Voice-activated journey to the past teaches history
Student scan immerse themselves in ancient history with Guardians of History, a new interactive voice-activated game from Encyclopaedia Britannica, where players learn about the past through a time-travel adventure and save history from forces that threaten it.
Expanding high school offerings to include accredited career training courses
Edmentum and Smart Horizons Career Online Education are launching EdOptions Career Academy to prepare older youth with vocational skills and entry-level training in a trade. Students can choose from 10 vocational areas, including home care professional, office management, commercial driving and more.
Collaboration brings teaching and learning practices together
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) and SMART Technologies are working together to leverage and amplify AVID's inquiry-based, student-centric approach with best practices utilizing technology such as SMART Board interactive displays and SMART Learning Suite software.
New reading level assessments introduced
Age of Learning launched Reading Level Assessments and other enhancements to its ReadingIQ digital library and literacy platform. The program and updates help match children 12 and under with the right books for their level and interests from nearly 10,000 curated titles.
Learning management system selected as digital partner
Infinite Campus announced that Converge Learning Management System is now a digital learning partner, enabling Infinite Campus's student information system customers to have a connection between the Converge platform and the Campus Grade Book for real-time assignment score passback.
Student-centered learning research partnership formed
The Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative, a startup initiative incubated by JFF, transitioned from JFF to KnowledgeWorks, where it joins the new Impact and Improvement Division and its research focus on personalized education practices, supports and services.