Curriculum Associates has updated i-Ready with new reading and math lessons in Spanish, as well as a new K–6 Spanish reading assessment.
Google, Kahoot! And Zoom are the most-used tools of 2020–2021.
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.
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.
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.
In the 2020–2021 school year, the first full school year of the pandemic, public school enrollments declined by 2%, or roughly 1.1 million students, largely the result of schools moving to remote instruction, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
A new study of data generated by an education platform has found that K-12 students in states that allowed in-person learning during the 2020-2021 school year showed more engagement in learning than students residing in states where fully remote learning was the norm.
Virtual education platform InSpace, a new tool that allows students and instructors to interact online much like they would in physical spaces, has announced integration with Instructure's Canvas learning management system.
More K–12 educators are spending their own money on classroom essentials like books and other learning materials, according to a new survey. At the same time, most are not being given a say in how American Rescue Plan funds are being allocated.
In response to the pandemic, schools very rapidly deployed technologies for teaching, learning, and collaborating in an online or hybrid environment. They also developed the capacity of teachers and students to use all these tools. But now what should their plan be moving forward?