Two professors propose a plan to launch a new organization that would evaluate education technology solutions and report those results to schools and ed-tech entrepreneurs.
Other new tablets, such as Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1, could also gain more traction in the ed-tech marketplace.
The resources, available for free, examine the use of social media in classrooms and the steps for building a digital district.
Jeffrey Elliot will replace long-time CEO Liz Pape.
Project RED plans to provide support and resources to districts to help them create successful 1-to-1 learning environments.
In his latest book, Brain Gain: Technology and the Quest for Digital Wisdom, Marc Prensky talks about using technology to enhance the brain's cognitive processes.
A multinational survey from Dell Inc. found a majority of parents in China, Germany, and the United States feel positively about technology in the classroom.
But in some ways, Richard Rose's stance actually reflects that of some ed-tech advocates pushing for new models of research.
New York City-based start-up Codecademy is providing free curriculum and materials to teachers who want to start a computer programming after-school club.
Parents and educators see the use of technology for teaching and learning becoming increasingly important over the next 10 years.