Nepris, which produces a library of career videos and sets up industry connections between industry and classrooms, has launched a "virtual classroom," that combines real-time instruction with K-12 classroom management functionality.
Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, comments on digital equity; why the internet has just become a major need, not just a want; and how school could change for the better next fall.
To bridge the "digital divide" in California, state agencies, private companies and philanthropists, urged on by Gov. Gavin Newsom, have stepped forward to deliver internet access to households without it and to provide computing devices to students who need them.
Most K-12 educators are still not ready to teach online. It would be foolhardy to overlook this reality.
A virtual parade of World War II naval vessels will take place on game-streaming service Twitch, to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe.
A listing of crafting and making resources organizations are offering for free in response to COVID-19-related school closures. (Updated April 30)
Doing school work remotely is different from handling it in-person. For one, teachers can't necessarily see how a student is accomplishing class work and may therefore make faulty assumptions about how it was done; and two, the education technology that facilitates online learning collects data on the student and the interactions, frequently without the student even knowing, let alone opting in.
In these challenging times, taking the time to check in with students’ social-emotional wellness is just as important as attending to their physical well-being.
The United State Department of Education has announced a new grant program offering $307.5 million in funds for states to "create adaptable, innovative learning opportunities for K-12 and postsecondary learners in response to the COVID-19 national emergency."
There's no guarantee that colleges or universities will grant credit for successful Advanced Placement testing in any of the 38 AP courses currently available.
With the unprecedented declines in academic achievement, many educators, along with parents, community groups,
and school partners have aggressively pursued equity and improved outcomes through high-impact tutoring.