Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:59pm
The Culturally Responsive Classroom is a cross-cultural program offered to educators. Before participating, educators complete Berlitz's web-based self-reporting tool that compare's users' work style preferences against 56 national and regional cultural profiles.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:42am
Boston-based Smarterer, a skills assessment company, has been acquired by Pluralsight for $75 million. Smarterer assessments utilize crowdsourcing and a dynamic assessment engine to validate skills.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:29am
JogNog’s iPad app now allows students to draw directly on-screen while answering quiz questions. The scratchpad tool adds to the JogNog Achievement System’s portfolio of capabilities to support different learning styles by students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:26am
RANDA Solutions has acquired eCOVE Software, LLC, a classroom observation and walkthrough software company based in Oregon. This move will allow RANDA, a company that focuses on state and large district contracts, to enter the classroom observation market.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:05am
Capstone launched PebbleGo Next, its newest line of database modules featuring content connected to grades three through six. PebbleGo Next debuts with a State and American Indian Studies module.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:21pm
With the addition of 15,000 topics, Researchomatic has expanded its database to include history subjects in the sub-categories of African-American studies, American history, East-European history and Latin American studies.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:04pm
Blake eLearning have released three new math apps designed to teach essential early numeracy skills to K2 students. Aligned to the Common Core Standards, the Mathseeds apps include activities designed to build math and problem solving skills.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:29pm
Achieve released Classroom Sample Assessment Tasks for middle and high school grades. These sample tasks provide examples of how content and practices from both the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics can be assessed together in classrooms.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:34pm
Zoomita is a free college planning tool focused on rapid college list creation and application essay management. The service tracks around 6,000 essay prompts for over 1,000 colleges. Zoomita allows students to generate a report of all their essay prompts.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:03pm
Using text, visuals, learning prompts and accessibility, special education professionals and teachers can now deliver personalized instruction and therapy while measuring a student’s progress anywhere through Boardmaker's Boardmaker Student Center app, available free of cost in the Apple iTunes store.