Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools

GoGuardian Adds Video Conferencing to Classroom Management

GoGuardian Teacher will enable educators to do one-on-one or group audio and video calling, with screen sharing and lesson recording capabilities.

Philly Program Targets 35,000 Students for Digital Connectivity

A public-private partnership in Philadelphia will help up to 35,000 students in low-income households acquire computing devices and internet access. "PHLConnectED,"as the program is called, will also provide digital skills training and tech support for families, in time for the start of school.

Adobe Offers At-Home Access to Creative Cloud Through 2020

Adobe is providing its K–12 volume license customers with at-home access to its suite of creative tools collectively known as Creative Cloud. The deal allows schools to provide all students and staff with access to Creative Cloud apps at home through the rest of the year and into 2021.

Penda Learning Adds New Science Activities, Boosts Integrations

Education technology company Penda Learning has added 850 new interactive science activities for grades 3-10 to its digital, game-based learning platform and introduced program improvements and integrations.

Private Online HS Teams with Minerva on Baccalaureate Program

A private online high school has announced a new baccalaureate program for beginning ninth graders, developed in partnership with a company that built the technology for an innovative classroom- and campus-free university.

Screencastify Updates Video Submission Tool

The software includes webcam and screen recording, video privacy controls, mobile usage, submission alerts, no limits to video length, Google Classroom integration and auto-save to Google Drive.

High Schoolers More Likely to Study Math, Science and Forsake Other Topics During COVID-19

School closures and remote learning have gone hand-in-hand with decreased student engagement in all high school subject areas, according to a study by education technology company Quizlet.

How to Best Support Students with Special Needs During School Closures

With the right communication tools and best practices, we can still serve all of our students.

Promethean ClassFlow Gets Google Classroom Integration

Promethean has become a Google Education Partner. Its ClassFlow software now integrates with Google Classroom for rostering, Google Drive and Google Single sign-on.

Zoom Enters Appliance Business with Zoom for Home

Zoom Video Communications announced a new dedicated device for home videoconferencing. But at least one analyst suspects the price may keep buyers at by. In mid-July Zoom announced it would be taking pre-orders for Zoom for Home, a dedicated appliance for allowing employees to meet and collaborate online. Currently, the device is available for pre-order.