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Learning Resources


Cengage Adds Smithsonian Resources

In an effort to expand their global reach, the Smithsonian Institution has launched a licensing agreement with educational publisher Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to deliver digital content to libraries and classrooms.

Adaptive Curriculum Launches Online Learning System Uzinggo

Adaptive Curriculum has launched a Web-based learning system for students in grades 5-12 designed to use interactive real-world scenarios to help them understand math and science outside of the classroom.

Illinois District Pushes Financial Literacy with 10-Unit Online Course

An Illinois school district has adopted free curriculum intended to teach its high school students financial literacy.

Easy Programming Language Gains High School Pickup

A company that sells a software development platform for non-coders--including students--is turning to project funding source KickStarter to generate the funds it needs to convert its code to open source

ScootPad Gets Text-to-Speech Upgrade Via New Partnership

Online learning platform ScootPad has partnered with text-to-speech specialist ReadSpeaker to enhance its service with a "click and listen" feature.

Online Lessons from EasyBib Teach Students Research Writing Skills

A company that offers free and low-cost versions of bibliography and citation generation software has launched a Web-based service for teaching students how to research and write research papers.

lynda.com Buys Multi-Language Online Training Company

Online training company lynda.com has expanded its line-up of videos in other languages with the purchase of video2brain, a European company with a team in the United States that provides online video training in German, French, Spanish, and English.

Smithsonian Launches Quests Program To Encourage Discovery and Collaboration

The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies has launched Smithsonian Quests, a digital badge program designed to foster project-based learning and inspire students to explore their own ideas and interests.

McGraw-Hill Releases LearnSmart for High School Students

In an effort to help prepare students for college and future careers, McGraw-Hill Education will make its adaptive study tool, LearnSmart, available to high school students.

SoftChalk Cloud Goes Mobile, Expands LMS Integration

SoftChalk has added iPad and Android compatibility and greater learning management system integration to the newest version of SoftChalk Cloud, its cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform.

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