The state needs an organization to conduct a detailed study of school and district course offerings, and the Buffalo, N.Y., system wants help building its blended learning programs.
The Next Generation Science Standards are placing new demands on content producers to recast their classroom resources, and rethink the PD they offer.
School officials and researchers are probing how much structure should be assigned to “maker spaces,” and their role in building students’ academic skills and engagement.
For companies submitting products for reviews, the gold standard is to get two rankings of five stars—one from Graphite’s staff of internal educator/reviewers, and the other from teachers who are using the tools in their classrooms and evaluating them.
The sweeping new federal education law could have big implications for state and local spending on school interventions, tutoring, classroom technology, academic content, and other priorities.
Lumosity had been accused by the Federal Trade Commission of claiming without sufficient evidence that its products improved performance on everyday tasks, including school performance.