Industry News

Discovery Education to host Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition

The K12 digital content and professional development provider will host this second annual event focusing on implementing effective, district-level digital transitions that prepare students for citizenship, college and careers.

Pearson's Open Badge Solution provides validated proof of qualifications and skills

The learning company released a new Open Badge platform called Acclaim, which gives organizations the ability to translate and recognize someone's professional achievements and learning outcomes.

Sunburst and Digital Directions ink partnership for HELP Math

The agreement establishes Sunburst Digital as the sole supplier in the U.S. of Digital Directions International’s HELP Math, an online math intervention program system.

ASCD releases four professional development publications

ASCD launched three new professional development books and a new ASCD Arias publication for educators.

SDE created reading standard mini-lesson framework

Staff Development for Educators (SDE) have developed a seminar based around the framework of mini-lessons to aid teachers with Common Core reading standards and systematically develop students' knowledge through reading.

TASB Risk Management Fund partners with Scenario Learning for online safety training

Texas Association of School Boards Risk Management Fund Members now have no-cost access to the SafeSchools and SafeColleges Staff Training Systems and a suite of 11 online safety courses.

ScholarCentric unveils new assessment of resiliency skills for grades 3-5

The new Success Highways Resiliency Assessments, geared for grades 3-5, enable educators to identify social-emotional factors that affect student performance.

Kickboard paper on better learning environments with student data

The white paper explores the variety of data points educators should collect and analyze, so as to make instructional decisions based on a “360-degree” understanding of the whole child.

DecisionEd selected by Ill. district to meet data analysis goals

DecisionEd has entered into an agreement with Community Unit School District 308 to deliver performance management solutions, implementing a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports.

Fuel Education debuts with integrated tools and content to personalize learning

Fuel Education marked its debut in the education technology market with a major platform capability that enables teachers to customize courses and to track student progress at a granular level.