A team at Carnegie Mellon University is using brain-activity patterns to better understand the mental processes students use to solve math problems.
July 2016 Archives
"There's a cost to going online," found researchers who compared the performance of high-performing North Carolina 8th graders in online vs. traditional Algebra 1 classes.
James Gee, a pioneer of educational video game theory, talks about the benefits and potential downsides of the Pokémon Go phenomenon.
Proponents point to increased attention to cultural landmarks and opportunities to weave math and reading into the game, but skeptics raise concerns about data privacy and pricing.
100Kin10 announced a $2 million grant for "active" early education STEM programs, an effort meant to build teachers' confidence and skills in leading those subjects.
By enrolling home-schooled students in online courses, Kentucky districts hope to increase their per-pupil funding from the state.
A 34,000-square-foot facility and its mobile van will provide maker education opportunities for students in the region this coming fall.
The 15,000-student Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow warned it may be forced to close if its funding is adjusted to reflect actual student login times.
A new report on enrollment and course-passage patterns at the Montana Digital Academy is the latest look by researchers at the effectiveness of online credit recovery.
The Indiana GOP wants a former state education official investigated after he left the government to work for N2N Services, an ed-tech subcontractor that had received $573,000 from the state.