Companies like Verizon, American Airlines, Microsoft and IBM want students to learn lessons around soft skills, technology, and design thinking to prepare them for the future workplace.
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Crave pragmatic, honest, clear-eyed conversation about the realities of ed tech? Here's a reading list from Education Week, as presented at ISTE 2019.
June 24, 2019
Kerwin Rent of EliteGamingLIVE argues the future of K-12 electronic sports is in face-to-face competitions that leverage student interest in gaming for learning and career development.
April 06, 2019
Groups like the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation are pushing a 'technocratic' approach to school reform that could change the way we think about public-school governance, says USC professor Patricia Burch.
April 04, 2019
Google is working with Washington's Evergreen Public Schools on a new effort that has big implications for the way K-12 districts store and analyze student data.
March 13, 2019
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.
March 08, 2019
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.
March 06, 2019
Print is still popular, and math teachers still want time for direct instruction and group work, according to market-intelligence firm Simba Information.
January 24, 2019
Young workers are poised to be hit especially hard by automation, the Brookings Institution found, but schools can help by focusing on students' digital skills, creativity, and emotional intelligence.
January 23, 2019
AI-powered tools may augment teachers, a new RAND report argues--but only if big concerns around bias and transparency are first addressed.