Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:19am
OnCourse Systems for Education debuted its new OnCourse SGO application to help educators cope with Student Growth Objectives paperwork. It features dashboards, smart automation and a state submission.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 5:09pm
The CK-12 Foundation has added the high school-level journalism FlexBook by Nina Scott to its free library of open-source textbooks.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 4:10pm
Kaplan has teamed up with Microsoft Corp. to create Core Score, a free educational app for Windows devices that provides students in grades three through eight with math practice questions created for the Common Core State Standards.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 4:05pm
Lerner Publishing Group will launch Audisee eBooks with Audio from Lerner Digital on August 1, 2014. Starting with 80 titles available across age levels, interests and genres, Audisee eBooks with Audio feature fixed formatting with sentence highlighting and audio narration.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 06/22/2014 - 2:40pm
Monkimun, a game studio that designs language educational games for children, has released Monki Chinese Class, the first free application in its new line of Monki Class products. Monki Chinese Class, available in the Apple App Store, is an app that teaches third-graders and older how to write basic Mandarin Chinese.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 06/22/2014 - 7:43am
ETS's Research & Development Division has launched a new website designed to inform science educators and researchers of ETS's work developing science assessments for the primary and secondary school levels. The site is a result of the Cognitively Based Assessment of, for, and as Learning (CBAL) initiative.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 06/22/2014 - 7:29am
Pearson is integrating its GradPoint and PowerSchool applications, allowing customers to synch course and student data on a regular basis. PowerSchool is a web-based student information system while GradPoint is a collection of more than 200 standards-based online courses for students in grades six through 12.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 2:10am
Ultimate Typing EDU is specifically designed for teaching keyboarding at schools and is equipped with classroom-essential technologies such as live progress monitoring of students’ typing activity and unlimited user accounts.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:45am
Hooda Math has released five math manipulatives designed to be completely device agnostic, including Base Ten Blocks, Number Line Integer Addition, Hundreds Chart, Algebra Tiles and Algebra Balance Equations. These free manipulatives are built using HTML5 code, enabling students to access them on a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:53pm
Dawn Pro Audio announced a new speaker line employing original acoustic waveguide technology. The new Dawn AW4 features four drivers in 3-way configuration and 1000-watt Class D amp. A smaller, battery-powered version, the Dawn AW3, features three drivers in 3-way design and a 40W linear amp.