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Learning Resources


Google Expands Public Maps Collection, Adds Resources for Educators and Students

Google is opening up its Google Maps Gallery service with an expanded array of historical and contemporary maps, as well as tools for students and educators that will allow them to create and edit their own maps.

All Educational Testing Service Research Reports Now Available at Wiley Online Library

Educational Testing Service has made its entire collection of research reports, more than 2,500 in total, available through the Wiley Online Library.

Circumventing Institutional Barriers to Blended Learning

A new report examines barriers to the implementation of blended learning and solutions districts have found to work around them.

California District Expands Online Reading Intervention

California's Westside Union School District will expand the use of an online language and reading intervention after seeing success with limited use of the program in 2013.

8 Free (and Nearly Free) Resources for English Language Learners

These digital and online tools can help your English language learners build vocabulary and improve their reading abilities while often putting them in control of their own learning.

North Carolina District Teams with Knovation on Digital Curriculum

In a unique business arrangement a North Carolina district is sharing its Common Core curriculum with an education technology company that delivers digital learning resources that work with those materials, thereby expecting to generate up to $150,000 in revenue during the first year of the partnership.

OpenStax Aims To Bring Free Digital Textbooks to High Schools

OpenStax, which provides free, peer-reviewed undergraduate textbooks and supporting materials for colleges and universities, has set its sights on K-12 education for the first time.

Report: Teachers Want Metadata Tags on Resources, Don't Know if They've Used Tagged Material

Nearly six in 10 education publishers currently describe or tag their material with metadata, and 56 percent of those who don't have plans to begin doing so within the next year, according to a recent survey by the Learning Resources Metadata Initiative.

BoomWriter Adds Interactive Vocab Tool

BoomWriter Media has updated its collaborative writing platform, also dubbed BoomWriter, to include an interactive vocabulary tool.

TextHelp Launches Free Fluency Tool

Literacy software provider Texthelp has launched Fluency Tutor for Google, a leveled reading and assessment tool designed to help teachers working with emerging or struggling readers.

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