Long an ed-tech skeptic, Stanford professor Larry Cuban came away "greatly impressed" from a year spent observing Summit Public Schools, AltSchool and approaches to personalized learning.
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Educators' ability to personalize instruction using technology is imperative as the student population becomes increasingly varied by various factors, according to a new report.
March 07, 2016
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.
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.
November 11, 2015
EA Sports, Discovery Education, and the NFL Players Association have teamed up on an educational version of the popular video game.
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.
October 02, 2015
The American Academy of Pediatrics to date has recommended that young children watch no more than a couple hours of television per day.
September 30, 2015
The personalized math learning model, which grew out of the NYC pilot program School of One, has expanded nationally to reach over 10,000 students in eight states and DC.
September 29, 2015
Superintendent Ramon Cortines said the settlement funds give the district an "exciting opportunity" to invest in schools that have little technology.