When the SpaceX rocket exploded last month, education nonprofit Story Time from Space lost nine experiments meant to teach students scientific concepts.
The ISTE 2015 conference offered several sessions on the role of the technology "coaches" who are charged with helping teachers master digital tools.
In a recently aired episode, classic animated comedy The Simpsons parodied failed 1-to-1 student-computing initiatives in hilarious fashion.
School librarian Nan Stifel talked with Education Week about her process of creating a library maker space for children in prekindergarten through 3rd grade.
Even at ISTE, a national gathering of ed-tech teachers, vendors, and other digital-age enthusiasts, one of the most popular campaigns by companies to spread the word about their products remains the T-shirt giveaway.
At the nation's largest ed-tech conference, students showed off projects to help local farmers, develop assistive technology, and address pollution through sustainable design.
Millions of dollars worth of corporate donations are still available from the president's ConnectED Initiative. More Future Ready Summits will be held, too.
School leaders from a 3,500-student district described their cautious and at times difficult move to expand Web connectivity and the use of digital devices.
Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel called for a variety of strategies to support out-of-school access to high speed broadband during a speech at ISTE 2015.
Although 3-D technology has been slow to catch on in schools, new apps and hardware on display at ISTE 2015 still captured educators' imaginations.