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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 district is hosting two week-long “Boot Camps,” one at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and one at University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio, to introduce students to the academic challenges of AP courses. The sessions will guide students in how to best work in this setting—one with a state-of-the-art learning platform where teachers will facilitate student engagement with online course materials. CPS began offering AP Blended Learning courses last school year to offer advanced...

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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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4 key digital learning developments

Fifty-eight percent of high school students in a national survey said they use their own mobile devices for learning in school, and 47 percent of teachers in the…

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Common Sense Education launches gaming platform

Common Sense Education has released Digital Compass, an interactive gaming platform to help 6th through 9th graders learn critical skills of digital literacy and citizenship. Based on lessons from…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…