Industry News

2/27/2014

2/27/2014

Teaching and learning app BoomWriter now features Common Core-aligned English Language Arts lesson plans. The lesson plans are free for teachers to use and cover a range of grades.

2/26/2014

2/26/2014

Child Trends conducted an extensive review of the research and evaluations underlying Integrated Student Support (ISS) approaches in K12 schools. ISS approaches promote academic success by securing and coordinating supports tailored to the specific needs of at-risk students.

2/26/2014

As part of the seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition, students can meet the team of artists who create Google’s doodles with a live virtual field trip highlighting the creative process and science behind Google’s logo transformation.

2/26/2014

The book provides practical routines and developmentally appropriate activities that foster an environment for young learners to master core kindergarten content along with the Common Core State Standards and show teachers how to conduct authentic assessments.

2/26/2014

Cree, Inc. is expanding its outdoor lighting portfolio with two new LED luminaires, which can cut energy consumption by 65 percent and nearly eliminate maintenance costs to replace outdated HID luminaires.

2/26/2014

Schneider Electric completed an energy savings performance contract with two local districts spanning 12 facilities and incorporating dozens of efficiency upgrades, saving the districts over $2.4 million in energy costs over the 15 year partnership.

2/25/2014

2/25/2014

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is partnering with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute copies of the film, book and study guide 12 Years a Slave to public high schools.

2/25/2014

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released a series of videos that spotlight key takeaways from the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Edition and CoSN’s accompanying annual Horizon Report: K-12 Edition Toolkit.

2/25/2014

The National Association of Elementary School Principals and TeacherLists.com, the National School Supply Lists Directory, announced a multi-year partnership to provide NAESP members a free solution to make back-to-school easier, faster and smarter for their school communities.

2/24/2014

2/24/2014

The new catalog offers more than 100 user-friendly courses developed by ASCD authors and experts available anytime, anywhere to educators, including 21 new PD Online courses.

2/21/2014

2/21/2014

The organization announced the new ASCD Professional Learning Services, enabling districts to receive greater customized professional development, available in on-site or blended solutions.

2/21/2014

Following a pilot program, Synergy Academies, a Los Angeles USD-affiliated urban charter, has continued to partner with PresenceLearning to expand the program to give online access to perform evaluations, manage student cases and conduct online therapy sessions.

2/21/2014

After the St. Mary Parish School System students using the Fast ForWord program achieved gains on the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) tests, the district began extending its use to all schools.

2/20/2014

2/20/2014

The developer is awarding the first of a year-long $250,000 grant program to Monroe Public Schools. Each month of 2014, Video Insight will award a school or college the equipment necessary to implement a video surveillance solution.

2/20/2014

CaseNEX, LLC announced that the Colorado Board of Education voted to include PALS and PALS espanol's inclusion on the Reading to Ensure Academic Development.

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