Online Homework Conflicts with Parental Limits on Kids’ Screen Time

Homework has long been a controversial topic among U.S. parents (to begin, see Time Magazine‘s 1999 article, “The Homework Ate My Family”). But increasingly the […]

School Communications App Remind Faces Disruption in Canada as Rogers and Bell Hike SMS Rates

What’s more important: working to eliminate SMS text spamming or maintaining important avenues of communication in regions where LTE or affordable data plans in general […]

An Adaptive Algorithm for K-12 Science Shows Promising Results

Adaptive algorithms designed for the education process tend to generate mixed results. While applications teaching languages, math, and early literacy have shown promising results, other […]

Can Online Learning Replace Substitute Teachers? A Few School Districts Are Testing the Concept

Finding outstanding substitute teachers has long been a challenge. For years, substitutes teachers have been in short supply but as fewer people chose to pursue […]

More Bad News at the Florida Virtual School

As previously reported on eLearning Inside, the Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide and state-funded online school, has been having a bad year. This week, […]

Report Finds Education Sector Most At Risk for Cybersecurity Among 17 Industries

Of 17 industries surveyed in the United States, education ranks at the very bottom when it comes to cybersecurity. That’s the finding of the latest […]

Does Edtech Save Teachers Time?

The publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt recently released a study on teachers’ perspectives toward a wide range of topics, including technology in the classroom. One question […]

Credit Recovery Programs: 4 Takeaways from the Latest Fordham Institute Report

Since the advent of online learning and other forces currently shaping U.S. education, learners have been able to pursue multiple avenues towards a high school […]

U.S. Department of Education’s FY 2019 Annual Plan Includes Increased Scrutiny of Online Learning

Although the current administration in Washington continues to enthusiastically embrace online learning, in 2019, online learning may face heightened scrutiny. In late November, the U.S. […]

Another Study Has Debunked VAK Learning Styles, But There’s a Caveat

During the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, educational psychologists Walter Burke Barbe and Neil Fleming began to popularize a theory of educational psychology. They argued […]

Does Mobile Learning Fuel Mobile Addiction?

The use of mobile devices for educational purposes inside and outside of classrooms has grown drastically in popularity in recent years. At the same time, […]

BBC and Accelerate Learning Team Up to Offer STEM-Focused Streaming Package

While STEM education has been getting a lot of attention in schools, the fields of learning deemed necessary for the jobs of tomorrow don’t always […]

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