Cengage Learning has acquired National Geographic's digital and print school publishing unit in an expansion of a partnership launched in 2007.
Social networking and online chatting might be a distraction for some, but the makers of the online course management system Prof-desk are using Web-based collaborative tools to connect teachers and students to assignments and to each other--for free.
- By Kerry Sullivan
Source for Learning has launched TeachersFirst 3.0, the latest version of its free site for teacher resources and professional development.
Arcademic Skill Builders has added a subscription option, Arcademics Plus, to their free online educational game service.
The Turning Foundation, NBC Learn, and Turning Technologies have chosen 10 recipients for the Spring 2011 Classroom Improvement Technology Grant.
Zachariah Chou and Tyler Kapadia have won the first DimensionU Games National Scholarship Tournament.
Learning.com is offering free one-year trials of Imagine Mars, the company's online project designed to engage students in science learning.
Iowa schools will shortly be able to access digital materials for use in classes from a statewide digital repository.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
MathTutor Educational Software is now offering permanent site licenses for its Math Tutor series of interactive learning software.
PBS and WGBH will launch PBS LearningMedia, a free digital media platform for prekindergarten through college classrooms, this summer.