Discovery Education has partnered with the Nutrients for Life Foundation to offer a virtual field trip designed to look at STEM topics through the technologies and science associated with planting and harvesting seasons.
Sonic Foundry today launched Mediasite Join, a cloud service for recording videoconference sessions and turning them into searchable, on-demand video content.
Clintondale High School is launching an after school coding program in hopes that the rest of its district, Clintondale Community Schools, will offer similar programs beginning next fall.
Edmentum has added the subject of computing to its EducationCity preK-6 learning program.
Cybrary has launched an online platform designed to help higher ed and K-12 teachers plan manage and monitor IT and cybersecurity curricula.
Fuel Education has added 70 new online high school courses, many of which are available in multiple versions, for the 2015-2016 school year.
Student success and the reinvention of academic credits top the list of business trends that are currently influencing education, according to a recent report from Gartner.
The idea of funding education based on measurable student outcomes rather than seat-time is gaining momentum in some states as an incentive to encourage schools to be innovative. A new 54-page report by International Association for K-12 Online Learning delves into the funding models and policies related to that practice in order to guide states that are considering a similar structure.
University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education has teamed with a private partner to launch an online course focused on strategies to differentiate instruction for English language learning students in an effort to prepare them for Common Core assessments. The course is one of four that, taken together, comprise the "Equity Educator Certificate Program."
Pennsylvania State University has expanded its online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to include five areas of emphasis for students to choose from.
Large school districts face some of the most multifaceted computing demands of any organization today. Teachers and students need fast networks and constant connectivity, while administrators and IT teams require tight security and system flexibility. Read how a recent migration project in Portland, Oregon, demonstrates how modern cloud technologies can help school IT leaders meet and exceed these demands.