It is essential for all K–12 students to be provided with a district purchased personal device in order to meet the demands of 21st century competencies for everywhere, all-the-time learning as framed in the Partnership for 21st Century Learning.
Christine Voelker teaches other teachers how to build their own online courses. She’s the K–12 program director for Quality Matters, a nonprofit educational organization based in Annapolis, MD. She'll be presenting an all-day workshop at ISTE Sunday, June 25.
Microsoft has unveiled new accessibility features for OneNote, the company's collaborative note-taking app for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android.
Blackboard is releasing an accessibility tool that it plans to make available for all major learning management systems.
Blackboard today announced a variety of updates to Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship learning management system.
Schools that implement BYOD programs will choose one or both of two approaches: required BYOD and supplemental BYOD. While supplemental BYOD is a common-sense way to broaden students' and teachers' classroom resources, required BYOD is a problematic choice that will challenge a school district's staff and the community as a whole.
- By Jeff Mao
Should elite schools — even the private ones — be required to enroll a minimum number of Pell Grant recipients? That's the question posed in a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants students to post questions about education to his Facebook page either now or during a live Facebook chat Thursday morning.
Jamie Reese, a kindergarten through third grade teacher at Mountain View Elementary School in Simi Valley, CA, holds the distinct honor of winning Teacher of the Year for Ventura County in 2016. She’s the first Simi Valley teacher to receive that award since 1977.
School district funding in California is more equitable but access gaps persist, according to a new research study published by The Education Trust–West.