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.
The FCC is exploring options for tapping into a largely unused portion of broadband spectrum, in a step that school advocates hope could boost students' access to high-speed internet connectivity.
'Teach to One' Personalized-Learning Model Has No Effect on Students' Math Scores, Federal Evaluation Finds
Dueling studies of Teach to One: Math highlighted a divide over whether personalized-learning models should prioritize grade-level proficiency or academic growth.
More than 700 E-rate applications from last year are still pending, despite efforts to streamline the program's cumbersome bureaucracy.
While one in five students in U.S. public schools live in a rural area, they are often overlooked when it comes to ed-tech needs, report suggests.
Eighty-eight percent of teachers reported having access to student data, but the information rarely presented a cumulative portrait of students' abilities and experiences.
When evaluating the effectiveness of 1-to-1 computing programs, schools should examine the impact over several years, not just a few, says Marie Hull, a researcher at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.