A number of school districts are experimenting with "physical computing" as a way to help students understand computer science through hands-on activity.
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August 15, 2018
Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization, is providing free lesson plans that teach computer science concepts and feature women who have made contributions in the industry in order to spark girls' interests in coding.
August 14, 2018
Instructional-technology coaching programs should be voluntary, personalized for each teacher, and not used for evaluation, according to a new report from Digital Promise.
June 25, 2018
The former director of the federal Office of Educational Technology talks with Education Week about ISTE's approach to helping educators navigate new ed-tech tools.
June 25, 2018
Follow Ed Week's coverage of the International Society for Technology in Education, where 22,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will share tips on classroom implementation, data privacy, responding to fake news, and more.
April 02, 2018
Verizon's education initiative pledged $200 million for technology and teacher training, and Amazon plans to make available computer science education software and scholarships.
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.
March 16, 2017
The Regional Education Laboratory Central reviewed studies of 14 online and blended-learning programs used to differentiate instruction.
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