Samsung has teamed up with Advanced Education to bring its Samsung School solution to Canada.
Kno, the education software and e-textbook platform developer, has been bought out by Intel.
The J. Paul Getty Museum is extending its open educational content program to Khan Academy. Through a partnership with Khan, the museum is providing a variety of art history and art resources with the aim of "developing a rich personalized learning environment across a broad variety of topics, from the making of a medieval manuscript to the conservation of Old Master paintings."
New platform includes tools and curricula designed to personalize the learning experience.
STEM Central, as website housing more than 3,000 links to STEM-related resources, has upgraded its site to include tools that allow teachers to evaluate and rank resources and add their own links.
Varsity Tutors, a providor of private tutoring to students online, has launched a new, free service with the intention of becoming the "Khan Academy" of practice tests.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning has released a new report, Partnering for Success: A 21st Century Model for Teacher Preparation, that examines collaborations between educator preparation programs and online schools.
Education professors Simon Hooper, of Penn State, and Charles Miller and Susan Rose from the University of Minnesota, are developing an online learning analytics system designed to help improve assessment, feedback, and progress-monitoring of literacy education for students in grades 1-8.
Sustainable technology strategies can shrink both your school system's carbon footprint and its energy bills.
- By Keith R. Krueger
The Rose Academies in Tucson, AZ, are using OdysseyWare to build and refine their CCSS-aligned digital content.
- By Bridget McCrea