Preparing districts for the common core requires focusing on instructional shifts, rather than technology itself, panelists at an ISTE forum argued Monday.
Ten-minute videos on a single topic, a personal feel, and frequent "retrieval feedback" are just some elements of massively open online courses that could soon come to high school classrooms, said Scott Garrigan of Lehigh University.
Marty Park, chief digital officer in the Ky. department of education, talks with Education Week about recovering from recent problems with online test administration.
Education gaming guru Jane McGonigal kicked off ISTE 2013 by arguing that games are a powerful tool to reach today's youth academically.
The Miami-Dade school system aims to lease 150,000 laptops or tablets for students, part of a major technology upgrade.
Researchers found similar effects on student learning and teacher behavior regardless of whether teachers took part in online or face-to-face professional development.
Thomas Wheeler, the Obama administration's pick to serve as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, pledged Tuesday to support changes to the E-rate that would boost schools' Web connectivity.
States have failed to examine whether spending on educational technology is worth the cost, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.
Ownership of tablet computing devices has jumped among adults over the past year, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center.