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Pearson Launches Connected Mathematics Project 3

Pearson announced Connected Mathematics Project 3 (CMP3), the next generation of its inquiry-based middle grades math program, built to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and the Eight Standards for Mathematical Practice. Connected Mathematics embodies the Common Core, and offers a carefully curated suite of technology tools that actively engages students in understanding and making meaning of mathematical content. Read More »

Amplify Partners with Core Knowledge

Amplify Learning is pleased to announce it has signed an exclusive license agreement with the Core Knowledge Foundation for 20-year rights to its widely respected Core Knowledge Language Arts program for grades for K–3. Through this partnership with Core Knowledge, Amplify Learning will develop and market to schools nationwide a unique, effective reading and language arts program for grades K–3 that will expand to include grades 4 and 5. Read More »

Benesse America Offers StraightAce Math Pilot

StraightAce Learning, a powerful digital learning system for middle school students, is offering one-month pilot programs of StraightAce Math to educators. This interactive, multi-platform math tool creates excitement, prepares students for high school, and builds a strong mathematical foundation. Educators can incorporate the StraightAce Learning math system into classroom activities or use as an effective homework management tool for their entire class. Read More »

53 of Iowa’s Districts Adopt Tales2Go

Tales2Go Inc., the leading provider of streaming audiobooks for the K-8 marketplace is pleased to announce that Iowa’s largest Area Education Agency, Heartland AEA, added Tales2Go audiobooks to their MackinVIA™ eResource portal. Students at each of the Elementary, Middle School and Junior High Schools within Heartland AEA will now have instant and unlimited access to thousands of streaming audiobooks. Read More »

Diocese of St. Petersburg To Implement Rediker Software

The Diocese of St. Petersburg has selected Rediker Software’s student information system – Administrator’s Plus® – to be used throughout the entire diocese. The comprehensive data management system includes Diocesan Manager and hundreds of features that will help the diocesan office and individual schools manage student and staff data more efficiently and effectively. Read More »

Schoolwires® and Project Tomorrow Help Districts Engage with the “New Digital Parent”

To help K-12 districts connect and communicate more deeply with their K-12 communities, Schoolwires and Project Tomorrow are delivering a series of online events and articles on the topic of the “new digital parent”. The series will present ground breaking research from the organization’s 2012 Speak Up surveys. Also presenting at each event will be K-12 educators who will provide real-world examples and best practices to engage digital parents. Read More »

Education Elements Triples Its Portfolio

Education Elements, the leader in building Blended Classrooms that help schools integrate instructional practice and technology, announced that it has added over two-dozen new digital content and application partners to the ecosystem of educational products that integrate with its Hybrid Learning Management System (HLMS). Read More »

Next Generation of Pearson Science Programs Underway

Pearson has assembled a Science Teacher Advisory Board to provide first-hand support during the transition to the new standards. Science faculty representing 20 states will be working with the Pearson teams to help teachers with this monumental transition. Pearson is immediately offering a range of training to help science teachers, administrators, and parents familiarize themselves with the NGSS. Meanwhile, Pearson is creating the next generation of its print and digital science programs to support the new science standards. Read More »

New Tech Network High School Graduates Achieve Higher College Persistence Rates

New Tech Network (NTN), a subsidiary of KnowledgeWorks, today released its 2013 Report Card showing that graduates from NTN high schools across the country are more likely to attend college and, once enrolled, persist in college at higher rates than the national average (17 percent higher for four-year colleges and 46 percent higher at two-year colleges). Read More »

Free, Research-Based Curriculum From ReadWorks

, more than 300,000 teachers serving six million students in all 50 states around the country already have a solution that will help their students build the reading comprehension skills requisite to meet the Common Core State Standards. They are using ReadWorks, a proven research-based, Common Core-aligned program for grades K-6 that improves teacher effectiveness and raises student achievement in reading comprehension. Read More »