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Researchers from University of Michigan, Stanford and University of California, Davis have received a $1.6 million grant to conduct a three-year study of virtual schooling.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched the HMH Developer Portal, a new online interface where developers, designers and educators can access the company's newly exposed application programming interfaces (APIs) to create new learning applications and integrate them with HMH applications.
The Colorado League of Charter Schools has teamed with a private partner in an effort to improve student assessment at charter schools across the state.
Two new charging carts have been introduced by Trident Case, including one that will charge up to 30 tablets at one time.
Pro AV vendor Kramer has launched K-Touch 3.0, a cloud-based platform for room control and automation via any Android or iOS device.
A half-dozen students in Washington are learning computer science skills at the local headquarters of a game developer.
The top three funding priorities for student learning are anti-poverty initiatives, early learning and reducing barriers to learning, according to a new survey of the State Teachers of the Year.
Fayette County Public Schools has adopted a learning management system in an effort to improve student achievement and increase engagement with students, parents and the community.
3P Learning’s IntoScience incorporates 3D environments, real-time gaming and structured activities for students in grades 6-8.
NexGen Inquiry is a cloud-based science investigation organizer built by teachers for teachers.
Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.
A new report from a research organization focused on disruptive innovations has examined how charter management organizations (CMOs) in K-12 have created their own teacher education and certification programs to help create the kinds of teachers they want to hire for their schools. Their reasoning: "Teachers who graduate from most traditional teacher education programs lack the skills needed to teach successfully."
Alabama's Houston County Schools has adopted a new platform and mobile app in an effort to improve student safety.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has launched the Center for Student Work, an online collection of exemplary student projects.
Holy Cross High School, a private school located in Waterbury, CT, has implemented a wireless network to serve more than 650 students, faculty, staff and guests.
LogTera has launched a new personalized learning app designed to boost teacher productivity and student performance.
The new suite of consulting, coaching and professional resources is designed to help schools and districts implement blended learning programs.
Ricoh’s new series of projection systems will be introduced during the InfoComm 2015 trade show.
The new Acer S385WHne professional series projector boasts short-throw technology and 20W integrated audio — enough sound for an auditorium-sized room.
The National Science Teachers Association has released a series of tools to help teachers implement the Next Generation Science Standards and the Framework for K-12 Science Education, including an e-book, a collection of videos and instructional resources.