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Edmentum Adds 30 A-G Approved Online Courses

The University of California has granted a-g approval for an additional 30 online and blended learning courses offered by Edmentum.

NEC Launches New Budget-Friendly Projector Models

The two new 3,000-lumen projectors will retail for less than $425.

Groups Urge FBI to Dismantle Website Aimed at Schools

The American Civil Liberties Union, along with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and other groups, has formed a coalition to urge the FBI to get rid of its “Don’t Be a Puppet” website. The federal agency created the site to educate youth about violent extremism, but critics have argued that “Don’t Be a Puppet” focuses on American Muslims and discourages students from thinking and expressing their thoughts freely.

New Dashboard Measures Schools' Digital Learning Readiness

The Metiri Group has a new dashboard tool designed to measure whether a school has a plan for digital learning, the ability to implement it and if it has been successful.

Voyager Sopris Learning Launches Adaptive ELA Program for Grades 1-5

Voyager Sopris Learning has launched Velocity, an adaptive learning English language arts program designed to help students in grades K-5 achieve reading proficiency.

Illume Delivers Free Access to Course Content Building Blocks

A new free resource promises to help educators in college and high school find the curriculum they need for their courses, Illume Learning, a for-profit company, calls itself the "world's largest database of learning materials."

5 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement

Give students a chance to connect with each other and be heard.

U California Davis Debuts Computer Science Curriculum for Grades 1-12

The Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education at the University of California Davis has launched a computer science curriculum for use in grades 1-12 across the United States.

So, When During the School Day Should Teachers Create Curriculum?

OER – Open Education Resources – are being touted by the Department of Education as the key to future of K-12 curriculum. While there is no question that OER are a component of the new digital curriculum, in this blog, we answer the question raised in the blog post’s title.

ELA Dominates in K–12 Digital Content Usage

The use of digital content is on the rise in American schools. Eight in 10 K-12 schools and districts are using some form of it, primarily as classroom curriculum but also to round out e-book collections in a library or media center.

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