Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 4:35pm
The Word Monsters uses phonics, interactive animation, activities, and additional optional instruction in a quirky narrative environment to give children a rich and engaging introduction to reading.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 4:31pm
“Put kids first!” was the battle cry at this morning’s rally, leading up to the hearing where the justices will listen to attorneys from the State of Louisiana and Institute for Justice argue in support of the constitutionality of the scholarship program’s funding mechanism.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:23pm
Casio, in conjunction with Clemson University – Casio’s Center of Academic Training – developed the Fostering Education Series, a collection of research-based books and education workbooks designed to empower educators and help foster a positive student-centered learning environment for math and science instruction through the use of appropriate tools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:19pm
In order to help afterschool programs maximize physical activity participation, SPARK has just launched a new version of their research-based Afterschool (AS) Program.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:14pm
Students using the award-winning digital learning solution Wowzers® will soon enjoy an even more engaging experience, as the company unveils several new sound features at this year’s ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Chicago.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:09pm
Acer America debuts new Acer C7 Chromebook models for its commercial customers, especially schools looking for a way to enhance student learning with technology that is affordable and impactful.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:06pm
Public and private schools and school districts can purchase a school license that allows access to the Recess Lab videos.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 4:00pm
The latest study of New Jersey’s Abbott Preschool Program shows that children in the state’s most disadvantaged communities who participate in the pre-K program make significant gains in literacy, language, math and science through 4th and 5th grade. These findings build on previous results from kindergarten entry and at second grade follow-up.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:53pm
Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions and Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), a leader in computer adaptive assessments that measure academic growth independent of grade, today announced the creation of a powerful new integration that will be available later this year.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:44pm
Each evaluation funded under Striving Readers—a discretionary grant program focused on improving the reading achievement of middle and high school-age students—was shown to meet the highest standards of scientific evidence, as defined by IES’ What Works Clearinghouse, an achievement that only 6% of studies reviewed have realized.