As a result of the partnership, Panorama's assessment tools have been aligned with the Second Step program to help guide instruction, intervention and individual student supports.
A new report examines who the decision-makers are in curriculum adoptions and finds that a sizable percentage of schools have chosen open educational resources in the last three years.
MetaMetrics has updated its Lexile Framework for Reading with three new enhancements designed to help beginning readers find books matched to their skill level more easily.
The new law follows a 1-to-1 rollout among 19,000 students in grades 5-8 and an implementation report that returned positive marks for the program, finding that students are more self-directed, collaborative and engaged in problem-solving.
Video is becoming as ubiquitous in classrooms as laminated periodic tables and whiteboards, according to the latest results of Kaltura's "The State of Video in Education" report.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Students at 57 NAF academies this year will have a chance to develop Android mobile apps using Lenovo devices and win tech prizes,
One can’t pick up a newspaper or a magazine these days without reading about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to change the world — dramatically and fast. Maybe yes; maybe no. But in either case: Why now? Why is there this sudden shift from mobile-first to AI-first? See our blog for the two word answer!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
The fab labs were created by the public university with help from Toyota, the W.M. Keck Foundation and Motivo Engineering to address several issues described as “the heart of the STEM crisis” by the organizations.
The Oregon Trail Experience is one of several partnerships that Microsoft has recently taken on to boost its education offerings.
The biggest barrier to digital learning for teachers is gaining student access to technology. That's followed by a lack of time during the school day. For administrators, the top concern is providing relevant and effective professional development to their staff, followed by limitations and problems with the technological infrastructure, such as WiFi and security. Overall, across both roles, the main obstacle to integrating technology into the classroom was lack of time and an insufficient number of devices to do so.
- By Dian Schaffhauser