T.H.E. Journal News

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High Schoolers Get Cyber Training at UC Berkeley

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 14:06
A cyber security program sponsored by the National Security Agency has wooed 23 students to attend a six-week course at the University of California Berkeley.

Pennsylvania High School Students Conduct Chocolate Research at Penn State

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 07:01
A group of low-income, first generation high school students in Pennsylvania have completed a six-week summer research project at Penn State University.

Drawp for School Debuts Resource Marketplace

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 07:00
Drawp for School, a classroom workflow management tool, has introduced the Drawp Resource Marketplace, where teachers can browse, create and share digital learning resources.

Second Avenue Learning Partners with iCivics, Offers Discount on Voters Ed

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 06:59
Second Avenue Learning, in partnership with iCivics, is offering a special promotion on its Voters Ed program.

VitalSource and Cerego Introduce Bookshelf GPS

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 19:41
VitalSource Technologies, Ingram Content Group’s education technology division, has collaborated with Cerego to launch Bookshelf GPS, a customizable learning platform that combines the best of VitalSource’s Bookshelf platform with Cerego’s personalized learning technology.

Social Science Techbook Adds Civic and Government Course

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 18:00
The newest course added to the Social Science Techbook promotes inquiry-based learning and incorporates interactive content, exclusive videos and more.

Zaniac to Open First Kentucky Campus in Fall

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 17:36
Zaniac, a national, after-school STEM franchise that utilizes robotics, Minecraft, 3D printing and computer programming, will debut its first Kentucky campus this fall in Louisville.

Instructure and Microsoft Add Integration between Canvas and Office 365

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 17:32
A new integration will simplify the interoperability of various functions between Microsoft Office 365 and Canvas from Instructure.

UC Berkeley Wins $1.4 Million to Research Online Science Education

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 17:07
A UCB research team will be using a second grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to expand on prior research that created online assessments for Next Generation Science Standards.

Hands-On Kits ‘Power’ Solar Education

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 17:00
Two new kits from REcharge Labs encourage students explore solar power by conducting hands-on experiments.

Waterford Graded School District Expands Chromebook Initiative

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 16:18
Waterford Graded School District in Wisconsin is updating its 1-to-1 Chromebook initiative for students in grades 3-8.

Canvas Adds Intellify Analytics

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 15:11
Instructure and Intellify have partnered in an effort to provide more data-driven insights into student learning and achievement.

Survey: Common Core Stress Down

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 17:25
Teachers are less stressed about the Common Core or about teacher accountability requirements this year than they were last year, according to this year's Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Educator Confidence Report.

Educational Inequities Research Draws Attention by New Penn State Center

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 16:17
A new center at Penn State will become a repository for data and research on the topic of inequity and the go-to source for evaluating programs and policies intended to address the disparities in order to identify those that have the best impact.

ClassDojo Launches Parental Engagement Tool

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 15:45
ClassDojo has launched Student Stories, a new tool that allows students to easily add images and videos to their portfolios and share them with their families.

Maine District Selects Combined SIS LMS Assessment Platform

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:35
Maine Regional School Unit #74 plans to implement a combined student information system, learning management system and assessment platform.