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Curriki To Launch New Site with Social Features, Improve Resource Reviews

The open educational resource provider Curriki will unveil a new, updated Web site featuring responsive design, social tools and other upgrades this summer.

15 Online Resources That Help Improve Essay-Writing Skills

Here are some effective online tools that can help you make the art of writing essays more attractive for your students.

Some Educational Apps Go Missing as Apple Purges Images of Confederate Flags from the App Store

Apple today began pulling apps out of its iOS and Mac app stores that display a Confederate flag. Educational apps, it seems, aren't immune from the broad ban —  at least some of them.

Curriculum Associates Adds Close Reading Lessons for Grades 3-5

Curriculum Associates has updated its online i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction program with new close reading lessons for students in grades 3-5.

8 Absorbing Apps and Websites for Informal Learning

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps and websites that help students learn informally over the summer.

A Teacher Shares His Lessons Learned From a Simulated Senate

Using special tablets in a simulated Senate chamber built in Boston, classes can learn not just the facts of government, but how it feels to negotiate and make big decisions.

Pearson Partners with Listen Current on Classroom Audio Resources

Pearson has partnered with Listen Current in an effort to improve classroom engagement and make learning relevant to students' lives.

Activate Instruction Migrating Content to Gooru

Activate Instruction is moving its teacher-created K-12 educational resources to the Gooru online platform. The migration should be nearly complete by mid-August.

Free, State-Sponsored Common Core Curriculum 'Excellent Alternative'

Curriculum resources developed for the state of New York have been downloaded nationally more than 20 million times. A new review evaluating the merits of the resources found them to be, on the whole, an "excellent" alternative to other options being pursued by states and districts.

Britannica School Adds ImageQuest Searches

Britannica Digital Learning has integrated its Britannica ImageQuest database with its classroom information tool, Britannica School.

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