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The State Educational Technology Directors Association has published a series of three case studies and other resources designed to support open educational resource initiatives at the state, district and school level.
Lenovo and the National Academy Foundation are tripling the number of institutions involved in its Lenovo Scholar Network program.
Classroom-management features of the new Teacher app include allowing teachers to remotely launch Microsoft Office 365 apps on all student tablets and deliver documents and lesson resources to a class.
SchoolMint has created the Common Online Charter School Application that can be used by all 207 charter schools in New York City.
The service, which is officially in beta, has invited teachers, parents and students to set up accounts. Any of those users may add learning content — instructional text, video lessons, quizzes and assessments — and make it available to everybody else.
TES Global is expanding its online marketplace, tes.com, for teachers to share and sell resources they've created.
The organization behind the national K-12 assessment Measures of Academic Progress has kicked off a new professional development initiative to help teachers learn how to work with assessments.
Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School students participated in weeklong workshops in which they built their own 3D printers.
This year's ACT results show 31 percent of students still unready for college in English, math, reading or science — every subject tested by the assessment organization. That's a figure that has not changed since 2012, when it was slightly higher. Fewer than a fifth of those students can be expected to go on to earn a college degree within six years.
According to the latest education survey conducted by PDK and Gallup, 97 percent of public school parents believe that teachers offer the best hope for improving the quality of schools. Only 19 percent put first priority on using test results to make changes.
KnowledgeWorks has released a new report, "Exploring the Education Workforce: New Roles for an Expanding Learning Ecosystem," that aims to explore how educator roles may shift over the coming decade.
Three new free textbooks have been added to the inventory within Rice University's OpenStax College collection.
Want to help your students improve their critical thinking? Then give them opportunities to make decisions during your lab exercises.
Scholastic has launched a suite of comprehensive literacy solutions that are customizable and connected to new learning standards, according to information from the company.
Two school districts in the city of Yuma, AZ are upgrading their wide area networks (WAN) to 10 gigabit fiber, a change that is expected to increase the speed of their networks by as much as 10 times.
The 36 workshops around the country this fall are designed to help STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their classes.
For the fifth year, the Motorola Solutions Foundations will fund STEM projects in Florida school districts, having spent $200,000 over the previous four years.
Istation, provider of digital reading instruction and assessment tools, is expanding to personalized math resources with the introduction of Istation Math.
A United Kingdom-based company has launched a new interface specifically for delivering fiber connectivity to compact and remote high-definition pan/tilt cameras in locations where updating cabling is difficult.
Adobe has entered the learning management system market with the introduction of Adobe Captivate Prime. The company has also released an updated version of Captivate, its e-learning authoring tool.