The new InspirED project is intended to help young people develop the skills to understand and manage their emotions.
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 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, a digital publisher, has launched customizable courses for K-12 classes.
Grand Prairie Independent School District is expanding use of two blended reading programs following a successful rollout at 30 schools last school year.
A month after naming its first open educational resources advisor, the U.S. Department of Education has affirmed that over the next year it intends to show American K-12 schools how to make the transition to openly licensed education materials and expand the use and availability of OER around the world.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
EBSCO has launched PrepStep, a new online platform designed to help students prepare for college and careers.
Ucodemy, a company that provides resources for computer science education, has launched Itch, a version of Scratch with ready-to-use lessons.
This month's innovator, Lisa Manross, discusses the value of blended and flipped learning in the context of Common Core.
Scientific Learning and Kiko Labs have partnered to release Kiko's Thinking Time, a new iPad app designed to help improve school readiness for pre-K learners.