In time for back-to-school season, Google for Education has rolled out 10 updates to Classroom and Forms that are designed to help teachers save time and stay organized.
K–12 teachers have observed that playing Minecraft during class positively impacts their students’ decision-making and communication skills, while helping them build empathy skills, according to a new survey.
A new badging feature has been added to Performance Matters’ Professional Development Management solution, enabling school districts to define, create, manage and issue badges for teacher PD.
When wearers look straight ahead, the view is clear; they see what's in front of them. With a turn to the left, wearers view a video screen allowing them to communicate with and view a remote person. With a turn to the right, users see "data" screens, displaying instruction.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The education nonprofit is piloting two new, openly-licensed curricula for mathematics and English language arts subjects.
Educators who are looking to build up students’ digital literacy skills can now learn how through a new, free series of webinars from Learning.com and edWeb.net.
Classroom teachers spent an average of $468 out of pocket on classroom supplies and equipment in the last year — amounting to nearly 1 percent of an average teacher's salary in the United States.
East Grand School in Danforth, ME has received a $10,000 grant to integrate virtual reality (VR) into history, biology and other curricula.
Google has provided Mystery Science with 15,000 eclipse glasses headed directly for schools, and Mystery Science is offering videos and lesson plans free for download via eclipseamerica.org.
A Colorado state-funded program recently released a guide to help district leaders, educators, policymakers and other stakeholder implement blended learning in K–12 schools.