WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools, has added nearly two dozen new online math textbooks from publishers including Cengage Learning, John Wiley & Sons, OpenStax College, W.H. Freeman and Worldwide Center of Math.
The International Society for Technology in Education has launched Project ReimaginED, a social learning community that aims to redesign learning activities for alignment with the Common Core State Standards and the ISTE Standards for Students.
Google Maps gets an A. The free version of Angry Birds gets a C. And My ABCs by BabyBus gets a D. The letters assigned to each of these Android apps are grades, and while A is great, D means failure — in privacy, that is.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Scholastic has unveiled two new English and language arts resources, featuring texts, assessments and technology tools, designed for students in grades K-6.
Students too sick to attend class in person at Voluntown Elementary School will now be able to attend class virtually, thanks to a telepresence robot.
Edgenuity, a company that provides online and blended courses, has launched a new curriculum designed to help students become better digital citizens and online learners.
Renaissance Learning has unveiled Accelerated Reader 360, an updated version of Accelerated Reader that adds new resources and activities for students.
BenQ America is rolling out 10 new digital signage models that provide flexibility for narrow spaces, interactivity and front-and-back imaging capabilities.
According to two new reports by the Center on Education Policy at George Washington University, even as schools are developing and teaching CCSS-aligned curriculum, district leaders appear to be reserving judgment on the impact of the consortia-developed assessments.
- By Christopher Piehler
Silex Technology, a provider of wired and wireless networking products, has introduced the SX-ND-4350WAN, a wireless interactive display adapter and wireless access point.