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Adaptive Curriculum Launches Online Learning System Uzinggo

Adaptive Curriculum has launched a Web-based learning system for students in grades 5-12 designed to use interactive real-world scenarios to help them understand math and science outside of the classroom.

Easy Programming Language Gains High School Pickup

A company that sells a software development platform for non-coders--including students--is turning to project funding source KickStarter to generate the funds it needs to convert its code to open source

ScootPad Gets Text-to-Speech Upgrade Via New Partnership

Online learning platform ScootPad has partnered with text-to-speech specialist ReadSpeaker to enhance its service with a "click and listen" feature.

Online Lessons from EasyBib Teach Students Research Writing Skills

A company that offers free and low-cost versions of bibliography and citation generation software has launched a Web-based service for teaching students how to research and write research papers.

lynda.com Buys Multi-Language Online Training Company

Online training company lynda.com has expanded its line-up of videos in other languages with the purchase of video2brain, a European company with a team in the United States that provides online video training in German, French, Spanish, and English.

Smithsonian Launches Quests Program To Encourage Discovery and Collaboration

The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies has launched Smithsonian Quests, a digital badge program designed to foster project-based learning and inspire students to explore their own ideas and interests.

McGraw-Hill Releases LearnSmart for High School Students

In an effort to help prepare students for college and future careers, McGraw-Hill Education will make its adaptive study tool, LearnSmart, available to high school students.

SoftChalk Cloud Goes Mobile, Expands LMS Integration

SoftChalk has added iPad and Android compatibility and greater learning management system integration to the newest version of SoftChalk Cloud, its cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform.

Thornburg Center Unveils Free Standards-Aligned Videos

The Thornburg Center has released a variety of free short videos that are aligned with next-generation national science and engineering standards coming in the spring, as well as Common Core standards being implemented by the states. The Knights of Knowledge inquiry starters launch announcement was made today at Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2013, and some of the videos are available now.

StrataLogica Geography Reference Released as Free iPad App

Herff Jones/Nystrom has released a new geography reference tool for the Apple iPad. The new app, which debuted at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week, is a free application that offers users a sampling of StrataLogica's interactive layers of geography, history, and earth science content for the K-12 classroom.

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