The Digital Divide Affects Teachers Too

Though it has largely been closed at brick-and-mortar schools, the digital divide affects teachers and students learning from home at higher rates than previously thought. […]

Google Classroom Does Not Spark Joy. Does Any LMS?

Is there a place for joy in education, and education technology today? Remember joy? Khoi Vinh gave a swift, if localized answer to this question. […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on K-12 Learning and How School Districts Can Best Prepare for Fall

The COVID-19 health crisis has had an unprecedented impact on school districts and education systems. In a matter of days, distanced learning became the forced […]

What Will ‘Back To School’ Look Like this Fall?

Summer is providing temporary relief from educating amid a pandemic. But this fall, communities are going to be stuck between a rock and a hard […]

The Future of School Libraries: Equitable Access for All

Schools in urban districts like Denver Public Schools often struggle to fund library programs, which only exacerbates already existing equity gaps for students of color. […]

Online Learning Meets Widespread Backlash

Students from at least one hundred colleges and universities have sued their institutions to reclaim their tuition and fees. Others are considering whether they’ll return […]

Virtual Summer Camps Launch to Keep Kids Learning—and Drive Community Engagement

This summer, kids can learn about personal finance from experts at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. High school students can learn about advanced […]

IBM and Promote STEAM Training at Think Digital

On May 5, industry stakeholders virtually gathered to attend IBM’s annual event Think Digital. During an afternoon session, Executive Chair Ginni Rometty hosted a session […]

Blackboard Debuts Unite, a New K-12-Facing Suite of Products

On April 14, the learning management system (LMS) developer Blackboard announced a new K-12 product aimed at helping schools move classes online quickly and teach […]

Interest and Enrollment in Virtual Schools Surge Around the Country

Over the past weeks, American teachers, parents, and administrators have made heroic efforts to keep classes learning despite school closures for almost every district in […]

Senators Raise Concerns Over Data Privacy with Online Learning Amid COVID Closures

Three democratic senators—Edward Markey of Massachusetts, Dick Durbin of Illinois, and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut—sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department […]

Embry-Riddle Opens Online Access to For-Credit Courses for Arizona and Florida High School Students

One of the country’s largest online universities has opened up some of their courses for high school students to take at no cost. On March […]

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