Curriculum resources developed for the state of New York have been downloaded nationally more than 20 million times. A new review evaluating the merits of the resources found them to be, on the whole, an "excellent" alternative to other options being pursued by states and districts.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Britannica Digital Learning has integrated its Britannica ImageQuest database with its classroom information tool, Britannica School.
3P Learning’s IntoScience incorporates 3D environments, real-time gaming and structured activities for students in grades 6-8.
Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has launched the Center for Student Work, an online collection of exemplary student projects.
Time Edge is a digital platform that will offer multimedia content and learning tools associated with geography, civics, U.S. history and current events.
Gale has unveiled a new online resource, Research in Context, aimed at students in middle school and designed to bridge the gap between resources for students in elementary schools and those for students in high school.
Mentoring Minds has launched Total Motivation Math and Total Motivation ELA, print and online supplemental curricula designed to improve critical thinking skills and student confidence during assessments.
IMS Global Learning Consortium has launched a new initiative designed to make school leaders aware of the availability and benefits of open interoperability standards.
Following the successful passage of a $4.8-million bond issue in November, the Yuma Elementary School District 1 in Yuma, AZ, is planning a personalized learning program that the district hopes will enhance educational opportunities for all of its 9,000 K-8 students.