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Google Play for Education Offers Thousands of K-12 Books

Google has made thousands of books available for use in K-12 classrooms through Google Play for Education. The announcement was made at the SXSWedu conference taking place this week in Austin, TX.

OpenEd Adds Public Courses

OpenEd, a K-12 educational resource catalog, has added support for public courses, allowing users to publish courses they've created or use those shared by others.

Google, Discovery Ed Partner on Doodle 4 Google Competition

Google is teaming up with Discovery Education to give students an opportunity to meet the artists behind Google's doodles via a virtual field trip. The event, dubbed "From Sketches to the Google Homepage," is part of the seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition and will be broadcast live from the company's headquarters March 5 at 1 pm Eastern.

Los Angeles Charter School Adopts Online Speech Therapy

When high school students refused to attend their speech therapy sessions, Sommer Jones, director of special education, set out to find a new option. The solution: online speech therapy.

Brief: ePals Joins Pearson's Online Learning Exchange

Social learning and education media provider ePals has struck a deal to make its materials available through Pearson's Online Learning Exchange.

Brigham Young Students Create Game To Woo Kids to Reading

A group of students at Brigham Young University in Utah recently created an online game for the Library of Congress designed to encourage kids to get off their digital devices and back into books.

Virtual School Consortium Adopts E-Learning Platform To Improve Content Sharing

The Virtual School Leadership Alliance has selected a new e-learning platform to share content more efficiently and too collaborate more effectively on the creation of content in the future.

Curriki Debuts Free Project-Based Geometry Web Site

Curriki, an online community focused on open learning, has launched the Curriki Geometry Web site, a project-based geometry curriculum optimized for use on mobile devices.

Two Charter Schools Adopt Personalized Learning Program for Struggling Readers

Two schools have gone public with their use of an online reading program that personalizes the content for each student.

LRMI Seeks Input on Educational Content Metadata Initiative

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative today issued a call for input on the use of metadata in educational content.

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