NEPC’s Study, Virtual Schools in the U.S. 2019, Raises Concerns

On May 28th, the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) released a new report on virtual schools. Virtual Schools in the U.S. 2019 confirms that interest […]

What Are the Best STEM/STEAM Toys? A New Toy Association Report Provides Nuanced Data

On May 21, the Toy Associationput out a new report titled “STEM/STEAM Formula For Success.” Toys might not seem like the most advanced edtech, but […]

A Group of Researchers Designed an AR Geopark to Test What Motivated Elementary School Learners

What if you let a class of elementary school learners wander around a geopark with augmented reality (AR)-equipped devices to learn about geology? Would they […]

Should Online Learning Be a Requirement for High School Graduation?

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party headed by Doug Ford recently put forward plans for an online learning initiative. The Canadian province proposed sweeping ed reform in […]

Proposal Calls for Elimination of Board of Trustees at the Florida Virtual School

On April 25th, the Florida Virtual School was back in the news again. As the Orlando Sentinel reported, a proposal by state lawmakers is now calling […]

Dhyana Ziegler Is Set to Lead the Florida Virtual School–Can She Get It Out Of Trouble?

After a rocky year that included a massive data breach, a series of employee disputes, the departure of the school’s longstanding legal counsel, and a […]

Age of Learning Announces Adventure Academy, a Massive Multiplayer Online Game

When most hear about massive multiplayer games for K-8 learners, one might jump to popular examples from Fortnite to Club Penguin. Age of Learning, however, […]

Digital humanities in the K-12 classroom

In my previous post we explored the origins and definitions of digital humanities and covered a few examples of how the techniques are being applied […]

Amplify Launches Adaptive Reading Supplement

Earlier this month adaptive algorithm-delivered personalized learning made another step forward into U.S. classrooms. Amplify, a curriculum and course supplement provider, announced the launch of […]

Amplify Launches an AI-Delivered Early Literacy Supplement

Earlier this month adaptive algorithm-delivered personalized learning made another step forward into U.S. classrooms. Amplify, a curriculum and course supplement provider, announced the launch of […]

18 Governors Are Encouraging More Women to Pursue Jobs in Cybersecurity

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, women represent just 20% of the cybersecurity workforce. A coalition of U.S. state governors are trying to do something about that. […]

Columbia Teachers College Study Casts Doubt On Personalized Learning

From tech leaders to educators to government officials, many people now believe that the future of education will be personalized. But a new study by […]

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