Groups like the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation are pushing a 'technocratic' approach to school reform that could change the way we think about public-school governance, says USC professor Patricia Burch.
Readers using screens perform worse and tend to think they're processing and understanding texts better than they actually are, according to a new review of nearly three-dozen studies over the past decade.
Google is working with Washington's Evergreen Public Schools on a new effort that has big implications for the way K-12 districts store and analyze student data.
Building trust takes technical skills, strong communication, and a willingness to own your failures, said district leaders at the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking.
Being a good K-12 chief technology officer is about a lot more than just strong technical skills, according to a panel at the 2019 Consortium for School Networking conference.
States and districts should create comprehensive data inventories and adopt clear retention and deletion policies, recommends the Center for Democracy & Technology.
A Washington state district is the first to roll out a new "mobile communications compliance program," highlighting schools' ongoing challenge with preserving text messages as potential public records.
As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by nonprofits, universities, corporations, developers and educators.
Science educator Dave Farina developed the eponymous YouTube show, Professor Dave Explains, to teach high school students and undergrads Science subjects. In an interview with Education Week, Farina explains how he made the transition from teaching in a classroom to creating content online.
Print is still popular, and math teachers still want time for direct instruction and group work, according to market-intelligence firm Simba Information.