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.
A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound.
During recent practice tests, students across Minnesota were unable to access Pearson's online testing portal due to an incompatibility with Apple's Safari browser.
One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.