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U.S. expanding internet access to 200k low-income kids

A new program to connect low-income households in public housing with internet access and internet-capable devices announced July 15 will aim particularly at children and include training to help program participants maximize their use of the new devices and technology. ConnectHome will link 270,000 households, and 200,000 children, with broadband access in 28 communities including the Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma. "It's not just making the internet more accessible," Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro told reporters as the White House unveiled the program. "It's making it more meaningful for students and parents by providing digital literacy training." Next page: More about internet...

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Virtual ed leaders launch Global Personalized Academics

Newly-launched Global Personalized Academics will provide virtual and classroom learning to help students across the globe transform the way they learn. The company is in the process of…

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ClassFlow updates with new blended learning features

Promethean's new school edition of ClassFlow now supports blended learning environments, letting schools assign students their own student accounts, which can be accessed from anywhere.…

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5 reasons schools aren’t using more innovative classroom models

Nine out of 10 administrators surveyed in a new report said using technology effectively as part of instructional practice is important to educate and prepare students, but a…

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Cincinnati Schools launches blended learning AP courses

Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) is launching an Advanced Placement (AP) Blended Learning program, and wireless provider Kajeet will provide students with mobile hotspots to support the district's efforts. The…

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The realities of cyber parenting

A large majority of parents in a recent national survey said their children should receive online safety or cyber security training in the next 2-5 years to keep…

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Virginia pilots online high school

The Virginia Department of Education is launching a pilot program in the fall that will allow students to earn a high school diploma without stepping inside a classroom. One…

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Cricket Media joins myON Publisher Program

Cricket Media, an education media publisher, and myON, a business unit of Capstone, announced that a wide array of content from Cricket’s portfolio of children’s books and magazines…

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Activate Instruction migrates content to Gooru

In a move to make high-quality educational content easily available all in one place, The Girard Education Foundation will migrate its teacher-created resources on Activate Instruction to Gooru. As…

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Annual Summer Reading Challenge launches

myON is kicking off its 4th annual summer reading challenge, designed to support educators in keeping kids engaged in reading over the summer. Leveraging the American Library Association annual…

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Student investigated for disrupting district network

A 17-year-old Eagle High School (Idaho) student who reportedly overloaded the West Ada School District’s computer network to avoid schoolwork is in serious trouble--the kind that results in…

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K-12 Collaboration – Driving Student Success through Teamwork and Technology

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Education in the 21st century is a team sport. Collaboration is no longer an elective but a requirement. Limited by time and available resources, collaborating effectively can be…

A Network for Success

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Is Your School District’s Network Prepared for 21st Century Digital Learning? Build and deploy a consistent network infrastructure that supports BYOD/1:1, Common Core and online testing, advanced multimedia…

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…

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Our “Top 12 for K-12” will help you make a Wi-Fi decision when you are ready upgrade your network for the latest gadgets available in the classroom from…

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…