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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New Webinar Series Provides Strategies for Building Students’ Foundational Reading Skills

Curriculum Associates’ reading experts offer advice, strategies, and tips for elementary educators 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., September 29, 2022—Curriculum Associates is kicking off a free four-part webinar series next month to support elementary educators with their reading instruction. The weekly series starting Friday, October 7, 2022 will provide educators with expert advice, strategies, and tips for building students’ foundational reading skills and supporting their ongoing reading development. 

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Vernier Science Education Launches New Grant Program to Support Educators in Fostering STEM Literacy with Students

2022 Vernier Science Education Inspiration Grants will recognize 10 K–12 and college educators with hands-on technology and accompanying professional development 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, September 29, 2022 — As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting STEM educators and promoting hands-on science learning in classrooms nationwide, Vernier Science Education is launching a new grant program for K–12 and college educators. The 2022 Vernier Science Education Inspiration Grants will award 10 grantees each with $1,000 worth of Vernier technology of their choosing, an annual license for Vernier Graphical Analysis™ Pro, and three hours of virtual professional development to further support their teaching. 

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Carteret Public Schools Supports School-to-Work Pipeline by Opening Woodworking Classes to High School Students

District partners with Maplewoodshop and Eastern Atlantic States Carpenters Funds to introduce students to woodworking and to offer apprenticeship opportunities

(East Orange, N.J.) September 27, 2022 – Carteret Public Schools in New Jersey understands the importance of introducing students to career opportunities. In order to provide different types of learning, the district partnered with Maplewoodshop, a leader in teaching woodworking to students, and the Eastern Atlantic States Carpenters Funds, to introduce carpentry to students at Carteret High School. 

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Vector Solutions Adds Cybersecurity Awareness Courses to its Suite of Online Training Programs for Schools

Eight new courses address key areas of cybersecurity awareness for education leaders and employees

Tampa, FL – September 22, 2022 – More than 100 school districts are victimized by cyber criminals each year. To help school administrators and staff members protect their school networks and reduce the likelihood of sensitive data falling into the wrong hands, Vector Solutions, the leading provider of training and software solutions to help schools make their operations and communities safer, smarter, and better, has created a set of online cybersecurity awareness training courses. The courses address topics such as creating a cybersecurity culture, preventing social engineering attacks, laws and compliance, best practices, and more. The courses will be available starting Oct. 1, 2022.

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