Learning Resources

Imagine Learning Beefs up Content, Adds Lexile Measures

Imagine Learning has updated its language and literacy software for students in grades K-6 with significantly more content and Lexile measures.

Virtual Reality Tech Company Partners With Content Provider On Science Resources

Cyber Science 3D and Cengage Learning will join forces to produce educational science products for K-12 and higher ed schools and libraries.

Minecraft Gets Hour of Code Tutorial

Computer Science Week is fast approaching, and Microsoft has teamed up with the organizers behind Minecraft and Hour of Code to encourage students to pick up coding within the Minecraft environment.

News-O-Matic Expands Access

News-O-Matic, a service that publishes daily news for kids, has released a new version that is available on any Internet-connected device.

Lowndes County Schools Adopts Digital Tool for Reading Interventions

Mississippi's Lowndes County School District is adopting a digital reading intervention tool in an effort to better prepare students for reading assessments newly mandated for students in grade 3.

Origo To Give Grants for Math Instruction Software

The creator of the Stepping Stones software will give districts $100,000 in a competitive process to help with their math instruction.

$800K Study To Test Efficacy of Digital Learning Tool

A National Science Foundation grant will allow researchers at North Carolina State University to study how digital learning programs can best benefit students.

Curriculum Associates Debuts Common Core Tools

Curriculum Associates has updated its i-Ready reading, language arts and mathematics program in an effort to provide teachers insight into how well their students understand the Common Core State Standards.

Smithsonian Learning Lab Receives Grant To Study Use of Digital Learning Resources

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access has received $500,000 in funding from Carnegie Corporation of New York for a two-year study of teacher and student use of the Smithsonian Learning Lab's digital learning resources.

Houston ISD Taps Private Partner To Supply Digital Resources for 1-to-1 Program

The Houston Independent School District has selected a curated content provider to supply resources for its PowerUp campaign, which aims to put a laptop in the hands of every single one of its 65,000 students by next year.