Education innovator Digital Promise has launched a new network that's intended to inspire research on digital learning at scale in both K-12 and higher education. SEERNet is a five-year program with a model that differs from the traditional approach of research.
Stanford University is delivering its first-ever dual-enrollment class with 15 high schools across the country. A fall 2021 pilot has enrolled 220 students Computer Science 105, an introductory course for students who attend high schools where at least 40% of students live in low-income households.
Zoom has introduced several new features designed specifically for educators.
A school counselor explains how technology can be paired with relationships to improve mental wellbeing for today’s stressed students.
Curriculum Associates has updated i-Ready with new reading and math lessons in Spanish, as well as a new K–6 Spanish reading assessment.
Cleveland Metropolitan School District in Ohio is helping to connect families to the internet for remote learning. Initially, the district is expected to push free broadband to about 5,300 families.
Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative (VTVLC), which works with public schools in Vermont to provide distance learning, has adopted Instructure's MasteryConnect to aid with student assessment.
Google, Kahoot! And Zoom are the most-used tools of 2020–2021.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed how we teach and lead. From book drop-offs to hotspots for families, the past school year required tremendous amounts of flexibility and adaptation as schools switched between in-person and remote learning environments.
Microsoft has released a free reading fluency app for its remote remote meeting and collaboration tool, Teams.
Building an equitable, efficient and effective technology ecosystem requires intention and precision. Technology teams juggle budget management, existing tech ecosystems and exploring new solutions, making it challenging to navigate a noisy marketplace to find the best solutions for their educators and students.