Themen

New Platform

Learning Resources for Bringing Shakespeare to Life

Shakespeare in BitsDublin (IR), April 2014 - MindConnex Learning is expanding its "Shakespeare In Bits" offering by releasing an update of its successful "Shakespeare In Bits Live!" subscription website with additional new learning resources. These will include quizzes, lesson plans, play texts, and more. The newly updated website is HTML5 based and so is truly cross platform, being accessible from all major devices with a web browser and Internet connection. » MORE

The Need for Data

Apex Learning Tutorials Empower Teachers

Daniel GerdsSeattle, TX (USA), March 2014 - The Round Rock Independent School District in Texas was looking for a solution to empower teachers with the data they needed to provide students with relevant and timely remediation to boost student achievement. The district partnered with Apex Learning, a provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to American schools, to implement the company's Tutorials in six high schools and four middle schools as a component of its math and English language-arts remediation program. » MORE

English Language Arts

StudySync and McGraw-Hill Education Collaborate

New York, NY (USA), March 2014 - StudySync and McGraw-Hill Education have announced an exclusive marketing and distribution partnership that will combine StudySync's dynamic digital content and platform for English Language Arts with McGraw-Hill Education's acclaimed instructional resources and sales expertise. As part of the agreement, McGraw-Hill Education will distribute the award-winning StudySync literacy program for Grades 6-12, and the two companies will collaborate to develop new digital products and services for the U.S. educational market. » MORE

Computer Skills

K-12 Elearning Scholarship Program

Tampa, FL (USA), February 2014 - With unemployment numbers not improving, many American youth have given up on post-secondary education as a whole, hurting themselves and the future US economy. K Alliance, an eLearning company that offers software video courses, aims to change this trend and has announced that they will be launching a primary and secondary education scholarship program. With an equally disconcerting trend of rising tuition costs, and a fifty percent increase in the average college debt, students nationwide are rethinking whether to further their education. » MORE

Baker & Taylor

Digital Media Library with Blackboard Learn Platform

Charlotte, NC (USA), February 2014 - Baker & Taylor, a premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, has announced the integration of its Axis 360 digital-media library platform with Blackboard Learn™, Blackboard Inc.'s flagship learning-management system, giving K-12 students and instructors quick access to digital library materials. » MORE

Official Launch

A Complete and Secured Interactive Teaching Platform

FreasywayLausanne (CH), February 2014 - The Freasyway concept is simple, yet complete. Countless high schools, universities, superior technical schools, and independent teachers can share paid or free lessons on the Freasyway platform. The content is made accessible to all students or interested individuals. The business model is that posting online paid lessons leads to certain commission fees. » MORE

Global Monitoring

Making Quality Teachers a Global Priority

Addis Ababa (ET), February 2014 -The funding gap in education is creating a global shortage of teachers, according to the new Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR), with 1.6 million teachers needed to achieve universal primary education by 2015. This number is even greater in secondary education, outlines the GMR, an authoritative reference published every year by UNESCO to monitor the progress of the global Education for All movement. » MORE

ELCET

An eLearning Content-Evaluation Tool

David PattersonSheffield (UK), December 2013 - In association with The Virtual College, Learning Light, a company that provides advice and help to organisations using eLearning and learning technologies to improve their business performance, has developed an eLearning content-evaluation tool (ELCET). » MORE

IMS GLC

Interoperability Standards for Education

San Diego, CA (USA), December 2013 - Interoperability is a major concern as platforms and technologies for learning proliferate. SCORM and the xAPI, LMSs, and LRSs came about because of attention from government and corporate organizations. But what about the education field? The IMS Global Learning Consortium provides guidance and support for learning technology in educational organizations worldwide. » MORE

Tablets in Schools

Interactive Mobile Learning Content for Schools

Amany AtefCairo (EG), November 2013 - Amany Atef is Director of eLearning Center of Excellence at the Information Technology Institute (ITI), MCIT in Cairo. She is the manager of eLearning on the strategic level, visioning, and Egypt's eLearning Roadmap. She is currently overseeing mobile learning and the transitioning from eLearning to mobile learning in Egyptian schools. » MORE