The National Science Teachers Association has unveiled its inaugural list of “Best STEM Books K–12.”
A study from Stanford Graduate School of Education researchers found that most middle, high school and college students have trouble discerning news articles from advertisements online.
A new cellphone app allows parents in the Texarkana Arkansas School District to track their children on buses in real time. Last week, representatives from Velociti, a Missouri-based tech deployment company, installed the Zonar tracking system on 32 Texarkana buses.
MobyMax, a provider of personalized learning curricula and educational tools that identify and fix learning gaps, has added seven new modules on phonics to its early reading system for grades K–8.
Two thirds (67 percent) of parents say monitoring their children’s media use is more important than respecting their privacy, according to a report released Tuesday by Common Sense Media. More than two in five parents (41 percent) say they check their children’s devices and social media accounts “always” or “most of the time.”
Teachers around the world have a new resource for connecting, problem-solving, innovating and sharing best practices in flipped learning. Launched today, the International Flipped Learning Innovation Center is an online platform designed to support collaboration and innovation among flipped learning practitioners worldwide.
Personalized learning strives to offer educational experiences tailored to each student's individual needs and interests. However, this approach can create scheduling challenges for schools.
Currently, the contents will include about 5,000 items, but as the Library of Congress continues to digitize its map collections, the number of items shared will increase.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Virtual High School, a nonprofit based in Massachusetts, is introducing a new computing certificate program to celebrate Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 5-11). The new VHS computing certificate program will encourage high school students across the United States to become more interested in computing and computer science (CS), and better understand the career options available to them in CS and related fields.
To help Fairbanks North Star Borough School District achieve its strategic plan, the district has hired Education to implement personalized learning throughout its elementary and secondary schools.