ProProfs has released a major update to its assessment creation suite, Quiz Maker.
Within eight years, consumers, businesses, universities, school systems, governments, and other organizations will be spending $8.9 trillion on the forecast 212 billion "things" that will make up the global "Internet of Things."
Barco has drastically expanded its lineup of high-light-output, high-resolution projectors. The company launched nine new high-brightness projectors in its Present line, including the brightest single-chip DLP projector on the market, as well as a high-light-output three-chip projector, three collaborative projectors, and a free-standing 2 x 2 video wall.
Truth is, up till now, technology in classrooms has been ignorable: Between limited access and flaky networks, the textbook publishers had no real incentive to produce technology-based curriculum. With the coming of mobile devices, however, technology in classrooms is no longer ignorable. The Big Disruption is imminent.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE) has expanded its science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education programs in California.
Most children born this year will graduate from high school in 2030. And one group of education experts has concocted some dramatic changes to the traditional educational model. Among the ideas: forget about tests and eliminate grades 9-12 in favor of putting students together based on abilities and areas of study.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
There has been a steady and growing call for more students to learn computer programming. As they try to answer that call, some educators are looking beyond stand-alone lessons or separate programming classes and integrating coding into their core curriculum.
- By Jennifer Roland
Too many school districts are taking a patchwork approach to addressing chronic underachievement through a range of programs and initiatives, according to two UCLA researchers. Some of those initiatives may be effective, but the lack of an overarching plan means programs may overlap or conflict with each other, while leaving gaps that fail to address some issues.
As new assessments are rolled out, concerned parents will want to know why their kids' scores have decreased. Here's how educators can explain the change and highlight the positive aspects of the new standards.
- By Kristen Swanson
McGraw-Hill Education has released a K-6 reading intervention focused on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.