Students who use Total Reader's online reading assessment tool show double the expected reading gains in the fifth, sixth and seventh grades, according to data from 10,000 students. Students in grades three through college all show significant gains. Total Reader™, which provides independent online reading practice, is targeted to an individual's reading level using computer adaptive testing.
Fri, 12/30/2011
Gig Harbor, WA-- EdGate Correlation Services, LLC, continues to incorporate powerful enhancements to the Curriculum Matrix®, an online curriculum management tool for teachers, to give districts and teachers greater ability to manage content they have added to the Matrix.
Fri, 12/16/2011
century skills. Education World, a longtime provider of free educational resources, has revamped the technology section of its website so that educators have what they need to prepare students for the modern workforce.
Mon, 12/12/2011
The new Common Core reading standards have given educators a 21st-century metric for keeping their students on track for college and career readiness. However, teachers still need an effective way to track their students' progress and set goals. Now an online reading assessment program, Total Reader™, provides the ability to group students by Common Core Lexile standards.
Wed, 10/26/2011
Continuing its tradition of lessons that connect with what’s going on in young people’s lives, Education World has released four fun, creative Harry Potter-inspired lessons.

The lessons span the grades while incorporating a variety of academic subjects and skills including art, reasoning and language; math, map reading and critical thinking; writing and literature; and social studies and history.
Wed, 09/28/2011
EdGate Correlation Services, LLC, today announced a revamp of the Curriculum Matrix®, an online curriculum management tool for teachers, to support a seamless transition to Common Core standards.

With one click, teachers can see the relationship between Common Core standards and their own textbooks, current state standards or district curriculum.

Originally developed as a filtered educational search engine, the Curriculum Matrix has evolved into a precise and powerful curriculum management tool, giving teachers the resources they need to transform curriculum. The Curriculum Matrix helps them reach the goal of differentiating instruction by providing targeted, aligned content for every student in the classroom.
Thu, 08/18/2011

As media coverage of the Casey Anthony murder trial reaches a fever pitch, Education World® announced today that it has developed a new, free lesson plan on Media Literacy and High-Profile Crime Cases. The lesson plan provides a special focus on the Anthony case. Timely resources such as this one, which helps students think critically about sensational stories in the news, have been increasingly popular with users.

Tue, 06/14/2011
Rhode Island officials have just released a groundbreaking series of reports that give the public an accurate comparison of how their schools are spending $2.3 billion in 2010 funding. The new reports are based on Rhode Island's Uniform Chart of Accounts (UCOA) which creates a consistent comparison of school financial data. The SchoolNomics methodology is a patented process that benchmarks every district's spending on a per-puil basis. For more about SchoolNomics, click here.
Thu, 04/21/2011