Despite the growing popularity of smartphones among middle school students, survey results suggest there are limited opportunities to use the devices in classrooms.
A federally funded research project will attempt to build students' skill with fractions through an mobile application that allows them to manipulate information on screen, a test of a scientific theory of how people learn.
Data on graduation rates, postsecondary success, and the efficacy of teacher preparation programs are three important areas affected by the lack of collaboration.
Unlike massive open online courses, these virtual college courses plan to feature smaller groups of students and transferable college credit.
Thousands of Michigan students participated in a pilot program that administered an online version of the social studies portion of the state's standardized test.
A Texas district was targeted for putting in place a pilot program that tracks students via microchip-embedded ID cards.
New York will expand its iZone online learning platform to students who can't attend school, Superintendent Dennis Walcott announced Thursday.
The Manchester, N.H., school district is considering the use of online classes and blending learning programs to address overcrowding.
The decision comes two weeks after the school reform measure was nixed by voters on Election Day.
Digital tools can help tackle achievement challenges, financial constraints, the changing demographics of the teaching force, and the demand to keep up with technology, concludes a report from the Alliance for Excellent Education.