Industry News

Lauren Williams's picture

Follett launches new release of FollettShelf

The new release of FollettShelf provides schools with universal access to quality K-12 eContent in a consistent virtual learning space that promotes critical thinking skills through reading, studying and note taking.

Lauren Williams's picture

Minerva Schools at KGI names Dr. Daniel J. Levitin as dean of arts & humanities

He joins Minerva from McGill University where he is the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Director of the Laboratory for Music Cognition, Perception, and Expertise.

Lauren Williams's picture

TCEA and myON announce personalized digital literacy partnership

It is a cornerstone of their organization to provide members with state-of-the-art support through conferences, workshops, professional development, and newsletters as well as collaboration with higher education and businesses to promote and integrate technology in the classroom.

Lauren Williams's picture

New game app from Dig-It! Games turns excavation sites into interactive puzzles

The puzzle app virtually transports players 11 and older to excavation sites in Central America to carefully collect more than 40 historically accurate artifacts.

Lauren Williams's picture

Challenges in readiness persist among US high school grads

The research-based ACT College Readiness Benchmarks specify the minimum score students must earn on each of the four subject tests that make up the ACT® college readiness assessment (English, math, reading, and science) to have about a 75 percent chance of earning a grade of C or higher in a typical credit-bearing first-year college course in that subject area.

Lauren Williams's picture

Discovery Education announces 2013 Discovery Educator Network Gurus

The DEN Guru program recognizes educators who have distinguished themselves as thought leaders through their work in transforming teaching and learning with digital content and educational technologies.

Lauren Williams's picture

Spellex announces the release of Spellex DictationTM

Spellex Dictation allows users to easily dictate and correctly spell healthcare, legal, and BioScientific and engineering words and phrases.

Lauren Williams's picture

Pearson continues free availability of Virtual Nerd Math Tutorials

The searchable library of tutorials correlates to academic courses of study in Grades 6-8 Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and Geometry, and is aligned to the Common Core, SAT Math topics and ACT Math topics. Each video is tagged with searchable keywords and connects to background tutorials as well.

Lauren Williams's picture

Communities in schools spotlights schools, communities and unsung heroes

The new annual Communities In Schools Awards of Excellence additionally recognize and honor local affiliates for exemplary work in schools and communities where they are making a difference each day to ensure the students they serve have the resources and supports to be successful in school and in life.

Lauren Williams's picture

Children petition for their right to study: Whole school raises grades by 1 full grade-point

Unlike the common misconception that kids these days are not interested in school, student Timothy Decatur-Luker of Madison, VA, and students from Maeser Prep Academy in Orem, UT are breaking the stereotype.

Pages