Students find educational videos appealing because they connect academic concepts to the real world, and make it easy to understand challenging material, the report found.
A meta-analysis of 15 years' worth of research found 1-to-1 laptop programs had a positive impact on students' English, math, and science scores.
Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James Shelton will direct Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's multi-billion dollar commitment to personalized learning and schools in underserved communities.
Almost 60 percent of parents feel their teens are addicted to their mobile devices, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.
The Boonville R-1 School District in central Missouri was the subject of a critical report issued by the state auditor, who has made cybersecurity a point of emphasis.
A new partnership hopes to marry IBM's "cognitive computing" technology and Sesame Street's educational materials to create new products capable of personalizing learning for children from birth to age 5.
A pilot program at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education lets teachers in training practice classroom-management techniques with a classroom simulation.
Roughly 300,000 students are enrolled in virtual and blended schools, but proficiency rates and graduation rates lag well behind traditional schools, according to the NEPC.
Research in an Oregon school found that iPads didn't impact math achievement or engagement, but helped teachers better manage instruction.
As Maker Education evolves in K-12, researchers are exploring related equity issues, design principles for Maker spaces, and the impact of this approach on student learning.