The Journal of Visualized Experiments is expanding its database of science method and practice demonstration videos for high school and higher education with the launch of its first Clinical Skills collection.
Brainly, a multinational social learning network for students and educators, has acquired OpenStudy, a similar, Atlanta-based, peer-to-peer study help platform. The combined companies are anticipated to offer students advanced online learning tools, for both inside the classroom and out.
K-12 schools are beginning to see the educational value of virtual and augmented reality and are investing in these technologies even though price points are still aimed at higher-end markets.
Curriculum Crafter, a cloud-based curriculum planning tool, has joined the Northwest Evaluation Association's Instructional Content Provider program, which was created to help teachers find learning resources aligned to student results from the Measures of Academic Progress assessment.
An education technology accelerator is working with an ed tech company to collaborate on a project to understand how teachers and students interact with digital content and whether that personalization makes a difference on student engagement.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Querium's Stepwise Virtual Tutor, which uses artificial intelligence technology in its online math tutoring program, will now be available on WebAssign's digital instructional platform.
Turnitin has extended a partnership with College Board in a move that will connect its writing tools with programs such as SpringBoard to promote effective student writing practice.
The New Mexico Public Education Department has adopted a new math curriculum for use by students in grades 3-5.
Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District in Texas has implemented a supplemental reading curriculum for more than 100 of its early elementary classrooms to support reading instruction, particularly for at-risk students, English language learners and students with special needs.
Arizona's Osborn School District will deploy a blended math program across five schools as the result of a $200,000 grant from the APS Foundation.