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Maryland educators turn to self-created OER after workshops

by Jake Williams • 1 month ago

The state is advancing use of open educational resources by showing educators from across the state how to create their own.

Geoint programs continue to expand in higher education

by Patience Wait • 8 months ago

Three universities have added USGIF-approved programs in geoint to address the shortage of skilled employees, bringing the total up to 17.

Pilot aims to bolster cybersecurity programs at 10 U.S. colleges

by Patience Wait • 9 months ago

The Department of Education looks to upgrade programs at community colleges by administering million in grants.

The Department of Education wants to make schools safer. But it won't say how.

by Mark Satter • 11 months ago

The new Federal Commission on School Safety has faced criticism from educators, school safety experts and activists alike.

OER reaches ‘inflection point,’ and states are leading the charge

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

Special report: Changes in policy, perception and technology are propelling Indiana, Michigan, Utah, Washington and other states to build digital libr

Eight governors join coalition to expand computer science education

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

With these new additions, the total membership of the Governors' Partnership for K-12 Computer Science has doubled.

OpenStax grows in popularity, but overall awareness of OER remains low

by Corinne Lestch • 1 year ago

Higher ed faculty are increasingly turning to OpenStax for low-cost, openly licensed printed and digital materials for their students.

EdTech Hero: Val Emrich promotes accessibility for students with disabilities in Maryland

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

Under Emrich's leadership, "accessibility for all students" has become a major theme in statewide meetings, conferences and events.

Focus computer science funding on teacher training, Code.org founder says

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

Computer science is as foundational as English, math, science and social studies, Hadi Partovi said. "There is no question," he told EdScoop.

EdTech Hero: State Rep. Craig Horn ‘doggedly committed’ to digital education in North Carolina

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

From "full-time grandparent" to state lawmaker, Horn advocates for technology-enabled learning and wireless broadband access for all.