November 2010 Archives

PBS's Independent Lens takes a look at copyright law in the age of digital sampling.


CoSN CEO Keith Krueger chronicled his thoughts on the global ed-tech landscape while at a conference in South Korea.


Middlebury Interactive Languages has debuted its immersive, interactive Spanish I and French I courses.


This time, Common Sense Media is targeting 4th and 5th graders with lessons about Internet security, privacy, and responsible digital behavior.


News Corp. has purchased 90 percent of New York-based education technology company Wireless Generation for $360 million, according to multiple media reports.


The Florida Virtual School and educational publishers Pearson have announced a partnership that will offer FLVS courses through a program called Pearson Virtual Learning.


Internet safety experts (ISC)2 also warn that boys may perceive themselves as less at risk online than girls.


Postsecondary online education has grown by roughly one million enrollments in the last year, according to a new report by the Sloan Consortium.


District-led schools, blended learning, and mobile learning are all growing within the world of online education, the report says.


The new edition of Keeping Pace details tons of data and trends in online learning during 2010.


Allan Jordan, a developer of the Web academy which eventually morphed into the North Carolina Virtual Public School, was among five winners.


Outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein hopes to leverage his experience with new school and technology models at his next job with News Corp.


A new report outlines the top ten essential elements and policy steps to create personalized learning environments in schools.


The third annual Energy Efficient IT report by CDW-G found that three-fourths of IT professionals are working to increase energy efficiency.


A new report finds prekindergarten and early-elementary students are capable of learning from applications on their parents' smartphones.


Online history teacher Jim Kinsella recently posted an interview between one of his students and WWII vet John Kline.


A new paper from the Aspen Institute outlines ways to increase digital and media literacy for today's population.


A new paper from iNACOL argues that the seat-time learning model is "outdated" and should be replaced by a competency-based pathways model.


iNACOL's Virtual School Symposium will kick off in Glendale, Arizona on Nov. 14.


The institution's new Youth Access Endowment will receive $30 million of the contribution to put toward programs that foster access to the its virtual resources.


Students who used the equipment, on average, scored 16 percent higher on teacher-designed post-tests than students who did not.


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