April 5, 2019: Volume 26, Number 7

Walch Launches Curriculum Engine for Course Building

Walch Mathematics (Portland, ME) in April is launching its Curriculum Engine, a platform created by the company to enable the on-demand design, editing and publishing of high school ...

ACT Integrates Knovation

Randy Wilhelm, vice president for learning resources at ACT (Iowa City, IA) after the sale of Knovation (Cincinnati) to that company, has a message for entrepreneurs who might worry ...

Branchburg Moves to Digital Learning Environment

The Branchburg (NJ) Township school district, a PreK-8 system with three schools, is working to create digital learning environments in classrooms by following a plan that provides ...

NetDragon Revenue Grew in 2018

Revenue at NetDragon Websoft (Changle, Fujian, China) grew year-over-year in 2018, with the growth attributed to strong execution in the company’s gaming and education segments. ...

Follett Launches Classroom Libraries

Follett (McHenry, IL) in March launched Follett Classroom Libraries, as part of a company push to provide curated collections of resources for teachers and students. Follett Classroom ...

Mission to Engage Students Motivates iCivics

At icivics (Cambridge, MA) the mission is to engage students in meaningful civic learning and provide teachers with free resources that enhance their instruction and inspire their ...

Race to Ratify is icivics' First History Game

In March, icivics (Cambridge, MA) introduced its first history game, Race to Ratify, which teaches the big ideas at the core of the ratification debate between the Federalists and ...

Instructure Buys MasteryConnect

Instructure (Salt Lake City) management described 2018—when revenue was $209.5 million, up 30.2% from 2017—as a year that saw revenue growth, enhanced operating structure and the ...

Free Resources Available for Civics

AnnenbergClassroom.org, a nonprofit, nonpartisan project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, works to develop engaged and informed citizens, believing that is vital to making ...

News Briefs, April 5, 2019

The learning management system from itslearning (Bergen, Norway) received a March update that focused on increasing the functionality of its built-in Microsoft (Redmond, WA) tools, ...

Around the Schools, April 5, 2019

Scientific Learning (Oakland, CA) is expanding its implementation of its Fast ForWord program in the Norwalk (CT) school district to include students in 14 of its 20 schools. Goals are ...

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