Should elite schools — even the private ones — be required to enroll a minimum number of Pell Grant recipients? That's the question posed in a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
In its most recent production release notes, Instructure's learning management system Canvas updated its student information system integration, dashboard, people and other features.
Minecraft: Education Edition is also expected to be updated to version 1.0.1 later this spring, incorporating several new features — from texture pack support to Command Blocks to ... llamas.
Blackboard has launched Blackboard Classroom, a cloud-based digital learning environment for K–12 built around the company's learning management system.
To celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week this week (May 1-5), GoFundMe in partnership with Yoobi has launched a $100,000 national contest called “We Love Teachers." The global crowdfunding platform has also released a free, online guidebook specifically for K–12 teachers.
A virtual field trip taking place next week from Discovery Education and the National Basketball Association aims to show students how math is used in basketball everyday, in an effort to spark students’ interest in STEM careers.
THE Journal spoke to Tynker’s co-founder and CTO Srinivas Mandayam to find out more about how the new courses are designed to help young learners foster foundational computer science concepts.
Working together, Nathan Grundahl, Anne Larson and Michael Mades of Sun Prairie Area School District in Wisconsin developed a six-step process that the district used to map out its successful LMS implementation. Here’s how they did it.
- By Nathan Grundahl, Anne Larson, Michael Mades
The itslearning learning management system (LMS) has increased integration to popular cloud apps like Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G-Suite, enabling users to more easily add cloud files from these plattform into courses, assignments, the itslearning library and other features within the LMS.
Marcia Osterink is a Southern California arts teacher and the creator of Arts Attack, an award-winning art curriculum designed for K-8 that’s available on DVD and streamable online.