Edtech in the News


The San Benito CISD is beginning instructor training on a new device to improve its medical program. Known as Anatomage, the imaging table is a life-size diagnostic tool that will help instructors teach health science students about anatomy—instead of relying on animal dissections and posters. Read more>>

Chalkbeat Indiana

In response to poor student outcomes at its virtual schools, a new Indiana law says if online students fail to log in to classes for too long, virtual schools must kick them out. Additionally, students who want to enroll in an online school must complete an orientation session with a guardian to better understand the expectations of a virtual learning environment. Read more>>

GeoTel Communications/EducationSuperHighway, CI Security/Ednetics, Merit Network

GeoTel Communications’ geospatial telecom datasets will deliver strategic insight, enabling EducationSuperHighway to assist 1,350 schools without a fiber-optic connection. ... CI Security and Ednetics are partnering to offer schools continuous information security monitoring, threat detection and responses for education networks. ... Three districts will pilot the Michigan Moonshot broadband data collection project from Merit Network, Michigan State University’s Quello Center and Measurement Lab. Read more>>

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