New York City is one of three "test-bed networks" experimenting with new ways to quickly evaluate ed-tech products in real-world settings.
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February 04, 2015
February 02, 2015
Early childhood experts are questioning the value of a new virtual preschool that offers digital learning materials and online access to teachers.
January 30, 2015
Support for digital and online learning is a major focus of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's 2015 annual letter.
January 15, 2015
To help educators and parents recognize effective uses of ed tech in the early years, Education Week created an interactive tool highlighting one school's efforts to put research into practice.
January 13, 2015
Duolingo, which uses digital games to teach languages, hopes to translate its consumer success into dominance of the K-12 education market.
January 08, 2015
One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.
January 08, 2015
Hack Education founder Audrey Watters takes on ClassDojo, Khan Academy, Knewton, B.F. Skinner, and the ed-tech sector's lack of historical awareness in a self-published new book.
December 16, 2014
A recent Education Week story about the push for digital-content interoperability standards in K-12 prompted an outpouring of reaction from readers who believe it's an issue to watch in 2015.
December 03, 2014
LAUSD officials originally planned for all 900-plus city schools to receive iPads by the end of 2014, but the latest setback means just 79 schools will have devices this school year.
November 24, 2014
The online learning program ST Math improved California elementary students' math scores compared with students not using the program, according to a new study.