Blackboard Classroom includes high-definition videoconferencing, interactive videos and access to open education resources from CK-12
and Khan Academy.
The most popular are listed below and include such repositories as OpenEd, Gooru, CK-12
, and many more.
As schools continue moving toward educating students using interactive, digital resources the CK-12
Foundation has announced more than 100,000 teacher-created digital textbooks, or FlexBooks, available online through the foundation's free STEM content and tools platform.
Foundation, a nonprofit organization that develops open source software for education, has introduced free math and science adaptive practice apps for iOS and Android devices.
As tablets are revolutionizing learning globally, this intersection of an affordable tablet with CK-12
content allows Datawind customers an opportunity to learn anywhere, anytime," says DataWind CEO - Suneet Singh Tuli.
Digital texts can be updated as events occur, says Neeru Khosla, cofounder of CK-12
, a nonprofit that produces free online materials for schools.
Taking a cue from higher education where electronic texts are on the rise, Virginia is partnering with CK-12
, a nonprofit, high-tech organization that provides electronic textbooks in several areas of the sciences, to work with teachers in the state in developing the new online resources in biophysics, nanotechnology, and other emerging science fields.
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The Upper Perkiomen School District in Pennsylvania, for example, uses free online resources, such as the online library of textbooks, videos and lessons provided through the CK-12
District leaders found that opting for CK-12
FlexBooks and buying laptops was cheaper than purchasing new science textbooks--even after factoring in for laptop upgrade or replacement costs.
provides content in 80 languages, from Afrikaans to Zulu.
This is the portal for the CK-12
Foundation's collection of "Flexbooks": http://www.