The San Juan Unified School District has adopted the enterprise version of its existing learning management system to integrate it with its student information system and gain access to additional analytics and administrative features.
ResourceMate has added a reading program service designed to provide instant access to Lexile measures and Accelerated Reader data.
Code School, a company that provides learning resources for aspiring coders, has launched a free app for iOS devices.
A company that supplies research materials to students for their own academic assignments has added 20,000 topics in the field of literature.
Awesome Stories has released Text Sets, free multimedia collections designed to help teachers implementing the Common Core State Standards.
NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has reached an agreement to provide content via Pearson platforms to students and teachers.
Instructure has launched a limited pilot of Canvas Commons, a new learning object repository that integrates with the Canvas learning management system.
SAS Curriculum Pathways has partnered with Clever to make their free learning resources available through the latter's Instant Login service.
Balefire Labs has added Android apps to its app review service, bringing the total number of reviewed apps to more than 3,000, in an effort to better serve classrooms with bring-your-own-device programs. Previously, the company only included reviews for apps for iOS devices.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Captain Barrington Irving, who holds the Guinness World Record as the youngest person to fly solo around the world, will pilot the jet Inspiration III to North America, Asia, Indonesia and Australia to explore real-life applications of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, history, geography and the humanities.
- By Christopher Piehler