The Virginia Space Grant Consortium will use idoodlesoftware's Krucible in its NASA-based educational program for Virginia high school students.
Software provides individualized plans for students, iPad app for administrators and teachers
Education2020, a courseware company that provides online instruction for students in grades 6 through 12, has added eLibrary, which provides a keyword search tutorial system that gives students access to 4,600 lessons that fit Common Core education standards.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
PBS and WGBH have launched PBS LearningMedia, a free media service for teachers, students, and families.
Sokikom has launched a massively multiplayer online math game, also called Sokikom, for students in grades 1 through 6.
Digital curriculum and test preparation company Shmoop has added shmoints, 1,549 new literature quizzes and school leaderboards to its website.
Cengage Learning has acquired National Geographic's digital and print school publishing unit in an expansion of a partnership launched in 2007.
Social networking and online chatting might be a distraction for some, but the makers of the online course management system Prof-desk are using Web-based collaborative tools to connect teachers and students to assignments and to each other--for free.
- By Kerry Sullivan
Source for Learning has launched TeachersFirst 3.0, the latest version of its free site for teacher resources and professional development.
Arcademic Skill Builders has added a subscription option, Arcademics Plus, to their free online educational game service.