In today’s environment of rapidly expanding technological options for schools and teachers, the question of what technologies work best in the classroom is an evolving one.
The Legislature set minimum hours but left it to districts and unions to define instruction, engagement and set the length of a school day.
At least 100,000 tablets with internet included will be ready for districts in time for the new school year, state officials said.
Sal Khan, a pioneer in distance learning, warns that distance learning does not replace the value of in-person instruction.
Many school districts will have to ditch plans for hybrid learning and in-person classes at the start of the school year.
About 56,700 laptops and 94,000 hotspots have been sent to districts across the state so far.
Very large classes are less common than often thought. Technology and new in-the-round designs will alter teaching experience.
While some families are doing science projects at home, teachers say a lack of supplies makes it difficult to assign hands-on experiments.
A bond proposal aims to build broadband infrastructure in rural California, help purchase computers and fund professional training for teachers.
Donation brings total funding to $12 million to purchase devices and internet access for students to help provide distance learning.
Some charter schools with technology already in place are putting greater emphasis on family support during the coronavirus pandemic.
Researchers and California educators discussed the state of education and distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
More than a month since most schools first closed, at least 270,000 students remain disconnected to the internet at home.
Privacy experts share best practices for video as California schools make the switch to online learning.
Donations announced Monday are beginning to chip away at the daunting task of connecting all students to devices and internet from home.
“Let's face it, there's been a digital divide in California for decades,” California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said.