Driving district master schedules by putting students first

by Colin Wood • 2 days ago

Commentary: Eileen Belastock of Mount Greylock Regional School District warns not to position students as an afterthought in scheduling.

How VCU's cyber-physical security system is keeping 32,000 students safe

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

Virginia Commonwealth University CIO Alex Henson says recent upgrades are improving safety and tightening partnerships with local law enforcement.

GIS can enrich spatial thinking and learning in K-12, say experts

by Betsy Foresman • 3 days ago

Speakers at a Library of Congress event on GIS Day touted the educational utility of geospatial data and related mapping technologies.

Brooklyn school students boycott self-directed learning program

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

High-school students staged a walk-out after the self-directed Summit Learning program left both students and teachers "lost."

Virginia Tech announces $1 billion 'innovation campus'

by Ryan Johnston • 4 days ago

Planned near Amazon's Northern-Virginia HQ2 site, the campus will host STEM graduate students next year.

How artificial intelligence can support — not replace — existing edtech

by Ryan Johnston • 5 days ago

Artificial intelligence is more prominent than ever in K-12 classrooms, but teachers should be diligent in making sure tech fits students' needs.

Keeping with a national trend, Arkansas boosts computer science enrollment

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

The state reports a more than 600 percent increase of high school computer science teachers within the last three years.

Higher ed CIOs grapple with privacy, funding heading into 2019

by Jake Williams • 1 week ago

EDUCAUSE's Susan Grajek sits down with EdScoop to talk over the recently-released top IT issues for higher education in 2019.

Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

Federal awards surpassed President Trump's yearly mandate of $200 million for grants funding science, technology, engineering and math education.

5 things to consider when evaluating state test score data

by Stacey Pusey • 2 weeks ago

Commentary: Data analysis is tricky, but done diligently it can be invaluable to schools, says edWeb.net’s Stacey Pusey.

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