An education technology company that develops digital literacy curriculum is opening up an online summer school. "Summer TechUp," from Learning.com will target students in grades 6-12 with modules in digital literacy and computer science. Topics will cover keyboarding, robotics and Python coding.
Trying to predict where we're headed in education for the fall? According to one long-time educator in Wisconsin, if your thinking is focused on how to catch students up to where they should be, "you are asking the wrong question."
Recent research by the NWEA projected major declines in student learning, particularly in math, but also reading.
The research project quantified how much less likely low-income and non-white children and youth were to have access to the internet than their peers.
The largest district in Iowa distributed almost 21,000 laptops to students during April to enable them to attend classes online.
TherapyTravelers has been able to link 250 therapists with school districts, providing remote therapy to about 10,000 students.
The Virtual Teaching Academy, an initiative by the University of Phoenix and Blackboard, is intended to help educators develop a blueprint for teaching in the next school year.
Zoom has some new competition. Google has just made premium functionality in its online video meeting software freely available to anybody with a Google email account.
A new nonprofit maker organization is working with a company that creates computer kits to encourage people to make respirators for their communities.
Two recent surveys have examined the social and emotional well-being of K-12 students but from opposing sides — one focused on the students and the other focused on teachers.
Adopting Zero Trust is a multistep process and quite a journey for most K-12 institutions — but the journey isn’t necessarily linear.