education and Metro Nashville Schools Expand Partnership

Discovery Education announced an expansion of its partnership with Tennessee's Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS). In the latest phase of this seven-year relationship, MNPS is providing middle school students districtwide with access to Discovery Education's Social Studies Techbook™ series... Read More »

MindPlay's Web-Based Reading Program for Special Needs Students

MindPlay showcased its CASE-endorsed reading solution for K-12 students with special needs, MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach (MVRC). MindPlay's web-based program uses personalized, adaptive technology, and direct, explicit instruction to help teach students with dyslexia and other special education students to read. Read More »

ABPathfinder Enhances Special Needs Software

ABPathfinder, Inc., developer of a cloud-based software tool to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of autism therapy, announces major operability enhancements to its award-winning software platform that helps therapists and special education teachers collect data and analyze performance. Read More »

FL Approves Carnegie Learning Mathematics Curricula

the Florida State Board of Education has approved Carnegie Learning’s middle school and Algebra I programs for use across the state. These programs include Carnegie Learning’s Middle School Math Series Courses 1, 2, and Pre-Algebra for grades 6-8, as well as its Algebra I program, which may be used in both middle and high schools. Read More »

New P21 Resource Empowers Parents to Help Kids Thrive

P21, the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, released a free online resource for parents - The Parents' Guide to 21st Century Learning and Citizenship - to help prepare kids for the future of citizenship, learning and the workforce. National PTA served as a family engagement advisor for the project. Read More »

Scenario Learning Launches ‘Exceptional Child’ PD System

Scenario Learning launched its Exceptional Child Online Professional Development System (Exceptional Child). The system provides on-demand, evidence-based special education training for all staff members who support students with disabilities. What makes Exceptional Child unique is the highly credentialed team of authors that has written every course. Read More »