As people, we are all products of our environment. Pearson has partnered with five other higher-education publishers to create CourseSmart , a company developed to sell college textbooks in eTextbook format on a common platform. In order to provide educators with the tools they need, a market in professional development (also known simply as “PD”) has developed around online and offline tools built for teacher training.
Pearson US Learning Services provides educational content to grades K-12 in North America through print and digital instructional materials and professional services designed to deliver learning and teaching results. A Pearson institutional partnership can better prepare students for lifelong learning in a changing economy via digital learning, innovation, and a keen understanding of the future of skills.
offers student and teacher companion sites, activities and resources and reference materials for Grades 6-12. They have connected tools to their community, and Pearson Education will probably be able to expand Schoolnet’s resources. The LNAT test is conducted in partnership with Pearson VUE, which is the computer-based testing business of Pearson Education.
Many of the resources available to schools reside in the school, in the home, and in the larger community. In addition to printed options, students can get their books on the devices they love through Pearson’s MyLab and Mastering products, Amazon, and more.
308 and 300.540 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), mandates that the determination of whether or not a child suspected of having a specific learning disability qualifies for special education be made by the child’s parents and a team of qualified professionals, which must include the child’s regular education teacher, at least one person qualified to conduct individual diagnostic examinations and interpret such information such as a school psychologist, speech language pathologist, or remedial reading teacher.