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Learning Resources


StraightAce Self-Tutoring App Aims To Help Middle School Math Students

Benesse America has unveiled a self-tutoring mobile app that uses gamification to help struggling middle school students improve in math.

10,000 Students Learning Statistics with Free Online Program

At least 10,104 students in American classrooms have been exposed to statistical problem-solving in a project introduced two years ago in this country to educate school-aged kids on statistical literacy.

California Schools Given Free Access to Digital Literacy Program

A middle school in San Francisco is the first to adopt a free program that teaches its students about responsible computing.

Texas District Adds Blended Learning Tool To Prepare Students for Biology Assessments

The Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District in Texas has adopted a new tool for blended instruction in an effort to prepare high school students for end-of-course assessments in biology.

Virginia District Adopts New Streaming Media Provider

A Virginia public school district has selected a company to provide streaming content in the classroom in an effort to enhance instruction.

Digital Wish Opens Virtual Volunteer Site To Match Teachers with Experts

An organization that promotes the use of technology in the classroom by putting teachers who have specific requests in touch with donors who can help make those wishes come true has launched a new service to link teachers with volunteers.

Innovation Abroad, Insight at Home

A global team of researchers goes around the world to see what it takes to prepare students for their futures, and suggests ways to apply the lessons here in the United States.

Classes Make Virtual Science Trek to Mt. Kilimanjaro

For the fifth time in as many years a group of scientists, teachers, and students are heading up Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to research mountain biomes and share what they discover with students online.

McGraw-Hill To Release Common Core Reading Platform

McGraw-Hill will launch a reading program, Reading Wonders, for students in grades K-6 and designed for the Common Core State Standards.

Arkansas Department of Ed Provides Statewide Access to STEM Activities

Students in Arkansas will have access to a Web-based tool to help them master math and science. The Arkansas Department of Education will be providing access to Penda Learning, a Web-based standards mastery resource for students in grades 4 through 10.

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