A New York City startup hopes that programmable friendship bracelets will be a hit with young girls - and stoke their interest in coding and computer science.
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Although 3-D technology has been slow to catch on in schools, new apps and hardware on display at ISTE 2015 still captured educators' imaginations.
June 26, 2015
Roughly 18,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will descend on Philadelphia this weekend for the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.
June 12, 2015
Despite U.S. millennials' widespread use of technology, they still score "dead last" among adults from various countries in their ability to problem-solve with it, a report says.
June 08, 2015
Many in the ed-tech sector believe algorithms are key to customizing education, but the most compelling examples of personalized learning are driven by teacher-student relationships.
June 02, 2015
Data breaches are particularly costly in the education sector, according to a new study of 350 businesses in 11 countries conducted by the Ponemon Institute.
May 29, 2015
The Philadelphia district authorized $10 million in spending on approved blended-learning software, but skeptics worry about the lack of an instructional vision and comprehensive plan.
May 27, 2015
A "pricing database" would allow districts to compare what they're spending on desktop and laptop computers and tablets.
May 26, 2015
A new startup company aims to use technology to enable, rather than replace, nature-based education for young children.
May 15, 2015
A modest update and a radical makeover for the country's most significant current federal data-privacy law were proposed in the U.S. Senate this week.