K-12 Technology News
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Two new features added to Waggle, an adaptive learning platform, allow administrators to analyze school-wide students' progress without additional testing.
While artificial intelligence continues to automate operations across industries like accounting, law and healthcare, machines are unlikely to replace teachers any time soon, according to research from the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation.
The number of international students studying STEM subjects in the United States grew 10.1 percent from November 2015 to November 2016, according to a recent study published by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a federal law enforcement agency.
Amidst Computer Science Education Week events, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016 – and a favorite TV channel for many K–12 students – Cartoon Network has assembled an advisory board of academic and industry experts to help shape its STEAM education efforts.
Radio Rookies, a Peabody Award-winning show created by teens for teens on WYNC public radio, has released a new curriculum for teachers looking to teach audio journalists.
Grants from the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning are intended to help educators continue creating or expanding personalized learning programs that incorporate blended and online learning components.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Coeur d’Alene Public Schools (CDPS) in Idaho has selected wireless technology and software from ed tech company Pasco to help all students in grades 6 through 8 to achieve scientific literacy.
Next year's wireless headphones, fitness trackers, glucose monitors and in-car audio traffic navigators are expected to offer a longer range, faster performance and a larger broadcast message capacity with the adoption of Bluetooth 5.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The e-learning market is predicted to experience significant global growth over the next five years, largely driven by advances in technology, evolving business needs and a number of emerging learning and development trends, according to Docebo’s newly released research report, “E-Learning Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2021.”