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Pitsco STEM Labs and Higher Scores Go Hand-in-Hand

According to a study by Curriculum Specialist Daniel Cox and Dr. Kristin Pierce, both of Volusia County (FL) School District, students enrolled in Pitsco STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs between 2008 and 2013 scored significantly higher in science, math, and reading than their peers who did not take STEM courses. Read More »

Wonder Workshop Streamlines Coding Instruction Through Touch App

While the economic demand for computer science skills continues to surge, introducing coding to the classroom can be an intimidating overture for teachers without a technical background. To ease this transition, Wonder Workshop, creators of smart robots that teach students the basics of coding, has developed a new version of the Blockly touch app in consultation with education experts. Read More »

CT District Partners with InfoSnap To Launch a Customized Online Registration Solution

Somers School District in Connecticut will transition from a paper-based system to an online solution for student registration. InfoSnap will customize an intuitive solution to collect and manage student data, streamlining this process for school administrators and increasing family satisfaction. Read More »

Parchment Helps Learners Exchange 20 Million Academic Credentials

On July 20, Parchment, a leading academic credential management company, facilitated the exchange of its 20 millionth credential request. For 12 years, millions of learners across the United States have relied on Parchment to safely and securely facilitate the delivery of their academic credentials to higher education institutions, employers, licensing boards and other associations. Read More »

Mackin and SymbalooEDU Partnership

Mackin Educational Resources announced a new partnership integration with SymbalooEDU, the online resource management tool. MackinVIA customers that also have a Symbaloo premium account can now include their Mackin eBooks with their blended content Symbaloo webmixes. Read More »

Edgenuity's Instructional Services Now Pre-Approved by NCAA

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, announced today that it has been awarded "cleared" status by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) after undergoing an extended evaluation period. Edgenuity's Instructional Services program is now pre-approved to be used by student-athletes to fulfill their academic requirements. Read More »

TETRIX® Robots Dominate at 2015 SkillsUSA® Competition

Teams utilizing the TETRIX® Building System took the top spots in the Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) event at the national SkillsUSA® competition. The SkillsUSA 2015 National Leadership and Skills Conference was held the last week of June in Louisville, Kentucky. Eighteen teams competed in USAR: 16 high school and two postsecondary. Read More »

Kaplan Early Learning's New Augmented Reality Tool for PreK and Elementary Classrooms

Kaplan Early Learning Company announced today that it will now offer a new series of augmented reality learning tools for pre-kindergarten and elementary classrooms. Letters alive®, Storybooks alive® and Math alive® are full-year, supplemental solutions that support reading and math development through augmented reality lessons and activities. Read More »

PhET® Interactive Simulations and metacog Announce Partnership

metacog and PhET Interactive Simulations have entered into a partnership offering an integrated package of PhET's next-generation interoperable simulations along with metacog's streaming data ingest and analytics platform. this bundle will enable the creation of virtual science labs and online assessments where authentic student performance can be scored in real-time. Read More »

MackinVIA and Clever Make The Perfect Connection

Mackin Educational Resources announced today that MackinVIA ™, their proprietary Digital Resource Management System, now has an application connector available in Instant Login, a single login education-tech application from Clever. Instant Login,available to any and all K-12 districts, provides a way for schools to easily link their learning technology applications to students in a secure environment with strong encryption and third-party audits Read More »