Participation in Advanced Placement courses has doubled in the last decade, and success rates have just about kept pace, according to a new report released by the College Board today. But one counterintuitive nugget that didn't make the final report: Participation in online AP courses has actually declined.
Florida's Dayspring Academy Middle School has launched a school-wide technology program with the help of a technology integration company.
A collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution, the National Park Service and the Diplomatic Reception Rooms at the United States State Department will host a free online conference, Diplomacy in Action, tomorrow.
The Common Core State Standards create opportunities to solve problems that have been around for some time — if enough educators identify and take advantage of the solutions they offer.
PBS LearningMedia has launched the free Global Learning and Diplomacy collection for teachers and will host an online classroom discussion before tomorrow's state dinner for France at the White House.
GitHub, the software development hub for collaboration and code hosting and distribution, has created a new service specifically for education.
What would you do if your superintendent told you “You Have permission to innovate wildly?” What’s the worst that could happen? What’s the best? And are you willing to find out?
AV technology developer wePresent has started shipping its wireless classroom presentation systems in the United States. The wePresent WiPG systems support up to 64 simultaneous users, allowing them to share their screens on projectors or displays wirelessly, with 1080p output.
Giffard Park Primary School in the United Kingdom has upgraded its wireless network to support the increasing number of mobile devices being used for digital learning inside and outside the classroom.
Chicken Little is out of the chicken coup! It’s Bubble 2.0! Not so! Just the opposite in fact: while the stock market may go and down, technology is tremendously more rooted in our daily and enterprise lives than it was when Bubble 1.0 occurred. Time to integrate technology (mobile, in particular) into schools; technology (mobile, in particular) is not going away.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway