Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/04/2014 - 2:45pm
GuideK12 launched SchoolSearch, an online communication tool that districts can provide to parents for more informed decisions on school locations and boundaries and program selection.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:06pm
Blackboard Inc. and Chegg, Inc. launched a partnership that will allow Chegg's self-directed learning services – Chegg Study, Chegg Tutors, and Chegg Career Center – to be accessible within Blackboard Inc.'s teaching and learning environment.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 11/03/2014 - 1:51pm
Lesson plans and a curriculum for sixth through eighth grade teachers are available from Outliers Publishing for close reading activities from the book, Ingredients of Young Outliers: Achieving Your Most Amazing Future.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 11/02/2014 - 11:55pm
SkillsUSA is welcoming middle-school members into the national organization for the first time starting with the current school year. Middle-school students will now be eligible to join local SkillsUSA chapters in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 11/02/2014 - 11:50pm
Districts who use Peachjar will now have the ability to use their mobile apps, powered by ParentLink, to provide streamlined eflyer distribution to parents.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 11/02/2014 - 11:43pm
Researchomatic updated its theses and dissertations section with new research-based topics on more than 1000 subject areas, including medical school, economics and nature.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:29am
The New Mexico Public Education Department has approved Common Core Coach for high school instruction in American literature, world literature and composition throughout the state. Developed by Triumph Learning, districts can implement the learning program for supplemental instruction and assessment beginning January 1.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:21am
The 5-year grant from the Wallace Foundation will be utilized by the Iowa district to improve principal effectiveness with Learning Sciences International by targeting professional development and implementation of the Marzano District Leader and School Leader Evaluation Models.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:13am
Insight Education Group released two new tools as part of its cloud-based ADVANCE platform. ADVANCEcalibrate's calibration exercises with master-scored videos and ADVANCElearn's interactive e-learning for teachers work with the video-based ADVANCEfeedback observation tool.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:52am
The California district, which has been using the Schoology Learning Management System, has purchased the enterprise version of Schoology. The new districtwide system provides additional analytics, integration with San Juan USD’s student information system, and administrative features.