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Kanawha County Schools Supplies Wi-Fi on School Buses

Kanawha County Schools in West Virginia has implemented 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity to its fleet of 158 school buses, so students can complete homework assignments while traveling to and from home, sporting events and field trips.

Carnegie Mellon and Disney Create Robot Design Program for Novices

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research have come up with an interactive design system that lets "casual users" create 3D-printable robotic creatures.

Northwest Evaluation Association Selected To Deliver 2016 OECD Test for Schools

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has selected the Northwest Evaluation Association to deliver the 2016 OECD Test for Schools in the United States and serve as the international assessment platform provider for the rest of the world beginning in the fall of 2016.

Teachers of the Year: Online Assessments Improvement over Previous State Tests

When the best teachers in the country compare the online assessments built around the Common Core State Standards to prior state assessments, they've agreed that the new tests from PARCC and Smarter Balanced are better. That's the conclusion in a new report issued by the National Network of State Teachers of the Year.

PARCC Releases Huge Sampling of Test Items and Scoring Rubrics

The states that make up the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) have released test questions from this year's PARCC assessments to allow teachers and parents to see just exactly what makes up the online tests.

San Antonio District lands Grant To Expand Engineering Education

A $34,000 grant from Raytheon helped 25 teachers learn more about how to teach engineering concepts to elementary school students.

Virtual Reality Tech Company Partners With Content Provider On Science Resources

Cyber Science 3D and Cengage Learning will join forces to produce educational science products for K-12 and higher ed schools and libraries.

Colorado State U To Debut Online Teacher Licensures in Math, Science

Colorado State University-Global Campus will launch new online teacher licensure programs in science and math this spring.

Broward County School District Accelerates Internet Content Delivery

Broward County Public School District in Florida has implemented open content caching in an effort to deliver online content to classrooms faster.

Collaboration System Gives Multiple Students Access to Shared Display

The Nureva Span system lets students create content on their devices and then move it to a larger digital display board.