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Texas State Board of Education approves Discovery Education techbook

The Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook has been approved by the Texas State Board of Education for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process.

New partnership offers college search and tutoring information

Education Path Finder is partnering with Hype Athletics to provide their members with a free international college search tool, letting students search by location, programs, cost and more. Hype Athletics currently offers free tutoring, computer training, math support, drug free programs, reading and S.T.E.M.

Learners Edge launches new Edge Express workshops

Upon completion of the free, online Edge Express workshops, participants will receive a Learners Edge Certificate of Completion noting two hours of professional development. Topics range from Game On! Gaming in the Classroom to Introversion is 'In': Working with Introverts.

PTBoard launches as new productivity website

PTBoard is a free mobile-accessible website that allows users to efficiently create and post school directories, fundraisers and school announcements and official forms in addition to sharing documents, photos, discussions, calendars and emergency notifications in one location.

New digital safety module launched by Discovery Education and Intel Security

The two companies have released a new self-paced, interactive digital safety module for students ages 8-11 focusing on cybersecurity as part of the Intel Security Digital Safety Program.

Chalkable brings classroom tools to STI's flagship student information system

STI integrated Chalkable classroom management tools for teachers within its flagship InformationNOW student information system. This integration removes the need for double entry of data by teachers and provides automatic reporting of grades and assignments.

New curriculum products prepare students with special needs

Mayer-Johnson, a Tobii Dynavox company, introduced Boardmaker Instructional Solutions, three curricular programs designed to offer research-based instruction for students with special needs.

myON adds National Geographic Kids content to digital platform

Thirty titles from National Geographic Kids have been added to myON's online, personalized literacy environment, including Spies of the Mississippi and How to Get Rich on a Texas Cattle Drive.

School Specialty phonics program optimized for mobile devices

EPS Literacy and Intervention's Explode The Code phonics program, a multisensory program geared toward improving literacy, is now optimized for iPad and Android devices.

Pearson releases tablet-based interactive assessment

TELL (Test of English Language Learning) leverages an automated scoring technologies to give teachers quick access to the information they need to inform instruction, while providing district leaders with the data they need to meet state and federal reporting requirements.