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Texas Requires Publishers use CASE by 2020

Have you heard the news? Texas has announced that as part of Proclamation 2020 they will require that publishers use the machine-readable TEKS standards that have been provided by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). These standards are provided in the IMS Global CASE-Certified machine-readable format.

Announcing New Resources Added to the Curriculum Matrix February 2019

Curriculum Matrix LogoIn the last few weeks, 795 new resources have been added to the Curriculum Matrix from the sources listed below

  • 3D Geography

  • Amoeba Sisters (YouTube)

  • Bozeman Science

  • Classroom Antarctica

  • Crash Course (YouTube and Khan)

  • Defence 2020

  • Microsoft – Hacking STEM

Standards Update - February 2019

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Ethics

A vast number of companies are investing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) as computers have to be programmed to understand what next logical step to take with AI and ML. For computers to “see” and “hear” requires a plethora of data points and algorithms. At the same time, society needs to be ready to embrace, and as needed, challenge this technology.

Boston leads effort with Early Childhood Education

According to a recent report from New America, the Boston Public Schools have improved learning outcomes among students in pre-k through second grade by developing a curriculum that connects seamlessly from one year to the next.

New Feature Highlight: Automated Search Term Creation

While EdGate is known for aligning publisher's curriculum to standards, we persistently work to provide new and cost-effective solutions to address the needs of all clients on any scale.

Announcing New Resources Added to the Curriculum Matrix January 2019

Curriculum Matrix LogoIn the last few weeks, 960 new resources have been added to the Curriculum Matrix from the sources listed below

  • Ancient Egypt

  • Ancient Literature

  • Battery University

  • California State University

  • Fordham University

  • Illuminations/NCTM

  • Khan Academy

  • Kids National Geographic

Standards Update - January 2019

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

Arizona - Computer Science (2018 – Grades K-2,3-5,6-8,9-12)

YouTube in the Classroom

Students are increasingly turning to videos as a source of learning, a phenomenon that is quite apparent to the EdGate Correlation Team. In a recent article, "Technology in the Classroom: Using YouTube," Jordan Catapano suggests several reasons for using videos with students, as follows:

Arizona Science and Social Studies Standards Are Evolving

The Arizona Board of Education met Sept. 24, 2018, and adopted new Science and Social Studies standards, updating their 2004 and 2005 standards, respectively. Bruce Jones, president of the Arizona Science Teachers Association, regarding the science adoption, stated "Compared to the standards we've been operating under for the last 10 years, it's a huge step forward."