Greenville, SC – January 23, 2013 – Super Duper Publications has introduced a new card deck — Comprehending Negation in Sentences Fun Deck — to its growing line of Fun Decks to help children understand statements that include the word “not.”
Rockwood School District uses PublicSchoolWORKS to Efficiently Deliver and Track the Completion of Staff Compliance Training
New partnership helps the district meet the many requirements of keeping its 4,000 employees in compliance with federal, state and district mandates
Cincinnati, OH – January 24, 2013 – With 4,000 staff members to train, the Rockwood School District in Eureka, MO needed an easier way to ensure that all staff members were completing their six annual, and mandatory, compliance trainings. To help streamline this process, the district implemented the online training module offered by PublicSchoolWORKS, a Cincinnati-based company that offers the one and only comprehensive, fully-automated risk management system available for schools. Rockwood School District’s implementation automated the process of automatically notifying staff of their required training, as well as alerting them when deadlines are approaching.
‘Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together’ candidly guides families through the many challenges and rewards of raising a child with autism
BALTIMORE, MD – January 10, 2013 – How can parents provide the best support for their child with autism and ensure that the whole family’s needs are met? Psychologist and father of an adult son with autism, Robert A. Naseef, Ph.D., combines his personal experiences and professional background to share insight into the complex care of children and families affected by autism in his latest book, Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together. Weaving years of clinical practice with first-hand insight, Dr. Naseef helps parents collaborate effectively with professionals and build a strong circle of support with family and friends so that they can provide the best care for their child with special needs. With this book, Dr. Naseef shows parents how to better understand and guide their child’s behavior and development, manage stress, and tackle other challenges such as meltdowns, food sensitivities, sleeping, and toileting.
PresenceLearning now supports 55 students in Grades K-6 for their speech therapy needs
SAN FRANCISCO, January 17, 2013 – Faced with higher speech-language pathologist (SLP) caseloads following the unexpected departure of an SLP, Murray County Schools in Chatsworth, Georgia, partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy, to address the gap and improve caseloads for all of their SLPs. PresenceLearning's live online speech therapy platform gives the district access to an extensive network of fully licensed SLPs and engaging online resources for therapy sessions.
Epson PowerLite W16 and W16SK Deliver Ultra Bright, Affordable and High Quality 3D Projection to Broaden Learning Possibilities in Classrooms
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Jan. 16, 2013 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced two 3D projector solutions designed to enhance the learning experience in classrooms – the PowerLite® W16 and W16SK. Epson is offering two 3D projection choices – one based on active 3D technology and the other on passive 3D technology – which both deliver three times brighter colors than most competitive projectors2, allowing 3D content to be easily viewed in typical, well-lit classroom settings. The projectors also offer a wide range of features including easy setup and connectivity options, bringing ease of use and convenience to the classroom at an affordable price point. The PowerLite W16 and W16SK will be shown at the Epson booth (#709) at FETC in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 28-31, 2013.
Free, hands-on training helps science educators integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum
BEAVERTON, Oregon, January 9, 2013 - Starting this February,Vernier Software & Technology will host more than 30 free, hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their science curriculum. During each four-hour workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with dozens of hardware and software titles from Vernier's award-winning line of computer and handheld data-acquisition technology.
New NSBA Executive Director and ISTE CEO bring wealth of knowledge and expertise to help alliance’s ongoing efforts to advance U.S. public education
Washington, D.C. – December 3, 2012 – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of 16 leading education associations with more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America's public schools, welcomes Thomas Gentzel, the new executive director of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), and Brian Lewis, the new chief executive officer of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), to its board.
Groton Public Schools Partners with Leader in Online Speech Therapy to Serve Students with Special Needs
Students in grades 1-5 receive services through PresenceLearning
SAN FRANCISCO, November 28, 2012 – To better serve a portion of the district’s special needs student population, Groton Public Schools has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students. Through this adoption, students in grades 1-5 receive web-based speech-language therapy services from a highly qualified, certified speech-language pathologist (SLP).
Harrison School District Two Combines Online and On-Site Speech Therapy Services to Better Serve Students
PresenceLearning and the district’s speech-language pathologist assistants work collaboratively to serve more than 120 students
SAN FRANCISCO, November 27, 2012 – Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs, Colorado has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, to help relieve the district’s speech-language pathologist (SLP) shortage. As part of this partnership, the district’s speech-language pathologist assistants (SLPAs) work collaboratively with PresenceLearning’s certified therapists to provide more than 120 students with a combination of virtual and on-site support.
Special Education Leaders Discuss Aligning IEPs to the Common Core During Free PresenceLearning Webinar
December 11, 2012 webinar addresses the shift in special education services for districts implementing the Common Core
SAN FRANCISCO, November 26, 2012 – To help district administrators lead their special education teams as they move to the new Common Core State Standards, PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online speech therapy for schools, is hosting a free webinar titled “Shift Happens: New IEP Language for a Common Core World” on Tuesday, December 11th at 1:00 pm ET (10:00 am PT). To register for the webinar, visit http://pages.presencelearning.com/spedahead8.