Simplicity, ease of use and anytime-anywhere access are key to the success of online and blended learning programs, according to a new white paper from personalized learning provider, Fuel Education (FuelEd), and education advocacy firm, Getting Smart.
Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.
Based on more than 30 years of working with schools in the U.S. and our recent 7 years working with schools in Singapore, we have come up with a list of 11 barriers that need to be addressed if technology is going to have an impact beyond the isolated classroom.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Piedmont City School District in Alabama has implemented a blended learning program at its middle school in an effort to provide students with mastery-based personalized learning.
While the idea of competency-based education is intriguing to about 89 percent of educators, only half as many have taken action in their schools or districts to promote it. The reason why, according to two education organizations that have studied the issue: policy obstacles "that make implementation challenging."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Robai, a robotics provider, and Intelitek, a maker of software for robotics, have partnered to launch a line of robots designed specifically for the education market.
CFY, an education nonprofit, has updated its free learning platform, PowerMyLearning, with new tools for formative assessments.
Revolve Robotics has announced KUBI Video 2.0, the latest version of its video collaboration app for its flagship KUBI robotic telepresence platform.
To enter, schools must answer two questions about how they will integrate new technology and how their students will benefit.
- By Christopher Piehler
A provider of data management and student assessment tools for K-12, Certica, has acquired the Northwest Evaluation Association's Formative Assessment Item Bank line of business.