E-Rate, the Digital Divide, and the Growing Appetite for Internet Among U.S. Schools and Libraries: John Harrington In Conversation

When it comes to education and edtech news, there are still many concerns about the digital divide. While learners in urban centers tend to have […]

C Spire Launches Pilot Program to Train Mississippi High Schoolers for Work in Tech

Tech enthusiasts and numerous computer programming initiatives like to say that everyone can code. But one Mississippi pilot program is pushing the boundary of what […]

A Young Nigerian Tech Entrepreneur Shares His Insights on Africa’s Growing Edtech Scene

Since 2013, the number of active internet users in Nigeria has nearly doubled. As more people have gone online, the country has also seen a surge […]

Navajo Nation High Schoolers Receive VR and Entrepreneurship Training

To many, edtech, distance learning, and remote work offer the ability to level the playing field for less affluent communities around the world. An initiative […]

How Teacher Brand Ambassador Programs Compromise Student Privacy

In today’s media landscape, anyone with a thousand or so followers on Twitter or Instagram can become a microinfluencer. Teachers, who hold the near-captive audience […]

How Florida Virtual School’s Controversy Has Been Kept Mostly Under Wraps

Over the past year, Florida Virtual School (FLVS), Florida’s statewide, public online secondary school, has dealt with a massive data breach, a series of ongoing […]

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 […]

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