Google wants to spread positivity online, stop cyberbullying
Education partnerships centering on online safety, etiquette and security are aimed at teaching kids to "be internet awesome" this month.
How storytelling and humor can bolster STEM engagement
Commentary: edWeb.net's Elieen Belastock says narrative and humor can help students overcome their misgivings with technical subject matter.
CoSN releases interoperability toolkit for K-12 districts
The bundle of tools contains a self-assessment quiz, cost calculator and aids for communicating with non-technical administrators.
How partnership brought broadband to one rural Indiana school district
At first, administrators at the Municipal School District of Warren County, Indiana, didn't think they could afford modern high-speed internet.
Digital instructional materials, OER rising in preK-12 classrooms
Commentary: A recent report from the market research firm Simba Information shows digital materials are taking off in some subjects, but not others.
Alaska unveils 'The Compass,' a K-12 school-comparison tool
State officials say the new online tool will help families make better informed decisions for their childrens' educational futures.
Los Angeles launches consolidated student data system
Administrators at the second-largest school district in the country say they want to save educators the time of sorting through antiquated databases.
STEM education license plate appears in Nevada
Those who purchase the new design will see their proceeds go toward nonprofits that advance technology and computer science training and education.
Audiobooks can reach students who struggle with reading
Commentary: edWeb.net’s Robert Low outlines the many benefits that assistive technologies can have in cultivating a love of reading among students.
School safety database would help educators scour technology options
The School Safety Clearinghouse Act would give state and local officials a way to assess and share best practices for school security and design.