K-12 Mobile Classroom
Mobile Technology in the K-12 Classroom



  • SABIER Makes OER Work in K–12 Classrooms: A Conversation with Dan McGuire

    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.



  • Parents Admit to Social Media Spying on Their Teen and Tween Children

    Two thirds (67 percent) of parents say monitoring their children’s media use is more important than respecting their privacy, according to a report released Tuesday by Common Sense Media. More than two in five parents (41 percent) say they check their children’s devices and social media accounts “always” or “most of the time.”

  • Bibb County SD Hires More Virtual Teachers to Address Shortage

    In an effort to fill vacant teaching positions, Bibb County School District in Georgia is expanding a pilot program that has teachers live-streamed into classrooms to instruct middle school and elementary school students.

  • Grants Support Teachers Pushing Blended and Online Learning

    Grants from the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning are intended to help educators continue creating or expanding personalized learning programs that incorporate blended and online learning components.

  • E-Learning Market Expected to Experience Major Growth Over Next Five Years

    The e-learning market is predicted to experience significant global growth over the next five years, largely driven by advances in technology, evolving business needs and a number of emerging learning and development trends, according to Docebo’s newly released research report, “E-Learning Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2021.”

  • Softdocs Intros Cloud Offering for Education

    Softdocs today announced a cloud-based option for its Etrieve enterprise content management platform.

  • Essentials of Digital Accessibility

    Digital accessibility is a hot topic in education these days, and training teachers in creating accessible digital materials is on the mind of every instructional designer or educational technology team. Here we look at some of the most common issues that confront educators when making their course content accessible.

  • Google Unveils Graduation for G Suite

    Google for Education earlier this week unveiled a new product to build out its G Suite for Education offering, as well as additional features for parents and guardians.

  • Report: Digital Natives 'Easily Duped' by Information Online

    A study from Stanford Graduate School of Education researchers found that most middle, high school and college students have trouble discerning news articles from advertisements online.

  • PISA Results: Math Down, Science and Reading Flat for U.S. Students

    American 15-year-olds declined in performance on the "mathematics literacy" portion of the 2015 international PISA assessments, compared to 2012 and 2009. Reading and science scores remained flat in the latest assessment. An analysis of the results was released today by the United States Department of Education.


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