Archive for the ‘K-12’ Category

Congressman, FCC commissioner (literally) answer students’ call on net neutrality

Jessica Rosenworcel and Rep. Paul Tonko videoconferenced with students from Bethlehem High School for a real-life lesson in civic engagement. edscoop

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Navigating the Digital Shift II: Implementing Digital Instructional Materials for Learning SETDA expands upon the 2015 Navigating the Digital Shift report with a focus on living and learning in the digital age. In this second publication, stakeholders will learn about states’ guidance and policies around the implementation of digital instructional materials as well as best […]

Online Degrees Primed to Help Early Ed Teachers Meet New Credential Reqs

Preschool isn’t just babysitting. The quality of everyday interactions between a young child and a caring adult helps that child’s development in numerous areas: socioemotional learning, early literacy, early math, fine motor skills, cognition and approaches to learning. So it makes sense that education policymakers are pushing the early childhood field to professionalize its workforce […]

Climate Change Wreaks Havoc with School Closings, But eLearning Poses a Solution

While climate change has already fundamentally changed winters as we know them, one thing will likely never go away. School closings due to extreme weather, be it huge dumps of snow, ice storms, or bitter temperatures will continue, and may even increase as the weather grows less regular and more volatile. ELEARNING INSIDE NEWS

Download Report: Public Comments to the Federal Communications Commission About Net Neutrality Contain Many Inaccuracies and Duplicates

Public Comments to the Federal Communications Commission About Net Neutrality Contain Many Inaccuracies and Duplicates For the second time in less than four years, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering regulations regarding net neutrality – the principle that internet service providers must treat all data the same, regardless of the origin or purpose […]

Fractal: an educational model for the convergence of formal and non-formal education

For the last two decades, different authors have mentioned the need to have new pedagogies that respond better to current times, which are surrounded by a complex set of issues such as mobility, interculturality, curricular flexibility, accreditation and academic coverage. Fractal is an educational model proposal for online learning that is formed by four basic […]

Virginia DOE Awards Contract for Edmentum Exact Path

Edmentum, a leading provider of web-based learning programs, has partnered with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) after being awarded a contract to offer Exact Path as a student growth assessment. Exact Path provides assessment-driven individualized learning paths for K–8 reading, language arts, and math, aligned to the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL). […]

How the net neutrality vote could impact colleges, students

Education leaders, librarians closely watching upcoming FCC vote on net neutrality and how it could impact learning. eCampus News

Virtual and Augmented Reality to Nearly Double Each Year Through 2021

Spending on augmented and virtual reality will nearly double in 2018, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp. (IDC), growing from $9.1 billion in 2017 to $17.8 billion next year. The market research company predicts that aggressive growth will continue throughout its forecast period, achieving an average 98.8 percent compound annual growth rate […]

Indiana educators benefitting from state’s commitment to OER

Candice Dodson describes the work Indiana has done to promote openly licensed digital resources during an interview with EdScoop TV. edscoop