"Social Innovation Research Center"

U. of Missouri boosts STEM for rural schools with $22.4M in grants

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The university anticipates new federal funding will bring STEM education to 500 educators and nearly 30,000 students in high-need areas.

Cryptocurrency firm opens 'Ripple for Good,' a STEM and fintech philanthropy

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Cryptocurrency giant Ripple Labs is allocating more than $100 million to jumpstart a new philanthropic institution.

ISTE 2018 provides megaphone for edtech groups

by Patience Wait • 7 months ago

Groups like Common Sense and Future Ready Schools announced their latest efforts to ensure the effective use of technology in education.

The role of the higher ed CIO in the age of increased accountability

by Simeon Ananou • 1 year ago

Commentary: F­ive questions higher ed CIOs can — and should — help answer in measuring student success.

Report: Popularity of 'personalized learning' could be putting student data at risk

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

Schools should be wary of edtech companies that aren't transparent about how they collect student data and what they do with it.

Let the edtech games begin

by Wyatt Kash • 2 years ago

50 startups and developers showcase innovative learning apps and technologies launched with seed funds from federal agencies.

Innovative New Jersey superintendent highlights tech's pivotal role for learning

by Wyatt Kash • 2 years ago

2016 NASSP Digital Principal of the Year Glenn Robbins talks about innovation, technology and helping students become 'life-ready.'

Nicaraguan immigrant wins digital equity award for exposing minority youth to tech, coding

by Yizhu Wang • 3 years ago

Antonio Tijerino, who didn't speak any English when he arrived in the U.S. from Central America, has pushed for more minority kids to be exposed to tech and devices.

New director of Christensen Institute, champion of 'disruptive innovation,' talks to EdScoop

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

Julia Freeland Fisher recently took the helm of the Christensen Institute, a nonpartisan education think tank based in California, from Michael Horn. She sat down with EdScoop for a Q&A.

States report technical glitches on new computerized tests

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

Several school districts have been plagued with technological problems on standardized tests, ranging from slow Internet connections to possible cyber attacks.

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