Learning Resources

Using Data and Technology To Improve AYP

After failing to meet adequate yearly progress in 2008, Gautier Middle School Principal Christy Reimsnyder dove into the data and decided to invest in technology in an effort to turn the school's academic progress around.

Compass Learning Adds Learning Tools Interoperability Compliance

Compass Learning has achieved IMS Learning Tools Interoperability compliance, a move that allows students using LTI-compliant learning management systems (LMS) to easily access materials from Compass Learning.

Learn360 Adds Content from BBC Motion Gallery

Learn360, an interactive media-on-demand service for the K-12 education market, is adding content from BBC Motion Gallery, a provider known for its videos in science and social studies subject areas, to the Learn360 library.

New US Teacher Union, UK Company Project Enables Teachers to Share, Access Resources

A US teachers union and a UK company have partnered to create an online community where educators can share and access learning resources.

Educators Create Learning Playlists at MentorMob U

New learning playlist platform, designed for educators, includes collaborative and social learning tools as well as metrics to gauge resource effectiveness and user progress.

VSchoolz Aligning AP Digital Materials with Common Core

A company that provides a platform for helping schools to deliver online learning to their students as part of blended learning programs will be adding meta-data to digital media in the archives of Associated Press for use in classrooms.

Gale Offers CLiC Resources for Digital Curriculum Transition

Reference resource publisher Gale has announced it will offer Classroom in Context (CLiC) resources to support the efforts of schools seeking to transition to digital curriculum.

Skype in the Classroom Expands Resources with Addition of New Partners

Skype in the Classroom, a free online community providing educational enrichment opportunities for teachers and students, has announced new collaborations with Penguin Group, New York Philharmonic, Peace One Day, Save the Children, and Science Museum, London.

Knovation Adds Youngzine Media

Knovation will integrate stories and multimedia on current events from Youngzine into netTrekker Search and icurio.

Teaching with OER: 5 Tips for Professional Development Planning

Ed tech professionals offer five tips for approaching professional development that will help smooth the way to adoption of open educational resources.