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Professional Development and Virtual Schools: Swapping Ideas and Practices

Michele Eaton, director of virtual and blended learning for the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township, explains how teacher professional development has evolved over five years at her virtual school.

Standing Desks Shape Weight Gain in Students

New research found that standing desks in classrooms can help students with weight control.

Study: Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success

The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.

Apple Unveils iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2

Apple unveiled the iPhone 7, 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2 on Wednesday. The products should be available starting Sept. 16.

ENCO Updates Captioning System to Work with Pre-Recorded Video

Later this week, a broadcast technology company will introduce an updated version of its captioning technology to address the captioning of pre-recorded content.

Learning Counsel Releases Digital Survey and Assessment Tool

The Learning Counsel has released its 2016 Digital Curriculum Strategy Survey and Assessment Tool. The free assessment, available at thelearningcounsel.com, is designed to help educators understand where their school or district stands in terms of digital transition.

Digital Literacy Platform to Add 850 Digital Books

LightSail Education partnered with Antares Reading to add more than 850 original digital books, available in English and Spanish.

Project Catalogs, Creates Apps for Special Education

Special education educators now have access to a math-learning app, as part of an online catalog of apps for students in special education.

Virginia Tech Facility Offers STEM Training for Teachers, Students

Virginia Tech is providing hands-on STEM training to both teachers and students with a new learning environment that is part lab, part makerspace and part classroom.

Broadcom Foundation Announces Middle School STEM Competition Semifinalists

The Broadcom Foundation and the Society for Science & the Public have selected 300 semifinalists in the sixth annual Broadcom MASTERS — a prestigious science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition for middle school students.

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