Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:14pm
Pitsco Education has awarded $500 scholarships to two 2013 Star Academy Program students who have found success in the acceleration program and embody its ideals. All finalists in the scholarship competition were nominated by teachers and administrators from Star Academy Programs across the country.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:12pm
This interactive, multi-platform math tool creates excitement, prepares students for high school, and builds a strong mathematical foundation. Educators can incorporate the StraightAce Learning math system into classroom activities or use as an effective homework management tool for their entire class.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:09pm
Leo's Pad was developed by educational researchers with Ph.D.'s from Stanford University and an animation team led by an Emmy Award-winning creative director. The new Parent's Pad will analyze learners' results using over 70 learning dimensions and will offer parents insights on how to help their child become a better learner.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:06pm
A memory retention system for vocabulary and developed from brain-based research, this program is based on the simple and fun practice of attaching what a person needs to learn (words) to what they already know.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:03pm
These engaging and effective texts carefully scaffold students up a gradual staircase of text complexity to build the foundational skills they need to access complex text in their native language.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 7:52pm
The randomized controlled trial of Playworks, a nonprofit organization that delivers a safe, healthy recess in low-income elementary schools in 22 U.S. cities, found that the program reduced bullying, enhanced feelings of safety at school, increased vigorous physical activity during recess, and provided more time for classroom teaching.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 7:44pm
The Bretford polyurethane edges are molded, which allows them to be formed into unique shapes. Available in reverse knife (Edge 18) and quarter round (Edge 19) styles, these edges are shaped on the user side and are flat on the remaining sides and back to allow them to fit closely together for a clean connection with other tables.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 7:39pm
More than two million users at over 35,000 schools and universities use Schoology’s collaborative interface to boost student engagement and streamline curriculum management. Schoology’s user-centric design and open integration platform helps schools of every type meet the individual needs of learners with powerful tools for instruction, assessment and communication.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 7:25pm
x2VOL, by intelliVOL, is a platform used by high schools to manage and report student service hours in private and public schools and districts nationwide students. This secure system allows school administrators to easily manage activities, post opportunities, and quickly track and approve student volunteer hours and service learning projects. Students benefit from a single, online source to manage and record the volunteering hours they give.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 1:22pm
With the launch of Common Core Assessments (CCA), Linkit! supports educators seeking ready-to-go assessments professionally crafted by one of the leading developers of educational content and curriculum in the world, Curriculum Concepts International.