An Education Next forum poses the question: Do tools need stronger design and better implementation, or should educators reconsider their use of tech altogether?
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October 11, 2017
April 20, 2017
Just 5 percent of U.S. teachers say they are currently using augmented- or virtual-reality technologies in their classrooms, according to Project Tomorrow.
December 20, 2016
From the maker movement to online testing to the digital divide, 2016 was a big year for high-quality research on the promise and peril of educational technology.
November 01, 2016
In 20 studies covering four continents, children who used or had access to devices at bedtime were more likely than peers to sleep poorly.
October 20, 2016
Nine of 10 parents in a new national survey said they "believe in the use of technology to tailor student learning."
October 13, 2016
The wireless provider pledges to bring connectivity to 1 million impoverished students, by offering them free smartphones, tablets, laptops, and "hotspot" devices.
June 10, 2016
Researchers are finding signs of "device effects" for online tests administered in some grades and subjects, and for certain types of assessment items.
May 17, 2016
Can it really make a difference whether a class assignment is on a screen or printed out? Yes, according to new research.
May 11, 2016
A meta-analysis of 15 years' worth of research found 1-to-1 laptop programs had a positive impact on students' English, math, and science scores.
May 03, 2016
Almost 60 percent of parents feel their teens are addicted to their mobile devices, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.