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Math Techbook joins Discovery Education's digital textbook series

Discovery Education unveiled Math Techbook, a digital textbook designed to encourage inquiry-based learning. Math Techbook supports middle school math, high school math (Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry), and Integrated Math (Math I, II and III) instruction.

Science4Us.com releases iPad app

A new iPad app of Science4Us' kindergarten, first and second grade science curriculum is now available. The free app is available on the Apple iTunes store to students who are paid members of Science4Us.com. It can also be used on Chromebooks, computers and many mobile devices.

GuideK12 service chosen by Oregon district

Lake Oswego School District selected GuideK12’s cloud-based solution to enable district analysis and strategic planning with a geographic perspective.

Student Voice and Cengage Learning partner to engage students

Through a new partnership with Student Voice, a for-students-by-students nonprofit organization, Cengage Learning will provide opportunities for students to engage in conversations about classroom challenges with education influencers in three Student Voice Live! workshops this spring.

PwC US launches CareerAdvisor

CareerAdvisor, a new free, interactive and customizable tool helps students discover interests and professional goals as they prepare to enter the job market.The PwC US tool is accessible online and via all mobile devices.

Baker & Taylor partners with Cricket Media

Baker & Taylor signed a content agreement with Cricket Media. Under the new partnership, the education media and social learning company will supply Baker & Taylor with content from across its portfolio of children's magazines and K12 multimedia offerings.

New mobile app launched by itslearning

itslearning's mobile app for iPhones and Android phones automatically sends students notifications of upcoming events and tasks when their teacher posts the information within the itslearning platform.

Excelligence Learning Corporation bought by Brentwood Associates

Brentwood Associates has acquired Excelligence Learning Corporation, a developer, manufacturer, distributor and retailer of educational products. The company serves the pre-K and elementary markets with over 20,000 products, including arts and crafts, active play, furniture, math, language and science.

Technology literacy assessment available to Texas districts

For the fifth year, Texas districts will have free access to a technology literacy assessment for eighth grade students through the continuation of a partnership between the Texas Computer Education Association and Learning.com. The online assessment, based on the Technology Applications TEKS, measures and reports technology skills.

American Reading Company and Literacy Design Collaborative team up

American Reading Company is partnering with Literacy Design Collaborative, a teacher-created instructional design system that utilizes online tools and resources to facilitate collaboration, content development and professional learning to implement college and career readiness standards.

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