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Ohio Students Hack Health and Wellness in 12-Week Coding Contest

AT&T and Franklin University have partnered to promote computer science education with CBusStudentHack Coding for Community: Health and Wellness, a 12-week computer programming contest for central Ohio-area high school students.

Panopto Adds Mac OS Support, Mobile Recording Controls

A company that provides video recording and sharing software is updating its flagship service.

A Learning Transformation Guided by Teachers

Surrey Schools is the winner of the 2015 Sylvia Charp Award for District Innovation because it stopped just handing out technology to its 125 schools and instead asked its educators to share their ed tech ideas — and to put them to work in the classroom.

Mooresville District Adopts Competency Based Assessment Platform

MasteryConnect’s cloud-based platform will allow teachers in the North Carolina district to evaluate academic progress of each student in real time.

NEC Debuts Large Display for Collaboration

With NEC’s new MultiSync E705-DNT display, up to 19 participants and a leader can present content simultaneously using any device they want.

Snowy Peaks High School Launches Blended Learning Program

Snowy Peaks High School in Frisco, CO, has introduced a new blended learning program, which lets students access personalized online learning from home or school in addition to participating in face-to-face instruction and group work.

Pearson Selects Finalists for Online Learning Excellence Awards

Pearson has selected 20 finalists for its 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards.

Blackboard Beefs up Discussion Tools with VoiceThread

Blackboard has partnered with VoiceThread in an effort to improve discussions between instructors and students with the use of video, voice and text comments.

Sharp and Blackboard Partner for Digital Workflows

Sharp Electronics' imaging and information division has partnered with Blackboard, providing a paper-to-digital workflow for the Blackboard Learn learning management system.

Research: Move to Digital Curriculum Calls for Teacher Training, New District Roles

Most K-12 teachers involved in the transition to digital curriculum spend between two and five hours a week searching for digital resources for their lessons. Slightly fewer than half use digital content only a quarter to half of their time. Those are some of the findings in an extensive survey undertaken recently by the Learning Counsel to understand how schools are transitioning to the use of digital learning materials.

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