Tags K-12

Broadband's spread is transforming classroom education

by Robert Low • 3 days ago

Commentary: Emerging technologies enabled by high-speed internet connections present both opportunities and challenges to K-12 districts.

North Dakota launches student app challenge for career development

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

State officials are hopeful the competition will provide enterprising young developers a chance to meet with industry and secure job opportunities.

Indiana's new school data website uses a conversational style

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The portal allows parents to compare the state's K-12 education options on metrics like student demographics, test performance and school spending.

How esports can build academic skills and career readiness

by Michele Israel • 3 weeks ago

Commentary: edWeb.net’s Michele Israel makes a case for promoting gaming in schools alongside traditional sports.

MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Grant funding from the National Science Foundation will help K-12 teachers integrate computational thinking into their classrooms.

5 steps to getting community buy-in on your edtech programs

by Stacey Pusey • 3 weeks ago

Commentary: Edtech may be popular, but many decision makers are still dubious. EdWeb.net's Stacey Pusey shares strategies for gaining support.

Texas K-12 district loses $2.3 million in email scam

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Manor Independent School District, which disclosed the theft last week, says it's following several "strong leads" alongside the FBI and local police.

K-8 coding education should be integrated for best outcomes

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Educators should encourage students to apply what they learn in computer science to other subjects, says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.

Facial recognition finally activated at New York school district

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

After delays caused by privacy concerns, Lockport City School District has begun using facial recognition to detect threats to student safety.