Cypher Learning, a provider of learning platforms for schools, universities, and organizations around the world, today launched a new certification program with courses for administrators and teachers on e-learning strategies to help educators maximize effective use of its NEO learning management system and support online teaching, the company said in a news release.
CoderZ has launched a new version of its computer science learning program: CoderZ at Home. The new release is targeted to those working outside the classroom, including students engaged in remote learning and students who are homeschooled.
Microsoft Education today announced expanded literacy learning capabilities for teachers and students using its free Reading Progress app within Teams, and introduced a new integrated app called Reading Coach, a practice tool for students that automatically generates individualized exercises based on each student’s specific needs.
Savvas Learning, a provider of digital learning solutions across all K-12 grade levels and subjects, announced today it has acquired Rubicon Publishing, the developer of Canada's most widely used all-digital math instruction.
The latest Utah School Technology Inventory report just released by the Utah Education and Telehealth Network shows that the number of devices deployed in schools across the state rose by 31% since the pandemic began, and 65% of all student computing devices in Utah are now Chromebooks, according to UETN.
Since COVID-19 turned the U.S. education system upside down, the movement to "reimagine education" seems to be having a moment, and SXSW EDU attendees can expect to hear a lot of discussion on remaking America’s public school norms when the event returns in-person March 7–10 in Austin with more than 350 in-person sessions, dozens of which will be streamed online as well for virtual attendees.
A new survey of K–12 district leaders by RAND Corp. and its nonprofit partners shows that respondents’ three biggest concerns — by an overwhelming margin — during the current school year are the mental health of students, teachers, and principals, respectively.
Kahoot announced today it will offer a free 60-day site license for all staff members in any elementary school worldwide as part of its new EDU Support Program, designed to help overwhelmed educators keep students connected and engaged during ongoing learning disruptions caused by the pandemic.
A new website, EduRecoveryHub.org, launched today showcases emerging best practices in how K–12 school districts are using federal pandemic recovery education funds, along with expert analysis from varying perspectives on what makes each effort stand out.
School districts across the nation are facing an uphill battle when it comes to providing adequate mental health and safety support to their students. The Great Resignation has left school safety teams short-staffed and overwhelmed—a dangerous combination as school violence is on the rise and student mental health is on the decline.