LOS GATOS, Calif., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd, creator of the world's leading online library of standards-aligned resources for K-12 teachers, today announced new partnerships and new content. Currently, more than 350,000 US teachers use OpenEd directly, with well over an additional million using OpenEd through partners.
OpenEd's free API allows partners to import OpenEd standard aligned resources into their learning management, assessment and test prep offerings and offers a more seamless experience compared to LTI. New partner integrations using OpenEd's resource API include Agilix, Standards Planner, Chalkable, TechKnowledge, Edusync and many more. In addition, Google also announced a new OpenEd integration with Google Classroom at the Google IO conference. These add to existing OpenEd integrations from companies including Canvas, Schoology, Renaissance Learning, Matchbook Learning and more.
"OpenEd offers a tremendous catalog of standards-aligned content," said Curt Allen, CEO of Agilix. "We are excited to offer this powerful resource to educators directly within the digital library of our next-gen learning solution, Buzz."
In addition, OpenEd has added more quality content to its ever-expanding library. As an ACT company, new OpenEd content includes curated, in-class assessments with recommended learning resources in lesson plans that correspond to the four subject areas of the ACT: Math, Science, Reading and English. New OpenEd assessment questions come from released ACT tests. To locate the new ACT supporting resources, educators can simply search for ACT Lesson Plans on OpenEd's Resource Library page.
"At OpenEd our goal is to provide the best available learning materials and resources to teachers – making sure they are standard-aligned, sorted by efficacy, and available both on OpenEd.com and in other apps," said Adam Blum, CEO and co-founder of OpenEd. "We are thrilled to extend this mission to new partners."
OpenEd is the leading K-12 educational resource library, offering over a million assessments, homework assignments, videos, games and lesson plans for every Common Core Math and English/Language Arts Standard, Next Generation Science Standard, TEKS standards and many others. Teachers using OpenEd directly and through partners (using OpenEd's Educational Data Web Service (EDWS) have videos and games returned to them in order of their efficacy.
OpenEd is an ACT Assessment Technologies company. OpenEd is committed to keeping the majority of its content available for free to educators around the world. For more information, visit http://www.OpenEd.com.
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