More than 200 representatives from colleges and universities across 33 states have banded together to form Higher Ed for Higher Standards, a new coalition supporting Common Core State Standards as a key strategy for improving student success.
This coming fall, Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC will be rolling out a unique curricular initiative throughout its English Department that administers digital badges to students who demonstrate mastery in the critical skills outlined in first-year writing courses.
A new online foreign language program offered through Blended Schools Network will let high school students earn college credit from Seton Hall University.
There's a hidden gem in Moodle called the Feedback activity. It might not receive a lot of attention, but, once you start experimenting with it, you'll likely find a lot more possibilities for it than you imagined — from simple quiz creation to class discussions designed to keep students engaged in the learning material.
Instructure's Canvas LMS has added a new gradebook designed to help teachers keep track of students' concept mastery.
Is there a corporate agenda in the United States Department of Education? According to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, no.
ProProfs.com has released an enterprise version of its flagship assessment creation tool, Quiz Maker.
ProProfs has updated Quiz Maker, its online assessment creation suite, with a range of new tools and enhanced user features.
iSpring Solutions has updated QuizMaker, its assessment creation tool. Version 7 adds support for HTML5 output and also includes branching support and new customization options for test presentation.
i>clicker is bringing its student response system to Android and iOS devices, as well as traditional laptops and desktops.