News & Updates

enCORE Phonics & Phonemic Awareness

Imagine a young student named Daniel, eyes wide with excitement as he picks up his brand new book, Chicken Little, to follow along as his teacher reads it aloud to his class. He thinks to himself, “This book has farm animals! I like to watch the chickens when we go to my grandmother’s house.” At his last school, Daniel never had his own copy of the books, let alone a brand new copy! Some of the letters on the pages of the book seem like a mystery to him, but with each new lesson activity in phonics and phonemic awareness, those letters begin to make more sense. They transform into sounds, words, and eventually, as he progresses through the year, stories.

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Spring 2024 Updates in enCORE!

TeachTown is committed to ensuring enCORE users have access to the very best adapted core curriculum for students with significant disabilities. Check out everything that’s NEW in enCORE this spring!

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Teacher-Led Technology Reporting Update

We are pleased to announce the release of enCORE Extended School Year (ESY) 2024! ESY is a 4-week extended school year curriculum for K-12 students with moderate to severe disabilities. This year’s theme is Summer Around the World! Students will engage with rich content to learn about countries around the world.

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2023-2024 End of Year Checklist for Teachers/Admins

As we approach the end of the school year, we recognize that teachers/administrators need guidance to support a smooth conclusion. This checklist will serve as a tool to assist teachers/administrators in documenting students’ current levels of performance for the year, streamlining the process of managing license access and a seamless transition into the next school year. 

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ESY 2024 Is Here!

We are pleased to announce the release of enCORE Extended School Year (ESY) 2024! ESY is a 4-week extended school year curriculum for K-12 students with moderate to severe disabilities. This year’s theme is Summer Around the World! Students will engage with rich content to learn about countries around the world.

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Measuring Outcomes & Celebrating Successes

Congratulations, teacher! You’ve worked hard all year long to hone your craft and deliver high-quality instruction to your students with disabilities. By now, you know them better than you could have imagined when the school year began last fall. You’ve built strong relationships and seen inspiring growth in their academic and personal goals. Now, you’re in the home stretch with summer vacation just around the corner. With all the hard work you’ve poured into this school year, let’s be sure to end well.

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TeachTown’s enCORE and VP of Curriculum & Research Are Named Finalists in The EdTech Awards 2024

TeachTown is pleased to announce that its K-12 standards-based, adapted core curriculum, enCORE, has been named a finalist in 2 categories of the EdTech Cool Tool Awards 2024: Curriculum and Instruction Solution and Personalized Learning Solution. Additionally, TeachTown’s Vice President of Curriculum & Research, Caitie Marks, M.Ed., BCBA, has been recognized as a finalist in the EdTech Author/Speaker or Podcaster category of the EdTech Leadership Awards 2024.

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Daily Implementation Guides

Let’s DIG into enCORE with brand new Daily Implementation Guides. Daily Implementation Guides (‘DIGs’) are daily planning resources for teachers who use enCORE. The DIGs make the daily planning process simpler and more supportive for teachers to implement enCORE as it was designed to be delivered – using both print- and technology-based lessons. We know it can take a while to learn the ropes when onboarding to a robust curriculum, and now teachers have the daily planning tools to get the most out of enCORE!

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TeachTown Successfully Completes the System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Audit

TeachTown, a leading provider of special education curriculum for students with moderate to severe disabilities, proudly announces its successful completion of the System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 audit process. Developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), SOC 2 is a voluntary compliance framework that demonstrates an organization’s trust in security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy associated with customer data.

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TeachTown enCORE Receives Double Honors from Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2023

TeachTown, a leading provider of special education curriculum for students with moderate to severe disabilities, is proud to announce that its K-12 standards-based, adapted core curriculum, enCORE, has been recognized as a two-time winner of the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2023. A recipient in both the Primary Education and Secondary Education categories, enCORE drives measurable student growth while ensuring all students have equitable, inclusive access to the general education curriculum.

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