Software Updates

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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

December 10, 2015

Release 117

Feature Enhancements:

  • Assessment Item Detail Report now available from the Coordinator home page

Bug Fixes:

  • EasyTech: Word Processing lessons available again in untracked classes
  • Inquiry: Students can now copy and paste links into project State the Facts

October 29, 2015

Release 116

Feature Enhancements:

  • Assessment Item Detail Report is now available from the Proctor UI
  • Quicker navigation speeds for Teachers opening their gradebooks

Bug Fixes:

  • EasyTech: Some slides skipping or not accepting answers on 'Processor and I/O Devices' and 'Creating Documents', all slides now fixed
  • Inquiry: Expired links within projects and teacher notes have been fixed

September 17, 2015

Release 115

Digital Literacy Updates and New lessons:

  • Added new lessons including Desktop Publishing (New!) and Video and Audio (New!)
  • Updated 'Using Spreadsheets' lessons to include Spanish-language audio and text
  • Added new EasyTech unit 'Hardware Fundamentals'

Bug Fixes:

  • When a student using Internet Explorer exits a lesson, they are taken back to their assignment list
  • Updated the list of EasyTech lessons that are "tablet ready"
  • Error message added to end of lesson Symbols of Technology to notify students exiting too quickly that their score hasn't yet been recorded