Marion School District Receives the 6th Charlotte F. Lockhart Award for Excellence in Literacy Education
Reading Horizon honors the district for its substantially increased achievement rate among young, impassioned readers
(Marion, AR) February 20, 2020 — Reading Horizons, a multisensory curriculum used to rapidly increase reading skills, today presented the Charlotte F. Lockhart Award for Excellence in Literacy Education to Marion School District. Since implementing Reading Horizons Discovery for all K–3 students and Reading Horizons Elevate for students who need additional support in grades 4–6 three years ago, this socioeconomically challenged district just northwest of Memphis, Tennessee, has seen its student achievement rate undergo a remarkable change.
Massachusetts’ Andover Public Schools Choose Discovery Education Experience to Support Innovative, Child-Centered Learning
District Teachers and Students in Grades 6-8 to Receive Access to New Digital Curriculum Providing Rigorous, Relevant, and Engaging Social Studies Resources
Silver Spring, Md. (February 19, 2020) – Massachusetts’ Andover Public Schools (APS) announce the selection of Discovery Education Experience to support innovative, child-centered learning in all K-12 classrooms districtwide. Created by Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, the award-winning Discovery Education Experience is a comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K–12 curricular areas.
The updates will provide a macro design feature and customizable professional learning institutes.
(Mechanicsburg, Penn.) Jan. 18, 2020 --Eduplanet21 a leading provider of integrated curriculum design and management tools, announces version 5.0 of its integrated platform. New features include a macro curriculum “blueprint” for establishing coherence and alignments for long-term schoolwide learning goals. In addition, there is a new platform module, Institute Builder, that provides ways for districts to customize their own content and personalize professional learning institutes.
The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Spark the Future of STEM with the 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes
Title 1 Schools Invited to Make Their STEM Dreams Come True by Winning $10,000 from the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes: #IDreamofSTEM
Washington, D.C. (Thursday, February 6, 2020) – To further inspire the next generation of STEM leaders, the Siemens Foundation, a leader in advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives, and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources—welcome submissions to the 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes.
“The NEW Team Habits: A Guide to the New School Rules” by Corwin provides step-by-step instructions to help leaders make change that matters
SAN CARLOS, CALIF. (Dec. 3, 2019) – The way teams work makes an incredible difference in an organization’s culture and effectiveness. For leaders who want help improving their teams, the new book “The NEW Team Habits: A Guide to the New School Rules” provides a step-by-step guide for building habits that help teams be more successful.
The new book, written by an acclaimed principal and the co-creator of 7 Mindsets, provides proven tools and best practices to help educators implement social-emotional learning
(Roswell, GA) January 22, 2020 --7 Mindsets, the national leader in mindsets-based social and emotional learning (SEL) curriculum and activities, has announced the publication of Ridiculously Amazing Schools: Creating a Culture Where Everyone Thrives. The new book is co-authored by Tracey Smith, the principal of Brookwood (GA) Elementary School, and Jeff Waller, 7 Mindsets’ co-creator and vice president of educational services.
Vernier Software & Technology Announces Schedule of Spring 2020 Professional Development Workshops
All attendees will receive hands-on training using data-collection technology, as well as a Go Direct® Temperature Probe to use in their STEM classrooms
BEAVERTON, Oregon, January 21, 2020 — Kicking off this March, Vernier Software & Technology will host 12 hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators learn how to integrate Vernier data-collection technology into their curriculum. New for our spring 2020 workshops, educators will have the option to attend either an elementary and middle school workshop or a high school and college workshop.
All attendees will additionally receive a Go Direct® Temperature Probe that they will use throughout the three-hour workshop.
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