K-12 Technology News
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To jump start a discussion on teacher PD, the NEA (National Education Association) and professional learning companies Corwin and Learning Forward conducted a survey of more than 6,300 teachers nationwide.
Cornell Tech recently held a workshop to help eight local school districts and a cooperative educational service agency begin creating computer science education strategies.
In time for back-to-school season, Google for Education has rolled out 10 updates to Classroom and Forms that are designed to help teachers save time and stay organized.
Sonic Foundry today introduced the Mediasite RL Mini, a scaled-down device for recording video and lecture materials in low-tech classrooms.
A new badging feature has been added to Performance Matters’ Professional Development Management solution, enabling school districts to define, create, manage and issue badges for teacher PD.
Magnolia Independent School District has selected an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that centralizes finance, human resources and student information.
A new nonprofit science education organization based in Baltimore, MD wants more African American girls and young women to explore marine-related research and pursue careers in aquatic-based STEM fields.
When wearers look straight ahead, the view is clear; they see what's in front of them. With a turn to the left, wearers view a video screen allowing them to communicate with and view a remote person. With a turn to the right, users see "data" screens, displaying instruction.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The education nonprofit is piloting two new, openly-licensed curricula for mathematics and English language arts subjects.