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1EdTech and Common Good Learning Tools Launch Major Upgrade to Database of State Learning Standards

eSchool News

The ultimate objective of CASE (1EdTech’s Competencies and Academic Standards Exchange ® specification) is to make it easier, more accurate, and less expensive for edtech suppliers to align resources and tools with state and district academic standards, therefore allowing educators to find resources that better support their needs.

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Study explores use of digital tools in out-of-school programs

The Hechinger Report

Given that goal, the nonprofit commissioned a study of out-of-school programs to see how they use digital media tools and technologies with students. The programs vary widely, giving students the opportunity to do things like design new products with digital tools or use software to study music theory or produce videos about community events.

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Pre-K may boost math scores even eight years later

The Hechinger Report

The pre-K environment may help support long-term success in math, according to a new study of Georgia’s pre-K program. We weren’t surprised,” said Stacey Neuharth-Pritchett, a professor of educational psychology at the University of Georgia, and one of the authors of the study , which encompassed 458 children.

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Approaching an Online Computer Science Degree: What You Need to Know

EdTech4Beginners

Each institution provides unique strengths, from LU’s well-rounded approach to MIT’s rigorous academic standards. Grasping the Breadth of the Curriculum Computer science is a diverse field, and its study encompasses various subjects like programming, algorithms, data structures, and more.

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College's Use of Exam-Proctoring Software to ‘Scan’ Rooms Violated Privacy Rights, Judge Finds

Edsurge

The case involves a student at Cleveland State University whose professor asked students to allow the college’s Honorlock software to capture images of their surroundings to make sure study materials weren’t present. The Fourth Amendment protects citizens against unreasonable searches and seizures of their persons or property.

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Empowering girls with STEM education to build tomorrow’s tech industry

eSchool News

According to a recent McKinsey study, 87 percent of companies are aware that they either already have a skills gap or will have one within the next five years. Consequently, students who face difficulties in meeting academic standards might find themselves lacking the requisite skills and knowledge to effectively pursue careers in IT.

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All ninth graders study at the local 4-H center in this Maine district

The Hechinger Report

Working with Ryder Scott, the statewide director of the University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center, Murphy created a program that merged outdoor and farm-based education with academic instruction, ultimately creating a faculty of five: a humanities teacher, a science teacher, an outdoor education teacher and two 4-H professionals.

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