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Goalbook adds resources to its Toolkit

Goalbook has expanded its web-based platform, Toolkit, to include research-based resources that allow teachers to better address social emotional learning (SEL) in the classroom.

Texas public school students gain access to Gale's database

As part of a new agreement between Cengage Learning's Gale and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, more than 5 million Texas public school students in more than 9,000 schools will have online access to 15 Gale databases and a collection of ebooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

New professional development publications from ASCD

ASCD released four new titles that support academic achievement, including two professional development titles about best practices and strategies and two ASCD Arias publications.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquires Channel One News

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired Channel One News. The digital content provider produces daily news programs that are broadcast to nearly five million students via satellite and online at ChannelOne.com.

High school students gain exposure to university-level STEM

The University of California, Irvine's STEM University Preparation Program (STEM UPP) is a set of online modules designed to help newly admitted undergraduate students and high school students entering their senior year prepare for the academic rigor of university-level STEM studies.

itslearning chosen by two large city districts

Minneapolis Public Schools and Houston Independent School District have selected itslearning's cloud-based learning platform to optimize, support and expand personalized learning and instructional experiences for the combined student populations of more than 240,000 students.

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myON and IRA honors Janice Gowdy as Literacy Legend

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.

The Uncommon Thread and Scholastic Intervention Solutions join forces

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.

Fuel Education partners with Missouri district

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.

MIND Research Institute challenges K12 students to play with math

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.

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