K-12 Technology News

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iNACOL To Host Free Webinar on Hybrid Learning

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a free webinar focused on the rotational model of hybrid learning.

Ed Advocates Chime in Hot and Cold on No Child Left Behind Rewrite

As the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) began markup of the Every Child Achieves Act today, education advocacy groups are making their thoughts on the proposed legislation known.

New PD Program Planned for Teacher-Leaders in SC District

The Greenville County Schools in Greenville, SC will introduce a new professional development program in 10 of its schools later this year.

New Swivl Function Lets Remote Students Control Robotic Telepresence

A new element to a live conferencing program will allow students in remote locations to participate in classroom activities, thanks to their ability to independently operate new remote control robotic functions.

Shmoop Unveils 20 New Essay Labs

Digital publisher Shmoop has launched 20 new essay labs designed to help walk high school students through the writing process.

Sylvan, Tynker Partner on After-School Coding Classes

Sylvan Learning and Tynker have partnered to offer after-school coding classes at more than 600 sylvan locations.

Washington, Oregon Districts Add Fiber Networks

Pasco School District in Washington state is replacing its existing one-gigabit Internet service with a 20-gigabit fiber optic network to provide ultra-high speed Internet service to its 24 school district facilities.

Michigan Virtual University Adds Professional Development Courses

Knowledge Delivery Systems will relaunch 60 courses for MVU’s LearnPort, intended to help Michigan K-12 educators meet their continuing education requirements.

Texas A&M U To Host High School STEM Summer Camps

Texas A&M University's (TAMU) Aggie STEM will host four science, technology, engineering and math camps for students in middle and high school this summer.

Biopac Adds Learning Objects, Curriculum Management System to Student Lab System

Biopac Systems has updated its Biopac Student Lab (BSL) software with new hardware integrations, lessons and features.

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