ePals Corporation today announced new and enhanced offerings at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in San Antonio, TX. ePals’ announcements include a global marketplace for digital teaching resources, enhanced collaborative learning environments for schools, and a range of new partnerships to bring top-quality content and project-based learning to educators and students worldwide.
McGraw- Hill Education Expands Partnership, Adds World Languages Curriculum
The new McGraw-Hill Learning Center on ePals, previously announced in April 2013, makes its debut at ISTE, with newly expanded content to include World Languages in addition to Social Studies. The McGraw-Hill Learning Center on ePals pairs K-12 content from McGraw-Hill Education with the ePals’ global community of millions of teachers, students and parents in 200 countries and territories. To join the McGraw-Hill Learning Center, visit http://tinyurl.com/csmmjau.
Global Marketplace Supports Access to Curated Materials
ePals is also offering a sneak peek of its new ToolsforSchool™ marketplace which will provide teachers and content partners opportunities to buy, sell and share teaching materials through a range of online “storefronts.” Launch partners include the International Reading Association, the Smithsonian ARTLAB+, Maker Education Association, the AM English speaking institute, InspirED Educators, and individual teacher stores from around the globe featuring a broad range of high-quality Pre-K-12 learning materials.
Cloud-Based Platform for Schools
ePals’ Learn365™ offers a learning environment with tools and resources educators can use to implement project-based learning and STEM-related educational experiences in their classrooms. Learn365 enables students to participate in social learning experiences which develop digital literacy skills and prepare them for college and the modern workplace. New enhancements also embed into Learn365 projects and resources that align to Common Core and other state and national standards, and integrate classrooms from around the world through the ePals Global Community.