Driving district master schedules by putting students first

Within 45 days, agencies must appoint a software manager to oversee license and agreement inventories, and begin reporting progress in their license management by Nov. 30.

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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."

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.

Most educational software licenses go unused in K-12 districts

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

Just 30 percent of software licenses purchased by K-12 school districts were used by students, according to a recent academic study.

Leadership 'key' to personalized learning success

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The Friday Institute's Nancy Mangum told a conference audience that personalized learning needs unified institutional support to thrive.

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.

Mobile learning 'shifting the paradigm' of K-12 education, says Apple executive

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Apple Education's Jon Landis told a conference audience that educators must evolve to keep pace with the unprecedented changes seen in tech today.

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.

DeVos: Technology enables educators to 'rethink' school

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

The secretary of Education reiterated at a national conference her philosophy behind empowering students to take control of their learning.

Rosenworcel proposes 'homework gap fund' to address digital disparity in K-12 districts

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

The FCC commissioner said she's concerned her plan may not find traction with the other commissioners.

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