Students find educational videos appealing because they connect academic concepts to the real world, and make it easy to understand challenging material, the report found.
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Engineers from Facebook and educators from Summit Public Schools are co-developing a new digital learning platform. Can it find a place in a crowded K-12 market?
February 27, 2016
Thirteen states and 40 districts are joining the U.S. Department of Education's open education resource initiative, which includes a commitment to replace textbooks with free digital learning resources.
February 02, 2016
Amazon Education and TenMarks, another business division of the online retailer, have helped launch a website and promotional effort to encourage teachers, students, and parents to change student attitudes about math.
January 04, 2016
The Integrating Technology in Early Literacy website highlights more than 30 programs around the country that are using devices such as tablets and web video to enhance literacy instruction.
December 10, 2015
Investors at an industry ed-tech forum urged fledgling companies to focus on solving problem in schools, and avoid vague promises about "disrupting" K-12 systems.
December 08, 2015
A company is attempting to launch a free online marketplace to help ed-tech vendors make their products known in the K-12 market, often a difficult feat.
November 17, 2015
Both districts and ed-tech developers would benefit from collecting more feedback from teachers and students from pilot tests of products, a study suggests.
November 16, 2015
Common Sense Media released a report describing high levels of media usage by today's youth.
October 29, 2015
A proposed federal regulation would require any content developed with grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education to be openly licensed.