Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:29am
The New Mexico Public Education Department has approved Common Core Coach for high school instruction in American literature, world literature and composition throughout the state. Developed by Triumph Learning, districts can implement the learning program for supplemental instruction and assessment beginning January 1.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:21am
The 5-year grant from the Wallace Foundation will be utilized by the Iowa district to improve principal effectiveness with Learning Sciences International by targeting professional development and implementation of the Marzano District Leader and School Leader Evaluation Models.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:13am
Insight Education Group released two new tools as part of its cloud-based ADVANCE platform. ADVANCEcalibrate's calibration exercises with master-scored videos and ADVANCElearn's interactive e-learning for teachers work with the video-based ADVANCEfeedback observation tool.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:52am
The California district, which has been using the Schoology Learning Management System, has purchased the enterprise version of Schoology. The new districtwide system provides additional analytics, integration with San Juan USD’s student information system, and administrative features.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:51pm
Blackboard Inc. released a tablet app designed to improve faculty workflow around assignments and track student submissions. Through Bb Grader, teachers and faculty can easily track, sort and grade student assignments across multiple courses directly from their iOS tablets.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:22pm
Securly’s Securly for Parents offers granular reporting and real-time alerts for parents to see their kids' browsing activities. The weekly reports can help parents find out about online activities, searches, social network use and more.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:55pm
KidsCOOK Productions debutedKickinNutrition.TV (KNTV), a new online health and wellness curriculum for grades four through eight. KNTV is a flexible plug-and-play solution that supports blended, flipped and project-based learning models to educate students to make healthier food and exercise choices.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:35pm
Honeywell's new commercial wireless fire alarm solution has been released to protect challenging applications, high-cost installations and building expansions. The Smart Wireless Integrated Fire Technology detectors and modules integrate with fire alarm systems from Fire-Lite Alarms, Gamewell-FCI and NOTIFIER.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 3:44pm
Under a new collaboration between Texas Instruments and The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the two will develop practical ideas and classroom activities to help teachers with new classroom lessons for middle grades through high school.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 3:36pm
Positive Attendance is a new feature from Skyward that automates attendance and enables schools to locate, track and moderate students within the building during the school day. Two Wisconsin-based schools have implemented Positive Attendance, which gives students the power to mark themselves present, not absent.