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For open educational resources, Virginia launches statewide platform
The new website, which already hosts some 10,000 files, is for educators at all grade levels to share and co-develop open educational resources.
New ASU accessibility service lets students get files in more formats
The new tool at Arizona State University now allows downloads of digital course materials in screen reader, braille, MP3 formats.
MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research
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
Commentary: Edtech may be popular, but many decision makers are still dubious. EdWeb.net's Stacey Pusey shares strategies for gaining support.
Howard U. receives $10M donation to fund STEM scholarships
The donation from Karsh Family Foundation will fund full scholarships and educational opportunities for students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM.
Pearson acquires adaptive learning technology startup Smart Sparrow
Pearson says the new technology will be used to help educators develop more personalized course instruction and feedback for students.
Villanova U. hires former Ellucian executive as CIO
Kelly Doney, a former federal IT consultant and executive with the edtech firm Ellucian, will start as the university's tech chief next month.
Cyber training center at USC Aiken to receive $15M
The facility being built on the South Carolina university campus is tied to one of five Army National Guard cyber battalions.
‘Gamer’ or not, all students can benefit from gamified learning
Commentary: Through gamification, educators can engage their students more easily and heighten knowledge-retention, says Benjamin Leskovansky.