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Scientific Learning Launches Reading Assistant iPad App

Scientific Learning has launched an iPad version of its reading support tool, Reading Assistant.

Gale Expands Online Archives

Gale is expanding and rebranding its digital archive program, Gale Primary Sources, in an effort to better meet the needs of digital humanities and text and data mining.

Panel: Ditch Grades Now, Focus on Student Learning

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 Adds AP Exam Prompts for Revision Assistant

Turnitin Revision Assistant has added new prompts designed to help students prepare for the Advanced Placement World History and English Language and Composition exams.

Oak Hills Local SD Partners with Ohio State U on Digital Content Evaluation

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.

Cengage's New Developmental Math Tool Breaks Lessons into 'Learning Bursts'

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 Resources Now Available Via Google, Google Scholar

Gale's library resources are now searchable by way of Google and Google Scholar.

Pindex Promises Pinterest for Educators

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."

Report: Innovating World Language Education Through Technology

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.

Learning Registry Accepting OER Submissions via Twitter

Participate Learning now allows educators to submit open educational resources (OERs) to its Learning Registry by tweeting a link with the #ParticipateOER hashtag.

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