June 2018 Newsletter

Published Tue Jun 05 00:00:00 EDT 2018


June 2018 Newsletter


Honoring Transformative Educators:
The 2018 McGraw Prize Winners

The 2018 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize Winners

The winners of this year’s Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education were recognized during a ceremony at the 2018 ASU GSV Innovation Summit. These three inspiring individuals and their colleagues are reshaping the future of education for millions of learners and instructors. 

Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code
(PreK-12)

Timothy Renick of Georgia State University
(Higher Ed)

Arthur Graesser of the University of Memphis
(Learning Science Research)


PreK-12 Education News

Literacy is for Life

We’ve announced our support for the Read Aloud program at the Denver Public Library. Now in its 30th year, this unique program is helping instill a love of reading in thousands of young children.

Press Release >>

New Writing Analysis Technology

Our new Redbird Language Arts & Writing program introduces groundbreaking new writing analysis technology to help personalize writing instruction and accelerate learning for grades 2-7.

Learn More >>

Summer Tips for Teachers

Get summertime training advice, read insightful perspectives from guest authors, and find useful resources for K-12 educators in our School team’s Inspired
Ideas
blog!

Visit Inspired Ideas >>

3 out of 4 8th graders spend less than 30 minutes per day writing for their language arts classes


Higher Education News

Powering-Up Game-Based Learning

To help improve students' critical thinking abilities and provide practice for career skills, we’ve added more than 50 scenario-based learning activities to Connect, our leading adaptive learning platform for higher education.
Press Release >>


Making College Materials More Affordable

Our recent "inclusive access" agreement with RedShelf offers a lower price option for digital textbooks and ensures students can access course materials starting on day one of class.
Learn More >>


Insights for College Educators

Visit our Ideas in Higher Education blog throughout the summer for guest posts, insights for educators and students, and more!
Featured Post: A Summer Reading List for Educators! >>


Featured Video

How do college instructors feel about using ALEKS adaptive technology to personalize learning and motivate students? Watch to find out!


Company Announcements & News

CODiE 2018 SIIA CODiE Finalist

We Have a New CEO!

Dr. Nana Banerjee’s extensive background in analytics and driving global business growth complements our company mission and vision
for the future.
Press Release >>


CODiE Award Finalists Announced

Three of our top personalized learning solutions have been named finalists for the 2018 CODiE Awards by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)! Winners will be announced this June.
Learn About Our Finalists >>