Six teams of students from high schools and colleges around the United States won medals and other prizes in the second annual SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition at the 52nd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, which was held in Louisville, KY June 21-23.
Wisconsin high school students who engaged in online courses for two or more hours per week had better outcomes than students who engaged less than two hours per week, according to a study by REL Midwest and the Virtual Education Research Alliance.
The Tennessee Department of Education has selected a partner to develop, administer, score and provide reports for the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.
Back-to-school shopping is already underway, and parents this year plan to spend the bulk of their increased back-to-school budgets on tech-related items, according to a recent survey by Rubicon Project, a Los Angeles-based online advertising technology company.
The Hermiston School District is expanding its use of a blended reading program to all eight of its schools following a successful pilot at two of them.
Imagine Learning has added new features to its core product, a software program designed to help students, often learning English for the first time, with their literacy and language skills. The latest version of Imagine Learning provides teachers with a number of new assessment tools and students with new content and learning tools.
ProQuest is adding almost 30 million pages of digitized materials to its Historical Collections program this year.
Michio Kaku has an emphatic message for educators: We are rapidly entering what he terms the "fourth-wave" of scientific advancement, and it's the duty of educators to prepare young people to survive and thrive in the radically different milieu that portends.
Microsoft has donated $3.4 million in software and services to the New England Center for Children (NECC), an institute that provides education and research for children with autism.
A transition, quietly but most assuredly, has occurred: Today, in 2016, discussions under the heading "mobile learning" are becoming more about how "all-the-time, everywhere learning" can be supported with "mobile" technology than about mobile devices and apps. That transition has huge pedagogical implications!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway