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SETDA Publishes OER Case Studies and Resources

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.

Free Learning Content Platform Runs Knewton Adaptive Engine

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.

Centralized Online Admission Process for NYC Charter Schools in 2016

SchoolMint has created the Common Online Charter School Application that can be used by all 207 charter schools in New York City.

TES Global Expands Online Resource Marketplace for Teachers

TES Global is expanding its online marketplace, tes.com, for teachers to share and sell resources they've created.

Lenovo School Network Grows to 30 Schools

Lenovo and the National Academy Foundation are tripling the number of institutions involved in its Lenovo Scholar Network program.

New Task Force To Tackle Educator Assessment Literacy

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.

NetSupport's Latest Classroom Management Software Embraces Windows 10

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.

Pennsylvania Students Build 3D Printers

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School students participated in weeklong workshops in which they built their own 3D printers.

Research: Iterative Decision-Making Improves Critical Thinking

Want to help your students improve their critical thinking? Then give them opportunities to make decisions during your lab exercises.

Survey: Teacher Quality, Not Testing, the Best Way to Improve Education

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.

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