Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/12/2014 - 2:11pm
At the International Reading Association’s (IRA) annual conference, elementary school teacher Janice Gowdy was honored as the 2014 “Literacy Legend”. The national contest, sponsored by myON and IRA, was created to honor educators that are promoting literacy in their classrooms, schools and beyond.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 05/11/2014 - 1:50pm
The Uncommon Thread and Scholastic Intervention Solutions have joined forces under a new name. The Uncommon Thread - Powered by Scholastic Intervention Solution will integrate eLearning's administrative tools with remote support developed at SIS and behavior therapy and consultation services provided by The Uncommon Thread.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 05/11/2014 - 12:56pm
Fuel Education is partnering with Missouri’s Grandview R-II School District to provide an online summer school solution for 7th through 12th grade students. Beginning early next month, students can opt to personalize their learning by enrolling in a course to get ahead, to take on an added challenge or to recover credit.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 05/11/2014 - 12:44pm
MIND Research Institute is sponsoring its first-ever Game-a-thon for K12 students. Following the theme “Math is Everywhere,” the Game-a-thon challenges students to design, build and share a game that features creative and unusual solutions to mathematical problems.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 1:43am
WIN Learning's system is being implemented in four Chicago area districts to help students develop academic and foundational skills. Dolton School District 149, Pembroke School District 259, Prairie Hills School District 144 and SPEED School District 802 recently purchased the web-based Personalized Career Readiness System.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/08/2014 - 11:47pm
Adobe Voice, a new animated video app for iPad from Adobe, enables users to create and share video stories by using a combination of recorded voice, imagery, music and motion graphics and effects. Adobe Voice is available for free from the Apple App Store and works with Adobe Creative Cloud.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:57pm
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is holding its Education Industry Summit this week. JDL Horizons, using its Internet streaming solution EduVision, will produce and stream three key sessions live through District Administration to a national audience on May 12 and 13.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/07/2014 - 3:16pm
Fuel Education is expanding its portfolio of more than 500 online and blended courses and titles for pre-K12 with over 25 new additions for the 2014-2015 school year. Multiple new math courses for middle and high school students, new career readiness electives and more have been added.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 4:16pm
Neuhaus Education Center, a nonprofit organization promoting reading success and literacy locally and nationally, has launched Neuhaus Academy. The program provides free self-paced, online programs with videos and phonetic instruction.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 4:10pm
Capstone is offering early access to a beta version of its pre-K3 research solution PebbleGo. PebbleGo 2.0 features a new interface optimized for the iPad, Android, Kindle Fire HD and other mobile devices, as well as enhancements to PebbleGo's Animals, Biographies, Earth and Space and Social Studies database modules.