A3 Education, an education management and consulting company of 15 California schools, has partnered with Acer America to launch a free, online class this summer that equips students with programming skills to design and build Internet of things (IoT) devices.
Now, more than ever, every school system must be poised to adequately address questions regarding student data privacy to build a lasting trust with the parents. CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) works with school systems to help them understand the maturity level of their privacy and security programs and identify the gaps for growth.
- By Linnette Attai
Apple is inviting kids ages 6-12 to visit its retail stores this summer to learn to code, draw, edit videos and more on Mac computers at no cost.
Nureva, a collaboration solutions company, had added screen sharing capabilities within its Span collaboration system designed for classrooms, ahead of the ISTE 2017 conference.
Digital Promise has updated its interactive research map with new ways for education leaders, policymakers, Ed Tech companies, teachers, students and others to interact with the teaching and learning research.
Google is gaining a stronghold in United States classrooms, with Chrome OS expanding its presence on school computers, while Apple’s iOS has been on the decline since the first quarter of 2015 among students and teachers. These are some of the findings in Kahoot!’s first-ever EdTrends Report.
Every day in the U.S., hundreds of thousands of teachers go to work in portable classrooms. These teachers and their students face challenges such as limited space and difficult access to bathrooms. Here, a principal and a district director of technology share their solutions for making sure that every student in every type of classroom has equal access to quality education.
- By Aaron Duff, Edward Hilton
Edmentum, a provider of online learning tools, has updated Study Island, Courseware and Exact Path in an effort to improve standards alignment, student performance monitoring, reporting and more.
A program originally created by Grandview R-2 School District called the Missouri Online Summer Institute is offering more than 100 free summer school courses for students in grades 7-12 this summer, with newly added career and technical education and Advanced Placement courses.
A "gameful" learning tool created at the University of Michigan is now available for purchase by K–12 schools and universities across the country.