Open Ed. Resources Would Get Boost Under Education Department Proposal

A proposed federal regulation would require any content developed with grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education to be openly licensed.

Once Micro-Credentials Are Explained, Teachers Are Willing to Pursue Them, Survey Finds

Despite formidable barriers to adoption, a recent study suggests micro-credentials and digital badges could revamp teachers' professional development.

Teach to One, Ed Tech Instruction Model, Grows to 28 Schools Nationwide

The personalized math learning model, which grew out of the NYC pilot program School of One, has expanded nationally to reach over 10,000 students in […]

Amplify Sold Off to Group Its Executives, Including Joel Klein

The digital provider Amplify, which despite big promises failed to gain market traction, has been sold to a team of its executives, backed by private […]

New Guidance on 'Screen Time' Coming From Pediatrics' Group

The American Academy of Pediatrics to date has recommended that young children watch no more than a couple hours of television per day.

L.A. Mulls Proposed Settlement With Apple, Lenovo Over Troubled Tech Project

Superintendent Ramon Cortines said the settlement funds give the district an "exciting opportunity" to invest in schools that have little technology.

New 'Interactive Constitution' Featured in AP History, Government Curricula

The National Constitution Center and the College Board are partnering to bring a new digital version of a key founding document to teachers and students.

Tablet, Smartphone Use in K-12 Rises, and Learning Apps Have Big Presence

A national poll released by Pearson finds that 78 percent of elementary students regularly use a tablet, up from 66 percent a year ago.

Amplify's MOOC Gets a New Owner, and a New Name: Edhesive

Amplify's massive, open, online AP computer science course, which is used by individual students and entire schools, will be rebranded as Edhesive.

TES Global Unveils Platform for U.S. Teachers to Sell Content Online

The website tes.com joins a growing number of online resources that allow educators to share the content they create, either for free or at a […]

K-12 Librarians Turn to Tech, but Lack Bandwidth and Money, Survey Finds

School Library Journal's 2015 Technology Survey reveals librarians' increased use of tech tools, as well as the barriers they face in using digital resources.

$30 Million e-Book Store for N.Y.C. Schools Likely to Be Run by Amazon

Educators in New York City would be able to buy e-books for their schools via an Amazon "storefront," pending approval of a $30 million contract.

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