IXL's adaptive learning service has added a personalized recommendation feature that aims to guide students to resources for remediation as they work through math activities and want more practice.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The global education gamification market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 66.22 percent from 2016 through 2020, according to a new report by Dublin-based market research firm Research and Markets.
Beginning Jan. 1, most students who use testing accommodations at their schools through an individualized education program or a 504 plan will have those same accommodations automatically approved for taking the SAT, PSAT, SAT Subject Tests, Advanced Placement and other exams.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced today the results of its 2016 election for board of directors. Newly elected to the board is Randy Hansen, professor at the University of Maryland University College, Columbia. Re-elected for a second term is Janet Zanetis, managing director at the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration in North Mankato, MN. She will continue to serve as board secretary.
A startup that builds interactive iPad games for its flagship gaming accessory that enables learners to “play beyond the screen” has received additional funding to bring some of its games to iPhones and introduce more character-driven content.
Epson today introduced the PowerLite 975W projector, which boasts of 10,000-hour lamp life in Bright Mode and three times color brightness compared to competing models. Designed for K–12 classrooms, the projector delivers vivid, widescreen images and can easily connect to multiple devices wirelessly at once.
The global document camera for smart classrooms market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 11 percent from 2016 through 2020, according to a recent report by Technavio, a London-based tech market research firm.
While artificial intelligence continues to automate operations across industries like accounting, law and healthcare, machines are unlikely to replace teachers any time soon, according to research from the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation.
In this week’s blogpost we explore the Minnesota Partnership for Collaborative Curriculum, a group of Minnesota educators dedicated to creating and disseminating quality, OER-based curriculum. And we have a Q&A with the founder of SABIER, a nonprofit that provides support services to schools who are adopting OER-based courseware, like that produced by the MPCC.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
The number of international students studying STEM subjects in the United States grew 10.1 percent from November 2015 to November 2016, according to a recent study published by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a federal law enforcement agency.