Kansas will be working with a research and education technology company to add an additional dimension to how students are assessed.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Several new policies, initiatives and tools were announced at the White House’s hackathon.
Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District in Texas has implemented a supplemental reading curriculum for more than 100 of its early elementary classrooms to support reading instruction, particularly for at-risk students, English language learners and students with special needs.
Arizona's Osborn School District will deploy a blended math program across five schools as the result of a $200,000 grant from the APS Foundation.
Sycamore Education now integrates with Google Classroom Coursework, expanding the number of Google Apps for Education tools integrated with Sycamore Education's Web-based school management system.
With the rise of Chromebooks in schools, more student-friendly, classroom-ready Chrome extensions are popping up in the Chrome store. These clever tools can enhance students' and teachers' online activities.
- By Erin Wilkey Oh
These workarounds are supporting the flipped learning movement off campus and even when digital equity is sparse or non-existent.
- By Bridget McCrea
Classkick has expanded its collaborative assignment platform onto the Web. Previously, it was available only as an iOS app for iPad.
SoftChalk has updated its digital curriculum authoring platform, SoftChalk Cloud, with a new e-book creation tool and publishing options, among other improvements.
Students using Cengage Learning's digital learning platform, MindTap, will now be able to access Microsoft Office while working on their courses in the platform.