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CS Education Week Kicks Off, but Some Teachers Don't Feel Ready

Eight in 10 teachers believe that big tech companies — Microsoft, Google and Apple — need to help build computer science skills among their students. And three-quarters reported that they don't believe the government is doing enough to outfit schools to develop those skills.

Teachers Urged to Instill Assignments with 'Choice and Relevancy'

A new report from the Education Trust looks at the role of two "powerful levers" — choice and relevancy — in motivating and engaging students.

How Educators Utilize Research

Preliminary findings from a survey of educators shows teachers are most interested in following trends in technology and trauma and mental health.

Augmenting Learning Through Technology Use

A new report finds technology is becoming more prevalent in everyday learning activities, but the majority of classrooms worldwide are creating blended learning environments.

$14.7 Million Grant Will Help Literacy Outreach Program Expand

A literacy outreach program for grades 7-11 that has found success in Southern California has just been funded to expand to six additional states, with the intent of eventually taking it nationwide.

Blackboard Intros Ultra Updates

Education technology company Blackboard has introduced enhancements to the Ultra Experience version of Blackboard Learn, its learning management system, including integration with Ally, an accessibility checklist tool.

Follett Intros OER-Based Digital Classroom Collections

The new "Classroom Ready Collections" include lesson plans, activities, videos, interactives and worksheets that are searchable in Follett Destiny, the company's school library management service.

AV Company Creates New 'Drop-in' Classroom Systems

An AV technology company has announced digital switching hardware intended to reduce the cost of equipping a classroom with remote management, asset tracking, support and maintenance.

New Remote Recorder Integrates with Panopto Video Software

The appliance was purpose-built to work with Panopto software for live streaming and video recording.

Developing Citizen Science Projects to Help People Learn

A draft report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine examines citizen science, the concept that non-scientists can perform research that pushes scientific knowledge ahead. In the process, participants can learn scientific practices and content, but "only if the projects are designed to support learning."

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