Learning Resources


Report: Teachers Want Metadata Tags on Resources, Don't Know if They've Used Tagged Material

Nearly six in 10 education publishers currently describe or tag their material with metadata, and 56 percent of those who don't have plans to begin doing so within the next year, according to a recent survey by the Learning Resources Metadata Initiative.

TextHelp Launches Free Fluency Tool

Literacy software provider Texthelp has launched Fluency Tutor for Google, a leveled reading and assessment tool designed to help teachers working with emerging or struggling readers.

BoomWriter Adds Interactive Vocab Tool

BoomWriter Media has updated its collaborative writing platform, also dubbed BoomWriter, to include an interactive vocabulary tool.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Adds Cricket Media Resources

Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt has partnered with Cricket Media to distribute the latter's content through HMH's K-12 offerings and children's magazines.

SEAS Education Releases Achieve 2.0 Software

The upgraded version of the education plan management software supports plan types including Academic and Behavior RTI, Section 504, English Language Learner and Gifted.

SoftChalk Updates Create with E-Book Builder

SoftChalk has launched the latest version of its content authoring tool, Create 9, with a new e-book builder tool and other new features.

Resource Sharing Platform Like Searchable Dropbox for Education

Andover Learning launches a new searchable education resources platform for teachers.

Cengage Adds Speech Capture Software to MindTap

Cengage Learning has teamed up with YouSeeU to integrate its speech capture software with MindTap in an effort to help students improve their presentation skills.

Saskatchewan Adopts Digital Literacy Tools for Nearly 800 Schools

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Education has purchased two-year licenses for collections of digital literacy resources for all teachers and classrooms in the province.

zSpace STEM Lab Adds Real-Time Sharing, Physics Simulations, Virtual Circuitry Lab

zSpace has unveiled new software applications for its zSpace STEM Lab, an interactive, virtual education platform for K-12 students.

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