In Fall 2013, Scholastic will launch nextpert, a professional learning platform that gives teachers tools and at-their-fingertips support to help them transform their instruction for the Common Core. A new approach to digital professional learning, nextpert sets teachers up for success in the classroom, on their evaluations, on Next Generation assessments, and in preparing students for achievement in work and in life.The system includes lessons and assessment-building tools, 24/7 access to online courses and resources tied to individual goals, peer collaboration tools, and easy access to on-demand expert mentoring. For more information about Scholastic Education's innovative new programs, visit: www.scholastic.com/innovation. For more information about Scholastic, visit our Media Room at http://mediaroom.scholastic.com. SOURCE Scholastic Inc.