Educators at a progressive ed-tech conference sought to provide nuance to the charge that the way schools have embraced "grit" has been harmful to children of color and students from circumstances of poverty.
A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning highlights strategies for using blended learning in conjunction with expanded school hours.
The new book "Cybertraps for Educators" provides guidance on navigating today's technologically infused world both in and out of school.
The EduCon 2.7 gathering opens in Philadelphia this weekend with a focus on how educational technology and progressive pedagogy can be merged in schools.
The education technology community must continue waiting for details on the new federal Student Digital Privacy Act proposed by President Obama earlier this month.
Google, a company that has been criticized for its privacy policies, has signed a pledge to protect students' online information endorsed by President Obama.
A partnership between a New York City computer science school and Teach for America aims to bring more opportunities for improved coding instruction to students.
To help educators and parents recognize effective uses of ed tech in the early years, Education Week created an interactive tool highlighting one school's efforts to put research into practice.
Some ed-tech companies are voicing concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space by creating unnecessary layers of regulation.
Duolingo, which uses digital games to teach languages, hopes to translate its consumer success into dominance of the K-12 education market.