The South Carolina State Board of Education yesterday announced the approval of digital textbooks from Discovery Education for statewide use as a core instructional resources in chemistry and physics classes.
The Flipped Learning Global Initiative today announced a new program geared toward helping educators, administrators and IT staff with the technology selection process for flipping the classroom.
Most K–12 school districts have hyperlocal and untargeted recruitment strategies, despite the increasing importance of attracting and retaining talented teachers, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.
The United States Department of Education has announced the launch of the Teacher and School Leader program, a new grant competition to train teachers that serve low-income and minority children.
A new research report from the Massachusetts School Support Network Edtech Testbed (MassNET) suggests that technology pilots may help students progress more when the implementation is greater and may help teachers move toward personalized learning when they have access to job-embedded professional development.
Congressman Will Hurd (R-Texas) yesterday announced an initiative to train middle school math teachers on how to implement coding concepts into their math classes, in an effort to build a strong pipeline of qualified STEM workers for future generations.
The White House unveiled hundreds of new commitments that support the implementation of computer science and computational thinking in K–12 education and build on President Obama’s Computer Science for All (CSforAll) initiative.
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning will host a free webinar exploring assessment and grading in competency-based education.
Edupoint Educational Systems has launched Synergy Community, a new online meeting place designed to offer educators peer-to-peer support.
Western Governors University Washington is partnering with Capital Region Educational Service District 113 in an effort to improve access to continuing education to the district's employees.