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Tales2Go Combats the Summer Reading Slide

Tales2Go Inc. has just released the white paper, Stopping the Summer Learning Slide - Using Audio Books to Help At Risk Students. The white paper originates from a pilot Tales2Go did with Horizons of Greater Washington, and was authored by Katherine Orlando, a teacher at St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School, who taught in the Horizons DC program this past summer. Read More »

Tell-a-Teacher Referral Program Rewards Educators

TeacherLists.com changes the antiquated process of asking for supplies and is now offering a new program to help fulfill educators' needs for supplies - The Tell-a-Teacher referral program. This program rewards both the referring and referred teachers with free school supplies for posting lists to TeacherLists.com. Read More »

Edgenuity Enhancing Instructional Services Suite

Edgenuity is helping schools and districts use online and blended learning to ensure an engaging, student-centered educational experience through a robust set of Instructional Services offerings that can be customized to accommodate a wide variety of programs and settings. Read More »

Online Resources in Direct Response to Student Feedback

An early decision by FactCite: Lincoln Library Online to include an anonymous "Would you like to comment on this article?" link at the bottom of every entry has been critical to the site's success. The wealth of feedback offered by digital users has given FactCite editors a chance to develop content directly in response to student requests. Depending on the scope of the inquiry, articles often are expanded or added in a matter of hours. Read More »

HMH Announces Collections ©2015

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt today introduced Collections ©2015, an innovative, new English Language Arts program for students in grades 6-12. Built to meet the rigorous expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Collections propels the traditional literature anthology into the future with a multifaceted digital approach to prepare students for college, career and beyond. Read More »

New Publishers Using Lexile Measures

MetaMetrics announced that, in the second quarter of 2013, 24 new publishing partners have signed on to provide Lexile® measures for their content. A Lexile measure offers valuable information regarding text complexity that helps readers select reading materials based on their unique reading ability and goals. Read More »

Triumph Learning Introduces ACT Materials in All Subjects

ACT Coach, a new three-subject series—English, Reading, and Writing; Mathematics; and Science—covers all the bases to ensure thorough preparation for the challenging ACT. Teachers will find total coverage of ACT topics and focused review of the material students are likely to encounter on test day. Read More »

GA, UT Boards of Education Approve WriteSteps

WriteSteps announced that their research-based, award-winning, digital and print, 100 percent K-5 Common Core writing and grammar program, has been approved by both the Georgia State Board of Education and the Utah State Board of Education to be included on their state curriculum adoption lists. Read More »

Net Texts Makes It Easy To Replace Textbooks with OER Courses

Net Texts today announces ready-made courses for math, science, social studies, and English for grades 6-12. These OER Textbook Replacement Courses give middle and high school teachers a quick and easy way to replace heavy, static and expensive textbooks — and bring engaging multimedia content to tech-savvy students. Read More »

SEG Measurement Forms Task Force on Effectiveness Research

SEG Measurement announced the formation of a Task Force charged with developing guidelines for use by school buyers in evaluating instructional products and services based on efficacy research results.The Task Force was assembled to combat the fact that while many of purchasing decisions are well informed, far too many purchases of instructional materials are made based on limited evidence of product efficacy. Read More »