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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.

Participate Learning Adds Collaboration, Collection Tools for Teachers

Participate Learning, formerly called appoLearning, has introduced Collections, a new curation and collaboration tool for teachers.

Carnegie Learning Introduces New Math Instruction App for iPads

Carnegie Learning has introduced a new iPad-based application for math designed for students in grades 6-12.

Education Department Wants Schools to #GoOpen

Feds are looking to require that all copyrightable educational materials funded by department grants be openly licensed and free to use.

South Carolina District Adopts Digital Curriculum for Accelerated Math

South Carolina's Darlington County School District has gone public with its use of digital curriculum in grade 8 accelerated math classes.

Free Curriculum Teaches Middle Schoolers Appropriate Use of Digital Content

Free curriculum from a non-profit will help educate middle schoolers in the appropriate use of content online.

Collaboration To Offer Educators an Emotional Intelligence Toolkit

The new InspirED project is intended to help young people develop the skills to understand and manage their emotions.

Report: Leadership, Transparent Procurement, Flexible Budgeting Key to Digital Materials Acquisition

As states and districts increasingly adopt digital instructional materials, educators, administrators, policy makers and providers need a strategy to support the successful acquisition and implementation of those materials, according to a new report from the State Educational Technology Directors Association.

Penn State Technology Allows Faculty and Students to Build Their Own Textbooks from OER

Penn State researchers have been piloting a technology that allows faculty (and students) to build e-textbooks algorithmically using keywords to gather together materials from open resources.

Shmoop Debuts Customizable Courses

Shmoop, a digital publisher, has launched customizable courses for K-12 classes.

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