Language Arts

5/15/2012

5/15/2012

The Benetech DIAGRAM Center has released an open source web application for creating and editing crowdsourced image descriptions in books used by students with print disabilities.

5/11/2012

5/11/2012

The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved a plan to hold back some third-graders not reading at grade level. But Gov. John Kasich, who originally proposed the concept, said the Senate’s version undermines his vision to improve education.

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

A school district has deemed an awkward teen's two-page encounter at boarding school in the coming-of-age novel "Looking for Alaska" too racy, banning the book from class reading lists.

5/9/2012

MindConnex Learning, the award-winning provider of digital learning solutions for secondary schools, announced that it has signed up four large virtual schools to its Shakespeare in Bits online subscription service.

4/27/2012

4/27/2012

Some parents at underachieving schools believe the school board's decision to give students more education time will help those who struggle — and could benefit their own children.

4/27/2012

El Dorado Public Schools adopted Pearson’s Prentice Hall Literature Common Core to provide individualized instruction digitally and meet each student at his or her learning level.

4/24/2012

4/24/2012

ePals Corporation announced that their In2Books grade three through five literacy program has been selected as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's 27th annual CODiE Awards for Best Reading/English Instructional Solution.

4/20/2012

4/20/2012

NovaNET Courseware is now speech-enabled with Texthelp Systems’ SpeechStream, an intuitive text-to-speech toolbar that gives students the ability to read while hearing text read aloud by a high-quality, digitized human voice. 

4/20/2012

After a successful pilot in ten pre-schools in 2011 New Horizon Academy has now fully implemented ez Write in their 52 pre-school centers.

4/16/2012

4/16/2012

To support summer reading, Capstone Digital announces the 2012 Summer Reading Olympics for any school using myON reader. 

4/12/2012

4/12/2012

Super Duper Publications has added two new Quick Take Along Mini-Books — WH Questions and Articulation Phrases and Sentences. 

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

The Washoe County Nev. School District has been awarded a $4.2 million grant to fund literacy programs in several schools.

4/10/2012

4/10/2012

The International Reading Association is holding its 57th Annual Convention April 29-May 2 in Chicago, Ill. and features Dr. Steve Perry. 

4/10/2012

Super Duper Publications has added Sentence Shuffle Fun Deck to its extensive line of colorful educational playing cards. For ages 6 to 12, this deck helps children learn eight parts of speech and correct sentence structure. 

4/6/2012

4/6/2012

Six-year-old Colton Zajackowski sat at a table Wednesday, reading a book called "The Hungry Giant's Soup" to his teacher Theresa Matz.

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