This week, Apple released a slew of product updates that included a more affordable iPad device with an enhanced display.
The courses are the most recent development between partners itslearning and Gooru and the first phase of integrating 1.7 million high-quality resources and 14,000 collections from Gooru into the itslearning LMS platform. The courses offer assessments and can be customized to support varied instructional models, such as blended learning or project-based learning.
Waco Independent School District (Waco, TX) has extended the amount of class time spent teaching STEM topics to its pre-K students from two minutes to an average of 36 minutes per day.
Kickboard, an education technology company known for its flagship school culture system, has formed an Advisory Board to help guide research efforts as the company develops a total climate and culture solution for K–12.
Users without Google’s G Suite for Education accounts can now access Google Classroom from a personal Google account. Classroom also offers more administrator controls that allow G Suite users from outside domains to join.
The largest mobile STEM lab of its kind in the country will be touring Maryland schools to help drive student interests in STEM. The Mobile eXploration Lab, or MXLab for short, will deliver hands-on biology, chemistry, environmental science and other STEM experiences to high schoolers.
Schoology, a learning management system for K–12, higher education institutions and companies, is holding its fourth annual user conference to equip users with the skills and support needed to accelerate their school or institutional goals.
The Austin Independent School District is expanding a pilot program involving thousands of digital books, in an effort to personalize literacy instruction for more than 85,000 students.
A division of School Specialty has partnered with Listenwise, a listening skills company that harnesses the powering of listening to advance literacy for all students, including English language learners and those with learning disabilities.
An application management and reporting platform from CatchOn uses data analytics to assist district administrators and educators in tracking technology investments. Several districts have piloted the tool, which debuted at the SXSWedu conference.