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by Charlotte Andrist On 03/21/2012

SchoolReach's CyberBully Hotline offers students an anonymous, two-way means to report bullying or cyberbullying, providing students with a way to stop bullying



by Charlotte Andrist On 05/03/2012

The CyberBully Hotline, an anonymous bully reporting program offered by SchoolReach, a leading provider of automated school notification solutions, has announced that Katie Koestner, Janet M. Irvine and Dr. Nicole Yetter – each nationally-recognized experts in the field of bully and cyber bully prevention and school safety – will be joining the program as regular contributors to its professional development and education resource center.



by Charlotte Andrist On 03/04/2013

The Supplemental Comprehension Suite Driving Significant Gains in Oral Reading Fluency and Accuracy; Offers Both Individual and Group Reading Programs for Students in Grades PreK-8



by Charlotte Andrist On 03/15/2013

Cambridge, MA – March 15, 2013 – Mimio, one of the world’s leading providers of interactive teaching technologies, today announced the launch of MimioScience™ interactive lessons.  The state-of-the-art software, one of the first to address the impending Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), includes an extensive series of 75 interactive whiteboard units that provide more than 225 high-quality lessons for students in grades 3-8.



by Charlotte Andrist, Haselton Group On 02/11/2014

Personalized Learning Approach Proven Effective in Advancing Foundational Reading Skills for Students of All Abilities in Grades Pre-K–5    BOSTON — Feb. 10, 2014 — As educators strive to strike the right balance between technology and traditional teacher-led instructional methods, KIPP Delta Elementary Literacy Academy in Arkansas and E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., are joining thousands of schools nationwide who have turned to Lexia Reading Core5™ to help students accelerate the development of critical foundational literacy skills and help empower higher levels of teacher effectiveness.



by Charlotte Andrist On 04/29/2013

Cambridge, MA – April 29, 2013 – Mimio, the developer of the MimioClassroom™ family of interactive teaching technologies, announced today that it has been honored for the second consecutive year as a ‘cool tool’ finalist in the 2013 EdTech Digest Awards program. The third annual recognition program honors outstanding tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector. 



by Charlotte Andrist On 02/12/2013

Schools Across California Trust Lexia to Deliver Personalized Instruction to Advance Reading Skills and Provide Teacher-led, Direct Skill Instruction to Address Individual Skill Gaps



by Charlotte Andrist On 06/18/2013

State to Provide Free Access to Technology-based Reading Instruction for Hundreds of Elementary Schools   BOSTON—June 18, 2013—The State of Kansas has established a two-year pilot program for improving reading outcomes using educational technology and has chosen to implement Lexia Reading Core5™ based on a review of stringent requirements. The state budget includes up to $6M in both 2014 and 2015 to implement the program, providing as many as 50,000 students in grades pre-K–5 with free access to Lexia Reading Core5. There is no cost to the schools chosen to participate in the pilot program as long as they meet minimum usage requirements. Lexia’s research-proven reading approach is currently used by approximately 20 percent of elementary schools throughout the state. 



by Charlotte Andrist On 05/01/2013

Kingston, Tenn. – May 1, 2013 – WIN Learning, the leading provider of career–driven courseware, education intervention initiatives and career-readiness certification programs, announced today that it has been honored as a ‘trend setter’ finalist in the 2013 EdTech Digest Awards program. The third annual recognition program honors outstanding tools, trendsetters, and leaders in the education and technology sector.



by Charlotte Andrist, Haselton Group On 07/18/2013

Next Generation Reading Program Supports Success on the Common Core State Standards and Expands on Lexia’s Research-Proven, Award-Winning Methodology



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