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IL Districts Choose Skyward School Business Suite

Two Illinois school districts have designated Skyward, an industry leading K-12 school administrative software provider, to improve business operations within their districts. The School Business Suite from Skyward will help Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 (CSD46) and Lyons School District 103 reduce costs and improve district-wide efficiencies. Read More »

Triumph Learning Announces Common Core Coach In Spanish

Triumph Learning announces the Spanish edition of the Common Core Coach program. Developed for dual language instruction and two-way immersion classrooms, Tutor de Estándares Comunes, Artes del lenguaje, features Spanish-language support to help native speakers in grades three through five master language arts skills and strategies emphasized by Common Core State Standards. Read More »

ST Math Creates Significant Gains in State Test Scores

Just one year of education technology in classrooms can move a school that was performing at the 50th percentile in the state up to the 66th percentile in the state according to a study released today by the independent education research firm WestEd and the nonprofit MIND Research Institute. Read More »

Flocabulary's Hip-Hop Video Series Teaches Financial Literacy

Flocabulary announced a new content series for teaching financial literacy. The collection of 12 hip-hop videos and accompanying classroom activities supports lessons on budgeting, college loans, credits cards and other financial literacy topics. Flocabulary produced the videos in partnership with The City University of New York (CUNY) and the NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC). Read More »

TenMarks Math Teach, for New Math Standards

TenMarks Education—an Amazon company—today announced the launch of TenMarks Math Teach, a professional development, preparatory, and in-class resource for teachers. TenMarks Math Teach is focused initially on Grades 2-6, with instructional resources for 12 core standards available at no cost to teachers starting November 20. Read More »

Learning Upgrade Offers Free Access to Online Curriculum

If your students need support in math and reading but your district doesn't have the budget to provide more resources, what can you do? Two schools - one junior high and one elementary school - have come up with a creative solution to this common problem. They're using free licenses offered by Learning Upgrade, an online curriculum with catchy songs and engaging videos to teach students math and reading skills. Read More »

How Do Kids Prefer To Learn? Compass Learning Data Show Diversity of Preferences

Compass Learning, a leader in learning acceleration, released the results of a study exploring the learning preferences of more than 100,000 K-12 students in the United States. The data show that students’ learning needs have become increasingly more diverse over the past five years and, as a result, teachers face greater challenges individualizing instruction to accelerate student growth. Read More »

Odysseyware High School Equivalency Test Prep Courses Available

Odysseyware has launched three brand new test prep courses. Courses are now available for the 2014 GED®, HiSET® and TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion™. Each course provides students with the instruction, practice and assessment they need to succeed on these equivalency tests. The courses also include embedded review and practice opportunities, along with study tips and concept review videos. Read More »

WIN Learning's Career Readiness System Is Foundation of District's Career Program

Pomona Unified School District's Adult and Career Education Program has secured accreditation from the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The Pomona program exceeded the expectation of the COE and received a six-year term, the maximum awarded, in part because of its comprehensive implementation of the WIN Career Readiness System developed by WIN Learning. Read More »

D.C. Public Schools Expands STEM Curriculum

Lockheed Martin and the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) today announced a new multi-million dollar, multi-year grant to support the expansion of college and career-focused science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs for all DCPS schools. The STEM curriculum is offered through Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the nation's leading provider of K-12 STEM programs. Read More »