CoSN 2019: K–12 Schools Address Digital Equity with Curriculum Framework

EdTech Magazine

Some digitally enabled K–12 schools find it difficult to provide appropriate lesson plans that can be accessed by all students, said Tim Clark, director of curriculum, instruction and digital learning at Chicago Public Schools. . What we want to do is transform the instructional core.”.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 17 Edition)

Doug Levin

A day late perhaps, but here’s what caught my eye this past week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. Plus, their servers often have the RDP protocol enabled as students want to access course material from home. A major contributing factor to the disparities continues to be the lack of appropriate instructional materials."

EdTech 150

Rhode Island’s ambitious computer science goal

eSchool News

Gina Raimondo has announced a comprehensive computer science education initiative in partnership with Microsoft, Code.org , colleges and universities across Rhode Island, and others. Department of Labor reports that the median annual wage for computer and IT jobs is about $80,000. “We

The Dilemma of Entrepreneurial Teachers With Brand Names

Edsurge

Read the page one story in The New York Times on North Dakota third-grade teacher, Kayla Delzer, who according to the reporter is one of the “tech-savviest teachers in the United States.” Reporter Natasha Singer says: Her third graders adore her. That is the value conflict that the Times reporter hits. Yet commercialization of instructional materials—seeing students as future customers, ads on buses and in sports stadia—have been around for decades.

Ed-Tech Software Group Objects to Messages in Feds’ #GoOpen Campaign

Marketplace K-12

This will be news to many school districts that have been using commercially developed digital instructional materials for years,” writes Brendan Desetti, the SIIA’s director of education policy.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

This program adds full home access for students, custom curriculum alignment, performance reporting, professional development, and more. The tool is ideal for differentiated learning, literacy, English-language learners (ELL) or Special Needs instruction.

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