Institute to focus initially on early literacy intervention
Catapult Learning and the Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL) are establishing the Institute for Scaling Evidence-Based Education. The partnership, which initially calls for Catapult Learning to provide professional development for CTL’s Enhanced Core Reading Instruction program, plans to cover CTL's full suite of programs and services.
Score guarantee program debuted for Texas schools
ECS Learning Systems' new STAAR MASTER Score Guarantee will ensure Texas teachers and schools see STAAR performance improvements year over year. The program initially supports grades 3 through 8 for reading and math using both the STAAR MASTER student practice books and practice tests.
Program focuses on teaching emotional skills
Emotional ABCs Classroom is a new social emotional learning curriculum for K3 teachers and elementary school counselors. The program consists of 20 sequential workshops to instruct students in four major areas, including self-awareness, social awareness, self-management and responsible decision making.
School bus app designed for smaller school districts
The Here Comes the Bus' more affordable Lite version will be available later this year. Designed to serve smaller school districts that normally don't invest in smart school bus fleet technology. it provides real-time tracking info as well as e-mails and push notifications to connect parents and students with their bus.
New green screens designed to unleash creativity
The new line of mobile green screens is designed for content creators to capture, edit and produce content seamlessly. In addition, Valera Screens has a program to encourage artistic freedom and creativity in the classroom by partnering with K12 schools to provide free green screens.
Providing access to digital resources in Ohio
Libraries Connect Ohio (LCO) has partnered with Gale, a Cengage company, to provide more than 2,500 school, academic and public libraries throughout Ohio with free access to Gale digital resources through LCO and its partners, OhioLINK, OPLIN and InfOhio.