A growing body of evidence now suggests that when systematically implemented, educational technology can support a wide range of educational innovations, including flipped classrooms, peer-to-peer teaching, and customized learning.
- By Glenn Pierce, Paul Cleary
Back-to-school shopping is in full swing, and 81 percent of K–12 teachers say they now shop online for classroom items, according to a new survey released by SheerID, a verification company, and Agile Education Marketing.
The learning environment is changing in our schools, and technology is playing a big role. How schools are acquiring their resources can be as affecting as the changes in instructional practices used by teachers.
- By Jeff Mao
Worldwide PC shipments declined 5.2 percent in the second quarter of 2016 when compared to the second quarter of 2015, according to preliminary results from technology research firm Gartner. Strong gains in Chrome shipments buoy U.S. market.
Skyward, which supplies administrative software to school districts, has introduced four significant improvements to its mobile app.
California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction has contracted with the state’s highest-ranking accountant to conduct an audit of California Virtual Academies (CAVA), a network of 14 online charter schools that enrolls about 15,000 students.
Aerohive Networks, a wireless, cloud networking platform company, is showcasing new products at ISTE 2016 in Denver, June 26-29.
The number of homeless students in the United States has doubled since the 2006–2007 school year. New federal law that goes into effect with the new school year is designed to make it easier for those students to complete their education.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Using SchoolMint, the mobile and online student enrollment and school choice platform, CMSD was able to serve a record number of families in the 2015-2016 school year.