Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 1:13am
To supplement special education services in Louisiana, the state’s Supplemental Course Academy has added PresenceLearning’s online speech and occupational therapy services to its course catalog. Students can register for year- or semester-long services to receive speech and occupational therapy funded through their Supplemental Course Allocation.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:59am
Achieve has launched Student Assessment Inventory for School Districts, an audit tool which will enable district leaders to take stock of how many assessments are administered throughout a school year and for what purposes they give assessments.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:34am
Premier Literacy released Version 16 of its flagship suite of Accessibility Software, now including the launch of Premier Cloud Connect to directly link students, their learning tools and essential content to the Cloud via Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive services.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 11:43pm
Two new education nonprofits have adopted Torsh Inc.'s TALENT platform. Teaching Trust will utilize the product in its leadership development programs to capture and share on-the-job video while Breakthrough Collaborative will incorporate TALENT this summer into its Breakthrough Birmingham and Breakthrough Oakland locations.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 11:22pm
Franklin Special, Tipton County and Sevier County School Districts have designated Skyward as their student information system vendor beginning this fall.Tennessee selected Skyward as a preferred Student Information System vendor to maximize the collection and reporting of student data and information.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:17am
Edgenuity has released its new Algebra I, a full-year course focuses on the Common Core model pathway for algebra. The program is designed to deepen students’ understanding of linear and exponential functions and develop fluency in writing and solving one-variable equations and inequalities.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:09am
Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools and Discovery Education are expanding their 10-year partnership. In this new phase of collaboration, Discovery Education will present the largest professional development event in the school system’s history, as well as provide students access to Discovery Education Science Techbook in the 2014-2015 school year.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:02am
PlascoTrac's new cloud-based incident management solution, Hero, has been selected by Horry County Schools in Myrtle Beach, S.C., to help streamline the process of creating, approving and reporting incidents within its schools using the Incident Manager module of PlascoTrac's PowerSchool.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:36pm
The Oregon Community Foundation has announced a new statewide arts education initiative. Studio to School is a multi-year grant program to support collaborative projects between schools and community arts organizations to design and deliver sustainable arts education opportunities that have the potential for replication.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:24pm
The Institute for Habits of Mind and WonderGrove Studios launched a new series of instructional animations based on 16 Habits of Mind. Each instructional animation includes 20 related extension lessons that can be used to reinforce the Habits of Mind. All materials are available in both English and Spanish.