Learning Resources

Follett Sells Off Baker & Taylor

Book and digital content distributor Baker & Taylor will now operate as a separate, privately owned entity. The company was sold off by its owner, Follett Corp., to a private investment group led by Amandeep Kochar, who previously served as general manager and executive vice president of Baker & Taylor.

Follett MyDestiny Adds boclips Videos

Follett School Solutions has added copyright-cleared educational videos from boclips to its MyDestiny learning resource library.

Discovery Ed Makes Learning Activities Free for the Rest of the School Year

Discovery Education announced this week that it's making hundreds of daily activities free to educators for the remainder of the 2021–2022 school year.

Free Teachable Moments Resources Help Educators Teach About Earthquakes

A university consortium with more than 125 member institutions is making free resources available to help K–12 educators teach about earthquakes as they happen.

Buncee Acquired by Capstone

Ed tech company Capstone has acquired the educational tool Buncee.

Discovery Ed Adds New Tools and Content to Learning Platform

Discovery Education has released an update to its K–12 learning platform, offering a range of new features, tools and integration with other technologies.

Arizona Brings Discovery Ed Platform to Schools Across the State

The Arizona Department of Education has partnered with Discovery Education to provide Discovery's Experience platform to all teachers and students throughout the state.

Discovery Ed Launches Free Digital Resources for Summer

Discovery Education has rolled out a collection of digital resources for summer learning. The resources are being offered free of charge to parents and guardians. Resources cover STEM, SEL, financial literacy and health.

Free Resources Aimed at Improving Data Literacy

SAS has launched a course designed to teach K–12 educators new strategies for understanding and communicating data to students. SAS also created a set of separate resources for K–12 educators “aimed at helping digital native students also become data natives as well.”

Khan Academy, Adobe Partner to Provide Free Learning Resources

Adobe and Khan Academy have teamed up for the development of “new, free online learning resources that foster creative and critical thinking skills, helping all students reach their potential and ultimately, be better prepared for college and career pathways.” As part of the effort, Khan has named Adobe its creative partner. Adobe will contribute $1 million toward the development of content.