Blunt Advice for Harried Ed-Tech 'Coaches' Offered at ISTE

The ISTE 2015 conference offered several sessions on the role of the technology "coaches" who are charged with helping teachers master digital tools.


Ed-Tech Lessons from 'The Simpsons'

In a recently aired episode, classic animated comedy The Simpsons parodied failed 1-to-1 student-computing initiatives in hilarious fashion.


Maker Spaces for Early Learners: Q&A

School librarian Nan Stifel talked with Education Week about her process of creating a library maker space for children in prekindergarten through 3rd grade.


ISTE 2015: T-Shirt Nation

Even at ISTE, a national gathering of ed-tech teachers, vendors, and other digital-age enthusiasts, one of the most popular campaigns by companies to spread the word about their products remains the T-shirt giveaway.


Students Shine at ISTE 2015

At the nation's largest ed-tech conference, students showed off projects to help local farmers, develop assistive technology, and address pollution through sustainable design.


Schools Can Tap Into Ed-Tech Donations, Success Stories, Planning

Millions of dollars worth of corporate donations are still available from the president's ConnectED Initiative. More Future Ready Summits will be held, too.


Ed-Tech Expansion Slowly Takes Shape in Rural District

School leaders from a 3,500-student district described their cautious and at times difficult move to expand Web connectivity and the use of digital devices.


'Homework Gap,' Privacy, and Budget Cuts Top Agenda of Ed-Tech Advocates

Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel called for a variety of strategies to support out-of-school access to high speed broadband during a speech at ISTE 2015.


3-D Technology for Classroom Touted at ISTE 2015

Although 3-D technology has been slow to catch on in schools, new apps and hardware on display at ISTE 2015 still captured educators' imaginations.


Nominate Your Ed-Tech 'Leader to Learn From'

Education Week is looking for reader nominations of school district officials who are blazing new trails in the use of educational technology for our 2016 Leaders To Learn From.

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