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The Keys to Effective Literacy Education

Learn about the scope and impact of literacy education in the U.S. and get helpful strategies to improve preK-12 language arts teaching. Sadly, 32 million adults across the country are illiterate and millions more children in school struggle to m ...

Six Insights on Adaptive Learning Technology in Education

A look at McGraw-Hill Education’s unique perspective on the theory, design, and application of adaptive learning technology. Adaptive technology has become a central component in the design and development of modern educational tools and content ...

McGraw-Hill Education Fall 2016 Newsletter

The latest news, announcements, and activities from the worldwide leader in learning science. From opening the nomination period for the 2017 McGraw Prize to our acquisition of Redbird Learning, it’s already been an incredibly busy fall at McGra ...

Live Chat on 9/30 | Changing the Way Our Students Learn

Join the McGraw-Hill Education Careers team for a Twitter chat about the future of digital learning! The Careers team at McGraw-Hill Education regularly hosts Q&A style Twitter chats to inform and inspire individuals who are interested in a ...

How McGraw Prize Winners Have Improved the World of Education

A look at some of the top accomplishments of past winners of a major annual education award. Each year, three outstanding individuals are awarded the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education as recognition of their commitment to improving the li ...

Let’s Explore the Future of K-12 and College Education at SXSW in 2017

Vote in the Panel Picker by 9/2 to have a voice in next year’s most inspiring educational festival! Every spring thousands of educators and innovators gather in Austin, Texas, to explore and be inspired by the future of learning. The 2017 SXSW F ...

Can We Democratize Mastery? What We Can Learn from Master Athletes & Musicians?

Vote today to help put learning science on the agenda for SXSW Interactive 2017! By Learning Science Platforms Team The SXSW 2017 Interactive Festival is fast approaching. We’ve teamed-up with Hilton Worldwide to propose an illuminating session, ...

Live Chat 8/17 | Expanding Knowledge in Your Field

Join the McGraw-Hill Education Careers team for a Twitter chat about continued learning in the workforce! Our Careers team hosts regular Twitter chats to encourage communication among soon-to-be graduates, people still exploring with their caree ...

Four Keys to Getting the Best Value Out of College

Collaboration and a focus on the future help maximize the collegiate experience. With an estimated 22 million students attending U.S. colleges and universities this fall, the demands and expectations of higher education are on the rise. Students, ...

Three Important Higher Education Ideas We Hope to Explore at SXSWedu 2017

Vote by September 2nd to help set the agenda for next year’s most exciting education conference! Remediation. Retention. Interoperability. These are three important areas of focus to college leaders across the country, and to us at McGraw-Hill E ...

Four Ideas to Explore the Future of PreK-12 Education at SXSWedu

Cast your Panel Picker votes by September 2nd to help set the agenda for SXSWedu 2017! Back-to-school season is just getting started, but it’s not too early to start thinking about SXSWedu 2017. The SXSW Panel Picker is open for public voting fr ...

Coming Together at EIS to Create a More Effective Open Digital Learning Ecosystem

Chris Willig and Richard Keaveny join ed-tech's elite to discuss the future of open technology at the SIIA 2016 Education Industry Symposium Open educational systems and resources are dramatically shifting the thinking and practices in modern cl ...

What We Learned About Workforce Readiness in 2016

Peter Cohen shares insights and findings from the McGraw-Hill Education 2016 Workforce Readiness Survey This year we released our third annual Workforce Readiness Survey, which asked over 1,350 college students about their career readiness and pe ...

2016 McGraw Prize Winners Are Positively Impacting Worldwide Education

Accolades and activism show continued commitment to making a difference in the lives of millions of learners and teachers The annual Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education recognizes individuals who are dedicated to transforming the world of e ...

Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Math Success

A new perspective can help make math more manageable. For many students, math is one of the most challenging school subjects to conquer. However, it doesn’t have to be. There are many ways parents can take an active role in their children’s math ...

Tips for Back to School Reading and Beyond

Guide children back to a learning mentality before class is back in session As summer comes to a close, it can be hard for both kids and adults to get back into an academic mindset. Whether you’re a parent that’s dreading the start of the school ...

Live Chat on 7/13 | How Do You Prepare for a Digital Career?

Join the McGraw-Hill Education Careers team for a Twitter chat about the benefits of digital skills! To help stay closely connected to today’s rapidly evolving workforce, our Careers team hosts regular Twitter chats with some of today’s leading ...

4 Reasons to Join our Growing Learning Science Team

Why you should consider starting a career at the intersection of education and technology At McGraw-Hill Education our vision is simple but accomplishing it isn’t. We want to unlock the full potential of each learner. We know we can’t achieve th ...

3 Outstanding Educators Honored with 2016 McGraw Prize in Education

Video Highlights of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize Award Ceremony at the 2016 ASU GSV Summit Each year, we join Arizona State University to present the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education and honor individuals who demonstrate leadership, de ...

Career Tips for New Graduates

The McGraw-Hill Education Careers team answers questions and provides tips on Twitter for new graduates entering the workforce. Each year, graduation season marks the start of a new chapter for millions of students across the country. This spring ...

Opening Our Doors to Help Women Excel in Ed-Tech Careers

We’re Hosting a Meetup with Girls In Tech of Orange County in Irvine on June 9 At McGraw-Hill Education we believe that a diverse and talented workforce is key to the success of modern organizations. A recent report from the National Girls Collab ...

Five Titles Honored in 2016 Small Business Book Awards

McGraw-Hill Professional books recognized among the best of this year’s business publications Organized by Small Business Trends, the annual Small Business Book Awards recognize each year’s top publications for entrepreneurs and small business o ...

Five Ways to Help the Ed-Tech Community Thrive

As the world of ed-tech evolves, we’re doing our part to support its growth. When used with purpose and precision, technology has the power to invigorate instruction and dramatically improve learning outcomes. At McGraw-Hill Education, we believe ...

David Levin Honored with Corporate Social Responsibility Award

The Foreign Policy Association selected our CEO and President, David Levin, for this year’s CSR Award. The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) promotes awareness and understanding of U.S. foreign policy and global issues. Each year the FPA holds a d ...

19 Titles Nominated for 2016 Small Business Book Awards!

Vote by May 11 to help choose this year’s top business publications and authors. The Small Business Book Awards, organized by Small Business Trends, recognize the year’s best business books, appealing to entrepreneurs and small business owners. ...

A Young Girl’s Wish is Granted by Make-a-Wish, Filament Games and McGraw-Hill Education

Gaming fan brought to life as animated character in innovative elementary science curriculum At McGraw-Hill Education, there’s nothing we love more than helping children achieve their dreams. Usually, that means helping students in the classroom, ...

Two Ed-Tech Partnerships Nominated for Learning Impact Awards

Engrade, ALEKS gain recognition for creating positive learning outcomes through effective ed-tech design and application. McGraw-Hill Education’s learning science-driven approach to the creation and application of ed-tech has yielded two Learnin ...

For Her Daughter: How Going Back to School Changed A Family's Future

New Video Tells Moving Story of Ohio Mom Bridging Reading and Job Training to Build Better Lives

Educational Innovation and Achievement Take Center Stage at ASU GSV Summit

McGraw-Hill Education leadership and McGraw Prize award ceremony highlight premiere technology and innovation conference The 2016 ASU GSV Summit will bring together one of the world’s highest concentrations of ed-tech leaders, advocates, and in ...

McGraw-Hill Education Spring 2016 News Update

A snapshot of the latest news, activities, innovations, and learning science career opportunities from McGraw-Hill Education. Company News & Announcements 2016 McGraw Prize Award Ceremony Comes to ASU GSV Summit As part of our new partnersh ...

10 Learning Science Solutions Named as 2016 CODiE Award Finalists!

Platforms and digital learning solutions from McGraw-Hill Education stand out among today’s top ed-tech innovations. Each year, the CODiE Awards program from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) recognizes the most innovati ...

Live Chat on 4/13 | Why is Culture Important in Today’s Workplace?

#MHECareers Q&A explores the role of culture in modern organizations. You don’t have to look very far inside a modern company to start getting a sense of its culture. At McGraw-Hill Education, our organizational culture is present in everyth ...

Putting Ed-Tech’s Big Ideas into Action: Chat Recap from SXSWedu 2016

How top ed-tech providers can actively support the trends that are shaping digital learning today. This March thousands of educators, technologists, and entrepreneurs gathered in Austin, Texas for SXSWedu – one of the premiere annual events for ...

Aligning Ed-Tech Development With Key Standards in Open Learning

Standards for content, access, and interoperability support sustainable technology development at McGraw-Hill Education. At McGraw-Hill Education we use the power of data and learning science to develop solutions for an increasingly open ecosy ...

Five Ways to Make Every Minute Count at This Year's SXSWedu

How to get the most out of the world's most exciting education conference! On March 7-10, thousands of educators, technology entrepreneurs, and tech journalists will once again flock to Austin, Texas for the annual SXSWedu Conference and Festiva ...

2016 McGraw-Hill Developmental Educator Scholarship Winners Announced

Annual scholarship competition offers funds to help developmental educators attend multi-day learning institute Developmental educators help provide adult college students with essential academic and learning skills. Each year the McGraw-Hill Ed ...

Transformative Teaching: Exploring Technology’s Role in Higher Education Today

Live virtual event on February 26 highlights the digital side of the modern college experience.

New Kids' Community Invites School Children & Parents to Participate in Learning Science

Student involvement and research opportunities will help inform new educational content and technologies.

K-12 Community Connects to Celebrate Digital Learning Day 2016

Follow the #DLDay social media conversation to watch the worldwide celebration of digital teaching and learning.

How to Benefit from Social Media’s Evolving Role in K-12 Education

The right social media strategy can invigorate student learning and strengthen the school-to-home connection. Since it first emerged over a decade ago, the application of social media in K-college education has changed dramatically. For several ...

3 Keys to Transforming Your Classroom With Project-Based Learning

Practical tips to help maximize this effective method in the classroom

Four Reasons Why Digital Learning Will Surge in 2016

Learning science highlights factors behind the ever-growing presence of technology in education.

#MHECareers Chat: Learn How to Do What You Love for a Living

Career advice experts connect for a live Q&A hosted by the world’s foremost learning science company on January 13.

12 Months of Impacting the Ed-Tech World in 2015

Our ongoing digital transformation has seen new innovations, collaborations, and accolades emerge throughout 2015.

2015 App Roundup: Top Education Apps for K-12 through College

The recent rise of mobile learning has created a huge demand for apps to help extend learning beyond the classroom desk. At McGraw-Hill Education our apps range in scope and complexity from simple educational games to comprehensive digital learni ...

Three Ed-Tech Trends Showing Why Mobile Learning is On the Rise

Changing attitudes about technology in school and at home have popularized mobile learning

Scholarship Application Window Opens for the 2016 Kellogg Institute

McGraw-Hill Education and the National Council for Developmental Education team-up to offer scholarship opportunity for professional learning institute.

Live Twitter Chat With Leading Researchers Examines the Impact of Millennials on the Workplace

12/9 join the co-authors of What Millennials Want from Work for a Q&A on how the largest generation yet is changing expectations at work.

11 Ways McGraw Prize Winners are Advancing Worldwide Education in 2015

Education award recipients contribute to global efforts to improve educational access, equity, and opportunity

McGraw-Hill Education Careers Team Partners with Veterans Employment Organizations for Live Twitter Chat on 11/9

November 9 at 12-1pm EST | ‘Camo to Corporate’ chat offers advice to help vets transition to the civilian workforce

Classroom-in-a-Box Pilot Offer Extended Through the End of 2015

Our technology collaboration with Samsung helps K-12 schools jump-start digital learning programs

Learning Science Panels Added to SXSWedu 2016 Agenda

SXSWedu panels featuring McGraw-Hill Education leadership will highlight the role of politics and 'learning styles' in teaching and educational innovation.

McGraw-Hill Education Teams Up with IDEA Academic Partnership to improve students' critical thinking and career readiness through data analytics

McGraw-Hill Education has announced a new collaboration with the IDEA Academic Partnership to incorporate data analytics software and resources into three auditing publications to help give college and university students professional experience ...

8 Lessons in Ed-Tech Based on Learning Science

New dynamics drive change in today's digital learning environment. At McGraw-Hill Education we rely on the science of learning to continuously inform and update our knowledge of how learning happens and how instructors teach. In today's technolog ...

Get to Know the Experts: Our SXSWedu 2016 Panel Picker Speakers

McGraw-Hill Education leaders show proficiency across different areas of learning science SXSWedu's Panel Picker process helps ensure that each year's panels address the most pressing trends, issues, and innovations in ed-tech. This year we've ...

9 Ed-tech Panel Ideas to Explore Learning Science at SXSWedu 2016

SxSWedu has quickly become one of the world's most popular and inspiring educational technology conferences. This week SXSWedu opened Panel Picker public voting for the 2016 conference. The Panel Picker is a crowd-sourced platform that allows SXS ...

Three Ways We're Advancing Educational Technology in 2015 and Beyond

Innovation, collaboration, and conversation around learning science are helping improve technology quality and access for the world's teachers and learners.

How Learning Science Impacts the Work We Do | Videos

At McGraw-Hill Education the science of learning fuels ed-tech innovation and collaboration. In these new videos members of our executive leadership team explore the different dimensions of learning science and explain how they allow us to creat ...

Putting 'Learning Science' Into Action to Improve Outcomes

Our ed-tech innovation and collaboration centers around the science of learning. At McGraw-Hill Education it's our mission to use learning science to improve educational outcomes through practical innovation and purposeful technology. We believe ...

Inspiring the Next Generation of K-12 Technology Leadership

Connect with McGraw-Hill Education at ISTE 2015 where the science of learning meets the art of teaching.

Furthering the 'Future Ready Schools' Conversation at ISTE 2015

Live Twitter Chat: Is Your School 'Future Ready'?

Preparing for Content and Instruction in the Digital Learning World

Changes in K-12 content and teaching methods highlight the demand for flexible, blended learning solutions

Teaming-Up for Diversity and Literacy Education

McGraw-Hill Education sponsors youth writing contest to help promote tolerance in schools

Are Today's College Graduates Really Prepared for the Workforce?

This spring nearly four million students will graduate with associate, bachelor's, or graduate-level degrees from their colleges. For a majority of the Class of 2015, the next step will be to look for a career. We recently surveyed 1,000 college ...

StudySync Named 2015 REVERE Awards Finalist

We're pleased to announce that StudySync -- an all-digital English Language Arts core curriculum for students in grades 6-12 -- has been announced as 2015 REVERE Awards finalist in the Whole Curriculum: Reading and Language Arts category. Operat ...

Personalizing K-12 Technology to Improve Learning Outcomes

How personalized ed-tech can empower K-12 students and teachers to shape the learning experience At McGraw-Hill Education, we apply the science of learning to create technology that can deliver highly personalized educational experiences for all ...

How Social Media Can Help Students Study

With the right strategy, social media can make studying more collaborative and efficient. One reason social media is so popular is that it allows people to personalize the way they experience and interact with the Web. Tools like Facebook, Twitte ...

Building Lasting Connections With The Open Technology And Data Science Communities

McGraw-Hill Education contributes to a growing ed-tech culture through active participation

Game-Based Learning in College: How To Do It Right

A look at the instructor side of game-based learning in college

Four Ways Our Adaptive Ed-Tech Deepens Personalized Learning

Adaptive learning solutions focus on student-centered learning There is an ever-growing body of research and case study evidence supporting the effectiveness of adaptive learning technology. Every student's learning situation and needs are diffe ...

A Vision For The Future of Digital Learning Comes Into Focus at ASU+GSV

McGraw-Hill Education unveils updated adaptive platforms and teams-up with Microsoft and NYU to transform personalized learning

McGraw-Hill Education Ranked #15 of America's Dream Employers for Liberal Arts Graduates in 2015

Universum, a global leader in employer branding, recently announced its annual “U.S. Top 100 Employers,” and we are pleased to announce that McGraw-Hill Education has moved up the list to No. 15 for liberal arts graduates. This year, we've joined ...

5 Fun Videos for Serious Learning

At McGraw-Hill Education we always take our mission to improve educational outcomes seriously, but we also believe that learning can (and should) be fun and engaging. Since today is April Fools' Day, we've gathered some of the great videos from ...

4 Authentic Game-Based College Learning Experiences

Gamified learning environments are increasingly common in college and trade school courses, and for decades now there has been a steadily growing body of research evidence supporting the potential of digital games in education. In addition to gam ...

McGraw-Hill Education Earns 12 Finalists for the 2015 CODiE Awards

Finalists have been announced for the 2015 CODiE Awards in software from the SIIA, and McGraw-Hill Education has a strong showing with 12 finalists still in the running. Our diverse list of ed-tech nominees ranges from the SRA FLEX Literacy eleme ...

Winners Announced for SxSWedu Sweepstakes

McGraw-Hill Education SxSWedu 2015 FitBit® Sweepstakes Winners

Dr. Jill Biden on Austin Community College's ALEKS-powered math lab: "I hope other community colleges see this and adopt it."

Earlier this month at SXSWedu, Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, delivered a keynote address about the important role that U.S. community colleges play in preparing a large number of students for success in the workforce. The rema ...

5 Digital Platforms Leading the Future of Ed-Tech

Connect | A digital learning platform for students and instructors in higher education. Now available with full support for mobile and tablet devices, Connect's adaptive system boosts engagement and provides continuous feedback to maximize the ...

4 Ways You Can Still Experience SxSWedu

Last week nearly ten thousand educators, students, solution developers, and startups converged to explore and inspire the future of education at SxSWedu 2015. Between speaker sessions and interviews, judging the LAUNCHedu startup competition, an ...

How to Enjoy SXSWedu 2015 From Start-to-Finish With McGraw-Hill Education

Here's a breakdown of all the different ways to connect with us if you're lucky enough to be in Austin this week: Before you get there... Connect with us & other SXSWedu regulars on social media. Check out hashtag #SXMHE on Twitter and Insta ...

Live Twitter Chat on the Future of Ed-Tech from SXSWedu

McGraw-Hill Education's Chief Digital Officer, Stephen Laster (@slaster), will take over the company Twitter handle (@MHEducation) and engage in conversation with other educators related to questions delivered from the Digital Learning Day handle ...

McGraw-Hill Developmental Educator Scholarship Winner Announced

Professional development scholarship recipient selected for the 2015 Kellogg Institute

Study Confirms Positive Effects of Acuity Interim Assessments for Reading and Mathematics

What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) has reviewed and endorsed the findings of a study on the effects of Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) on student achievement in mathematics and literacy. Among other findings, the study revealed "statistically signi ...

Exploring a Future Without College Textbooks at TCCTA

A look at the rise of adaptive technology and the end of traditional textbooks during the 2015 TCCTA convention February 19-21, 2015, McGraw-Hill Education will join hundreds of community college educators in Dallas at the 68th convention of th ...

The Future of Ed-Tech Takes Center Stage at TransformingEDU

David Levin and Kurt Strand headline ed-tech innovation summit during CES 2015 This January the TransformingEDU Summit brought scores of the world's top technology and education experts together for a day of inspiration and learning about the cu ...

McGraw-Hill Education Joins Higher Education Thought Leaders at ELI Annual Meeting

February 9-11 the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) 2015 meeting takes place in Anaheim, CA. The annual ELI meeting brings together hundreds of higher education faculty and ed-tech thought leaders to discuss critical issues related to the advanc ...

A Youth Writing Scholarship Contest to Promote Diversity Education

McGraw-Hill Education Supports the Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge At McGraw-Hill Education we know first-hand the power that literacy can have on our young people and the importance of teaching tolerance and diversity in the classroom. Th ...

Re-imagining College Learning at the World's Largest Math Emporium

Once a bustling center of commerce in Austin, TX, the Highland Mall closed its doors in 2006 and then sat vacant for over a half-decade. Today, the walls that once housed a typical American strip mall contain miles of data cables and hundreds of ...

Our Top-5 School Apps of 2014

Educational apps have become an essential part of the preK-12 academic experience for millions of students, teachers, and parents. They're used for daily classroom instruction, studying, teacher development, staying connected from home, and much ...

4 Myths and Facts Around the High School Equivalency Exams

“Wait, the GED is a test, not a degree?” The reports come in again and again: Workers with a high school diploma or equivalency earn dramatically more than those who don’t. Now, with a new generation of high school equivalency exams in full swin ...

Adaptive Learning Technology's Lasting Impact on Instruction and Ed-Tech Innovation

How adaptive learning technology is changing dynamics in classrooms and ed-tech innovation centers By Ulrik Christensen | Contains excerpts of Ulrik's guest segment on the Innovation Navigation broadcast by the Wharton School's Business Radio in ...

Inspiring the Future of Ed-Tech Innovation at TransformingEDU

Ed-tech innovation highlighted during summit at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show

2014: A Year of Ed-Tech Leadership from McGraw-Hill Education

Our leadership team had a big voice in 2014's ed-tech conversation In 2014 there were two central themes to preK-20 technology at McGraw-Hill Education: creating the most effective individual and institutional solutions possible, and helping ens ...

School Technology Leaders to Speak at Symposium on District Digital Conversion

On December 5th, 2014, McGraw-Hill Education will host an innovative one-day digital education symposium and learning workshop in Dallas, Texas. Designed to empower technology administrators with strategic insights to propel their districts' 1:1 ...

McGraw-Hill Education and Kellogg Institute Team-Up to Promote Faculty Development and Technology in Developmental Education

NCDE now accepting applications for a chance to win a McGraw-Hill Education-sponsored scholarship for the 2015 Kellogg Institute

Making Technology Accessible for People with Disabilities: A Guide to Standards and Advocacy Organizations

Accessibility standards are driving some of the most profound changes in content and software at McGraw-Hill Education. December 3rd is the International Day of Persons With Disabilities (IDPwD) - a United Nations-sponsored day to promote un ...

Practice Spanish: Study Abroad - A New Immersive Digital Environment for Language Learning

Now Available: A Unique Game-Based Experience Designed to Accelerate Spanish Language Skills More than ever, today's digital learning resources need to move beyond static, skill and drill practice activities presented in a vacuum, to hands-on, ...

Smart Career Advice for New IT Professionals

In a recent interview with Laurianne McLaughlin of InfomationWeek, McGraw-Hill Education CIO David Wright offered some helpful advice for recent college graduates and IT professionals seeking careers in education and informational technology. A ...

Fast Company: McGraw-Hill Education's SmartBook is making it impossible to cram

Earlier today, Fast Company published an article on how McGraw-Hill Education and SmartBook are remaking study habits. Dr. Ulrik Christensen, McGraw-Hill Education's Senior Fellow of Digital Learning, spoke with Fast Company for the piece. Here's ...

Vote for McGraw-Hill Education's proposed sessions at SXSWedu 2015!

We're always excited to use SXSWedu as a venue for listening to and participating in discussions around some of the most important topics in education, including adaptive learning, data and analytics, technology implementation and the future of h ...

Jeff Livingston on E-Rate modernization: "Without intervention we will deny ed-tech to those who need it the most"

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission approved Tom Wheeler’s proposed E-Rate Modernization Order. This plan secures two billion dollars to support Wi-Fi services, preserves existing subsidies for basic broadband Internet connections, a ...

What can LEGO teach us about ed-tech?

Today in InformationWeek, our Chief Digital Officer Stephen Laster writes about the importance of interoperability in education technology and offers LEGO as a model for ensuring that instructors and institutions are able to easily pair and trans ...

StudySync, all-digital literacy program for Grades 6-12, wins 2014 AAP REVERE Award

We’re happy to announce that StudySync, an all-digital literacy program, was the recipient of an AAP REVERE Award for “Whole Curriculum Programs” in the Distinguished Achievement Award category. The awards were handed out last week at the AAP Lea ...

ONboard Series for Advanced Placement* wins 2014 CODiE Award for "Best Virtual Learning Solution"

We’re proud to announce that the ONboard Series for Advanced Placement* was honored with a 2014 CODiE Award for “Best Virtual Learning Solution” last night at the annual SIIA Education Industry Summit. ONboard was one of three McGraw-Hill Educati ...

Looking for a career in ed tech? MHE is the place.

With graduation season only a few weeks away, Brian Kibby, president of MHE’s higher ed division, wrote a blog post encouraging students graduating this college in technology fields—and tech talent everywhere—to look at MHE as a possible career d ...

Seven of McGraw-Hill Education's All-Digital Learning Solutions Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalists

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has announced the finalists for its 2014 CODiE Awards, and we’re proud to announce that seven of our digital solutions made the list! Those selected solutions, spanning four CODiE categor ...

Study abroad without a passport: Introducing Practice Spanish game for higher education

With more than 650,000 students taking introductory Spanish each year, it is the largest world language course taught at American universities. Yet, many students don’t have the opportunity to put their newly acquired language skills to the test ...

Help improve literacy in America and support the National Center for Families Learning through our "Spread the Word" campaign

Many schools across America just celebrated an important milestone: the 100th day of school, which means that winter is almost over (we hope) and we’re heading into March. It’s an exciting and inspiring time when we celebrate National March Into ...

Join our Twitter chat for a post-State of the Union education breakdown

The State of the Union is one of the most important speeches of the year. What will it mean for education in 2014? On Wednesday, January 29 at Noon ET, Jeff Livingston, senior vice president of education policy at McGraw-Hill Education, will hold ...

ALEKS Featured in Award Winning Test Prep Program

Today we’re sharing some exciting news from Miami Dade College! Just a few weeks ago, the Florida Department of Education awarded the College a 2013 Chancellor's Best Practice Award for its Test Prep Boot Camp, which featured ALEKS®, our artifici ...

Creating an all-digital MBA with Upper Iowa University

We know it's a short week before Thanksgiving, but we thought we'd squeeze in one last bit of exciting news: We're working with Upper Iowa University to create an all-digital MBA. Kristopher Blanchard, Ph.D., associate professor of business and c ...

Announcing the winners of the SRA Reading Labs Student Writing Contest

To help students to develop the strong writing skills they need to meet the Common Core State Standards, we recently launched the SRA Reading Labs Student Writing Contest for students across the country in Grades 1-9. The contest invited students ...

Gates Foundation underscores value of adaptive learning in new report and grant program, cites ALEKS among examples of adaptive learning’s early success

It’s no secret that McGraw-Hill Education and ALEKS Corporation are big believers in the power of personalized learning through adaptive technology to help improve student performance. For years, our adaptive solutions have been helping educator ...

McGraw-Hill Education author Carol Malloy honored with lifetime achievement award by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Today, we’d like to send a special note of congratulations to Carol Malloy, a McGraw-Hill School Education author who tomorrow will be honored with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ 2013 lifetime achievement award. A McGraw-Hill E ...

Inaugural Return On Education Innovation Awards names McGraw-Hill LearnSmart finalist in "Learning Platform" category

Yesterday, Arizona State University, the Clayton Christensen Institute and GSV Advisors announced the finalists in each of nine categories for the Return On Education Innovation Awards, and we’re very proud to say that McGraw-Hill LearnSmart was ...

"March into Literacy Month" by following @MHEducation on Twitter

Now that we’re back from SXSWedu and mostly recovered from all of the great discussions, events and barbecue, we’re excited to share some of our plans for national “March into Literacy Month,” a time when educators, learning companies and nonprof ...

Welcome to McGraw-Hill Education 2.0

They say that a busy life is a happy one. If that’s true, consider us ecstatic. It’s been a whirlwind couple of months at McGraw-Hill Education. For starters, you may have noticed that in late November, we announced our sale to Apollo Global Man ...

Our K-12 Math Programs + Access to The Math Forum = A Better Learning Experience for Students and Teachers

At McGraw-Hill Education, we’re always on the lookout for ways to bring value to educators through partnerships with other leading educational organizations. That’s why we’re excited to announce a collaboration with The Math Forum, a leading onli ...

Brian Kibby’s “36 Months to Digital in Higher Education” Prediction – How are we doing so far?

Brian Kibby, president of McGraw-Hill Higher Education, is not shy when it comes to making predictions. This August, Kibby penned a much-discussed piece for Inside Higher Ed calling on learning companies to facilitate a complete shift to digital ...

McGraw-Hill networks Named Top 100 Product by District Administration

Victory can be so sweet. In December, the fine folks at District Administration announced that McGraw-Hill Networks, our digital social studies learning system for middle and high school students, has been selected as a 2012 Readers’ Choice Top ...

Introducing Grade Sync from McGraw-Hill Campus

Sometimes, when I have a free moment, I like to ponder the bigger questions in life. Why are we here? Why doesn’t Starbucks make the ice cubes for their iced coffee out of coffee instead of water? This week I found myself ruminating on a differe ...