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Vetting OER for the Common Core

Karl Nelson is the director of the Digital Learning Department for the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. In this Q&A, he talks about how his state is using open educational resources to help support Common Core State Standards.

Highlight Personalized Learning Platform Adds New Content Providers

Education Elements has added three new content resource providers to its list of about two dozen already available on its personalized learning platform.

Learning.com Adds Computational Thinking to Digital Literacy Curriculum

Learning.com has updated its EasyTech digital literacy curriculum to include a new unit on computational thinking.

Moodle 3.0 Available for Android and iOS

Moodle has released its 3.0 version for Android and iOS. The free app is now available on Google Play and in the App Store, and will allow users to browse wiki pages.

NSTA Launches STEM Initiative for Children 5 and Under

The NSTA Initiative for Learners 0 to 5 will provide resources that teachers, parents and child care providers can use to stimulate interest in science among young children.

Bedtime Math To Expand to 6 Cities

Bedtime Math, a nonprofit organization billing itself as a "math ambassador," will expand to a half dozen new cities following a pilot project at Newark Public Schools.

LearningMate Updates Content Authoring Platform

LearningMate Solutions has launched an updated version of its digital and interactive learning content authoring tool, Frost.

Education.com, Clever Partner To Improve Access to Classroom Resources

Education.com and Clever have partnered in an effort to expand access to learning and classroom resources for students.

Illume Delivers Free Access to Course Content Building Blocks

A new free resource promises to help educators in college and high school find the curriculum they need for their courses, Illume Learning, a for-profit company, calls itself the "world's largest database of learning materials."

ELA Dominates in K–12 Digital Content Usage

The use of digital content is on the rise in American schools. Eight in 10 K-12 schools and districts are using some form of it, primarily as classroom curriculum but also to round out e-book collections in a library or media center.

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