Coding and Computer Science in School Libraries: Researcher Q&A

Given time and space to innovate, librarians can be instrumental in engaging students in using programming tools, researchers said.


U.S. Students Awful at Evaluating Reliability of Online Science Readings

Fewer than 4 percent of students in a new study displayed the skills to effectively evaluate the reliability and credibility of online science information.


Deep or Wide? Two Takes on Ed-Tech Professional Development from AERA

Does providing more teachers with basic training, or a few teachers with intensive training, result in the most impactful integration of classroom technology?


Previewing the 2015 AERA Conference, in Plain English

A preview of the jargon-filled annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, written at a 5th-grade reading level.


Writing in Google Docs Doesn't Affect Student Test Scores, Early Research Finds

Enthusiastic usage of Google Docs did not translate into improved student test scores, according to small-scale new study.


PBS LearningMedia Celebrates Digital Innovators in Education

One hundred K-12 educators nationwide were selected for PBS LearningMedia's Digital Innovators program, which recognizes effective use of technology in the classroom.


Blended Learning Research: The Seven Studies You Need to Know

Education Week's new report "Blended Learning: Breaking Down the Barriers" features a story highlighting research on the effectiveness of such techniques.


Digital Learning Games Find a Believer in USA Today Writer

USA Today reporter Greg Toppo examines the ways digital games are transforming education in a new book, "The Game Believes in You."


Student-Data-Privacy Protections Fall Short, Researchers Contend

Lawmakers and policymakers should expand the scope of student data that is protected and require more of ed-tech vendors, argues a new report from NEPC.


Public and Private Schools Share Ed-Tech Strategies in Twitter Chat

Educators and technology leaders shared best practices for edtech in public and private schools in an Education Week Twitter chat.


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