Professor John Hattie and Curriculum Associates Host Webinar to Share Best Practices for Accelerating Learning Momentum for Back to School

Webinar on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, will cover strategies educators can implement over the summer to ensure a successful first month of school

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 4, 2023—Curriculum Associates is hosting a free webinar with Professor John Hattie who will share best practices educators can implement over the summer to prepare for a successful start to next school year. The one-hour webinar, “Reflect and Connect: Summer Actions to Prepare for the Critical First Month Back to School,” will take place on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 4 p.m. ET and cover important steps and strategies to accelerate student growth and keep the momentum going from one school year to the next. 

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Epson Announces New DC-30 Wireless Document Camera for Education

New Document Camera Captures all the Detail with 4K Video Clarity to Enhance Lesson Plans and Engage Students

STEVENSON, Wash. (ACPE Create IT 2023, Epson Booth #7) – May 3, 2023 – Epson today announced the DC-30 Wireless Document Camera. Feature-packed to make ordinary lessons extraordinary, the new model offers 4K video resolution,1 a 13-megapixel camera and 10x optical zoom and 23x digital to make it easy to display books, experiments, 3D objects, and more with striking detail and clarity. Encouraging collaboration and providing greater flexibility, the wireless design and built-in handle allows teachers and students to move the document camera around the classroom. The new DC-30 document camera will be on display at ACPE Create IT 2023 Conference in Stevenson, Wash. from May 3-5, 2023, at the Epson booth #7 in Platinum Hall.  

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Skriware Wins Coveted Award for Best STEM Solution

EdTech’s best and brightest innovators, leaders, and trendsetters honored in the EdTech Awards 2023

(Warsaw, Poland) April 27, 2023 – Skriware, an international edtech company providing schools with equipment and lesson plans that enable practical and hands-on education in the spirit of STEAM, was named a winner in the EdTech Awards 2023, which is run by EdTech Digest. Skriware’s educational STEAM lab, SkriLab, won in the Cool Tool’s category for Best STEM Solution being chosen as the winner among 19 finalists.

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Missouri’s Department of Education Approves Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Assessment to Help Educators Understand K–3 Students’ Reading Levels or Reading Readiness

Districts across the state can now use the i-Ready Assessment for Reading for Grades K–5 to meet requirements of the Missouri Read, Lead, Exceed K–3 literacy initiative

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., April 25, 2023—The Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) has named Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Assessment for Reading an approved assessment for the state’s Missouri Read, Lead, Exceed literacy initiative. Starting in the 2023–2024 school year, the initiative requires all school districts and charter schools in the state to assess students in Grades K–3 at the beginning and the end of each school year to determine their level of reading or reading readiness. The approval means Missouri districts can now use i-Ready to meet those requirements. 

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PASS to Host Webinar to Support California School Districts in Meeting Goals for the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)

April 25, 2023 webinar focuses on taking a data-driven approach to improving student learning, wellbeing, and attendance

Brooklyn, NY – April 21, 2023 – PASS (Pupil Attitudes toward Self and School), which provides an attitudinal assessment and intervention guide for students in grades K-12 , is hosting a free webinar on April 25, 2023 to support California school districts in meeting their goals under the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

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Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Launches “Voices of ALAS Institute” Series of Webinars

The first webinar “Two Women, One Road” on May 3, 2023 is free and open to the public

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 18, 2023) – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) has launched the Voices of ALAS Institute, a webinar series which highlights the professional expertise and experience of ALAS members while also providing professional growth opportunities for participants.

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Nominations Now Open for “Educators Pick Best of STEM® 2023” Award

Awards program from Catapult X forms new alliance with the National Association of Biology Teachers 

(Portland, OR) April 18, 2023 – Catapult X is now accepting submissions for the Educators Pick Best of STEM® 2023, the only awards program judged by STEM educators, for STEM educators. The awards program, operated in partnership with the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) and MCH Strategic Data, and for the first time this year with the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), spotlights innovative products, technologies, and services that are changing the world of STEM education. 

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Ohio Department of Education Names Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Assessment an Approved Dyslexia Screener for Grades K–3

Districts across the state can use the award-winning online program across seven assessment areas starting in the 2023–2024 school year 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., April 13, 2023—The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) recently named Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Assessment as an approved Comparable Assessment to Ohio’s K–3 Diagnostic Assessment for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee with Dyslexia Screening (K–3 Diagnostic/Dyslexia Screener) and Tier 1 Dyslexia Screening Measure (Dyslexia Screener). Starting in the 2023–2024 school year, districts across the state can now use i-Ready’s online Diagnostic and offline literacy assessment tasks to screen for risk factors of dyslexia and help provide data-driven instructional support to students. In addition, i-Ready can now be used for five additional assessment areas as outlined by the ODE this coming school year.

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PowerSchool Partners with Scribbles Software to add More than 2,000 Colleges to the Naviance eDocs Network

Scribbles will expand college access for students by helping school counselors seamlessly share supporting documentation with many more colleges

Charlotte, North Carolina – April 12, 2023 – Scribbles Software today announced a partnership with PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, and PowerSchool Naviance. This partnership will nearly double the number of institutions in the Naviance eDocs network, greatly expanding college access for high school students.

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Presence Recognized for Its Impact on Clinicians and Students Nationwide

Teletherapy company recently received six industry-leading awards focused on product innovation, equity in education, and more

NEW YORK, April 12, 2023 – Presence, the leading provider of remote therapy solutions for children with diverse needs, has received a number of recent accolades for its impact on schools, districts, clinicians, and agencies through the delivery of high-quality therapy and assessments for students. These accolades include industry-leading awards for Presence’s secure remote therapy platform which is helping to reimagine the work of clinicians nationwide.

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