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Online Science Education Gets $1.4 Million Research Infusion

A UC Berkeley research team will be using a second grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to expand on prior research that created online assessments for Next Generation Science Standards.

Waterford Graded School District Expands Chromebook Initiative

Waterford Graded School District in Wisconsin is updating its 1-to-1 Chromebook initiative for students in grades 3-8.

VitalSource and Cerego Introduce Bookshelf GPS

VitalSource Technologies, Ingram Content Group’s education technology division, has collaborated with Cerego to launch Bookshelf GPS, a customizable learning platform that combines the best of VitalSource’s Bookshelf platform with Cerego’s personalized learning technology.

Zaniac to Open First Kentucky Campus in Fall

Zaniac, a national, after-school STEM franchise that utilizes robotics, Minecraft, 3D printing and computer programming, will debut its first Kentucky campus this fall in Louisville.

Social Science Techbook Adds Civic and Government Course

The newest course added to the Social Science Techbook promotes inquiry-based learning and incorporates interactive content, exclusive videos and more.

Hands-On Kits ‘Power’ Solar Education

Two new kits from REcharge Labs encourage students explore solar power by conducting hands-on experiments.

Canvas Adds Intellify Analytics

Instructure and Intellify have partnered in an effort to provide more data-driven insights into student learning and achievement.

Instructure and Microsoft Add Integration between Canvas and Office 365

A new integration will simplify the interoperability of various functions between Microsoft Office 365 and Canvas from Instructure.

Survey: Common Core Stress Down

Teachers are less stressed about the Common Core or about teacher accountability requirements this year than they were last year, according to this year's Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Educator Confidence Report.

Educational Inequities Research Draws Attention by New Penn State Center

A new center at Penn State will become a repository for data and research on the topic of inequity and the go-to source for evaluating programs and policies intended to address the disparities in order to identify those that have the best impact.

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