The International Association for K-12 Online Learning has partnered with the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute to launch a Research Clearinghouse for K-12 Blended and Online Learning.
Most people are in favor of allowing K-12 students to take elective and AP courses online for credit, particularly if those courses aren't available in a brick-and-mortar school, according to a new poll conducted on behalf of K12, a provider of online pre-K to grade 12 programs.
Worldwide sales of smartphones rose to 51.8 percent to surpass sales of feature phones for the first time in the second quarter of 2013, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.
Smart phone shipments increased by more than 50 percent in the second quarter of 2013, with the top 3 operating systems — Google's Android, Apple's iOS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone — all seeing double-digit gains.
Apple held onto the No. 1 slot among all tablet manufacturers worldwide, but its share continued to slip in the second quarter of 2013 as Samsung, ASUS, Lenovo, and Acer all saw triple-digit gains.
Teacher turnover results in lower student scores in math and English language arts, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan School of Education and two colleagues.
The worldwide smart phone market hit a new high in the second quarter of 2013 as manufacturers shipped one new unit for every 30 human beings in the world over the course of three months.
About three-quarters of the school systems in the United States have adopted mobile technology or will adopt it within the next two years, according to a new report. However, insufficient budgets and infrastructure shortcomings are preventing most of those districts from implementing 1-to-1 mobile programs.
People over age 25 who have a college degree live an average of a decade longer than high-school dropouts, according to a new report from the Population Reference Bureau.
The vast majority, 84.3 percent, of district technology leaders have a "high level of interest" in implementing or expanding a one-to-one mobile program in their districts, though only 12.1 percent currently have one-to-one classrooms in their districts, according to the National Survey on Mobile Technology for K-12 Education.