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  • ACHIEVE3000

    ( www.achieve3000.com ) The literacy solution Achieve3000 now includes classroom-tested science and social studies lessons. The lessons ask students to synthesize information and cite evidence when making supporting arguments—k...

  • APEX LEARNING TUTORIALS

    ( www.apexlearning.com ) Apex Learning has released new tutorials for math and English language arts for grades 9-12, developed to help teachers implement Common Core State Standards and Texas STAAR. Common Core Tutorials include: ...

  • ASSESSMENTS FOR A CHANGING EDUCATION LANDSCAPE GUIDE

    ( www.performanceassessmentframework.pearsonassessments.com ) Pearson’s Research & Innovation Network has launched an online, interactive guide to s...

  • COURSERA PD COURSES

    ( www.coursera.org ) Coursera, a MOOC (massive open online course) provider, recently launched a series of free professional development courses for teachers. Sources include New Teacher Center, Relay Graduate School of Education, Commonw...

  • COMPASSLEARNING ODYSSEY

    ( www.compasslearning.com ) CompassLearning has announced a new release of its Odyssey solution, offering enhanced alignment with CCSS, such as Authentic Task activities, videos, and associated quizzes for Math, Reading/ Lang...

  • FOLLETTSHELF

    ( www.aboutfollettbooks.com ) Follett has updated its FollettShelf-hosted digital bookshelf, which includes a new HTML5 reading environment for Follett eContent called Follett Enlight. The new release also features two ne...

  • NET TEXTS

    ( www.net-texts.com ) Net Texts has released an update of its free, Webbased content management system for educators and schools implementing 1:1 computing programs. The latest version of the Net Texts solution includes features that en...

  • BENCHMARK NOW!

    ( www.naiku.net/benchmarknow ) Naiku has released Benchmark Now!, a free resource that measures students’ readiness for the upcoming Math curriculum. The cloud-based application offers ready-to- use, CCSS-aligned ...

  • MYCORE

    ( www.insighteducationgroup.com ) Insight Education Group has released a set of Common Core-aligned lessons for grades K-6 in English Language Arts and Math, available through the myCore lesson-planning platform. T...

  • ODYSSEYWARE COURSES

    ( www.odysseyware.com ) OdysseyWare has announced the addition of 25 new course titles, offering additional Career and Technical Education opportunities in addition to Common Core-aligned courseware for English Language Arts and Mat...

  • VIRTUAL NERD

    ( www.virtualnerd.com ) Pearson recently acquired Virtual Nerd, and has announced the continued, free availability of the company’s video math tutorials as well as the development of an app that gives students access to a math ...

  • SHARE MY LESSON

    ( www.sharemylesson.com ) Share My Lesson, an online community of educators, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom through a new collection of free lessons and classroom materials about t...

  • READINESS FOR COMMON CORE

    ( www.triumphlearning.com ) Triumph Learning has updated its online Common Core resource library, offering more support for the Math and English Language Arts standards. New instructional material enables teachers to differen...

  • DANIEL TIGER’S DAY & NIGHT FOR IOS

    ( www.pbskids.org ) Based on the PBS KIDS show, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Daniel Tiger’s Day & Night app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch helps kids (ages 2-4) learn basic morning and nighttime routines f...

  • MERRIAM-WEBSTER’S DICTIONARIES

    ( www.merriam-webster.com ) Paragon Software Group has teamed up with Merriam- Webster, Inc. to release eleven monolingual and bilingual reference classics for Mac OSX. The apps are combined in a single, in-app catalog, allow...

  • MYSCHOOLBUCKS

    ( www.myschoolbucks.com ) Heartland School Solutions has launched a new mySchoolBucks app that enables parents to manage school-related fees, such as meals, tuition, lab, library, club, sports, and more, from smartphones and tabl...

  • EDUCATION GALAXY FOR IPAD

    ( www.educationgalaxy.com ) Education Galaxy recently announced its all-new Common Core applications for the iPad, designed for elementary and middle school students. The apps support Math, English Language Arts, Reading, and...

  • KIDS DISCOVER APPS

    ( www.kidsdiscover.com ) KIDS DISCOVER has announced the availability of new iPad apps—Ancient Greece, Cells, and The Constitution—all featuring custom animations, HD photographs and videos, and interactive games and qu...

  • PIKTOCHART

    ( www.magic.piktochart.com ) Piktochart has updated its infographic creation app, offering an improved user interface and fully customizable styles, previously known as moods. The upgrade also makes it easier to move blocks...

  • VEX ASSEMBLER

    ( www.vexrobotics.com ) Autodesk has teamed up with VEX Robotics to create a new, free 3D desktop design app made for the VEX IQ robotics platform. The VEX Assembler powered by Autodesk 123D app helps students assemble parts, test m...

  • STUDYBLUE CLASS STATS

    ( www.studyblue.com ) StudyBlue, a mobile and social study platform, has announced a new formative assessment tool, “Class Stats,” that builds upon the platform’s self-assessment functionality. StudyBlue scores student...

  • QUESTIONMARK SECURE FOR IPAD

    ( www.questionmark.com ) Assessment technologies and services provider, Questionmark, has announced the release of the Questionmark Secure iPad App. Questionmark Secure is a lock-down browser that provides a secure environment for ...

  • Quattro3

    Phoenix Audio Technologies (www.phnxaudio.com) recently expanded the capabilities of its conference speakerphone, the Quattro3. Through two new accessories, the unit can now be mounted to the ceiling or installed over 100 feet away from the power outlet and video codec. The pick-up range, up to 20 feet, coupled with a powerful ...

  • ATH-ANC33IS

    Audio-Technica (www.shopaudiotechnica.com) has released several headphones that are ideal for the classroom and at home. The ATH-ANC33IS offers up to 90% noise-cancellation and features a volume control with an inline mic control for answering calls and controlling music. The ATH-ANC33iS supports most smartphones and iOS device...

  • Mobility Cart 42, PowerSync Roller 10 and PowerSync Roller 20

    Bretford (www.bretford.com) has announced the availability of its highest-capacity charging cart, the Mobility Cart 42 for iPad and iPad mini, as well as two charging and syncing roller cases, PowerSync Roller 10 for iPad and PowerSync Roller 20 (pictured) for iPad mini. The Mobility Cart 42 includes separate locking front and ...

  • Air Shield Case

    Belkin (www.belkin.com) has introduced the Air Shield Case for iPads, designed to guard against the daily wear and tear of student transport between classrooms, and to and from school. Air Shield technology features a protective shell with shock-absorbing edges and corners to protect an iPad from accidental damage. The case has...

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