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Maple 16 Adds Improved Visualizations, Algorithms

Maplesoft has released a new version of math software tool Maple, used by scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.

Khan Academy Talks Analytics, OER, and iPads

THE Journal Associate Editor Stephen Noonoo recently spoke with Khan Academy's Matt Wahl, who splits his time between the products and implementation teams, about the newly released iPad app, using data in the classroom, and how the company thinks schools can finally dump the "sage on the stage" model once and for all.

MentorMob Lets Instructors Compile Learning Playlists

A new Web 2.0 service facilitates compilation of "learning playlists" containing links to articles and videos that educators can make available to their students and others.

BrightStar Reader Debuts in the US

BrightStar Learning has made the BrightStar Reader, an online application designed to help students with disabilities improve reading and comprehension, available in the United States.

TED Launches TED-Ed To Help Spread Lessons Beyond the Classroom

TED, the non-profit organization known for its captivating conferences and thought-provoking sub-20-minute videos on a tapestry of ideas, has launched a new education initiative for K-12, college, and lifelong learning.

Outercurve Foundation Adds ChonoZoom to Research Accelerators Library

The Outercurve Foundation has accepted the ChronoZoom big history project, an open source effort designed to make historical connections easier to grasp, after the project was offered to the foundation by the University of California, Berkeley, Moscow State University, and Microsoft Research.

Big Ideas Learning, HMH Launch New Math Curriculum for Algebra 1

Instructional materials providers Big Ideas Learning and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt have launched two new releases in the Big Ideas Math line: Big Ideas Math Accelerated Grade 7 and Big Ideas Math Algebra 1.

Developing Science Concept Mastery on a Budget

With the right tools, students can experience science in a meaningful way, while being challenged and engaged. Erika Fosgreen, accelerated program coordinator at Imagine Rosefield and Imagine Prep Surprise in Arizona, shares her experience doing just that.

MySciLearn Offers Anywhere, Anytime Access to Fast ForWord

Scientific Learning has launched MySciLearn, an online platform for accessing Scientific Learning products through a single interface.

Study Island Adds Common Core Benchmarking

Archipelago Learning has added a Common Core benchmarking program and other new features to Study Island, which provides self-paced supplemental online lessons aligned to individual state standards for K-12 classes.

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