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Report: Increasing Student Reading Time Improves Comprehension

The majority of students spend fewer than 15 minutes per day reading, but increasing their daily reading time to 30 minutes can improve comprehension and boost student achievement.

Britannica Launches Content Packs for K-12 Social Studies

Britannica has debuted LaunchPacks: Social Studies, a collection of content packs designed to cover the entire K-12 social studies curriculum.

Technology Use Among Teachers Strong and Growing

The vast majority of teachers are using technology daily with their students, and most say their use of technology will increase even more next year, according to a new study involving 2,500 K–12 teachers.

Online Tool Measures State, District Progress on Every Student Succeeds Act

A new online tool aims to make it easier for state and district leaders to set learning goals and measure progress under the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Free Hour of Code at All Apple Stores Dec. 5 Through 11

Apple is offering free Hour of Code workshops at all of its 487 retail stores worldwide from Dec. 5-11, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week. Registration opened today.

Seattle Elementary Teacher Uses Bloomz App to Encourage Good Behavior

Once Seattle teacher Jude Miqueli she started using Bloomz a year and a half ago, she noticed that her kids were responding better, and were even improving their behavior in class.

Fifty States Project Calls for Personalized Learning Stories

Edsurge is calling on educators from all 50 states to submit stories on personalized learning programs, as part of the 2017 Fifty States Project.

Report: Many High School Graduates Want to Pursue STEM Careers but are Unprepared for STEM College Courses

While many 2016 high school graduates are interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors and careers, few of those students are well prepared to succeed in first-year college STEM courses. These findings emerge from the latest edition of ACT’s annual STEM report, “The Condition of STEM 2016,” which was released Thursday.

Des Moines Public Schools Install 2,100 Epson Interactive Projectors

Des Moines Public Schools in Iowa have installed more than 2,100 Epson BrightLink 595Wi interactive projectors across its 65 schools over the past year.

Oregon School Adopts Standing Desks to Improve Learning Spaces

Oregon's Beaver Acres Elementary School has adopted standing desks in an effort to improve student health and redirect student focus.

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