Why Instructional Materials Need to Personalize Learning

Why Instructional Materials Need to Personalize Learning

After more than a decade of big changes dictated by Washington, D.C., states are now re-asserting their individual goals.


LEGO Expands Education Resources for New School Year

LEGO Expands Education Resources for New School Year

Created by educators for educators, LEGO Education lesson plans are filtered by duration, difficulty, subject, grade level, and product.


Apple's iPad is Most Popular Tablet in Schools

Apple's iPad is Most Popular Tablet in Schools

Citing data from NPD, Apple said the iPad had a 55% share of the U.S. tablet market, up from a 46% share one year ago. Also, the company produced eight of the 10 best-selling tablets.


B&N Ed Signs on to Anti-Counterfeit Initiative

B&N Ed Signs on to Anti-Counterfeit Initiative

Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ) signed on to a college publisher initiative to counteract counterfeits of print textbooks on July 31


Are New Standards Changing Reading Instruction and Curriculum Selection?

With schools moving to implement more rigorous standards, some changes are occurring in reading instruction and the resources used for that instruction, although much remains the same.


Three Course Materials Changes College Publishers Should Know About

Three Course Materials Changes College Publishers Should Know About

The idea of a ‘traditional’ higher education is changing with declining enrollment rates, students’ preference for technology, and open education resources that threaten the market’s older publishers.


Amid Disruption, Publishers Shift Strategies in Higher Ed Market

Amid Disruption, Publishers Shift Strategies in Higher Ed Market

Disruption has been a key descriptive term for the higher education market in the United States for several years. The term continued to be apt in 2016 and remains viable as the market heads into 2017, according to Simba Information’s new College Course Materials Market Trends & Forecast 2016.


Is Spending for Classroom Hardware Short-Changing Materials Spending?

Is Spending for Classroom Hardware Short-Changing Materials Spending?

Given the limited budgetary resources of many public districts and schools, it has been speculated that increased spending for classroom hardware may be depressing spending on traditional instructional materials.


Easy Access and Equity Are Two Goals of States’ Professional Learning Hubs

Easy Access and Equity Are Two Goals of States’ Professional Learning Hubs

Vermont is one example of a state with a Professional Learning Network. Launched in 2013, it is a statewide system for professional learning related to two objectives: instructional leadership and Common Core implementation.


Happy Code Club

Happy Code Club

Happy Code club is a start up that is founded by Fernando E. Alvarenga, who wanted fill the gap for children who had a desire to learn and receive CS instruction outside of the general school system.