The Texas Education Agency has extended an agreement with a software provider to make a digital math resource available to all public and open-enrollment charter school students across the state through December of 2017.
A Boston-based nonprofit, the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence, has introduced a research tool called Epi-Search, that can allow researchers to write queries of scholarly materials as long as 10,000 words.
Scientific Learning has launched an iPad version of its reading support tool, Reading Assistant.
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.
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