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Report: 4 States Lead the Way With Blended, Personalized Learning Initiatives

A new report from The Learning Accelerator and Innovation Partners America highlights four exemplary initiatives that accelerate blended and personalized learning in Texas, Georgia, Tennessee and Rhode Island.

Follett Debuts Digital Citizenship, Leadership Courses for Librarians

Follett, through Project Connect, has unveiled two new online courses that teach digital citizenship and leadership skills to librarians.

WebAssign, Perfection Learning Partner on Precalculus Materials

WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools, and Perfection Learning have teamed up to offer enriched precalculus content.

South Dakota College Students Use Pokemon Go to Teach STEM to Fourth Graders

Did you know that Pikachu, Squirtle, Eevee and Mewtwo can help teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts to elementary school kids? The popular Pokémon Go characters are part of a project at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, SD. Juniors in a technology in education class used the smartphone-based augmented reality game late last month to teach local fourth graders concepts such as photosynthesis, gravity and the transformation of electricity.

International School Nord Anglia Collaborates with MIT to Produce STEAM Curricula

Nord Anglia, a network of 43 international K–12 schools, is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) curricula.

Arkansas State University, Credo Bring Information Literacy Resources to High School Students

Arkansas State University is partnering with information skills solutions provider Credo to deliver information literacy resources to Arkansas students in grades 7 through 12.

Report: Charter Schools Saw Higher Ratio of Proficiency on State Tests

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has found in a new report that, in school districts where at least 30 percent of students were enrolled in charter schools, nearly all had a higher percentage of students who scored proficient on state tests than their counterparts in traditional public schools.

Canvas Forges Partnerships to Bring New Content to K–12 Classrooms

Canvas, the online learning management system by Instructure, is partnering with several standards-aligned content providers to enable teachers to easily pull content into their classrooms.

Renaissance, Achieve3000 Partner on Differentiated Instruction in Blended Classrooms

Renaissance and Achieve3000 have partnered to offer embedded interim assessments designed to tailor instruction across tiers of intervention along with access to analytics designed to measure efficacy.

Schools, Libraries, Health Groups Launch Campaign to Tell FCC to Improve Connectivity

Slow internet connections are hampering the future of education and limiting libraries and health organizations, according to a coalition of schools, libraries and health groups in a campaign launched Thursday. The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition is urging the Federal Communications Commission to make emergency improvements to its Business Data Services (BDS) order to include high-capacity broadband lines.

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