For the past 10 years, MacArthur has supported research and design experiments to understand the implications for education of young people’s use of digital media.
“Last year, 74 percent of Summit students met or exceeded Common Core standards for English on California tests, compared to 49 percent of students statewide.” Read the article on The Hechinger Report.
Google’s newest gadget is for your office: Today, the company is announcing Jamboard, a new cloud-connected digital whiteboard that hooks into its “G Suite” of apps for corporate customers. The Jamboard itself is a Google-designed, 55-inch 4K touchscreen display that runs Android and a new app for whiteboarding.
“There’s an assumption that virtual school students are closed off, online all day, and they don’t ever meet anyone. That’s not the case.” <<Read the Article on Hechinger Report>>