Learning Resources

Depts. of Education, Defense Launch Learning Registry

The U.S. Departments of Education and Defense have launched a new joint project, the Learning Registry, a technology that aims to facilitate the aggregation and sharing of educational resources across multiple learning portals and websites.

Dayton Public Schools Implements Fast ForWord To Improve Reading Skills

Ohio's Dayton Public Schools (DPS) will implement a family of intervention programs to help students who need to improve their reading skills.

Archipelago Learning Launches Reading Eggspress

Archipelago Learning has unveiled an expansion of its early-learning product line with the release of Reading Eggspress, a reading and comprehension program designed to serve grades 2-6.

The Best Free Web 2.0 Tools for Schools

The term Web 2.0 has been around a while. Some may even consider it passe. Nevertheless, according to Steve Dembo, there's still something to say about the topic.

Easiteach NG 1.3 Gains Screen Capture, Integrated Resource Downloads

RM Education has released an update to Easiteach Next Generation (Easiteach NG) for interactive classrooms. The new release, version 1.3, incorporates a range of additional features, including screen capture and a batch of additional widgets.

Cengage Will Partner with Moodlerooms, Unicon for Tighter Integration

Cengage Learning has announced it will partner with Moodlerooms and with Unicon on open source learning projects. Both partnerships are designed to increase functionality for the respective learning platforms through Cengage's new service, Mindlinks.

Mississippi Schools Turn to Reading Software

Approximately 75 schools in Mississippi have deployed reading software with the goal of increasing students' reading skills.

Desert Biodiversity Topic of National Park Foundation Virtual Field Trip

The National Park Foundation, in conjunction with National Geographic, is hosting a live, Web-hosted virtual field trip open to students and teachers around the world.

Kaplan Launches Online Toolkit for Common Core Transition

Kaplan K12 Learning Services has launched an online platform, Teach! Strategies and Resources, with professional development tools designed to help teachers transition to Common Core State Standards.

Discovery Education Offers Free Tools for Teachers, Students

Discovery Education has partnered with a variety of organizations and companies to offer free educational technology tools for the classroom and several sweepstakes programs for teachers.