'Flipped Museum' Pilot Upends Traditional Field Trip Model

The North Carolina Museum of Art is applying the "flipped classroom" model, in an effort to better engage students.


Virtual-Reality Sharks in the Classroom

First Sharknado, now this: An educational virtual-reality program about sharks is in development, although VR devices have been slow to market.


Scaled-Back FERPA Overhaul Introduced in U.S. House

The Student Privacy Protection Act would update FERPA to ban the use of student information for targeted advertising and allow for fines of up to $1.5 million on educational agencies.


Obama Seeks to Connect Public Housing Residents to Low-Cost Internet

The ConnectHome initiative aims to help close the "homework gap" by enlisting corporations to provide affordable Internet to students living in public housing.


Microsoft Server 2003's Demise Could Bring Tech Woes for Unprepared Schools

Microsoft is ending support for its Server 2003 operating system, which could pose security and other risks to districts that haven't upgraded.


Helping Parents Find the Right Preschool, Via Better Web Tools

Public and privately funded web portals are being created to help parents pick a high-quality preschool based on data, rather than just intuition.


(Yet Another) Federal Student-Data-Privacy Bill Introduced

The bipartisan SAFE KIDS Act seeks to protect student data privacy by placing new prohibitions on companies and granting enforcement authority to the Federal Trade Commission.


Personalization, Tailored Instruction Vital to Blended Learning, New Report Says

In a new report, the nonprofit organization iNACOL explores the evolution of blended learning and argues that "personalized" learning is critical to the success of blended strategies.


Data Quality Campaign Unveils Resource to Help Define Student Data

A group that advocates for responsible use of data is circulating an infographic meant to define student data and explain how it is used.


Will 'Girly' Tech Attract More Girls to Computer Programming?

A New York City startup hopes that programmable friendship bracelets will be a hit with young girls - and stoke their interest in coding and computer science.


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