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.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched a beta version of HMH Marketplace, a new online service designed to allow educators, developers and technology companies to share resources and classroom tools with an education audience.
Digital education publisher Shmoop has launched a suite of products designed to help students prepare for the ACT exams.
The NGSS Explorer is designed to help educators locate materials aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.
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.