Khan Academy, the site that features free educational videos and resources for use by anybody, has just added a personal tutor capability that helps students figure out where to start their lessons and to know when they truly understand the concepts.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Serving a large student body that's wired for the kind of learning that the flipped classroom provides, a Texas school district invests time, money, and energy into creating course content that students access on their own time.
- By Bridget McCrea
The cover of the Sept. 15 New York Times Sunday Magazine was hurtful to America’s teachers and in no way helpful to the cause of education. Why are America’s teachers treated so poorly, so scornfully? We must fix this situation!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Smart Technologies is updating its licensing policies for the Smart Notebook suite of interactive whiteboard software.
iSpring Solutions has released an update to its test creation tool, QuizMaker. The new release, version 7, adds support for HTML5 output (on top of previously supported Flash output) and also includes branching support and new customization options for test presentation.
A new $27.9 million initiative -- dubbed eCLASS -- at Gwinnett County Public Schools endeavors to create a more engaging learning environment through personalized learning and instruction that takes place inside and outside the physical classroom.
Through its YouthSpark initiative, Microsoft is expanding its Technology Education And Literacy in Schools program (TEALS) and adding new curricular resources to its YouthSpark Hub.
Epson has started shipping a new high-definition document camera for classrooms, the DC-12. The new model offers 1080p output and includes support for annotation without a computer.
Educade's free lesson plans include apps, games, and hands-on activities designed to engage K-K-12 learners.
The not-for-profit Blended Schools Network is hosting a new MOOC for K-12 educators focused on best practices in online teaching.