Learning Resources

Irving ISD Adopts Career Education Model To Help Students Prepare For College and Careers

Irving Independent School District in Texas will implement a personalized project-based learning education model designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in college and the workforce.

Digital Curriculum Provider Adds Video to Teacher Resources

Digital curriculum and test prep provider Shmoop has added 26 new original educational video activities that teachers can use to supplement their teaching methods.

New Web Site Launched Offers Software and Systems Training

John Wiley and Sons and the American Graphics Institute have partnered to launch a new subscription Web site, digitalclassroom.com, designed to serve as an online education and training resource for learning about software apps, operating systems, Web design and development, and graphic design techniques.

Edgenuity To Integrate NWEA MAP Data with Learning Platform

Online blended learning provider Edgenuity will integrate the Northwest Evaluation Association's data from grade 6-12 English language arts and mathematics assessments with its blended learning management system.

Collaborative Team Produces New Common-Core Math Series

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Big Ideas Learning have collaborated to introduce "Big Ideas Math 2014," a Common Core-aligned middle school math program.

MetaMetrics Adds New Math Activities to Resource Bank

Educators can now access a new free resource designed to help measure student comprehension and mastery of mathematical concepts.

Nonprofit Adds New Free Digital Materials To Bolster K-3 Learning

By the end of this year, nonprofit education organization CFY plans to boost its K-3 resources by adding 1,000-plus new activities and more than 80 playlists to its K-12 online learning portal.

BenchPrep Adds Video Courses

BenchPrep, a developer of online and mobile courses, is now offering 40 video courses in software training, math, science, and business.

Illinois District Pushes Financial Literacy with 10-Unit Online Course

An Illinois school district has adopted free curriculum intended to teach its high school students financial literacy.

Cengage Adds Smithsonian Resources

In an effort to expand their global reach, the Smithsonian Institution has launched a licensing agreement with educational publisher Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to deliver digital content to libraries and classrooms.