Study shows IXL usage leads to higher achievement in math and reading
SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning, the K-12 personalized learning platform used by more than 8 million students, announced the results of a new research study that demonstrates IXL helps students achieve greater learning gains in both math and reading. The evaluation of IXL's impact meets the required rigor of the What Works Clearinghouse and the Every Student Succeeds Act Tier 2 standards for evidence-based interventions.
New software platform makes it even easier to teach coding & STEAM
with the company’s award-winning robots
REDONDO BEACH, CA (JANUARY 14, 2020) - Ozobot, makers of robots that empower coding and
STEAM education for grades K–12, will launch its new robotic platform at this year's Future of Education
Technology® Conference in Miami. Ozobot Classroom (patent pending) will make it easy to integrate
coding and computer science with Ozobot’s robots into lessons for any subject and any grade level—with
features that include an interactive educator dashboard, single-click classroom setup, interdisciplinary
lessons with live lesson insights, and more. For the first time, educators can get powerful real-time insights into student progress and engagement for activities both with and without screens.
North Carolina Virtual Public School Extends Long-Term Partnership with Discovery Education Serving Students Statewide
Continuation of 8-Year Collaboration Ensures Students and
Educators Access to Engaging K-12 Digital Resources
Silver Spring, Md. (January 15, 2020) – The North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS) today announced the extension of its 8-year partnership with Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. This collaboration, which creates dynamic digital learning environments for students across North Carolina with high-quality content from the award-winning Discovery Education Experience, is a critical component of NCVPS’s learning model.
The latest version of the visual game-based math program features upgraded visuals, improved reporting, and streamlined design for easier implementation and usage
Irvine, Calif., Jan. 9, 2019 — MIND Research Institute, an award-winning neuroscience and education social impact organization dedicated to ensuring that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world’s most challenging problems, today announced the launch of an all-new version of its flagship solution, ST Math®.
The new tools help large education organizations set up and
manage the gamified K–12 keyboarding curriculum
(Helsinki, Finland) Jan. 7, 2020 --TypingMaster Inc., a leading provider of engaging keyboarding courses, has updated its gamified keyboarding instruction solution TypeTastic to better serve large districts and even entire cities or states. TypeTastic offers a keyboarding curriculum for students in grades K–12 in an engaging, game-based environment.
Beginning with introductory games, TypeTastic walks students through motor-skills training, touch typing, numbers and symbols, and typing fluency, with timed tests throughout to monitor student progress.
Supporting students with dyslexia and other language-based learning challenges will be one of many important topics addressed in the Future of Ed Tech Inclusion and Special Education track, one of six dedicated content tracks at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), January 14-17, 2020 in Miami.
From enhancing participants’ understanding of how to identify dyslexia, to highlighting tools that can enhance instruction, expert presenters will share timely insights.
In this pair of interviews, FETC speakers Nikosi Darnell and Rachel Berger preview some of the strategies they’ll present at the conference. From expert strategies to free tools that increase accessibility, they share valuable perspectives from which educators of all roles can benefit. \
49 New Products and Enhancements Will Be Showcased at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference
FETC’s exhibiting companies will present their latest innovations to help schools and
districts improve security, accessibility, instruction, the adoption of esports programs
and advanced technologies such as AR/VR, and much more.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.―The National Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) has announced that 40 exhibiting companies will introduce a total of 49 new products and product enhancements at the 40th annual event, to take place next week at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Fla. The conference Expo Hall, which will be open from January 15-17, will feature more than 400 exhibiting companies presenting solutions in adaptive technology and curriculum, computer hardware, e-learning, game-based learning, multimedia and projection devices, publishing, security and risk management, and much more.
Go Direct® sensors recognized as an outstanding educational technology that
improves teaching and learning in the classroom
BEAVERTON, Oregon, January 8, 2020 — Vernier Software & Technology was recently named a winner of the 2019 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence. The 40-year-old awards program, which recognizes outstanding educational technology products that improve teaching and learning, recognized the Go Direct® family of sensors in the classroom category.
Discovery Education Invites Educators and Students Worldwide to Join Virtual Viewing Party in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
No-Cost Virtual Event to Explore the Life and Impact of American Hero Dr. Martin Luther King
Silver Spring, MD (January 8, 2020)--Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, invites educators around the globe to a special, virtual event in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Wednesday, January 15th at 1:00PM Eastern. During this engaging no-cost experience appropriate for K-12 classrooms, students will explore the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as they view Celebrate with DE: Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
South Carolina’s State Board of Education Approves Discovery Education’s Middle School Math Techbook for Statewide Use
State Adoption of Math Techbook Empowers School Systems to
Create Engaging Blended Learning Environments
Silver Spring, Md. (January 2, 2020) –Following a comprehensive evaluation, the South Carolina State Board of Education has approved Discovery Education’s Math Techbook for grades 6-8 for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process. South Carolina’s adoption of the Math Techbook empowers the state’s school systems to use State Board of Education approved instructional materials funding to purchase and integrate this innovative digital curriculum and corresponding print resources into teaching and learning. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.
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