International education and learning programs provider Pearson has upgraded its Equella digital repository system to version 5.2 by enhancing key elements of the product designed to help users search, create, and manage material online.
A new iPad app feature tied in to Facebook is designed to help students with ADHD combat procrastination and stay on task.
The emergence of open educational resources and the implications for learning
Copyright licensing agency Motion Picture Licensing Corp. (MPLC) has debuted a new umbrella license for K-12 day schools that allows public performance of motion pictures on campus inside and outside the classroom.
Archipelago Learning has unveiled a teacher toolkit for Study Island, a software-as-a-service tool that provides instruction, practice, assessment, and reporting.
CFY, a national educational nonprofit, will use $7 million in grants it's received for the development and distribution of online educational resources for K-12 students in low-income communities throughout the country.
- By Caitlin Moriarity
Maplesoft has released a new version of math software tool Maple, used by scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.
THE Journal Associate Editor Stephen Noonoo recently spoke with Khan Academy's Matt Wahl, who splits his time between the products and implementation teams, about the newly released iPad app, using data in the classroom, and how the company thinks schools can finally dump the "sage on the stage" model once and for all.
- By Stephen Noonoo
A new Web 2.0 service facilitates compilation of "learning playlists" containing links to articles and videos that educators can make available to their students and others.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
BrightStar Learning has made the BrightStar Reader, an online application designed to help students with disabilities improve reading and comprehension, available in the United States.
- By Mike Hohenbrink