OpenStax, which provides free, peer-reviewed undergraduate textbooks and supporting materials for colleges and universities, has set its sights on K-12 education for the first time.
Nearly six in 10 education publishers currently describe or tag their material with metadata, and 56 percent of those who don't have plans to begin doing so within the next year, according to a recent survey by the Learning Resources Metadata Initiative.
BoomWriter Media has updated its collaborative writing platform, also dubbed BoomWriter, to include an interactive vocabulary tool.
Literacy software provider Texthelp has launched Fluency Tutor for Google, a leveled reading and assessment tool designed to help teachers working with emerging or struggling readers.
Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt has partnered with Cricket Media to distribute the latter's content through HMH's K-12 offerings and children's magazines.
The upgraded version of the education plan management software supports plan types including Academic and Behavior RTI, Section 504, English Language Learner and Gifted.
- By Christopher Piehler
SoftChalk has launched the latest version of its content authoring tool, Create 9, with a new e-book builder tool and other new features.
Andover Learning launches a new searchable education resources platform for teachers.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Cengage Learning has teamed up with YouSeeU to integrate its speech capture software with MindTap in an effort to help students improve their presentation skills.
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Education has purchased two-year licenses for collections of digital literacy resources for all teachers and classrooms in the province.