Archive for the ‘K-12’ Category

Outschool goes to Sesame Street and picks up $1.4 million for its K-12 online learning marketplace

Now kids can potentially take a class to find out how to get to Sesame Street, thanks to a fresh $1.4 million in new funding for Outschool and its online learning marketplace from Sesame Street’s venture partnership with Collaborative Fund. Techcrunch

Blackboard Achieves AWS Education Competency Status

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency status. This designation recognizes that Blackboard has demonstrated technical proficiency and success building cloud-hosted educational solutions for clients. Blackboard

Adobe Reimagines PDF Creation for a Mobile-First World

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the workplace of the future unfolds and digital transformation takes hold both at the office and in our personal lives, smartphones and tablets are increasingly relied upon to get real work done from anywhere – whether digitizing tax documents, capturing receipts to submit an expense report or getting a sales contract […]

Facebook, an Online Learning Platform?

New Facebook features intended for developers could, if expanded, turn the social networking site into an online learning platform. Inside Higher Ed

D2L Unveils Brightspace for K-12 — Reimagining Teaching and Learning for the Modern Student From Kindergarten Through High School

School is Almost Out for Summer, but Teachers are Already Getting Ready for Fall with New Learning Platform that Reimagines K12 Blended Learning, Parent Engagement, Standards-Aligned Lessons, and Mobility Desire2Learn

Download US Department of Education’s Report: CONDITION OF EDUCATION 2017

Condition of Education 2017 A Letter From the Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics May 2017 On behalf of the National Center for Education Statistics, I am pleased to present e Condition of Education 2017, a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. is report is […]

Funds for Learning CEO discusses E-rate developments ahead

Schools and libraries must vocalize the importance of E-rate funding to the FCC and their representatives, says John Harrington. Ed Scoop

Bridging the digital divide for people with intellectual disability

Recent data from several studies and surveys confirm that our society has entered the digital and information age. Some authors mention that information and communication technologies (ICT) have the potential to enhance people’s power to act and promote equal citizen participation. These elements are particularly important for people living with intellectual disability (ID). However, it […]

Assistive Educational Technology: How eLearning Helps Students With Disabilities

Students with disabilities have received a chance to achieve the same educational success as healthy youth can with the help of contemporary assistive educational technology. eLearning Industry

ASU Prep Digital: Designing Beginnings with the End in Mind

Arizona State University is pleased to introduce ASU Prep Digital, a new college prep option where online high school and university courses converge in a unique learning opportunity for all students. Built on the Cambridge International Curriculum framework, this rigorous virtual school program prepares students for acceptance at leading universities and encourages them to explore […]