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Learning Resources


Google, Discovery Ed Partner on Doodle 4 Google Competition

Google is teaming up with Discovery Education to give students an opportunity to meet the artists behind Google's doodles via a virtual field trip. The event, dubbed "From Sketches to the Google Homepage," is part of the seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition and will be broadcast live from the company's headquarters March 5 at 1 pm Eastern.

Los Angeles Charter School Adopts Online Speech Therapy

When high school students refused to attend their speech therapy sessions, Sommer Jones, director of special education, set out to find a new option. The solution: online speech therapy.

Brief: ePals Joins Pearson's Online Learning Exchange

Social learning and education media provider ePals has struck a deal to make its materials available through Pearson's Online Learning Exchange.

Brigham Young Students Create Game To Woo Kids to Reading

A group of students at Brigham Young University in Utah recently created an online game for the Library of Congress designed to encourage kids to get off their digital devices and back into books.

Virtual School Consortium Adopts E-Learning Platform To Improve Content Sharing

The Virtual School Leadership Alliance has selected a new e-learning platform to share content more efficiently and too collaborate more effectively on the creation of content in the future.

Two Charter Schools Adopt Personalized Learning Program for Struggling Readers

Two schools have gone public with their use of an online reading program that personalizes the content for each student.

LRMI Seeks Input on Educational Content Metadata Initiative

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative today issued a call for input on the use of metadata in educational content.

Curriki Debuts Free Project-Based Geometry Web Site

Curriki, an online community focused on open learning, has launched the Curriki Geometry Web site, a project-based geometry curriculum optimized for use on mobile devices.

Brief: Smithsonian, State Department Partner on Free Diplomacy Conference

A collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution, the National Park Service and the Diplomatic Reception Rooms at the United States State Department will host a free online conference, Diplomacy in Action, tomorrow.

PBS LearningMedia Debuts Global Learning and Diplomacy Collection, Hosts State Dinner Discussion

PBS LearningMedia has launched the free Global Learning and Diplomacy collection for teachers and will host an online classroom discussion before tomorrow's state dinner for France at the White House.

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