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June 25, 2012 Pearson’s WriteToLearn Now Optimized for iPad, Featuring Adaptive Vocabulary Development
Previewed at ISTE 2012, Award-Winning Online Tool, Aligned to Common Core Standards, Takes Support for English Language Learners to the Next Level
June 25, 2012 At ISTE 2012, Pearson Launches Cost-Effective, Comprehensive Online Learning Platform for Grades 6-12
New GradPoint™ Program Offers More than 150 Standards-based Core, Elective, Honors and Advanced Placement® Curricula
June 25, 2012 Gamified, Online Standards Mastery Program Opens Doors for Real-time Classroom Measurement
At ISTE 2012 Pearson Launches New Zeos Program to Engage Students in Content and Skill Assessment
June 25, 2012 Digital Solutions for Personalizing Learning Take Center Stage at ISTE 2012
Pearson’s Innovative Technologies Span Curriculum, Devices, Platforms; Support Schools’ Move to Common Core State Standards
June 22, 2012 Huntsville City Schools Approves Groundbreaking Move to Digital Learning for All Students
Pearson 1:1 Learning, digital textbooks to help transform education for college and career-ready students.
April 30, 2012 Teachers to Preview Pearson’s Reading Street Common Core ©2013 at International Reading Association Convention
Chicago, April 30, 2012 – This coming week thousands of reading teachers will gather at the International Reading Association’s annual meeting, and tops on the conference agenda are the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) now adopted by 45 states. Reading teachers from around the country will be the first preview to Pearson’s Reading Street Common Core Edition ©2013, a print and digital curriculum program 100% coherent with the recently-updated “Publishers’ Criteria” for Common Core curriculum from David Coleman and Susan Pimentel, two lead authors of the standards.
April 26, 2012 Escondido Union High School District Creates Customized English Language Arts Program to Promote Critical Thinking
Escondido, California, April 26, 2012 — Seniors at Escondido Union High School District are learning literature in a whole new way this year with customized texts developed by school leaders and the education company Pearson. The new materials combine a variety of literary selections to promote critical thinking and encourage students to connect more directly with the reading passages.
April 26, 2012 Actress and Math Expert Danica McKellar Featured on New myMathUniverse, Free Site for Middle School Students from Pearson
Philadelphia, April 26, 2012 — Middle school students everywhere will think math is out of this world when they visit myMathUniverse, a new, free site featuring math expert and actress Danica McKellar debuting today at the 2012 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference here. Best known for her roles as Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years and Elsie Snuffin on The West Wing, McKellar, also the author of bestselling books that offer kids a guide to surviving middle school math, is now the host of the site’s “Math Doesn’t Suck” channel.
April 10, 2012 Pearson Connects Digital Solution for Response to Intervention to Common Core Math
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – April 10, 2012 – To support the growing number of elementary schools turning to Response to Intervention (RTI) to ensure that students are on the path to academic success, Pearson today announced the pairing of AIMSweb®, its powerful web-based benchmark and progress monitoring system, with enVisionMATH Common Core, a print and digital curriculum for students in kindergarten through grade 6, and focusMATH Intensive Intervention, an intensive, K-6 math intervention program. Students in schools teaching with these programs will now have their AIMSweb math results linked to recommended lessons in enVisionMATH Common Core as well as exercises in focusMATH Intensive Intervention, providing them with immediate practice on concepts and skills that they may be struggling to understand.
April 09, 2012 Classrooms of the Future Coming to Jerseyville: Students to Learn from Mobile Learning Devices, Digital Textbooks
Jerseyville, IL, April 09, 2012 — Committed to preparing students for success from home room to the board room, Jerseyville schools Superintendent Ed Settles today announced a major partnership with Pearson’s 1:1 Learning that will overhaul the traditional classroom. This solution brings effective personalized and connected learning to scale for all students and educators in Jerseyville.
April 09, 2012 Tech-savvy Kansas School District Opts for Literature Program Developed to Meet Rigorous Common Core State Standards
El Dorado, Kansas, April 09, 2012 — Curriculum Director Julie Jensen sees technology as the great equalizer for students in El Dorado Public Schools, a district about 30 miles outside of Wichita, Kansas. For eight years running the district has purchased electronic copies of course materials for every student and only one set of printed classroom texts. This school year, teachers in the district have been combining that emphasis on technology with the best in literacy learning to prepare their students for a new wave of rigorous state academic standards, the Common Core State Standards.
April 05, 2012 Georgia’s James Madison Online High School Partners with Pearson to Create e-Texts for its 30,000 Students
Norcross, Georgia, April 05, 2012 — Pearson and James Madison High School, a Georgia-based online learning institution that offers self-paced courses to high school and career students, have partnered to create customized eBooks and print companions coherent with the Common Core State Standards. To date, 45 states, including Georgia, are implementing the new academically challenging standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, with corresponding assessments expected to begin in 2014. Far in advance of the anticipated timetable for assessment, JMHS is ensuring its 30,000 students will be prepared to meet these rigorous principles by offering a full Common Core curriculum for the 2011-2012 school year.
March 28, 2012 Rural Indiana Middle Schoolers Join Thousands of Students Nationwide Learning With 100 Percent Digital Math Program
WATERLOO, Ind. – March 28, 2012 – Before DeKalb County Central United School District middle schoolers graduate from high school, the number of jobs in engineering and science will more than double. Their teachers want to be sure they are ready not only to take on those jobs, but to succeed in careers that don’t even exist yet, said Lynn Simmers, the district’s assistant superintendent. To achieve this important goal, the nearly 1,000 students in DeKalb Middle School in rural northeastern Indiana are now learning with an all-new, 100 percent digital math program: digits from Pearson.
March 25, 2012 ASCD and Pearson Debut New Online Professional Development Tool Principal Compass at Association’s 67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show
Philadelphia, PA (03/25/12)—Today at the association’s 67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, ASCD, the global provider of programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, and Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, debuted the new online, comprehensive leadership program Principal Compass™.
March 20, 2012 Digital learning trailblazer at New Orleans tech summit: ‘Turn YouTube generation’s awe of technology into real gains in the classroom’
New Orleans, LA (March 20, 2012) – As experts gather in New Orleans Thursday for a summit on the new frontiers in technology, one of America’s top authorities on mobile learning will share how schools are blazing the path toward digital classrooms in a bold effort to help the YouTube generation of students achieve real academic gains.
February 28, 2012 Florida School Children to Make History of their Own, Switching to Digital Social Studies Lessons
Tallahassee, FL, February 28, 2012 — Students will make history by turning to interactive eTexts and other digital materials following the state’s recent decision to approve Pearson’s social studies programs among those available for schools statewide.
February 22, 2012 Pearson Hosts Free Webinars For Educators on Common Core State Standards
New York, NY, February 22, 2012 — Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, announced today a series of webinars designed to help educators prepare for the implementation of the Common Core Standards, to be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm ET from now through May 10, 2012.
February 22, 2012 Johnson County Public Schools Strives to Accelerate Student Literacy Achievement With WriteToLearn From Pearson
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Feb. 22, 2012 – With a sharp focus on accelerating student achievement in writing and reading, educators at Johnson County Public Schools in Mountain City, Tenn., recently turned to WriteToLearn®, Pearson's award-winning web-based literacy tool, to support its efforts and help prepare students for the state writing assessment.
February 07, 2012 Independent Research Confirms Accuracy, Reliability and Validity of Pearson’s Reading Maturity Metric
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Feb. 7, 2012 – – Independent research funded by the Gates Foundation confirms that Pearson’s new Reading Maturity Metric (RMM) is highly accurate, reliable and valid.
January 31, 2012 SMARTER Balanced and PARCC to Launch New Technology Readiness Tool to Support Transition to Online Assessments
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Jan. 31, 2012 – The SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today announced they have awarded a contract to Pearson to develop a new Technology Readiness Tool to support states as they transition to next-generation assessments.
 
 
 

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