Education technology company Kahoot! has begun offering free access to the "premium" version of the program, which allows students to learn through gaming. This move comes in response to the number of schools and colleges that are shifting to online education to minimize face-to-face contact during the coronavirus pandemic.
If more schools need to close even temporarily in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), in some places, they may not be able to substitute at-home learning for in-class learning.
An experiential "micro-school" with two campuses in the Seattle area has joined forces with the Flipped Learning Global Initiative to begin developing an "international network of independent micro-schools" that use the flipped model.
With schools in Asia shuttered in response to the coronavirus outbreak, a UK company has offered its education technology software free to affected students so they can continue taking classes in digital form.
Recently, Kaltura announced that it has purchased Newrow, which provides functionality for developing and managing virtual classrooms, online courses and webinars.
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The initiative is being undertaken by the Flipped Learning Global Initiative and Teachers Pay Teachers.
A special education teacher explains how a balance between technology and one-on-one instruction has ignited her students’ love for reading.
North Carolina is getting restive about virtual charter schools.
A new virtual public high school is opening in Ohio this fall. The Ohio Digital Learning School (ODLS), authorized by the Ohio Council of Community Schools, will serve students ages 16 to 21 in grades 9-12. It is tuition-free.
As malicious threat actors increase their attacks on K–12 networks, with “potentially catastrophic” effects on educators, students, and their families, U.S. government agencies such as the GAO and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are stepping up to help schools and districts secure their cyber infrastructure.