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IXL Adds Recommendations System for Adaptive Learning Service

IXL's adaptive learning service has added a personalized recommendation feature that aims to guide students to resources for remediation as they work through math activities and want more practice.

Toys, Education Companies Invest $24 Million in Mobile Gaming Startup

A startup that builds interactive iPad games for its flagship gaming accessory that enables learners to “play beyond the screen” has received additional funding to bring some of its games to iPhones and introduce more character-driven content.

Cartoon Network Launches STEAM Advisory Board

Amidst Computer Science Education Week events, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016 – and a favorite TV channel for many K–12 students – Cartoon Network has assembled an advisory board of academic and industry experts to help shape its STEAM education efforts.

WYNC Teen Radio Show Releases Audio Journalism Curriculum

Radio Rookies, a Peabody Award-winning show created by teens for teens on WYNC public radio, has released a new curriculum for teachers looking to teach audio journalists.

Early Reading System Adds Phonics Units

MobyMax, a provider of personalized learning curricula and educational tools that identify and fix learning gaps, has added seven new modules on phonics to its early reading system for grades K–8.

Library of Congress Boosts Digital Public Library Database with Historic Maps

Currently, the contents will include about 5,000 items, but as the Library of Congress continues to digitize its map collections, the number of items shared will increase.

Alaska SD to Implement Personalized Learning

To help Fairbanks North Star Borough School District achieve its strategic plan, the district has hired Education to implement personalized learning throughout its elementary and secondary schools.

Digital Promise Offers Free Framework for Tech Pilot Programs

Education leaders and technology developers looking to introduce pilot programs can now consult a step-by-step framework developed by Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization working to accelerate innovation in education.

Iowa District to Use $54K Google Grant for VR Hardware

Council Bluffs Community School District has received a $54,500 grant from Google to purchase 28 virtual reality kits with 15 headsets each, in an effort to boost student engagement and diversify instruction.

Boone County SD Expands Digital Language-Learning Program

An additional 14 elementary schools and five middle schools will began a digital language-learning program this year.

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