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NBA Teams Up With Discovery Education on Math Techbook

More than 3 million students using the Math Techbook from Discovery Education will now have a chance to apply their knowledge of professional basketball to solving math problems, thanks to a new multi-year partnership with the NBA.

Report: More Equity Needed in K–12 Education

A new research project from Scholastic finds that the overwhelming majority of educators (97 percent) agree that “equity in education for all children should be a national priority.” The Teacher & Principal School Report, released Thursday, surveyed more than 4,700 public school pre-K–12 teachers and principals representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Study Examines Benefits and Constraints of BYOD Policies

A new study examines the affordances, or benefits, and constraints of instituting bring your own device (BYOD) policies in schools.

Walden U Unveils Online Elementary Ed Bachelor

Walden University has launched a new online bachelor of science degree program for students interested in becoming elementary school teachers.

Canvas Adds Mobile App to Improve Parent Engagement

Instructure has launched a new mobile app for its Canvas learning management system, the Canvas Parent app, designed to give parents or guardians a new tool to more easily monitor their students' progress.

Report: Increasing Student Reading Time Improves Comprehension

The majority of students spend fewer than 15 minutes per day reading, but increasing their daily reading time to 30 minutes can improve comprehension and boost student achievement.

Britannica Launches Content Packs for K-12 Social Studies

Britannica has debuted LaunchPacks: Social Studies, a collection of content packs designed to cover the entire K-12 social studies curriculum.

Technology Use Among Teachers Strong and Growing

The vast majority of teachers are using technology daily with their students, and most say their use of technology will increase even more next year, according to a new study involving 2,500 K–12 teachers.

Online Tool Measures State, District Progress on Every Student Succeeds Act

A new online tool aims to make it easier for state and district leaders to set learning goals and measure progress under the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Free Hour of Code at All Apple Stores Dec. 5 Through 11

Apple is offering free Hour of Code workshops at all of its 487 retail stores worldwide from Dec. 5-11, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week. Registration opened today.

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