Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/03/2015 - 12:54am
More than 700 titles have been added to the Capstone Interactive eBooks collection. Among the newly added eBooks are titles from Capstone’s licensing collaborations with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, Sports Illustrated Kids, and the Smithsonian Institution.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/03/2015 - 12:46am
The Oklahoma State Textbook Committee has approved the Discovery Education Science Techbook for statewide use as a core instructional resource. It adopted all elementary, middle and high school courses, including biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 2:21pm
Scholars who study online education are recommending that states curb the growth of full-time virtual schools until better quality safeguards are put in place.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 1:45pm
More technology in the classroom has long been a policy-making panacea. But mounting evidence shows that showering students, especially those from struggling families, with networked devices will not shrink the class divide in education. If anything, it will widen it.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 1:16pm
From experimental scientific research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to industry certifications in welding, Oak Ridge Schools’ students are being provided with multiple avenues to train for STEM careers.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 1:14pm
Online and blended learning in schools has grown rapidly over the last several years. Momentum is only building as schools seek ways to boost achievement through the personalization of learning, increase access and equity, and control costs.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:17am
A pilot program at a Florida middle school designed to help students learn career skills and free up teachers to better understand the new Florida standards has an added benefit — it doesn't have to follow the state's class-size law since it is a blended learning program.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:12am
Our leaders must not only support STEM education, but those who create jobs and drive growth in a technology-based economy. Through public and private STEM education initiatives, we can prepare young Americans for prosperous 21st-century careers in an ever-growing high-tech marketplace.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:09am
Our responsibilities to children have changed dramatically as technology options and social media channels have exploded, providing a new platform for curriculum in our classrooms and conversations on our playgrounds. Today, access to both quality and questionable content can seem limitless and it can be difficult to keep up with the rapidly changing digital world in which our children live and learn.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:45am
A new audit shows that slightly more than half of schools surveyed aren't using the equipment purchased through Idaho's pricey broadband network and that nearly 6 percent of the videoconferencing equipment can't be located.