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Kickboard adds bubble sheet grading, powered by Gradecam

Kickboard released an enhancement to its instructional management solution. Using the new bubble sheet grading feature, powered by GradeCam, teachers can instantly grade multiple-choice assessments using their computer’s web camera with scores being immediately available in Kickboard.

PCS announces 3D interactive curriculum

PCS Edventures!.com released its new 3DIC, developed through a strategic partnership with Curious Media. Combining gaming with interactive curriculum for K12, 3DIC provides step-by-step instruction for students working with robotic building components.

Illinois Lottery and Scholastic donate reading library

Illinois Lottery's Northstar Lottery Group, in collaboration with Scholastic, has donated a Reading Oasis space, including books and furniture, to serve Central District 51 schools in Washington that were devastated by tornadoes last November.

Lightspeed Systems mobile manager integrated with Apple program

Lightspeed Systems's Mobile Manager is now integrated with Apple’s Device Enrollment Program. Mobile devices can be enrolled in Mobile Manager wirelessly with policies already in place. Schools will also have more control, particularly the ability to prevent users from removing Mobile Manager profile and policies.

Destiny 12.0 with Universal Search is Follett's newest release

Follett released Destiny 12.0 with Universal Search, a new search interface that allows students to seamlessly search and access all print and digital content within the Destiny Library Manager platform.

Florida pre-K scores rise with Robert-Leslie Publishing curriculum

Manatee Community Action Agency and Manatee County’s Head Start Voluntary Pre-K are attributing the increased preK readiness rates in a majority of its schools over the past three years to Robert-Leslie Publishing's InvestiGator Club Prekindergarten Learning System curriculum.

Teachscape introduces online ELA and literacy courses

Teachscape Learn Professional Learning Suite is Teachscape's newest offering. In addition to its online courses about the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the Common Core Series in Teachscape Learn now has new video-based, self-paced courses on the CCSS for English Language Arts and Literacy.

VINCI Education launches Elementary Math Curriculum

VINCI Education expanded its offering by launching the Elementary series of its real-time, data-enabled Math Curriculum. The curriculum, sequenced to break down the Common Core requirements to small steps, includes a series of immersive game-based content for instructional and reinforcement learning.

Casio mixes math and music in new Fostering Mathematics book

Casio America has announced the launch of Fostering Mathematical Thinking Through Music, a new volume in its Fostering Education book series.

Rethink announces addition of Student Activity Center

The Student Activity Center, a new interface for children from Rethink, is a special education performance management system that features computer-based activities aligned with the Rethink platform's curriculum, reporting, and progress monitoring tools.