Industry News

3/3/2015

3/3/2015

Understanding Dyslexia, a new professional development program about dyslexia, has been launched by MindPlay as an online program that helps teachers identify and better understand students who have dyslexia.

3/2/2015

3/2/2015

As part of a new partnership, CTL and Securly are launching the CTL Education Chromebook with Securly to help school IT administrators meet CIPA compliance requirements. It offers a dashboard summary of student activity and a full audit trail of websites students have either visited or been blocked from accessing.

3/2/2015

Brook Forest Voices has created the BFV Audiobook Connection for public and private schools, a service designed to allow schools to offer audiobooks by streaming audio or on CD.

2/27/2015

2/27/2015

The Scandinavian online learning platform for developing early literacy is now launching in the U.S. The WriteReader app uses the Write to Read approach to help kids become readers by first teaching them to write.

2/27/2015

The state has added CEV Multimedia's iCEV as a state-approved curriculum for career and technical education programs. As part of the 2014-15 Instructional Materials Adoption, Mississippi schools can choose to implement iCEV’s seven family and consumer science courses and 11 business and marketing courses.

2/26/2015

2/26/2015

Following Egmont’s decision in January to close their U.S. office, Lerner Publishing Group purchased its remaining U.S. assets, totaling 100 titles.

2/26/2015

CLASS, an educational assessment and curriculum company founded by Jean Walling, has been acquired and integrated by SEAS Education to create a unified, test data-driven IEP solution.

2/26/2015

Curriculum Associates’ Ready TNCore Mathematics for grades K8 was selected by the State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission as an approved instructional program for Tennessee schools.

2/25/2015

2/25/2015

The two new Spanish-language reading series in print format are designed for K2 students. Text Connections en español helps Spanish speakers read, analyze and respond to key text types while Soluciones helps struggling readers with foundational skills and oral language development.

2/25/2015

Louisburg USD 416 and Kingman-Norwich USD 331 have selected the Skyward School Management System to streamline student information and business operations.

2/25/2015

HMH Education Services is a newly formed organization that will offer a comprehensive set of services to K12 districts, including technical planning, curriculum implementation guidance, districtwide data analysis, school improvement offerings and professional development.

2/24/2015

2/24/2015

Compass Learning's Pathblazer math and reading intervention solution and Hybridge blended learning solution have been enriched with more than 800 new digital learning activities that align to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers and Smarter Balanced Assessments.

2/24/2015

MyExcelTemplates.com has rolled out a variety of printable and customizable spreadsheets for teachers to use as worksheets and grade trackers.

2/23/2015

2/23/2015

Henry Mancini Arts Education, a new interactive curriculum created by Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center and its partners, contains 3,000 online dance, music, theatre and visual arts lessons delivered via digital platforms. Available in Fall 2015, the middle and high school lessons will be accessed through the Schoology learning management system.

2/23/2015

Vital Source Technologies, Inc. has been selected by MBS Textbook Exchange, Inc. to be the digital fulfillment vendor for all of its educational content. The agreement will span both the K12 and higher education markets, and will encompass all of the channels through which MBS will sell digital content, including MBS Direct, Textbooks.com and MBS Systems.

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