Addressing skills for student emotional regulation and behavior management
The Connections Model has launched the KidConnect Ready2Learn Curriculum, a proactive social-emotional learning program for teachers to help learners identify, understand and manage their emotions. The curriculum is for grades K-6 and includes 26 lessons centered on targeted skills.
Releasing school forms for free use by public
Script published a collection of electronic forms to the public for free use in schools. The forms help schools collect and track information such as internal requests, permission from parents, nurse visits and incident reports to improve service to the students.
Unit to support the international Hunger Challenge initiative
PBLWorks has partnered with Students Rebuild, a program of the Bezos Family Foundation, to create an English, math and science unit for the upcoming Hunger Challenge. Students participating in the challenge research hunger and malnutrition and develop potential solutions to these issues.
Partnering to reimagine school cafeterias
Starting this school year, sweetgreen and FoodCorps' program will bring innovations to 15 cafeterias and 6,500 students in Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and Virginia. The pilot programs will inform the program’s expansion in the 2020-21 school year to 50 schools.
Connecting assessment data with instruction
In their latest collaboration for the Growth Alliance initiative, Renaissance and William H. Sadlier, Inc. have instituted a seamless connection between Renaissance Star Math and Sadlier math solutions to help teachers utilize assessment data with instruction and practice.
More than a dozen districts implement student safety solution
Thirteen districts in six states have partnered with Gaggle to implement a 24/7 early-warning system, providing proactive, real-time monitoring and notifications of student safety issues and threats. The districts include Anaheim Elementary School District in California, Bunker Hill CSD #8 in Illinois and others.
New offering to drive student achievement
Khan Academy unveiled Khan Academy Districts, which provides tools, professional development and data insights to help teachers and administrators increase student achievement. In addition to the pilot program with Long Beach USD, Compton USD and Madera USD in California and Seminole County Public Schools in Florida will use Khan Academy Districts this school year.
North Carolina adopts ISTE’s student standards
North Carolina’s State Board of Education voted to adopt the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) Standards for Students as a guiding framework to support educators and leaders in transforming education. The ISTE standards will be implemented during the 2020-21 academic year.