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App Review: NASA Visualization Explorer

NASA Visualization Explorer promises to provide advanced space-based research as a window into the inner workings of NASA’s fleet of research spacecraft.

District Behind Successful One-to-One Laptop Initiative Reveals Tips

Administrators from the Savannah-Chatham County Schools in Georgia are sharing lessons they learned from from the positive outcomes of making a successful one-to-one laptop initiative in their schools via TheJournal.com

Librarians Seek More Makerspaces to Address Student Needs

Makerspaces, one of the biggest growing trends in education technology use, are community areas where resources and technology are provided for students to collaborate and work on projects, typically related to the sciences. Many schools and communities have found that maker spaces work best when put in the school library, and many school librarians are pushing to get makerspaces in theirs.

Partnership with Publishing Company to Give Schools Thousands of eBooks

K-12 company Follett Learning is partnering with HarperCollins publishers to provide a collection of 18K ebooks to preK to Grade 12 students nationwide.

Can Computer Tools That Grade Student Essays Replace Teachers?

Can a computer program stand in for a teacher when it comes to reading and grading student writing assessments? The District Administration looks into the benefits and disadvantages of using an online assessment tool to grade student essays in place of or as a supplement to teacher grading.

Education Report Reveals Rise in Childhood Poverty

A newly released National Center for Education Statistics report has revealed that childhood poverty is on the rise, and that those who suffer from poverty are less likely to receive "positive approaches to learning."

At World Science Festival, Students Can Interact with Renowned Scientists

From May 27 through May 31, NASA will be hosting this year's World Science Festival in New York to more than 100,000 visitors and will feature a variety of hands-on all-day activities for interested participants.