Comparing Paper-Pencil and Computer Test Scores: 7 Key Research Studies

New evidence of a "mode effect" on 2014-15 PARCC exams prompts a fresh look at research on the comparability of computer- and paper-based assessments.


Mobile-Only Internet Access Presents Hurdles for Families, Survey Finds

Lower-income parents have "overwhelmingly positive" views about technology for their children, but significant digital inequities persist, according to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.


'Growth Mindset' Touted by Companies, Ed. Groups in National Campaign

Amazon Education and TenMarks, another business division of the online retailer, have helped launch a website and promotional effort to encourage teachers, students, and parents to change student attitudes about math.


Can Technology Help Community Schools Go To Scale?

Proponents of community schools say better tools to facilitate the sharing of student data between schools and community partners can help the model take root.


Teachers, Teens and Social Media: Q&A with Danah Boyd

Among the hot topics at this year's EduCon 2.8 conference, kicking off Friday in Philadelphia, is a new book from researcher danah boyd on the "networked lives" of today's teens.


Snow Days and E-Learning: A Roundup of News Coverage

From Alabama to Kentucky to Pennsylvania, states and school districts have experimented with technology and online learning to minimize the disruption caused by snow days.


Price Transparency Tool Aims to Help Schools Get More Affordable Bandwidth

A new online portal from school-broadband-advovacy group EducationSuperHighway contains Internet service and pricing information for 13,000 public districts across the country.


ACT Creates Low-Cost Online Test Prep Resource

The makers of the standardized college entrance exam have partnered with ed tech company BenchPrep to create a online preparation resource.


MinecraftEdu Acquired by Microsoft

The American technology giant has plans to expand the classroom version of the wildly popular video game that invites users to build, create, and explore.


Florida Virtual Schools and Knewton to Collaborate Using Analytics

One of the country's best-known providers of online education hopes that advanced data analytics will raise the quality of its offerings.


Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments

  • reflections apartments: AIMCO and cock roaches read more
  • reflections casselberry: AIMCO and cock roaches read more
  • tworzenie stron internetowych RzeszĂłw: As I web site possessor I believe the content matter read more
  • reflections apartments: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lyhMey4CVE read more
  • Free Twitter Marketing: My Brother just mentioned this website to me, and told read more