Parents and educators know that academic excellence depends considerably on students’ holistic development and a strong, positive learning environment. Unfortunately, many schools lack access to the tools needed to support students’ personal growth and to measure and reflect on their climate for learning.
- By Sharonica Hardin-Bartley, Gary Spiller, Joe Miller
Discovery Education has released an update to its K–12 learning platform, offering a range of new features, tools and integration with other technologies.
The Arizona Department of Education has partnered with Discovery Education to provide Discovery's Experience platform to all teachers and students throughout the state.
LEGO Education and NASA have come together to create “Build to Launch: A STEAM Exploration Series,” a new interactive learning series scheduled to launch in September.
Flinn Scientific has updated its Science2Go digital learning solution designed for both remote and classroom learning for middle school and high school. The updates focus on biology, chemistry, environmental science and physics and include new labs, assessments and videos, as well as enhanced functionality for teachers.
The fragmented U.S. education system works in our favor by giving schools the opportunity to try different tools, technology and curricula to see what works and what doesn’t. We can use this data to inform how we instruct future generations of learners so that with each passing year, the educational experience gets better and better.
While there’s still no crystal ball able to accurately predict what even the near future might look like, many schools are preparing to cover multiple bases in the fall.
The surge in distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic is helping to drive staggering growth in the worldwide e-learning market.
Discovery Education has rolled out a collection of digital resources for summer learning. The resources are being offered free of charge to parents and guardians. Resources cover STEM, SEL, financial literacy and health.
Concerns about digital equity are on the rise among IT leaders in K–12 education. Nearly every respondent in a recent survey said he or she had heightened worries about students' home access to devices and the internet, to support remote learning.
- By Dian Schaffhauser