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March 4th, 2015

CK-12 Foundation Debuts Free STEM Simulations

March 4th, 2015

“Interactivity is key in classrooms today to deepen student engagement and expand learning. CK-12 designed the new physics simulations (sims) to bridge the abstract and real world to help students learn key concepts by relating them to real world examples all around them. Each of the sims helps to explain multiple concepts in an engaging and relevant way that students can understand and enjoy.”

February 18, 2015

106K free teacher-created digital textbooks hit the web

February 18, 2015

“More than 100,000 teacher-created digital textbooks are now available online through the CK-12 Foundation’s free STEM content and tools platform.”

February 4, 2015

CK-12 Foundation Offers Free K-5 Math Curricula

February 4, 2015

“On February 4, the CK-12 Foundation launched a new offering: free interactive math practice problems and videos for K-5 classrooms.”

February 2, 2015

Goodbye textbooks, hello free online resources

February 2, 2015

“CK-12, the nonprofit Moodle, universities and teacher networks — what physics teacher Ryan Clark calls ‘ the global physics department.’ “

September 24, 2014

Neeru Khosla is out to save the U.S. public school system with free software. Here’s how she’s succeeding

September 24, 2014

“CK-12 co-founder Neeru Khosla and Clever’s Tyler Bosmeny are out to save the American public school system. And they’re doing it with free software and tools.”

March 28, 2014

The reinvention of Neeru Khosla

March 28, 2014

“Khosla’s goal: Offer a multimedia clearinghouse of online educational tools — from digital textbooks to videos and a growing number of interactive simulations — all for free.”

March 17, 2014

Online e-books replace heavy school textbooks

March 17, 2014

“Mesa’s open textbooks were written and edited by teachers who used free materials from an education organization called the CK-12 Foundation.”

November 18, 2013

Datawind tablets to have CK-12 content for free

November 18, 2013

“The US based not-for-profit education content provider will give free, but high quality, math and science material that can be used by teachers, students, schools and parents…”

September 9, 2013

CK-12 Goes in for Remixing STEM

September 9, 2013

“In a world of classical educational content, CK-12 continues to fill its role as the remix of the bunch.”

March 18, 2013

Startups are about to blow up the textbook

March 18, 2013

“Call it a math lesson. Why would a school pay $80 for a textbook that may quickly become irrelevant, when it could pay around $5 or less?”

December 17, 2012

Temple Run Meets Algebra: CK-12′s New Approach

December 17, 2012

“The company, which has been offering its online digital content through FlexBooks for several years, has recently added more interactive resources to its offerings, including quizzes, videos, and real-world application examples.”

October 15, 2012

Common Core Drives Interest in Open Education Resources

October 15, 2012

“The state (Utah) has created entire textbooks from OERs (…) with help from open-textbook creator CK-12.”

June 26, 2012

The Evolution of Digital Textbooks

June 26, 2012

“All of a sudden, a textbook becomes not a digital object, but it becomes what a digital object can do so students can learn in a different way.”

April 12, 2012

Q&A: CK-12 Says OER & Tech Can Unlock Cheaper, Better Learning

April 12, 2012

“CK-12 is a leading disruptive innovation in the OER market, shaking up the increasing costs for educational content today.”

March 12, 2012

Technology’s Promise to Education: Reimagining Textbooks

March 12, 2012

“Services like CK-12 make it easy for teachers to assemble their own textbooks. Content is mapped to a variety of levels and standards including common core. You can start from scratch or build from anything the the FlexBooks library.”

January 22, 2012

Don’t bet against Neeru Khosla’s idea to save our schools

January 22, 2012

“CK-12 Foundation holds the promise of a double-barreled solution: online digital textbooks in primarily math and science, and exercises that are customizable, adorned with videos and other interactive features, and which cost schools nothing.”

January 15, 2012

Will We Need Teachers Or Algorithms?

January 15, 2012

“If we can see it, we can most certainly grasp it. All we need to do to reach this future is to invent it.”

February 18, 2011

Capital Area Intermediate Unit wants to test digital textbooks in midstate schools

February 18, 2011

“…if we can see it, we can most certainly grasp it. All we need to do to reach this future is to invent it.”