The agreement with Atlantis Charter School is the first of its kind for the "Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies" or BLOSSOMS program. While other schools have used BLOSSOMS on an ad hoc basis, the latest arrangement will include professional development starting this month for teachers to help them improve their STEM instructional practices.
ClassFlow, the free, next-generation lesson delivery software, has partnered with four digital content developers to provide teachers with expanded access to the latest innovative, immersive and interactive educational content.
A recent study found that students who comment more on massive open online courses (MOOCs) are more likely to complete the course than those who do not comment.
As teachers develop new, three-dimensional formative assessments aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a new collaborative process is producing open educational resources (OER) to help them reach every student.
The MET has made 375,000 images of public domain freely available under a Creative Commons Zero license.
In this week’s blogpost we explore the Minnesota Partnership for Collaborative Curriculum, a group of Minnesota educators dedicated to creating and disseminating quality, OER-based curriculum. And we have a Q&A with the founder of SABIER, a nonprofit that provides support services to schools who are adopting OER-based courseware, like that produced by the MPCC.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
MoodleCloud, a hosted service for the open source Moodle LMS, is giving schools the ability to purchase more user licenses of BigBlueButton as an add-on to the service.
A new national survey of school information technology pros also found that leaders are planning for some major changes to the types of learning materials that will be used in their classrooms in the very near future.
Open source learning platform Moodle today released version 3.1, which introduces new features for competency-based education.
Apple has published the Swift programming language, supporting libraries, debugger and package manager under the Apache 2.0 license with a runtime library exception.