Curriculum Associates Featured on Inc. Magazine’s 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies


magazine today revealed that Curriculum Associates is number 3,181 on its 37th annual Inc. With a focus on reading and mathematics, the company offers an integrated print and digital solution for K–12 diagnostic assessment and instruction, making blended learning a reality in the classroom.

Production Value in Online Higher Education

In 2012, during a rare moment of clarity, I wondered aloud about the possible impact on the institutional reputation of academics choosing to post their instructional materials online, including lecture videos, for all the world to see. The course materials are predictably beautiful.


Library of Congress introduces three new apps (and a reminder of some older goodies)


A Teach Page offers videos, resources for lesson planning and assessment, differentiation, additional resources, in-a-pinch (for substitutes or surprise snow days) and achievements (badges, votes, and rankings) to promote engagement. Bank of multiple-choice and discussion assessment questions.

Weld North Acquires Performance Matters, Merging It With Truenorthlogic

Marketplace K-12

The investment company Weld North Holdings LLC today announced its acquisition of Performance Matters, a student assessment and data analytics company that it will merge with Truenorthlogic, a K-12 ed-tech business focused on continuous educator improvement. magazine, which ranked Truenorthlogic 2,345th on its Inc. Performance Matters, which was founded in 2003, provides comprehensive, integrated solutions for formative assessment, data management, and analytics.

Kids news round-up


We are so lucky to have available an array of kid-friendly current event options, rich with instructional resources, and mostly free! The School edition offers assessments, standards alignment and the ability to customize instruction. News for Your Classroom : is Scholastic’s free daily magazine complete with kid reporters, video highlights and an archive. current events curriculum instruction lesson plans news technology

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

But, as New York Magazine quipped , “Laurene Powell Jobs is undaunted by these facts.” In part, their struggles are a result of controversies surrounding the Common Core State Standards, which were supposed to streamline and procurement the development of curriculum and assessment. The College Board also boasted about its partnership with Khan Academy, which would make SAT test prep materials freely available online.