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Discovery Education Presents Global, Virtual School Assembly from The National Archives

The signing of “The Great Charter,” or Magna Carta, was a revolutionary cornerstone in the British Constitution 800 years ago. On Monday 15 June, teachers and students across the globe are invited to celebrate the anniversary by participating in Discovery Education’s virtual experience to explore this key historical moment, presented in partnership with The National Archives in London and The National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C. Read More »

New App and Enhancements from Scientific Learning Corp.

Now, with a new app from Scientific Learning Corp., teachers can use their iPad or iPhone to monitor each student’s progress in real-time on the Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant™ online programs. In addition, with new motivational enhancements in every exercise of the Fast ForWord READING Series, students can easily see their own success and progress within each exercise so they’re motivated to excel. Read More »

Mackin's First Year Offering HarperCollins' 18,000 eBook Titles Proves Positive for Schools

Mackin Educational Resources announced that nearly one year after having formed a strategic partnership with HarperCollins Publishers, the inclusion and offering of their 18,000 eBook titles for PK-12 students has been a major success. Made available to all MackinVIA customers last fall, the publisher’s high-interest, bestselling eBook titles were a welcome addition to the nearly 350,000 digital titles Mackin offers. Read More »

Edmentum Online Courses Receive FL DOE Approval

Edmentum has received Florida Department of Education (DOE) approval of 26 courses for the 2015-16 school year. These courses, accessible through Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy, were approved under the inaugural Florida Approved Courses and Tests (FACT) Initiative...Edmentum's approval encompasses core, Advanced Placement®, world language, and, physical education courses. Read More »

Discovery Education and Georgia Public Broadcasting Renew Partnership

Discovery Education announced a three-year renewal of its 15-year partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) providing educators across Georgia access to dynamic digital content. Since the inception of the partnership, Georgia's educators and students have integrated more than 40 million digital learning objects from the Discovery Education Streaming service into instruction. Read More »

edWeb and Kaplan Early Learning Launch Classroom Management Community has partnered with Kaplan Early Learning Company to present Classroom Management for Early Learning, to help early childhood educators enhance the classroom environment to improve young children's learning. The community hosts online discussions that make it easy for educators to stay connected over time with fellow educators to share ideas, practices, examples, lesson plans, and resources. Read More »

Follett To Offer HarperCollins eBooks

Follett today announced it has launched a robust collection of nearly 18,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students through a strategic partnership with HarperCollins Publishers. Among the beloved HarperCollins classics that will be available are, "The Chronicles of Narnia" by C.S. Lewis and "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. Read More »

Britannica Connects Britannica School and ImageQuest for Expanded Search Results

Britannica Digital Learning has brought together two of its most popular educational products to make classroom work and research easier and more effective for students and teachers. Subscribers of both Britannica® School, a comprehensive classroom information source, and Britannica ImageQuest™ Read More »

2015 Digital Curriculum Strategy School Assessment Tool & Survey

A tool for all education executives, Curriculum and Technology Directors, the assessment locates where schools and districts stand on digital curriculum implementation. As a national survey of schools and districts, the Learning Counsel, a research institute and new media hub, will collect, analyze and summarize the findings and present them at their Annual Gathering and National Awards event in October. Read More »

Roll a WRO™ Strike with TETRIX®

If you aim to roll a strike in the 2015 World Robot Olympiad bowling game, be sure to start with the TETRIX® WRO™ Challenge Full Set. The new bowling game in the University Regular category has teams around the world striving to find the perfect combination of a powerful building system and a multifaceted microcontroller. Read More »