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Method Schools Leverage Fuel Ed Solutions To Accelerate Achievement

Offering an innovative blended model of learning-combining online curriculum, project-based learning, face-to-face instruction, and flexible scheduling-Method Schools, a public charter school system in Southern California, began operations this school year. Just a few months after opening, some students were realizing gains of up to two and three grade levels, Read More »

Laser Classroom's Free Light Class for Teachers

Laser Classroom, an innovator in light-based education, is launching a free self-paced 5-week online course designed for educators who want to teach children ages 6-14 about the science of light. The course will train in age-specific curriculum, including a flexible array of hands-on experiment options utilizing Laser Classroom's Light Blox Kit. Read More »

ParentSquare Adds One-to-One Messaging

ParentSquar eannounces the launch of a new one-to-one messaging feature designed to establish private two-way messaging between schools and parents. The new one-to-one messaging feature creates a written trail of communication among all parties and includes private messages that can be accessed from email, text messages and mobile apps while offering an all-in-one tool for parent communication. Read More »

Kajeet Helps Educators Manage Student Internet at Home

Kajeet announces its latest Education Broadband™ program designed to help educators better manage their students’ home broadband connectivity. Now, districts and schools can fully leverage Kajeet’s expertise in designing and deploying safe solutions with its Kajeet Managed Education Broadband program. Read More »

Shmoop Releases Full Texts wit Embedded Analysis

Shmoop has released the full texts of classic novels, plays, and short stories found on every high school syllabus. Students can read the texts in their entirety and if they come up against a challenging passage, they'll be directed to explanatory summaries and close-reading analysis of the quote. Read More »

Carolina Science Online Used in Over 10,000 Classrooms

Carolina Biological Supply Company's digital science platform, Carolina Science Online, is now being used in over 10,000 classrooms in the U.S. Responding to customer requests and insights, Carolina Biological Supply began offering digital content for science education in 2010. These digital assets can stand alone or be used complimentary to Carolina's traditional hands-on kits. Read More »

Edmentum Courses Receive Virginia DOE Approval

Edmentum has received approved for 67 additional EdOptions Academy courses in the Commonwealth of Virginia by the Department of Education. With many online course providers to choose from, districts use these approvals to confirm course quality and rigor and alignment to standards and to ensure the efficacy of courseware products. Read More »

IMS Initiative To Create Interoperable Assessment Ecosystem

IMS Global Learning Consortium announces the formation of the Executive Board on Assessment (EBA). The EBA’s mission is to set industry direction for years to come and to accelerate the transition to e-assessment by building on the success of the QTI®v2 (Question & Test Interoperability® v2) and APIP® (Accessible Portable Item Profile®) standards... Read More »

TabPilot Expands School MDM Features for iOS

In February, TabPilot released the iOS version of the Tablet Manager MDM suite into public beta, offering key MDM features including integration with Apple's Device Enrollment Program (DEP) and Volume Purchase Program (VPP). Today, the company expanded the offering with new features for both classroom teachers and IT administrators. Read More »

Turning Technologies Signs Pledge to Safeguard Student Privacy

Turning Technologies has joined the growing list of education service providers to sign the Student Privacy Pledge. Introduced by the Future of Privacy Forum and the Software & Information Industry Association, the pledge is a commitment by school service providers to safeguard student privacy regarding the collection, maintenance and use of student personal information. Read More »