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Radio Rookies, a Peabody Award-winning show created by teens for teens on WYNC public radio, has released a new curriculum for teachers looking to teach audio journalists.
Amidst Computer Science Education Week events, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016 – and a favorite TV channel for many K–12 students – Cartoon Network has assembled an advisory board of academic and industry experts to help shape its STEAM education efforts.
Grants from the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning are intended to help educators continue creating or expanding personalized learning programs that incorporate blended and online learning components.
Next year's wireless headphones, fitness trackers, glucose monitors and in-car audio traffic navigators are expected to offer a longer range, faster performance and a larger broadcast message capacity with the adoption of Bluetooth 5.
The e-learning market is predicted to experience significant global growth over the next five years, largely driven by advances in technology, evolving business needs and a number of emerging learning and development trends, according to Docebo’s newly released research report, “E-Learning Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2021.”
Coeur d’Alene Public Schools (CDPS) in Idaho has selected wireless technology and software from ed tech company Pasco to help all students in grades 6 through 8 to achieve scientific literacy.
When we browse online, we are tracked by a range of companies – often without any knowledge – which can result in personalization, bias and filter bubbles that affect web search results. Fortunately, there are many tools to minimize tracking from third-party providers, according to Bill Fitzgerald, director of the Privacy Institute for Common Sense.
The National Science Teachers Association has unveiled its inaugural list of “Best STEM Books K–12.”
A Boston-based tech company specializing in content management plans to host a STEM education program at a nearby K–8 school, in an effort to create a strong pipeline of STEM workers from local, underserved schools.
A new cellphone app allows parents in the Texarkana Arkansas School District to track their children on buses in real time. Last week, representatives from Velociti, a Missouri-based tech deployment company, installed the Zonar tracking system on 32 Texarkana buses.
Six weeks before it hands over the reins to a new leadership, the Obama administration has issued the final word on assessments in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
A study from Stanford Graduate School of Education researchers found that most middle, high school and college students have trouble discerning news articles from advertisements online.
Two thirds (67 percent) of parents say monitoring their children’s media use is more important than respecting their privacy, according to a report released Tuesday by Common Sense Media. More than two in five parents (41 percent) say they check their children’s devices and social media accounts “always” or “most of the time.”
MobyMax, a provider of personalized learning curricula and educational tools that identify and fix learning gaps, has added seven new modules on phonics to its early reading system for grades K–8.
Softdocs today announced a cloud-based option for its Etrieve enterprise content management platform.
American 15-year-olds declined in performance on the "mathematics literacy" portion of the 2015 international PISA assessments, compared to 2012 and 2009. Reading and science scores remained flat in the latest assessment. An analysis of the results was released today by the United States Department of Education.
In an effort to fill vacant teaching positions, Bibb County School District in Georgia is expanding a pilot program that has teachers live-streamed into classrooms to instruct middle school and elementary school students.
The program is an expansion of Teach For America's computer science initiative, which was launched in 2015 with the support of AT&T and the National Science Foundation.
The framework offers guidance to educators and science content publishers on how to teach the standards in K-12.
The Virtual High School, a nonprofit based in Massachusetts, is introducing a new computing certificate program to celebrate Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 5-11). The new VHS computing certificate program will encourage students across the United States to become more interested in computing and computer science (CS), and better understand the career options available to them in CS and related fields.