Software Updates

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March 3rd, 2017

Release 127

New Features

  • Journals are now called "Application Exercises"

Feature Enhancements

  • All selected, major state and national standards are now up to date in  
  • If activated in the teacher’s class settings, students receive certificates of completion for newer EasyTech lessons that show 1-3 stars, based upon percentage of items correct in compiled interactive to-do scenes.  Students can now monitor and share their progress via the certificates.
  • "School: Usage by Unit" report runs faster now

Bug Fixes

  • Curriculum Publisher curriculum and unit icons and other details now save properly.
  • QuizBuilder quizzes now score correctly in 3rd party LMS integrations

January 19th, 2017

Release 126

New Features

  • Some of our content loads in a new window or tab and if a user has a pop-up blocker in their browser, it can be hard to tell that the lesson opened. now checks if the pop-up blocker is turned on for the user and gives instructions for turning it off.

Feature Enhancements

  • HTML 5 Lessons: Changed icon that opens Closed Captioning menu to a cog icon. The icon used to say "CC," but students did not realize that meant Closed Captioning, so it was changed to the cog, a universal symbol for Settings.
  • EasyTech: Added core subject area standards alignments

Bug Fixes

  • The lesson "Windows and Controls" no longer freezes on slide 26 if the student clicks the down arrow instead of the actual scroll bar.

December 8th, 2016

Release 125

New Features

  • EasyCode Game Creator is now available on production for EasyCode Premium customers

Feature Enhancements

  • Curriculum Foundry Custom Assessments
    • Added a "Print Preview" feature that includes the answer key
    • Teachers can view students' quizzes from the gradebook
    • Custom Assessments can be launched from Google Drive as a student
  • Teachers now have the ability to fast forward through HTML5 lessons
  • Added ISTE 2016 standards alignments for EasyTech and Inquiry
  • Added Florida Media/Technology 2016 standards alignments for EasyTech and Inquiry

Bug Fixes

  • The "Assign Unit" button now assigns all items in all EasyTech units
  • Scores now appear in the gradebook and student UI for Curriculum Foundry Custom Assessments

October 28th, 2016

Release 124

Feature Enhancements

  • Added Spanish translations to three Computational Thinking lessons
  • Added Closed Captioning to thirteen EasyTech lessons
  •  Added Computer Science Teachers Association Computer Science (CSTACS) standards alignments for EasyTech
  •  Added Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) standards alignments for Inquiry and EasyCode

 Bug Fixes

  • Prescriptive Keyboarding
    • The "I need to practice..." recommendations now display correctly
    • Students no longer see a yellow error message if they hit an unusual key during practice
    • The "Home Row" lesson no longer gives a Flash Player error
  • Inquiry
    • Updated audio recordings for new essential questions in Inquiry 6-8 and Inquiry 6-8 Texas

September 16, 2016

Release 123

Feature Enhancements

  • Computational Thinking lessons and quizzes are tablet compatible 
  • EasyCode content is now available via the mobile app
  • All HTML5 lessons are now Closed Captioned in Spanish and English

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in the IPad tablet app where a user was logged out after navigating to a scene in HTML5 lessons

August 5, 2016

Release 122

Feature Enhancements

  • Prescriptive Keyboarding now shows students the average of their last five attempts, instead of their average over all time
  • Prescriptive Keyboarding features multiple new Story Challenges
  • Many Digital Citizenship lessons are now closed-captioned
  • Spanish closed-captioning added to more lessons

Bug Fixes

  • Shift key no longer causes intermittent errors in Prescriptive Keyboarding

June 9, 2016

Release 121

Feature Enhancements

  • In the Teacher UI, searching by standard is now faster than before
  • Additional closed captioning added to EasyTech lessons in English and Spanish
  • New look, feel, and color scheme to new EasyTech quizzes 

April 14, 2016

Release 120

Feature Enhancements

  • Journals now have a new look and feel, as well as an improved printed format
  • ​Individual Assessment Item Report now available from the Coordinator Homepage
  • 'Class Project Wiki' Inquiry Project now features an updated lesson plan

March 3, 2016

Release 119

Feature Enhancements

  • New material type information added to Curriculum Foundry content so educators can select activities based on their personal educational solutions.
    • Teacher Led - Intended for teachers to lead activity in classroom setting
    • Teacher Materials - Content is composed of plans, guides, rubrics, and additional teaching materials
    • Student Facing Digital - Interactive content to engage students using a computer or tablet
    • Student Facing Print - Content to be printed out for use with students not using a computer or tablet
  • ​Added more specific publisher information to Curriculum Foundry content (i.e. Smithsonian, Library of Congress, etc.)

January 21, 2016

Release 118

Feature Enhancements:

  • Curriculum Foundry Library now features restyled breadcrumb navigation bar
  • Curriculum Foundry curriculum item icon restyled for better visibility and distinction from user generated content

Bug Fixes:

  • Lessons 'Visual Design' and 'School Work' available again via the App
  • Keyboarding Drill now gives students who type random key strokes for a higher WPM a score of 0
  • Class average score can again be set for Activity, Web Link, and Discussion curriculum items