Using special tablets in a simulated Senate chamber built in Boston, classes can learn not just the facts of government, but how it feels to negotiate and make big decisions.
- By Christopher Piehler
Pearson has partnered with Listen Current in an effort to improve classroom engagement and make learning relevant to students' lives.
Activate Instruction is moving its teacher-created K-12 educational resources to the Gooru online platform. The migration should be nearly complete by mid-August.
Curriculum resources developed for the state of New York have been downloaded nationally more than 20 million times. A new review evaluating the merits of the resources found them to be, on the whole, an "excellent" alternative to other options being pursued by states and districts.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Britannica Digital Learning has integrated its Britannica ImageQuest database with its classroom information tool, Britannica School.
Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.
3P Learning’s IntoScience incorporates 3D environments, real-time gaming and structured activities for students in grades 6-8.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has launched the Center for Student Work, an online collection of exemplary student projects.
Time Edge is a digital platform that will offer multimedia content and learning tools associated with geography, civics, U.S. history and current events.
Gale has unveiled a new online resource, Research in Context, aimed at students in middle school and designed to bridge the gap between resources for students in elementary schools and those for students in high school.