Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 4:43pm
The results of a scientific research study on Benchmark Education's Benchmark Literacy reading program among K6 students in several Virginia schools showed that the program helped 11 percent more students score proficient or advanced on Virginia's SOL test than their state’s average.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:14pm
HUMAN is now an Official Service Partner of the National School Boards Association, which will allow HUMAN to work with member state associations on complying with the USDA's new Smart Snacks In School rules, which go into effect on July 1, 2014.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 4:04pm
Reading Rainbow (RR) and Kindermusik International (KI) are partnering to combine KI’s research-based musical learning curriculum with RR’s mobile reading service in a digital library available on tablet devices with new digital content.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 2:23pm
According to a recent San Francisco State University study, Individualized Education Plan goals written with the support of Goalbook contained two and a half times more information for planning and measuring a student’s success.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 4:16pm
Leading up to its WindSenator teacher training to be held in St. Paul, MN on June 23-27, KidWind is offering scholarships for educators, sponsored by the Department of Energy, the XCEL Energy Windsource Program and EDP Renewables.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:30pm
Allegion PLC announced its 2014 lineup, including training courses, seminars, webinars, trade shows and K12 conference meetings. Two options include the “School Locking Hardware” for administrators and the Power Hour Webinar Series.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 2:19pm
EdStart.com announced that it has acquired ExitTicket from Leadership Public Schools, a charter network of four San Francisco Bay urban high schools. The system was designed directly in the classroom to accelerate student performance.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 1:36pm
Let’s Play, a community partnership led by Dr Pepper Snapple Group, recently received an $11 million commitment to KaBOOM! and Good Sports. Running through 2016, it includes $10 million to build new playgrounds or improve existing playgrounds and $1 million to partner with Good Sports.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:00am
The nonprofit organization released its K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum, a research-based, modular and standards-aligned resource, as a set of 8 free interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available for free on iBooks.