Industry News

1/10/2014

1/10/2014
With the countdown to the Winter Games in full swing, Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, is calling all teachers and families to pledge January 2014 as "Get Book Fit" Month, and encourage their kids to train their brains by reading more books.

1/9/2014

1/9/2014
ASCD’s Instagram profile will show educators worldwide a behind-the-scenes look at ASCD, while providing free motivation and professional development through pictures and videos.
1/9/2014
In another exciting development, Sye announced that First Book, the international nonprofit social enterprise that provides access to new books and educational resources for programs and educators serving children in need, has now joined the Fast Break for Reading Team.
1/9/2014
These apps target the skills that are most essential for achievement in Reading and Mathematics and motivate students to develop these skills through the power of game design.
1/9/2014
PresenceLearning’s award-winning online OT service allows students to connect with remotely located occupational therapists while remaining at their school site or wherever they are receive instruction.

1/8/2014

1/8/2014
This is the era of the edupreneur, when being a K12 or higher ed professional can mean anything from cofounding a start-up with excess of $50 million in funding or launching a venture that uses the Kickstarter model to fund classrooms and libraries in at-risk communities in the U.S. and abroad. The 30 Under 30 in education are in the forefront of this revolution.
1/8/2014
During the past three years, myON has experienced unprecedented growth, ripe with industry awards and honors as well as development and statistical milestones, but supporting more than 3 million students surpasses any honor that can be given.
1/8/2014
To commemorate its third birthday, myON, a business unit of Capstone, is excited to announce that more than 3 million learners nationwide are reading on the myON platform.
1/8/2014
Since stepping down as CEO of Digital Chocolate in 2012, Trip Hawkins, who founded video game company Electronic Arts, has been focusing his attention on If You Can Company, a start-up that creates educational anti-bullying games for 6- to 12-year-olds.
1/8/2014
All K-12 Discovery Education Science Techbook courses were adopted by the state, with 100% coverage of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and English Language Proficiency standards.
1/8/2014
Three numbers are written on the board in Doug Poland's classroom at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Va.: two, four and six. "You have one guess to figure out the rule," he tells his advanced placement computer science class.
1/8/2014
Thanks to the new and improved Math Shack, students have a personal trainer to help them bulk up their brains so they’re strong enough to face the SATs and ACTs.
1/8/2014
Easily searchable libraries of documentation allow site visitors to quickly locate specific files, including data sheets, engineering specifications and drawings.

1/7/2014

1/7/2014
Before the radio chat, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan will address the Berkeley students to discuss current research activities on the orbiting laboratory and how a STEM curriculum could help students join the next generation of explorers
1/7/2014
This recognition also marks the fourth year in a row that Lexia’s technology-based reading programs have been honored by educators as a District Administration Top 100 product.

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