The United States Department of Education has awarded CommonLit, a technology nonprofit that delivers free literacy resources and progress tracking tools for students and teachers, to develop its software and content.
Promethean Planet’s lessons and resources designed for interactive whiteboards are now available in the ClassFlow MarketPlace.
Clark, a digital assistant that’s designed to make it easy for teachers to run and organize their own tutoring businesses, is available today in New York City and surrounding boroughs, with plans to expand to other states soon.
ONEder, a special education learning management system provider, now integrates with OpenEd, an educational resource library for K-12. The partnership provides educators using ONEder with access to the OpenEd resource library.
The clinical services provider has introduced a new service that pairs its live, online therapy environment with Woodcock-Johnson IV tests to help identify strengths and weaknesses for students with cognitive or academic challenges.
The language conversion tool now utilizes the new Google Neural Machine Translation system, which provides more accurate and speedy translations. Google Translate has launched the system for Chinese to English conversations and plans to roll out the system for other languages in the coming months.
Curriki, a community for creating and sharing open educational resources, has launched three new services designed to give teachers personalized access to curriculum resources through their school websites.
Aceable, an app that teaches teens driving skills, has secured an additional $4 million to expand its presence in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Indiana.
The National Science and Technology Medals Foundation launched an online platform offering three engaging “experiences,” or activities, that highlight the work of American scientists and technologists.
Photomath, a free app for iOS and Android devices, enables students to take photos of their handwritten math equations and receive step-by-step instructions for solving the problem.