K-12 Technology News
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Both San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) and Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) are continuing their existing partnerships with the SF-based cloud computing company, and will receive $7 million and $5.2 million respectively.
The educational cooperative of technology leaders at K–12 schools is focused on interoperability, security and other pressing tech issues.
Teachers in flipped, blended and virtual classrooms see greater value in digital learning tools than their counterparts in traditional classrooms — in particular for personalized learning.
The six-week challenge is designed to get students in grades 3-12 started on the right foot this school year.
Tableau's analytics — which Gartner rated highly for innovating business intelligence — will be integrated into PeopleAdmin’s TalentEd solution, which helps school districts automate and streamline talent management functions.
Almost two years after announcing plans to bring high-speed internet to every classroom by 2018, the governor of Next Mexico said 99 percent of the state's public schools now have access to broadband, primarily through fiber optic connections.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Educators and parent groups have less than three weeks to apply for $2,000 to $5,000 grants from the Lowe's Small Toolbox for Education grant program.
Fifty-six percent of respondents told researchers the number of students classified as special education was appropriate, and only 21 percent said somewhat fewer students should be classified within their system. Seventeen percent said somewhat more students should receive classification.
The new site offers tools for users to meet other makers, learn about engineering disciplines, share projects or meet mentors among Cornell graduate students, alumni and professors.