Teach without grades. Teach without tests. Teach without homework. That's the message from a growing number of educators who are not only advocating but actually making substantial changes in their classroom practices by eliminating grades and scores entirely.
Turnitin Revision Assistant has added new prompts designed to help students prepare for the Advanced Placement World History and English Language and Composition exams.
SpotOn, an initiative of Ohio State University, has partnered with Oak Hills Local School District to offer professional development in the evaluation of digital content.
MindTap Math Foundations is meant to address what students said is the biggest challenge they have in being ready for college: lack of time.
Gale's library resources are now searchable by way of Google and Google Scholar.
Although Stephen Fry has left Twitter, the popular British actor and writer hasn't given up on social media altogether. Numerous sources have reported that Fry is involved in an education start-up being pitched as a "Pinterest for education." Pindex allows teachers, students and anybody else to create online pinboards for collecting "the best educational material."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Mobile apps, online platforms and other technologies are transforming world language education programs by "creating more dynamic, interactive experiences that expose students to the nuances of languages and cultures," according to a new report.
Participate Learning now allows educators to submit open educational resources (OERs) to its Learning Registry by tweeting a link with the #ParticipateOER hashtag.
Apex Learning has launched College Readiness Tutorials, resources designed to help students improve their scores on the ACT, SAT, Accuplacer and TSI assessments.
40 school districts and 13 states now involved in the push to use open educational resources.