K-12 Technology News
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With the upcoming training module, scheduled to be released in June, program participants will be able access courses “designed to teach observers how to conduct evidence-based observations and conversations to promote continuous growth."
Millions of classrooms worldwide using ThingLink image and video editors to create interactive digital content can now tap search filters on platform.
Steve Hargadon wants a revolution in education. He is the founder and director of the Learning Revolution Project, a social networking website for educators, as well as a vehicle for online and in-person educational conferences. During the ISTE conference in San Antonio, TX, Hargadon will present at three sessions.
North Richland Middle School is the first school in Birdville ISD to earn the National Certificate for STEM Excellence from the National Institute for STEM Education.
The department is hosting an expo to familiarize educators with tools that facilitate immersive learning experiences.
The 17th annual Global Finals hosted by Destination Imagination (DI) ended Saturday in Knoxville, TN (May 24-27). Thousands of K–12 and college students from 17 countries participated in the international competition, according to information from DI.
In an effort to resolve the state’s worsening teacher shortage, the South Carolina Department of Education has approved Teachers of Tomorrow, an alternative teacher licensure program, to train prospective teachers through online and in-person instruction.
Schell Games, a full-service game design and development company based in Pittsburgh, recently released a video trailer for its upcoming educational virtual reality (VR) game that seeks to better engage high school students in chemistry concepts.
To find out the impact of federal "voucher" programs that enable children from families with low income to attend private schools, one needs to look no further than Washington, D.C., itself. The District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program was set up by Congress in 2004 to issue scholarships to students through a lottery process, not unlike what's being proposed by the current administration but on a much smaller scale.
- By Dian Schaffhauser