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  • Birmingham City Schools experiments with online learning - al.com July 30, 2014
    Birmingham City Schools experiments with online learningal.comAnd part of her plan involves a new distance-learning program piloted this summer by Birmingham City Schools. The program, offered through the online learning company Edmentum, is a cost-effective way to expand the school system's academic offerings ...
  • Online survey available on learning model - The Lane Report July 30, 2014
    Online survey available on learning modelThe Lane ReportFRANKFORT, Ky. (July 30, 2014) — The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on its Unbridled Learning College/Career-Readiness for All Accountability Model. The model, which includes multiple measures for determining school success, ...Feedback sought on education initiative in Ky.Educatio
  • Princeton expands online learning efforts to NovoEd platform - Princeton University July 30, 2014
    Princeton expands online learning efforts to NovoEd platformPrinceton UniversityPrinceton University will broaden its online teaching and learning efforts this fall, using new approaches and technologies including the NovoEd platform to enable students on campus to collaborate with others taking a class remotely. Jeremy Adelman ...

RSS Trends in Education Technology

  • Why education is becoming especially ripe for technology developers - Chicago Tribune July 30, 2014
    Why education is becoming especially ripe for technology developersChicago TribuneThe confluence of Common Core Standards for students and the increasing use of smart tablets in schools makes education technology a fertile field for startups, Leap Innovations CEO Phyllis Lockett told attendees at a Technori Pitch event in Chicago on ...
  • Strategic Higher Education CIOs Invest In Technology To Improve Student Success - Huffington Post July 30, 2014
    Strategic Higher Education CIOs Invest In Technology To Improve Student SuccessHuffington PostToday's college students are mobile. Whether in class, relaxing in their living group, exercising in the gym, studying in the library, shopping in town, traveling to sporting events, or even sleeping in their dorms, they are always connected. This ...
  • Meena: High-speed internet will improve education - Jackson Clarion Ledger July 28, 2014
    Meena: High-speed internet will improve educationJackson Clarion LedgerCurrently the state trails the rest of the country in education technology use, which negatively influences high school graduation rates and student employment opportunities. Too few schools have access to high-speed broadband and Internet-capable ...and more »