The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) has released a new report that details the best special education practices at 10 model California charter public schools. “Meeting the Needs of Every Student Through Inclusion” offers qualitative data and insights into the best ways to serve students with disabilities, in particular the benefits of cutting-edge technology and inclusive education.
The flipped classroom market in North America is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 35 percent between 2016 and 2020, according to a new report by market research firm Technavio.
Things are looking mixed in the worldwide tablet market. Vendors shipped 43 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a year-over-year decline of 14.7 percent, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker.
Ohio Brunswick City Schools has entered a seven-year partnership with Discovery Education, utilizing the company’s Digital Techbooks and Streaming Plus service.
Pearson is developing and piloting mixed reality content for use in secondary and postsecondary schools.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a statement last week warning of the risks involved in relying too heavily on open educational resources, or OER.
Consistent with our blog’s theme of "Reinventing Curricula," we feel that research itself needs reinvention! Straight cognitive research isn’t enough if our goal is to design "effective, scalable and sustainable [educational] policies and programs." In this week’s blog post, then, we explore a new R&D methodology — Design-Based Implementation Research.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
At the White House earlier this month, select K–12 students offered their best advice for improving STEM education in the United States.
Our tech-savvy readers name their favorite technologies in dozens of categories, from flipped learning software to tablets and convertible laptops.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Currently, 48 of 70 school districts in the Council of the Great City Schools are utilizing the i-Ready program from Curriculum Associates.