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Celebrate Space Day with a virtual field trip from NASA, Discovery Education

Discovery Education is partnering with the White House and NASA to present a live virtual field trip offering students across the country a behind-the-scenes look into NASA’s exploration of the solar system. On May 1 at 1 P.M. E.T., this learning experience will celebrate Space Day by transporting students to the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) to learn from leading experts about the importance of continuing space programs, key missions coming up in 2015, and the scientific practices encompassed in these planetary explorations. As part of the Space Day observance, students will take a virtual journey through NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center,...

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Swivl adds live conferencing to collaborative cloud platform

Ed-tech video provider Swivl announced on April 14 the debut of its new live conferencing solution with robotic telepresence, Swivl Cloud Live. Swivl's robotic video capture solution, the Swivl…

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LinkedIn spends $1 billion on education company to improve skill training

LinkedIn, one of the world's largest professional networks on the Internet with more than 300 million members worldwide, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to…

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Knewton, HP team up on personalized print solutions

Adaptive learning provider Knewton has unveiled Personalized Print Learning Solutions with HP to make adaptive learning materials seamlessly available across print and digital platforms. Not every student has access…

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Want to personalize learning? Try personalizing PD first

In Meriden, Conn., school district leaders are rethinking traditional approaches to instruction. For the past five years, the district has had a “no zero” grading policy to encourage the…

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Digital curriculum targets ELL learning gap

A new suite of digital instructional materials is designed to boost language acquisition and achievement for English Language Learners (ELL), which, with nearly five million students is the…

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Rural district meets speech language pathologist shortage

In rural southern Mississippi, finding enough qualified speech-language professionals to fully serve a growing population of students with speech and language delays can be problematic. Stone County School District…

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District rolls out ‘neuroplasticity’ language development programs

Alachua County Public Schools, a district serving 27,000 students in North Central Florida, has partnered with Scientific Learning Corp. to help students improve their language, literacy and reading…

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This tool is aiming to be the WordPress of online course creators

As an educator, it’s hard to please today’s tech-savvy students with PowerPoints and lecture-on-video—but those are exactly the kinds of tools available for educators who don’t have time…

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Where blended meets personalized learning—and gets results

A coordinated, intentional program of blended learning is changing teaching and learning in the Nation's capital. For the past two years, the Washington, D.C. Public School District (DCPS)…

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New partnership supports online learning for special education students

Across the country, schools and districts are leveraging digital learning to overcome staffing and resource challenges to improve outcomes and to address the many needs of their K-12…

Upcoming Webinars

Beyond the 3 Rs: A Tool to Teach 21st Century Learning

Beyond the 3 Rs: A Tool to Teach 21st Century Learning

Date: Wednesday, April 29th Time: 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST   Your students are digital natives. They’ve always lived in a world with mobile devices and…

Protect Students. Secure Data.

Protect Students. Secure Data.

Date: Tuesday, April 28th Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST   eLearning, the adoption of mobility, social media, and online collaboration are the most significant changes…

Educator Resource Centers

Complete Classroom Management for Any Environment

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Many solutions claim to be “multi-platform”, but with dedicated versions from Windows to ChromeOS, Android to iOS, Mac to Linux, all backed by a wealth of best practice…

Navigating the New E-rate

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In a series of moves that mark the biggest changes to the E-rate in its 17-year history, the Federal Communications Commission has updated the nation’s school wiring program…

Successful Tips to Accelerate English Language Learning (ELL)

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English language learners (ELLs) face many obstacles compared to native English speakers. How can educators respond to significant challenges facing schools? Here’s what you need to know…

Transforming Today’s Math Education

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Math can be a challenging subject for many middle and high school students—and schools and districts often struggle to find ways to improve math proficiency while sustaining student…

Mac to School

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Districts across the nation are facing a dilemma: How can you keep up with the changing landscape of expensive educational technology when budgets are tighter than ever? The…

Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

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Today’s students need more than just instruction in the core topic areas. They also need to learn key 21st-century skills that will serve them well in a globally…