The institution's new Youth Access Endowment will receive $30 million of the contribution to put toward programs that foster access to the its virtual resources.
Students who used the equipment, on average, scored 16 percent higher on teacher-designed post-tests than students who did not.
New research suggests students can learn material better by teaching it to virtual pupils.
Most students believe that allowing them to use their own mobile devices in school would improve the use of technology in schools.
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A new study crafts two model policies to help K-12 schools guard against student misuse of mobile devices such as cellphones and laptops.
A somewhat surprising study indicates children can not counteract the negative psychological effects of too much TV or computer time by being extra active when away from the screen.
Microsoft, the Smithsonian, and TakingITGlobal are teaming up to push teachers and students to use technology to tackle environmental challenges.
Sugata Mitra, a professor of education at Britain's Newcastle University, talks about how technology can facilitate a child-directed learning environment.
The association is calling for a dramatic shift in the structure of modern education to meet the digital needs of today's students.