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3 August 2020
An ed-tech researcher continues to investigate the success of a study that looked into the effectiveness of "crowdsourcing homework tips." In the study, the homework tips were pre-written by teachers for students to a...
Staten Island Advance
31 May 2020
Staten Island, New York, United States
Dance, karate, and music instructors in Staten Island, New York are adapting and shifting the ways they deliver lessons to work within the virtual landscape their students, and the rest of society are living in due to...
31 May 2020
California, United States
As teachers have shifted their classrooms to remote learning during the pandemic, the challenge of keeping students actively engaged and interested remains. For some teachers in California this included enhancing less...
20 May 2020
An AI app is potentially eliminating the need for Quran teachers by offering precise feedback to those who are learning to recite or memorize the holy book of Islam. Tarteel uses machine learning technology to enable ...
10 May 2020
New York, United States
Students in the Mineola school district had a head start when schools around the country switched to online classes as a result of the coronavirus? Since 2017, students as young as kindergarteners have been learning t...
2 May 2020
Mesa, Arizona, United States
Over 3000 Words
The Summit Learning Program is an online program that offers personalized lessons in science, social studies, math, and English language arts for students in grades four through 12. “Nearly 400 schools use it across 4...
2 June 2019
Oakland, California, United States
After her experience arriving woefully unprepared at Dartmouth, Alex Bernadotte started Beyond 12, a tech nonprofit that provides virtual coaching to graduating high school seniors and college students. Beyond 12 has ...
19 March 2019
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
JamieSue Goodman, an employee at Google, was part of the team that developed an Applied Digital Skills curriculum that teaches students how to use technology to accomplish real-world tasks. Available for educators wor...
22 January 2019
Over 15 Minutes
Education for children with autism can be a costly challenge to procure, but an app called Otsimo aims to democratize education by providing software designed specifically for autistic children. Now 3 years old with o...
21 January 2019
Montana, United States
Under 3 Minutes
Funding from the US federal government is helping one Utah nonprofit bring educational resources to children in Montana. UPSTART, developed by the Waterford Institute, uses computer programs to teach children academic...
30 October 2018
In the past decade, Nairobi has established a name for itself in the world of education innovation - entrepreneurial private school models, a growing edtech ecosystem, and reforms in public education have drawn attent...
25 September 2018
Under 800 Words
In an effort to make the frustrating FAFSA application process even just a little bit easier, the U.S. Department of Education has created a new phone app for students. The app is intended to bridge a gap for families...
2 August 2018
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Universities like Princeton look to social media and other digital solutions to form a connection with their latest generation of students. Teachers incorporate iPads and video conferencing into their curriculum to ke...
16 July 2018
Similar to other countries in Africa, Somaliland is using technology to better education. There, an estimated 150,000 parents use a free-mobile messaging tool to communicate about school conditions with the government...
7 July 2018
Far from its location in Boston, Southern New Hampshire University is offering refugees at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya a shot at getting an education. SNHU offers associate's and bachelor’s online degree programs...
22 January 2018
Over 3000 Words
Founded by Silicon Valley veterans and funders in 2007 to serve the world's poorest students and most under-resourced teachers, Bridge International Academies now operates 600 low-cost private schools in Kenya, Nigeri...
11 January 2018
Several charter school networks have found that a strict and structured approach to instruction, while it may be improving test scores, is not resulting in the anticipated increase in timely college completion rates f...
26 December 2017
Research says that bilingual kids reap significant benefits from reading in their primary language. One nonprofit working in Rwanda, Congo, Haiti, Cambodia, and Mongolia provides digital books in students' strongest l...
29 November 2017
Fresno, California, United States
The Fresno school district is getting surprising results following the rollout of Strides, a student portal app that gamefies the learning experience and in doing so incentivizes students to stay engaged. Like with ot...
26 November 2017
Utah, United States
Since Upstart launched in rural Utah in 2009, 30,000 children have completed the online personalized preschool alternative from their homes. Upstart provides participating families with computers and internet access i...
8 October 2017
Over 15 Minutes
This podcast episode covers 3 entrepreneurial solutions in India and Kenya, and 2 of them have already started seeing very positive results. The first is a rugged tablet named Kio Kits loaded with educational software...
10 April 2017
Seattle, Washington, United States
In response to dropping enrollments and low test scores, Catholic schools nationwide have started taking a new approach to instruction, one called "blended learning." Students alternate small group learning with digit...
31 March 2017
Under 800 Words
In Latvia, a new software-Edurio- helps educators learn from insights that go beyond grades by surveying students, families and teachers. This allows for fast feedback and alterations to improve educational experience.
1 July 2016
Under 800 Words
Finland is tackling bullying with a national prevention program known as KiVa. In addition to classroom lessons and other resources, the program uses computer games to teach kids what they can do if they see bullying ...
6 October 2015
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Increased technology in classrooms is popular among schools in the U.S. However, research suggests that its effect is sub-optimal due to low-quality software, implementation, and participants' digital skills.
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