Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:09pm
January 30, 2013 LearningStation™, a leading provider of customizable K-12 student assessment software is pleased to announce the launch of its High School Item Bank, providing districts with ACT Prep and EOC Assessment content.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 4:39pm
Super Duper Publications has released the 2nd Edition of The Processing Program – Levels1, 2 and 3. Level 1 helps children listen to and process increasingly complex directions and concepts, while Levels 2 and 3 helps students to increase their language-processing skills by using sets of picture-identification tasks.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 4:34pm
To help school leaders learn about the use of web technology to improve access to occupational therapy (OT) services, PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, February 5th at 1 pm ET (10 am PT). Titled “Online Occupational Therapy: Really?!”, the webinar will explore the use of teletherapy to help meet the growing need for schools to provide clinical services such as OT for special needs students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 4:31pm
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) recently chose Northeast Foundation For Children, Inc. (NEFC), developer of the Responsive Classroom® approach, as its elementary school professional development provider in support of its social and emotional learning initiative.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 4:26pm
Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, is honoring four of its visionary K-12 education customers with the Enterasys Exemplary School Award for having demonstrated their educational commitment to implementing a personalized 21st century learning environment.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 9:19am
The Georgia Department of Education has awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) certification to the Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Kennesaw Mountain High School.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 9:04am
The U.S. Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse has issued a report validating research that Pearson’s enVisionMATH elementary school curriculum increases student achievement above and beyond other K-6 math programs.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 9:00am
Using an innovative financing approach, the Muenster, Texas, Independent School District (ISD) partnered with NextEra Energy Solutions to upgrade lighting, replace aging HVAC equipment, and deliver a significantly improved educational environment for Muenster ISD students.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 8:57am
Macmillan Publishers, one of the largest and best-known international publishing groups, announced last week an agreement to make a collection of popular eBooks available to libraries via OverDrive before the end of the first quarter.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 10:08am
An innovative field trip safety measure is being piloted by National Heritage Academies at four of its charter schools.
The four National Heritage Academies that are participating in the pilot program are Emerson Academy in Dayton, Ohio; Greensboro Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina; Knapp Charter Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Walton Charter Academy in Pontiac, Michigan.
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