PBL World 2023 Conference Focuses on Sharing Stories of High Quality Project Based Learning (PBL)

Premiere PBL professional development conference from PBLWorks takes place June 26-29, 2023, in Napa Valley, California

Novato, CA (November 9, 2022) – PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL), has opened registration for PBL World 2023, its premiere professional development conference for Project Based Learning. This year, the conference focuses on how gold standard PBL can change the narrative for all students, especially Black and Brown students. 

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Curriculum Associates Launches a New Edition of i-Ready® Classroom Mathematics to Further Support Student Engagement and Discourse-Driven Math Instruction

A number of new program enhancements for Grades K–1 and Grades 2–8 promote student-centered, activity-based learning opportunities in today’s classrooms     

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., November 8, 2022—Curriculum Associates has created a new edition of the i-Ready Classroom Mathematics program to further support student-centered, activity-based, and culturally relevant learning opportunities in today’s Grades K–8 classrooms. This new edition includes a number of new standards-aligned lessons, activities, and assessments for Grades K–1 to meet the developmental needs of early learners as they build their math fluency. 

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Daisy Torres of Hartford Public Schools Named Recipient of the 2022 ALAS Scholarship Focused on Supporting Educational Leadership

$10,000 scholarship sponsored by Curriculum Associates will support Torres’s continuing education as she pursues her doctoral degree in educational leadership at the University of Connecticut  

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., November 1, 2022—The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) recently named Daisy Torres as the recipient of the 2022 ALAS Scholarship sponsored by Curriculum Associates. Torres, who works as the director of services for multilingual learners, dual and world languages at Hartford Public Schools in Connecticut, will receive $10,000 toward her doctoral degree in educational leadership. 

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The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Announces Recipients of its 2022-2023 Leadership Awards

The honorees were recognized at the 19th Annual National ALAS Gala Awards Night in Puerto Rico

 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 26, 2022) – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) announces the winners of its 2022-2023 Leadership Awards. The awards program honored 17 individuals for their extraordinary education advocacy and leadership. The recipients were announced during a special awards gala following the 19th Annual National ALAS Education Summit held recently in Puerto Rico.

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Scribbles Software Selected as a Finalist for the 2022 NC TECH Awards

North Carolina Technology Association recognizes companies for innovation, growth, and leadership

Pineville, NC – October 26, 2022 – Scribbles Software, a leading provider of K-12 records and enrollment software located in Pineville, NC, was selected as a finalist for the NC TECH Awards, presented by the NC TECH (North Carolina Technology Association).  The program is North Carolina's only statewide technology awards program recognizing innovation, growth and leadership in the tech sector. Scribbles is a finalist in the NC HQ Tech Company category, which recognizes North Carolina-based technology companies that have outstanding performance in revenue, market penetration, sales growth, and employment expansion. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 29th.

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Curriculum Associates Launches Magnetic Readin Foundations for K–2, Expanding the Magnetic Reading Program to Support Grade-Level Success for K–5 Students

Rooted in the Science of Reading research, the expanded K–5 Magnetic Reading program helps teachers support grade-level success for all readers

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 19, 2022—Curriculum Associates recently expanded Magnetic Reading K–5 with the launch of Magnetic Reading Foundations for Grades K–2. This new program, along with the recently released Magnetic Reading for Grades 3–5, form an intuitive, systematic approach to instruction with rich, engaging texts that draw students to the center of learning. 

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Vector Solutions’ Diversity and Inclusion Program for Students wins a Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

Courses teach students in middle and high school how to use language and make choices that support inclusion

Tampa, FL – October 17, 2022 – Tech & Learning has named Vector Solutions’ Diversity and Inclusion Courses for Middle and High School students a winner in the 2022 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence “The Best Tools for Back to School.” The courses won in the Secondary Education category, which recognizes products used in grades 6-12.

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National Experts to headline Aperture Education’s Social and Emotional Learning Summit November 3, 2022

Virtual professional development event features keynote speakers Scarlett Lewis and Kamilah Drummond-Forrester

Charlotte N.C. (October 13, 2022) — Social and emotional learning (SEL) experts Scarlett Lewis, founder of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, and SEL consultant Kamilah Drummond-Forrester, will provide keynote addresses at Aperture Education’s 2022 SEL Vision Summit. The event takes place online from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Nov. 3, 2022. To register, visit https://bit.ly/3OpqFUh.  

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SkriLab Receives ISTE Seal of Alignment

Skriware’s STEAM educational lab supports best practices for digital age teaching and learning 

(Warsaw, Poland) October 4, 2022 – Skriware, an international edtech company providing schools with equipment and lesson plans that enable practical and hands-on education in the spirit of STEAM, earned the Seal of Alignment from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) for its educational laboratory, SkriLab. This seal of alignment, and Skriware’s sales and marketing partnership with New Ascent Education, marks the company’s expansion into the U.S. education market. 

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Chicago Public Schools Selects Curriculum Associates to Deliver Reading and Mathematics Assessments to Students in Grades K–2

Teachers throughout Illinois’ largest school district can use the online i-Ready® Assessment to help develop a data-driven system for early instruction and/or intervention   

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 4, 2022—Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has selected Curriculum Associates as its reading and mathematics assessment provider for students in Grades K–2. Starting in the 2022–2023 school year, teachers throughout the district will be able to utilize the online i-Ready Assessment program to help develop a system for early instruction and intervention. This is part of the district’s goal to ensure students entering Grade 3 have the knowledge and skills to be successful and to ensure students are on track in every grade. 

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