K-12 Technology News

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Method Schools Offer Blended Learning for Southern California Students

A new public charter school system in California, called Method Schools, opened this year and offers a blended learning model that combines online curriculum, project-based learning, face-to-face instruction and flexible scheduling.

New Hampshire School Doubles Down on Solar Power

New Hampshire's Proctor Academy is adding more solar arrays as the result of a push from the school's student environmental action group.

ViewSonic Intros Turnkey Desktop Virtualization Platform

ViewSonic has unveiled the VSA100 ViewSonic Server Appliance powered by MaximumBit's Desktop365.

Time Launches Platform To Enhance Middle School Social Studies

Time Edge is a digital platform that will offer multimedia content and learning tools associated with geography, civics, U.S. history and current events.

Research: Young Students Learn Better with Mix of Virtual and Real Worlds

Young learners do up to five times better when instruction combines the real world with the virtual world. That's the finding from Carnegie Mellon University, where researchers came up with a test to figure out how technology could best contribute to learning.

Moodle Gets Redesigned Navigation, User Interface Upgrade

Moodle has unveiled version 2.9 of the open source learning platform, featuring a navigation and user interface redesign focused on ease of use for students, educators and administrators.

New Kindergarten Readiness Program Allows Automated Progression for Preschoolers

A new kindergarten readiness software program allows children to automatically progress toward more advanced skills while following a story and playing games.

Stoneware Updates LanSchool To Improve Communication, Accessibility

Stoneware has launched a new version of LanSchool, its classroom management software, in an effort to improve monitoring, collaboration and communication.

Gale Debuts Research Resource for Students in Middle School

Gale has unveiled a new online resource, Research in Context, aimed at students in middle school and designed to bridge the gap between resources for students in elementary schools and those for students in high school.

Mentoring Minds Debuts Suplemental Common Core Curricula for Math, ELA

Mentoring Minds has launched Total Motivation Math and Total Motivation ELA, print and online supplemental curricula designed to improve critical thinking skills and student confidence during assessments.

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