New York state has launched an emergency fund to provide an estimated 50,000 students with free internet access.
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.
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 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.
Overall, students felt more positive about online learning in the fall than they did in the spring, according to a recent report.
Managing classrooms in today’s distance-learning environment has changed and has taken on new importance since the pandemic hit.
New research has confirmed that students in grades K-8 are experiencing learning loss in math and reading due to COVID-19 disruptions.
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.
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.
2020 packed a wallop unlike any other period in living memory. The pain is still with us — and will continue to be for a long time. But the start of this new year brings an opportunity for us to renew our hope and energy. How will that play out for K-12 education, especially in the area of technology? We turned to a number of education leaders to find out what they expect — or look forward to — in 2021. Here's what they told us.
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