Classroom collaboration: Learning together

In most classrooms today, students are seen working together in small groups, perhaps in learning stations in the classroom, and taking a more active role […]

6 Insights You Can Gain from Student Social Networks

Learning—whether online or in-person—is a fundamentally social process. The advent of social media and discussion forums in learning management systems makes the social aspect of […]

What School Districts Need to Know About Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding, in the most basic sense, is the practice of raising money from a large number of people through any number of internet-based platforms. It […]

6 Steps towards successful off-task behavior management

Disengagement during class is a major problem as it affects learning. All teachers know how frustrating it is to deal with disruptions. In fact, off-task […]

Free OER Platforms: Everything You Need to Know

Educators and students have found a few reasons to grow frustrated with the textbook market in recent years. That has led many to seek out […]

Learning Math with Virtual Vs. Physical Blocks: How Do Kids Fare?

More and more around the world, kids are using digital technology to learn concepts that have previously been taught with analog material. Virtual courseware allows […]

Varsity Tutors Will Offer Live Online ACT and SAT Prep Courses for Free this Fall

Varsity Tutors, a St. Louis-based test prep company with wide-ranging offerings, made a surprising announcement on September 16. The company plans to offer live online […]

Just 45% of U.S. High Schools Offer Computer Science Education, While Gender and Racial Achievement Gaps Persist

Calls to address skills gaps in the tech industry still populate media coverage. But only 45% of U.S. high schools currently offer computer science classes. […]

Sandy Hook Promise Launches New Online Course with Disney to Fight Social Isolation at School

After a summer that saw a high volume of mass-shootings, school is back in session. While many stakeholders are on edge and working to beef […]

Capital Expenditures on Tech and Improvements at Schools Remain 31% Below Pre-Recession: Analysis

Capital expenditures—the funds made available to K-12 schools to improve facilities, boost their IT network, and install new technology to improve education in the classroom—took […]

3 Misconceptions about Dual Enrollment Programs

School started (or starts) this month for students around the U.S. As the cost of college continues to grow, forward-thinking high schoolers have a unique […]

Merriam-Webster Launches Puku, an Adaptive Vocabulary Training App

The publisher Merriam-Webster announced on August 20 that it had developed a title that one won’t be able to find in the reference section. Puku […]

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