Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


New Classroom Camera Tracks Teachers for Distance Learning

Audiovisual technology manufacturer Aver Information USA has launched a new camera for education that uses AI to “seamlessly track” teachers as they move around the classroom. The camera was designed with K–12 remote learning environments in mind.

New Program Promises Internet Access to 50,000 Students

New York state has launched an emergency fund to provide an estimated 50,000 students with free internet access.

Success of Videoconferencing Could Keep a Lot of Education Work Remote

Two-thirds of people in the education sector expect to see a continuation of remote work post-pandemic. Sixty-five percent of respondents in education agreed that due to the success of remote collaboration, facilitated by videoconferencing, their organizations are considering a flexible remote working model, according to a survey from Zoom.

Sheer Access to Tech a Big Part of Learning Loss

A big part of the "learning loss" being identified for K-12 students is due to family income. They can't afford the technology required for continuous access to classes, teachers and study resources.

Apple Updates Education Apps, Launches Apple Teacher Portfolio

Apple today launched Apple Teacher Portfolio, a new recognition badge available through Apple Teacher Learning Center. The company also updated its Schoolwork and Classroom apps, as well as its Everyone Can Create curriculum.

Students More Positive about Online Learning

Overall, students felt more positive about online learning in the fall than they did in the spring, according to a recent report.

New Theories in Classroom Management in the Age of Distance Learning

Managing classrooms in today’s distance-learning environment has changed and has taken on new importance since the pandemic hit.

Learning Loss Hit K–8 Hard from Fall 2019 to Fall 2020

New research has confirmed that students in grades K-8 are experiencing learning loss in math and reading due to COVID-19 disruptions.

Startup Offers Online Learning 'Pods'

A start-up has come up with a structure for delivering online education to young learners in small groups. DailiesPods pulls together small "pods" of students in groups of four to eight, divided by age bands (three to five years, five to nine and nine to 14) in a format that the education technology company said was conducive to peer engagement. Study focuses on math, reading and writing, science and history.

Math Computing Program Offered in Online Edition for Education

A company that produces software for math computing has developed an online environment for teaching and learning math. Maplesoft's new Maple Learn allows for high school- and college-age students to solve math problems.

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