Learning Resources


Think Through Math Adds New Features to Online Learning System

Think Through Math, a supplemental online math intervention system designed to prepare students in math for grades 3 to Algebra 1 for Common Core standards, has added new features and enhanced existing capabilities.

Open Educational Resources: iNACOL Outlines Policy Recommendations

"Today’s textbooks are obsolete and the acquisition process is broken," according to a new report from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), but as schools work toward implementing Common Core State Standards, open educational resources (OER) can help them provide students with customized content much faster and more cost effectively than the traditional textbook acquisition model.

Federal Site for Free Education Resources Grows and Gets Mobile Facelift

A site for accessing freely available education materials from public agencies has just been revamped for the third time in its lengthy history to include a cleaner interface and many more listings. The Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) helps educators, students, and others find digital teaching and learning resources maintained by the federal government.

New OER Exchange Opens with 680,000 Free Learning Objects

Educational technology company Pearson has launched its OpenClass Exchange for instructors. Out of the gate, the new open education resource (OER) catalog will include links to 680,000 instructional and learning items.

PBS LearningMedia Adds Premium Tier for Educational Resources

PBS and its member stations are adding a new premium tier to the PBS LearningMedia service.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Knewton Partner To Offer Blended K-12 Math Program

Adaptive learning platform developer Knewton has entered into a partnership with educational publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to augment their digital K-12 products with an adaptive infrastructure platform that customizes the student learning experience through real-time analytics and recommendations.

netTrekker, icurio Add Common Core-Aligned Math, Science, English Materials

Knovation is adding new Common Core-aligned math, science, and vocabulary resources to netTrekker, its educational search tool, and icurio, its personalized digital content platform.

PBS LearningMedia Adds Free Learning Resources

PBS LearningMedia has launched new free resources designed to help preK-12 teachers address curriculum gaps.

Boston and Chicago Districts Roll Out Digital Writing Program For Grades 3-12

With the adoption of a new digital education platform, more than 250,000 students in two public school districts will have the opportunity to write, edit, and publish their own digital multi-chapter stories.

Arizona Schools Receive State-Wide License for GIS Software

In an effort to include more science, technology, engineering, and mathematics material into common core curriculum, all Arizona primary and secondary schools now have access to geographic information systems software.

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