The Virginia Virtual Academy, an extension of the Carroll County public school system, was granted stand-alone status by a unanimous vote from the state board of education.
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MIT students are making videos about STEM subjects aimed at K-12 students, and the TED-Ed channel launched a new website.
A new study suggests none of the three elements usually found in playground bullying are necessarily present in cyberbullying.
There's a lot of banter going on right now about a new study that suggests automated essay graders can be as effective as humans.
"Facebook for School Counselors" aims to help those in the guidance office make sense of the platform and its on-campus impact.
The 7-inch tablet is encased in rugged plastic and designed specifically for the education market.
Jason Tomassini writes about the U.S. Department of Justice's anti-trust suit against the computer giant and several commerical e-book publishers.
The effort will allow students to create exclusive communities based on college- and university-issued email addresses.
Common Sense Media has started its rating system with 150 reviews, and some 800 more are expected by the end of the year.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association highlights innovative programs funded by the now-defunct federal Enhancing Education Through Technology program.
Justin Reich aims to bridge the gap between ed-tech researchers and teachers using technology in their classrooms.
The free competition is open to students in grades 3-9 and includes meetings with teen pop stars.
This time, Luis Huerta cautions that a vision of a more stratified teaching force outlined in a paper from Public Impact is not based on empirical evidence.