Higher Education and K–12 Form Partnerships to Help Educators and Learners
Higher Education and K12 Form Partnerships to Help Educators and Learners jena.passut_7651 Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:46 When K12 schools need help, they often find it with higher education experts. And just as often, colleges benefit as much as the schools. That's what Megan Tolin found when several schools approached her department for help with successful practices for blended learning. She's the director of technology, innovation and pedagogy at the Indiana University School of Education, Indiana
New Wi-Fi Standard Will Boost Campus Connection Speeds
New Wi-Fi Standard Will Boost Campus Connection Speeds jena.passut_7651 Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:23 There's a new Wi-Fi standard in town, and it could be a game changer for K12 school districts. Network World calls 802.11ax "the next big thing" that actually lives up to its hype. SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! What Is the 802.11ax Wireless Standard? Everyone knows what happens when a Wi-Fi network is at capacity. Too much streaming, tweeting and
Child 'torture' case spotlights home schooling oversight
California's lack of regulations for home schooling has "created a shield that allows this stuff to happen," an education policy professor said.
Apple pushes to teach coding to students who are deaf and blind
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company's `Everyone Can Code' educational initiative means `everyone,' including students who are blind and deaf.
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Not Everyone Should Go to College
Vocational education won't succeed so long as society consigns it to second-class status.
Poorest and brightest girls more likely to be depressed – UK study
Research into 14-year-olds renews concern over rising rates of teenage mental illnessBrighter girls and girls from poorer families are more likely to be depressed by the time they enter adolescence, according to a study triggering fresh concern about soaring rates of teenage mental illness.The government-funded research identified the two groups as being most at risk of displaying high symptoms of depression at the age of 14. In contrast, more intelligent boys and boys from the most deprived backgrounds