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Digital Media


3 Free Ways to Bring the News Into Your Classroom

These no-cost resources introduce your students to relevant readings that help them learn the nonfiction reading comprehension skills that new Common Core and state standards require.

Biamp Upgrades Tesira with Improved Compression

Biamp Systems has upgraded its Tesira digital signal processing platform to include two new hardware components and new compression abilities.

Report: 83 Percent of High Schools Offer Online Courses

Only 17 percent of high schools do not currently offer any online classes and more than 40 percent are offering online courses in English language arts, history, math or science, according to the latest report from Project Tomorrow's Speak Up report.

Georgia Independent Schools Launch Digital Initiative to Replace Textbooks

As part of an effort to reduce dependence on print textbooks, the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA), an association of private, independent and parochial schools, will give schools access to Net Texts, a cloud-based system where educators can collaborate to develop their own learning media or courses.

Sangari Active Science Releases Interactive Middle School Curriculum

Designed for tablets and laptops, this digital, fully interactive version incorporates audio, video, graphic simulations and writing and drawing tools into the already powerful IQWST curriculum.

28 Free and Cheap Resources to Help You Teach Common Core

If you’re looking to invigorate your classroom with games, video, personalization and other student favorites, this list is a great place to start. And best of all, most of the tools below won’t cost you or your school a dime.

Maryland District Rolling Out Digital Learning Environments, PD from Discovery

Maryland’s Kent County Public Schools (KCPS) is using competitive funds from its state’s Digital Learning Innovation Fund to adopt Discovery Education’s series of digital textbooks as well as a new digital library with more than 150,000 learning objects.

Study: Using Discovery Education's Science Techbook Improves Student Achievement

Conducted by independent research firm Merola Research, the study reviewed science results on the 2013 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards for fourth-grade students in York County, SC.

Teachers at One School Create 22 eTextbooks for iPad

Using the Apple program iBooks Author, teachers at Mercersburg Academy, an independent college preparatory school in south-central Pennsylvania, have created more than 20 interactive e-textbooks, with five more being readied for fall.

E-Book Platform Qlovi to Distribute HarperCollins Titles

Titles will be sold in time-based increments, allowing teachers to acquire them for the specific amount of time they are needed for classroom work.

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